English Junior Cert Exam Broken Down

Paper 1, Section 1: Reading (40 marks)

What appears in this section?

  • In this section you will be given an excerpt from a text and will be asked questions based on this text.
  • The markers will be looking at your grasp of the content and your understanding of the writing style and technique.

Key points

  • Read the passage carefully and efficiently
  • Underline key words or passages you may want to come back to
  • Be sure to answer the question clearly and fully

Paper 1, Section 2: Personal Writing (70 marks)

What ap...

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