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St.

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2010-11 Internal Test and Exam Syllabus (Mid Year)

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Table of Content Subject: English Language ......................................................................................... 3 Subject: Chinese Language ....................................................................................... 12 Subject: Mathematics ................................................................................................ 14 Subject: Physics.......................................................................................................... 15 Subject: Chemistry .................................................................................................... 16 Subject: Biology ......................................................................................................... 17 Subject: Integrated Science....................................................................................... 18 Subject: History ......................................................................................................... 19 Subject: Geography ................................................................................................... 20 Subject: Chinese History ........................................................................................... 21 Subject: Religious Studies ......................................................................................... 22 Subject: Economics .................................................................................................... 23 Subject: Principles of Accounts ................................................................................ 24 Subject: BAFS ............................................................................................................ 24 Subject: Computer Subjects ..................................................................................... 25 Subject: Liberal Studies ............................................................................................ 26

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Subject: English Language


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Syllabus S1 Form 1 Examination Syllabus for the First Term 2010-2011 For General English One

Grammar and Usage:

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Tense (Grammar and Usage 1 Articles (Chapter 14) Pronouns:

Chapters 1 and 2)

(Chapter 15, 16 and 18)

Countable and Uncountable Nouns (Chapter 12 and 13) Chapter 10 (p. 80-86 A-D)

Chapter 23 Preposition of Time Chapter 8 (There is, There are) Adjectives of Personality Traits (taken from A Brother Like That and A Christmas Caro Parts of Speech (the last few pages in Module One TBL) Forming negative statements (Chapter 9) Forming Questions

Other topics 1. Open Cloze 2. Proofreading 3. Prepositions (Refer to Listening Module 1 pages 13-14)

F. 1 GEI Mid-Year Exam Vocabulary List

Reading comics

Reading magazines

Playing football

Surfing the Net

Going to the cinema

Playing badminton

Playing basketball

Playing computer games

Going hiking

Going ice-skating

Collecting pens

Going to concerts

Silly Hard-working Friendly

Sporty Helpful Quiet

Shy Naughty Bossy

Funny Clumsy Adventurous

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janitor cashier actor/actress

salesperson butcher architect

pilot accountant chef/cook journalist/reporter carpenter

Tuck shop Basketball court Multimedia learning centre

Sick room Classroom Science laboratory

School hall Canteen General office

Music room Library Football pitch

Turn on / off the computer

Turn on / off the air conditioner

Tidy up the teachers desk

Turn down / up the airconditioner

Clean the blackboard

Empty the rubbish bin

Lower/ raise the blinds

Lower/ raise the screen

Pick up the rubbish

Turn on / off the projector

Turn on / off the microphone

Turn on / off the fans

For General English Two This paper tests students reading skills. is needed: a. b. A Brother Like That and A Christmas Carol Besides, a good knowledge of the following text

For Dictation and Oral English From Page 17 Line 21 Yes, but dont try to talk to them Page 21 Line 1 The ghost and Scrooge were now Page 27 Line 1 The difference between Page 47 Line 1 Page 49 Line 20 Page 4 9 Page 23 Line 10 Dont you remember this place? Page 30 Line 29 world, it made me feel awful. 5 4 To Page 20 Line 11 and they set off again. Chapter 3 For Dictation and Oral Dictation and Oral Dictation and Oral Oral only

Scrooge was still Page 52 Line 19 Scrooge went to the butchers

I do to deserve this? Page 56 Last Line Merry Christmas, everyone! 10 Dictation and Oral

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Grammar and Usage:

1.

Tense and Voices (Freeway Grammar Book Chapters 1-3 ) Simple Present and Simple Past Present and Past Continuous Present and Past Perfect Reported Speech (Grammar Book Chapters 18 and 19) Reporting statements Reporting orders, requests, offers and suggestions (**Reporting verbs: ask, tell, order, instruct, command, offer, advise, suggest, promise, agree, refuse, remind, warn, invite, recommend)

2.

3. 4. 5. 6.

Adjectives of Personality Traits (Refer to Monkeys Paw page 11) Vocabulary of movie types Genres (Refer to Module: At the Movies page 2) Describing movies (Refer to Module: At the Movies page 3) Articles (Grammar Book Chapter 14) If-Clauses (Three types)

i. Water freezes if the temperature drops below 0 degree Celsius. ii. You can see the Eiffel Tower if you go to Paris. iii. If I were rich, I would travel round the world. (Students should refer to S.2 Curriculum, e.g. Monkeys Paw, and the additional material)

Other topics 1. Open Cloze 2. Proofreading 3. Preposition 4. Agreement 5. Negative statement and interrogative 6. The use of WH-words (forming question)

Vocabulary for GE I Page 5

arrogant considerate fussy action movie action comedy comedy dull violent

humorous aggressive reliable animated movie documentary accidentally predictable intense

ambitious sociable stubborn romantic movie musical heart-warming definitely appeal

thoughtful gentle optimistic horror movie fantasy movie instantly confusing applaud

greedy mean mature science fiction movie entertaining repetitive fantastic impression

1. 2.

Taken from the Monkeys Paw Taken from Module 1: At the Movies

Dictation Passages Passage 1 The Monkeys Paw p.4 After some time Tom Morris stopped talking Passage 2 The Monkeys Paw Passage 3 The Monkeys Paw p.36 p. 20 The next morning the winter sun came Nothing! Go to p. 39 p. 22 but suddenly she felt very cold. he made his third wish. p.9 Tom Morris finished quietly.

sleep again!

Passage 4

How to pick a right movie for both of you? (Refer to Module notes page 8-9)

(The whole passage)

Passage 5

Robin Hood

p.9

Robin Hood was born in

p. 10

They want their daughter to marry a knight, not a farmer.

Passage 6

Robin Hood

p. 14

Robin pulled back on his bow and took careful aim.

p. 16

You must catch the murderer who killed my cousin. Hang him!

Passage 7

Robin Hood

p. 17

Robin ran through the forest until..

p. 18

We will fight these rich mens unfair laws

Oral English :

Passages 1 3 below are taken from Robin Hood

Passage
1

From
Page 9 Robin Hood was born in
Page 6

To
Page 10 They want their daughter to marry a knight, not

a farmer. 2 Page 14 Page16 Robin pulled back on his bow You must catch the murderer who killed my and took careful aim. cousin. Hang him! Page 17 Robin ran through the forest until.. Page 18 We will fight these rich mens unfair laws

Passages 4 6 below are taken from Monkeys Paw

Passage
4 p.4

From
After some time Tom Morris stopped talking p.9

To
Tom Morris finished quietly.

p. 20

The next morning the winter sun came

p. 22

but suddenly she felt very cold.

p.36

Nothing! again!

Go to sleep

p. 39

he made his third wish.

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Grammar and Usage:

1.

Tenses and Voices

(Grammar Book Chapters 1,2, 3 and 4)

Simple Present and Simple Past Present and Past Continuous Present and Past Perfect Present Perfect Continuous

2. 3. 4. 5.

Expressing Purpose (Chapter 18) Expressing Result (Chapter 19) Expressing Reasons (Chapter 21) Adjectives ending in ed and ing (Grammar Book Chapter 13)

6. 7. 8. +

Handouts used in Module One (the Day after Tomorrow) Infinitive or gerund (Grammar Book Chapter 7) Modal verbs: should, ought to, must, have to (Longman Elect 3A, page 32, Chapter 2) supplementary exercises

Other topics Page 7

1. Cloze summary and Open Cloze 2. Proofreading 3. Preposition 4. Agreement 5. Negative statement and interrogative 6. The use of WH-words (forming question)

Vocabulary List

Reminder: At Secondary Three, students are always told not to limit their vocabulary learning to the lists given below. Students are strongly advised to enrich their vocabulary through constant reading and stock up as much topical vocabulary as they can, keeping a vocabulary log on their own in lessons. In this regard, the vocabulary lists below are by no means exhaustive; it serves ONLY as guidelines or reference points on the topics/ areas that students may come across in the examination questions.

1.

From the movie The day after Tomorrow

Natural Disasters (other words related to Natural Disasters may also be tested.) Avalanche Drought Flooding Hailstorm Snowstorms Hurricanes landslide Flooding tornadoes typhoon Volcanic eruption Tsunami and more

2.

From the passage Warming Up of pp37-38 Module one

(other words related to Environmental Conservation may also be tested.)

Indigenous people

Polar bears

Starve

Glaciers

Species

Penguins

and more Page 8

3.

From the passage Teen problems of pp.26-27 Module two Elect 3A

Ignorant

Classical music

Sociable

Desperate

Nervous

Engage in

Obedient

Soap operas

Psychologist

Strike up

divorced

Offences

and more 4. Describing personalities from pp. 14 Module one

Positive traits: Aggressive Caring Dependable Frank Honest Intelligent Optimistic Proper Sensitive Tolerant ambitious charming determined funny humorous kind patient quick sociable warm cheerful cautious easy-going generous independent loving pleasant reliable sweet wise considerate curious energetic gentle industrious loyal popular rational talented trustworthy courageous decisive fearless happy innocent mature precise responsible thoughtful

Negative traits: Arrogant dishonest grouchy inconsiderate mean secretive spoiled bossy dull grumpy jealous miserable selfish strange careless evil harsh mysterious pessimistic shy stubborn clumsy fussy ignorant moody picky silly touchy cold greedy impatient nervous rude sly wicked

And different parts of speech of these words (e.g. adjective: dependable, depending; noun: dependence, independence; verb: depend)

5.

Adjectives (-ed/-ing) to describe movies from pp 4-5 Module one

amusing

thrilling

terrifying Page 9

enthralling

boring

Depressing

Disgusting

and more

Dictation 1. The Return of Sherlock Holmes

Dictation Syllabus Passage Number Book Title From To

Passage 1

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.10

Holmes did not rest

p.12

on it and a little money.

Passage 2

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.18

I looked at Mr McFarlane carefully

p.19

is working on the case.

Passage 3

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.19

Sit down

p.24

but he said nothing.

Passage 4

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.27

When I got up

p.29

What do you mean? he said.

Passage 5

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.30

Well, theres one

p.32

like a child with his teacher.

Passage 6
2. 3.

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.36

I spoke to Susan

p.38

with us for the night.

Those reading passages in Longman Elect 3A Chapter 2 and The reading passage on page 37-38 Module 1.

Oral English Exam Syllabus Passage Number Book Title From To

Passage 1

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.10

Holmes did not rest

p.12

on it and a little money.

Passage 2

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.18

I looked at Mr McFarlane carefully

p.19

is working on the case.

Passage 3

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.19

Sit down

p.24

but he said nothing.

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Passage 4

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.27

When I got up

p.29

What do you mean? he said.

Passage 5

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.30

Well, theres one

p.32

like a child with his teacher.

Passage 6
S4 S5 S6 S7

The Return of Sherlock Holmes

p.36

I spoke to Susan

p.38

with us for the night.

Question types and requirements are modeled after public examinations Question types and requirements are modeled after public examinations Question types and requirements are modeled after public examinations Question types and requirements are modeled after public examinations

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Subject: Chinese Language Level S1 2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Syllabus S2 (10.12 )

S3

S4

S5

Subject: Chinese Language & Culture 2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Syllabus
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Level

S6

S7

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Subject: Mathematics
2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S1 S2 S3 Syllabus Book 1A: Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 Book 2A: Chapter 1 to Chapter 6 (6.1 A & 6.1 B) Book 3A: Chapter 1 to Chapter 5.4 (excluding 4.2 C Construction of Centres of a Triangle by Compasses and Straight Edge) S4 S5 Book 4A : Chapters 1 5

Book 4B : Chapter 12 Book 5A : Chapters 1 ,2, 3 and 5

Subject: Pure Mathematics


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S6 Algebra : Calculus : S7 Syllabus Chapters 1, 2, 3, 5 and 6 Chapters 1 & 2

Whole AL syllabus

Subject: Applied Mathematics


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S6 S7 Syllabus Differential Equations ; Simple Harmonic Motion ; Statics and Friction Motion of a rigid

Motion of a particle in a plane ; body ; Numerical Analysis;

Statistical Inference

Subject: Mathematics and Statistics


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S6 S7 Syllabus Book 1 : Chapters 1 6 Book 2 ; Chapters 10 16

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Subject: Physics
2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S3 S4 S4 (combined Science) S5 S5 (combined Science) S6 S7 Mechanics (motion / projectile / SHM / gravitation) ; electrostatics Electricity / wave / matter X (wave / electricity) CS waves X Syllabus Light (reflection / refraction / lens) (motion / force motion / statics / gas laws) CS (motion / force motion)

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Subject: Chemistry 2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Syllabus Unit 1 Introduction of Chemistry and Laboratory Safety Unit 2 Common Apparatus Unit 3 Atomic Structure Unit 4 Periodic Table
Ch 7 : Ionic Bonding Ch 8 : Covalent Bonding Ch 9 : Structures and Properties of Substances Ch 11 : Reactivity of Metals Ch 13 : Corrosion of Metals and their protections Ch 12 : Reacting masses ( AND any Form 3 topics related to above topics e.g. Ch. 5 : Atomic Structure + Ch. 6 : Periodic Table ) Ch 7 : Ionic Bonding Ch 8 : Covalent Bonding Ch 9 : Structures and Properties of Substances ( AND any Form 3 topics related to above topics e.g. Ch. 5 : Atomic Structure + Ch. 6 : Periodic Table )

Level S3

S4

S4 (combined science)

S5

Part VI : Microscopic World II Ch. 25, 26, 27, 28 Part VII : Redox Reactions, Chemical Cells Ch. 29, 30, 31, 32 and 34
( Ch. 33 : Electrolysis is NOT included )

S5 (combined science) S6

Part IV : Acids and Bases Ch. 14, 15, 16, 17 Atoms, Molecules and Stoichiometry The Electronic Structure of Atoms and the Periodic Table Energetic Bonding and Structure ( up to shape of covalent molecules : VSEPR theory included).

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All Organic Chemistry Topics (50%) All Inorganic Chemistry Topics ( NOT include p-block elements : Group IV )(50%)

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Subject: Biology 2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S3 Syllabus Ch 1 Introducing Biology Ch 2 The cell as the basic unit of life Ch 3 Movement of substances across cell membrane (up to the section on osmosis) Ch 6 Nutrition in humans Ch 7 Gas exchange in humans Ch 8 Transport in humans Ch 6 Nutrition in humans Ch 7 Gas exchange in humans Ch 15 Detecting the environment Ch 16 Coordination in humans Ch 17 Movement in humans Ch 18 Homeostasis Ch 19 Biodiversity Ch 20 Ecosystems Ch 21 Photosynthesis Ch 11 Cell cycle and division Ch 13 Reproduction in humans Ch 15 Detecting the environment (up to the section on eye) Ch 1 Cell Section : Enzyme Ch 2 Gene to Protein Ch 3 Membrane structure & function Ch 4 Cell section : Cell & Molecules Ch 5 Cell section : Cell Division Ch 6 Energy : Photosynthesis Ch 7 Energy : Respiration Ch 8 Nutrition Ch 9 Transport in Plant Variety of life Classification Ecology Perpetuation of species Growth Defence against pathogens
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S4

S4 (combined science) S5

S5 (combined science) S6

S7

Subject: Integrated Science


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S1 Chapter 1 (P. 4 63) Chapter 2 (P. 66 111) S2 Chapter 7 (P. 3 79) Chapter8 (P. 83 117, P.123 125) Syllabus

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Subject: History
2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S1 1. Syllabus History Textbook Book One Traditional rural life of Hong Kong (pp.3-30) 2. Other learning materials S2 1. Workbook Worksheets

History Textbook Book One Growth and development of Hong Kong up to the early 20th Century (pp.4-33)

2.

Other learning materials Workbook Worksheets

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1. 2.

Textbook Journey through History Book 3 (pp.2-43) Other learning materials Worksheets (2 sets)

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Subject: Geography 2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S1 S2 S3 Collapsing slopes! Ocean in trouble, How clean is our atmosphere Syllabus How do we know where we are?

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Subject: Chinese History


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S1 S2 58 S3 S4 1 S5 Syllabus

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Subject: Religious Studies


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S1 S2 S3 Syllabus 1-30 ; 2,3 28-76 (1-15 ); 1,2,3 1-4 ()

Subject: Ethics and Religious Studies


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S4 S5 Syllabus 1-86 ; 1-21 184-215 ; 33-55 -- 1 1-8

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Subject: Economics
2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S4 Syllabus Chapter 1 to chapter 6 (market intervention part I) Basic concept, D, S and equil P, changes in D and S, elasticity of D and S, market intervention: P ceiling, P floor, quota. S5 Basic concept, D, S and equil P, changes in D and S, elasticity of D and S, market intervention, profit maximization and output determination, consumer surplus and producer surplus, competition and efficiency, roles of government: market failure 1 and 2, measurement of economic performance 1 (GDP and GNP) and 2 (GDP at constant price and general price level) Book 1, and book 3 and book 5 (first 2 chapters) S6 Chapter 1 to chapter 11 (first half)

Basic concept to price searcher. S7 Micro: Chapter 1 to chapter 11

Basic concept to price searcher. Macro: Chapter 1 to chapter 10 GDP accounting to inflation and unemployment.

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Subject: Principles of Accounts


2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S6 Syllabus Bank Reconciliation Statement Control Account Income and Expenditure Account Incomplete Records Lease Errors S7 Budgeting Investment Appraisal CVP Analysis Standard costing & Variance analysis Absorption and Marginal costing Costing Systems

Subject: BAFS
2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December) Level S4 Chapter 1 to 9. S5 Errors Syllabus

Partnership

Business Ethics and Social Responsibilities and Ethical Issues in Accounting

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Subject: Computer Subjects

2010 2011 Mid-year Exam (December 2010)


Level S1 S2 S3 Syllabus English Typing & Microsoft Excel N/A

Social Implications of Information and Communication Technology: Lesson 1 to Lesson 6 (Written Paper) Chapter 6, Chapter 7, Chapter 1, Chapter 2.1-2.2
Compulsory 2 (text book): Ch.12, 13, 14, 15 Elective C1 (text book): Ch. 1, 2, 3, 4

S4 S5

S6

Number system (Binary, Denary and Hexadecimal) and data representation in computer, addition and subtraction of numbers in 2s complement (Textbook and notes) System Unit and peripheral devices (Textbook and notes) Desktop publishing using Word Processing software (Textbook and notes) Multimedia Elements (Textbook and notes) Networking and Internet (Textbook and notes)

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All contents relating to Networking and Internet (Textbook and notes)

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Subject: Liberal Studies

2010 2011 Mid-Year Exam (December)


Level S4 Syllabus

S4 Liberal Studies Mid-term Exam Syllabus Module 1: Personal Development & Interpersonal Relationship Theme 1: Understanding oneself Lesson 1: Self-esteem Lesson 2: Self-perception Lesson 3 & 4: Current trends related to Hong Kong adolescents Theme 2: Interpersonal Relationships Lesson 1: Introduction to Interpersonal Relationship Lesson 2: Family I Lesson 3: Family II Lesson 4: Conflict Resolution

Module 3: Modern China Lesson 1: Conditions before the Reform & Opening Up Lesson 2: Changes of China brought by the reform and opening-up Lesson 3 & 4: Major measures in reform and opening-up and their impacts (1) 1) Household Responsibility System 2) Township & Village Enterprises Lesson 5: Reform of state-owned enterprises Lesson 6: Changes of ways of living after Reform & Opening Up Lesson 7: Income Disparity between the rich and the poor () Lesson 8: The price of rapid economic growth Lesson 9: Sannong Problem

S5

S5 Liberal Studies Mid-term Exam Syllabus M2: Hong Kong Today Theme 2: Rule of Law & Socio-political participation All topics of Theme 2
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M5: Public Health Theme 1: Understanding of Public Health Lesson 1-4: SARS Outbreak Lesson 5: Healthcare reform in Hong Kong Theme 2: Science, technology and public health Lesson 1: Vaccine Lesson 2: Biotechnology Lesson 3: Patent Lesson 4: Social development & Public Health

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