2008 English Higher Level Marking Scheme
JUNIOR CERTIFICATE 2008
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PAPER 1 SECTION 1: READING 40 MARKS
The reading passage presents a journal extract which offers the candidate plenty of scope for engagement.
- Darwin had an eye for detail. Briefly discuss this view with reference to the passage.
The passage contains an abundance of suitable detail.
- Physical descriptions of the island, its flora and fauna.
- Descriptions of aspects of travel
- Scientific observations (the kingfisher; wind direction; dewpoint)