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.
- 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)