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SCHOOl!!.. ClER1IFIC:A.TE leXAIMINATUlN
English (Standard) and English (Advanced)
Paper 1 -,Area of Studiy
Total. marks ~ 4:1 (Section
15 ma,rks • Attempt Question 1
) Pages 2-7
,. Reading time - 10 minutes
• Allow about 40 minutes for this section ( SecUur! II ) Page 8 15 marks • Attempt. Question 2• AUow about 40 minutes lor this section (Secti,on III) Pages 9-10 15 marks
• Attempt Question 3
• Working time - 2: hours • Write using black (}f blue pen Black pea Js preferred
• Allow about 40 minutes for this section
on how wen you: • demonstrate understanding of the way perceptions of belonging are shaped in and through texts describe.arks Attempt Questlon 1 Allo. three and lour carefully and then answer the questions on page 7.1 Question 1 05 marks) Examiue Texts one. two.w about 40 min. ill your answers yeu will be assessed. explain andanalyse the relationship between language" text and context .umtesfor t~is section Answer the question in a writing booklet.Secnen I 15m. Bxtra writing booklets are available. Question 1 centinaes on page 3 -2- .
Question 1 (continued) Text one .Visual text:: Many wa:Ys to IJielo1:lg .
Speaker 1 I agree . have moved a great deal and have sometimes longed for a place where I can touch the oil and say.. and. 'I belong to it.. who would never even c-onsider leavin. I envy people I meet who know their neighbourhoods inside and out. Always something beautiful and special to appreciate in each area thal we movedto. I have mo-ved around my entire Iife. and I am glad for that persona] experience. Speaker 4 [ find myself shiftlngbetween values that grow out of belonging to the land by Iiving on it. encounter.. have friends they have seen on a daily basis for decades.. us.The reality is so often that jobs whose payment sustains us. Question 1 continues on p. I Jove to. I spent such a short time in most places. instead of what we belong to. Experiencing the world from multiple perspectives can be healthy. too.age 5 -4- .. Nota place that I am 'from' . it is very difficult to know who you are.. sense of place though. Speaker 3 I defini~ely feel that there is something mis ing from my understanding of the world because I don t have all anchoring sense of place in a specific location that hasbeen where my people belonged forcenmries . There was always something new toexplore and.. especially as a child. we somehow measure ourselves by what belongs to.. yet I wonder if today. . E must do everything in my power to contriante positively. . even though I can't say] belong to one certain place" ] can still acknowledge that. and not being 'from' that plac-e. and if I am to belong somewhere.[ do understand the idea that people associate themsel ves with place and it becomes who they are.. My Dad's job kept us' moving.. while I' m here. But in doing SoO myself. the land and our inability totruly feel a sense of belonging..I... I belong onthis earth.. move and experience different placescbut I never truly fee] like I belong in anyone place. never really being rfrom anywhere'.anscript frem a panel dis'fussIon on Belonging to Places Speaker 1 It seems that there is a strong link between our modem humanity's disconnect from belonging to.I also think a sense of adventure can Dome from a key place which brings an understanding of the meaning of belonging .Question 1 (continued) Text two . Withoutknowing where you c-ome from. I think about my 1 guess. and it to me' .v._ Tr..g their hometown because it's their family . SpeaJcer 1 OWl]. life that was spent on the move. I do not really have a. I have learned so much from the different cultures in which I have lived. also keep us moving between landscapes.
And at nineteen years of age I wasn't. Then there's a tinge of confusion about what it means to be a touri t. going to head off and spend half a year in one place.. Yet. The world towers above me. And I shared all this with my old man . Asia. Again I see the peaks of Tiger Leaping Gorge disappeariag into the heavens and the rush of water below.Question 1 (continued) Text three onfj~tj. clinging to leach of my memories is a dash of disappointment thar we never had enough time to really soak up a place and get past the superficial layer of a society. It wasn t always good fun but the tensions and frestratsons have made us closer.. mine. Hours upon hours talking to each other to ward off boredom.. But (hat takes years and we only had months. speaking body in the history of humanity . Snippets of memory flash in and out of my head. Central Asia. Isuppose that's what the distance from horneand the Introduction ~onew places does to you. wrong idea. It's not a. Everything. and again I get a glimpse 'Of the belittling bittersweet perspective of myself as a person in a world of people.. We know each. FinaJ'lly I arrive all the strange conclusion til at it's a pretty stupid 'dea to cross the world in six months. His past. Somewhere to my right is the Eiffel Tower. Many things are running through my head. stable normality in the exoticism. and that's what we were realjy searcbmg for. learn a language and study a society .8. Turkey. other's breaking point-We know each other.onextract fr-om From Here to There JACK WRlTES . It confuses you and throws up new questions about where you stand in the world. Again my insides soar as my mind's eye scans the emptiness of tile.. the future. And in all of these memories there'll be my dad's wild greying hair and his awkward grin. Exploring anything that came to :mind. We hardly got past the shallow exterior of a society.. Just anomer squirming. Europe. thinking. . There's also 81 discomfort gnawing at me over the unequal relationship between the tourists and the local . I guess it is pretty strange to spend so much time with my dad. Somewhere to my left is Melbourne. S'O mas ive and intricate. JACKAI'E Question 1 continues on page 6 -5- . in each place to get a. Apparently we're meant to find ourselves when we travel. but if made me realise just how lost] am in this huge hungry planet. Gobi Desert.Maybe that'll come later. solid base and see much more than the nearest tourist sight.. We didn't have enough time. just stupid. My thoughts flash across a satellite perspective of the earth and then zoom along the path of our journey: Australia.
the air... Enthe town • if she walked to the shop. back . She could not imagine where Jack had written his Ierrer. loager. using a. me light. she had not really thought of home. It was false. with her letters besideher. she t!lough_t. its tone. inthe streetsof Brool~yn on tile way to work. Rose. Every day she had come back 00 this worn in this bouse full of sounds and. there was hardly anything personal ID'Il them and nothing that sounded Iike anyone's own voice. Mookimgforward to. ~t was al] solid and part of her even if she met no-nne familiar. all th. might have ~eft hers on the halltable.. In this extract. empty. Not the slightest thing . it was rather that she was a ghost in this roam. and she had fuougllt.there was notllJ'ing she could do.yn. of her mother and Rose but her own life in Bnniscortby.It was as though an ache inher chest was trying to force tears down her cheeks.reading letters from her mother. as she read them.at scented like notwng compared to the picture she had of home. taken home. m~ght have gone into the dining roomto write. the house mil Friary Street. sister and br()thel~ The letrers told Ems little. finished. moment where she was and she could picture her mother in IDe kitchen taking her notepad and envelopes and setting out to write a proper lenee with nothing crossed out. as though be did not wantto put too much ]1] writing. she had. Eilis.. the clothes she wore. which was briefer [han the oilier two. Nonetheless. shop floor. over and over.. despite her enormous effort to keep them. The rooms in the house at Friary Street belonged to her.. from work. p of course. Notfuijl1!gere in Brooklyn was part of her. having to get speciel stamps for America.. she thought. ]t was not just that she had no friends and family. on the. she had kept out of her mind. Now. the food! she had eaten there. of her own room.. the life she had lost and. Eilis imagined that Rose. Notl:lilng meant anything. It was as though she had been locked away.Question 1 (continued) Text four ~ Fi. Eilts is in her rented room in Br:ookJ. on paper she had.. The town had come to her in flasi'ruirrugictures . done 80 many times in her life.. the ground. when she had. gone over everything new that had happened. never have again. Nothing maybe except sleep . almost shy ~1l1!. and her mother would have gone with both letters in the morning tothe post office. All ttdscame back to her like a terrible weight . She was nobody here in Brooklyn.ction extract adapted firom Brooklyn This is an extractfrom a novel that tells the story of a young woman. She leaves behind her entire life to begin a new life in an unfamiliar place.. who emigrates from a small Irish town to Brooklyn. America.MTomfN She lay onthebed Question 1 continues (]Inpage 7 ~6- . more elegant white envelope than her mother had.. she forgot for a. she realised. how quiet everything was. For the past few weeks. in them she W<3JS really there . but there was nothing. she shought: when she moved. of sometbiag she was as. COl. wound. She closed. h her eyes and tried tothl1id~_..
Nomfidlon . what does Jack come to understand about belonging? 3 Text four . Select one aspect of'the visual text and!explain how it offers a perspective on2 belonging.extract and Fictio. three and four·~ Visual text.FidiO'ili extract (d) "Nothieg here in Brooklyn was part of her. two. Nonfiction extract: (e) From his experience of new plaoes. Text two ." Discuss the importance of memories: to Eilis's sense of belonging. in .m extract (e) Analyse the. text and context Question 1 (continued) Text (a) ODe ~ Vis'Ua~tex~. Texts:one.ree ~.In your answers you will be assessed on how well you: • demonstrate understanding of tile way perceptions of bdong~ng are shaped in and through texts • describe.'Iraaserfpt (0) "aware personalinsights into belonging to places conveyed in the transcript? 2 Text tb. 3 5 End of Question 1 . relationship between places and idelJ1itity TWO of these ~exts. Transcript. explain and analyse the relationship between language.
1 express understanding of belonging in the context of your studies • organise.R creative piece that captures the significance of remembered places to the experience of belonging.Section D Attempt Question 2 AUoW'about 41 minutes for C!bls. You may use the visual image as stimulus for your creative writing. Extra writing booklets are available . section Answer the question in a SEPARA_]'E writing booklet. develop and express ideas using language appropriate to.. audience. -8- . purpose and 'context Ql1I!estioD 2: (15 marks) Compose . 15 maifks In your answer you will be assessed on how well you: .
develop and express ideas using language appropriate to audience.on3 ( 15 marks) Explore how perceptions of belonging and not belonging can be inftuenced by connections to places. refer to your prescribed text and at least ONE other related text of your choosing. OWI!l Question 3 continues on page 10 -9- . In your response. In your answer you wiU be assessed on how weU you: • demonstrate understanding of the concept of belonging in the context of your study analyse. The prescribed texts are listed on the next page. Extra writing booklets are available.Section III 15 marks Attempt QlrH:~stjon3 AUowabout 40 minutes for thls section Answer the question in III SEPARATE writing booklet. purpose and context Questi. explain and assess the ways belonging is represented in a variety of texts • organise.
Strictly Ballroom .Amy Tan.s College Ancestors *' 10 Mary Street '" Migrant hostel * Post card *' In the!o".oetry William Shakespeare. *' :+.Charles Dickens.Ruth Prawer Jhabvala.ynecki Sf Patrick '. • Drama .Emily Dickinson.Baz Luhrmann. The Crucible: A Play in Four Acts .Rolf De Heer.e 161 What mystery pervades a well! * 181 The saddest noisfJ.Question 3 (continued) The prescrlbedtexts are: • Prose Fiction . Romulus. museum . As You Like It ~ Peter Shzynecki. Rambow's End from Vivienne Cleven et at (eds).'the sweetest noise *' Steven Herrick.myself to him '" 127 A narrow jellowin the grass $ 154 A~word dropped careless on the pag. The Namesake . Immigrant Chronicle *' Feliks Skr1.Tara June Winch. Contemporary lndigeno~!s Plays • FUm . The Joy Luck Club .Raimond Gaita. Heat and Dust .Jhumpa Lahiri. Selected Poems oj Emily Dickinson * 66 This is my letter to the world >!< 67 J died for beauty but was scarce '" 82' l' had been hungry all the years * 83 1 gave . My Father -Arthmr Miller. Great Expectations . The Simple-Oift End of paper -lO- .lame Harrison. Ten Canoes • Shakespeare • P. Swallow the Air ~ Nonfiction.
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