OL Junior Cert English 2017 Guide -- How to complete the paper
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Junior Cycle 2017
English – Ordinary Level
Wednesday, 7 June
The theme for this examination paper is Following your Passions
There are four sections in this examination paper.
Section A Reading and Responding Imaginatively 50 marks 3 questions
Section B Appreciating Visual Genres 60 marks 5 questions
Section C Choosing the Words and Tone to Use 35 marks 4 questions
Section D Writing for a Variety of Purposes 35 marks 4 questions
Answer all sixteen questions.
The questions do not all carry equal marks. The number of marks for each question is stated at the top of the question.
You should spend about 30 minutes on Section A, 35 minutes on Section B, 20 minutes on Section C and 30 minutes on Section D.
When answering on studied material, you must use texts in line with what is prescribed for 2017.
Write your answers in the spaces provided in this booklet. You may lose marks if you do not do so.
You are not required to use all of the space provided.
Extra pages are provided if needed. Label any extra work clearly with the question number and part.