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Section A : Directed Writing

[35 marks]
[Time suggested : 45 minutes]

Your friend has been transferred to another state to follow her/his parents. She/he has written to
you sharing her/his difficulty getting new friends and coping with school environment. Write
her/him a letter giving her/him some advice and tips to get new friends and suggestions to fill
her/his free time.

Tips to get new friends Ways to occupy time


 Give compliment  Write journal
 Show confidence  Voluntary work
 Start a study group.  Catch up on reading.
 Smile – make eye contact  Learn to play a musical instrument
 Pursue common interests  - own idea –
 Connect with them via social media  - own idea-

When writing the letter, you must remember :


 to lay out the letter correctly (address, greeting, closing)
 to add two more points
 to use all the notes given
 that your letter is to a friend

Note : for your letter, you will receive up to 15 marks for the format and content points, and up
to 20 marks for the quality of your writing

Section A : Directed Writing


[35 marks]
[Time suggested : 45 minutes]

Your friend has been transferred to another state to follow her/his parents. She/he has written to
you sharing her/his difficulty getting new friends and coping with school environment. Write
her/him a letter giving her/him some advice and tips to get new friends and suggestions to fill
her/his free time.

Tips to get new friends Ways to occupy time


 Give compliment  Write journal
 Show confidence  Voluntary work
 Start a study group.  Catch up on reading.
 Smile – make eye contact  Learn to play a musical instrument
 Pursue common interests  - own idea –
 Connect with them via social media  - own idea-

When writing the letter, you must remember :


 to lay out the letter correctly (address, greeting, closing)
 to add two more points
 to use all the notes given
 that your letter is to a friend

Note : for your letter, you will receive up to 15 marks for the format and content points, and up
to 20 marks for the quality of your writing

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