OL Junior Cert English 2017 Guide -- How to complete the paper

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Table of Contents

Section A – Reading and Responding Imaginatively – 50 marks 5

Question 1 – 20 marks 6

Question 2 – 10 marks 6

Question 3 – 20 marks 7

Section B – Appreciating Visual Genres – 60 marks 8

Question 4 – 10 marks 8

Question 5 – 5 marks 8

Question 6 – 10 marks 8

Question 7 – 5 marks 8

Question 8 – 30 marks 8

Section C – Choosing the Words and Tone to Use – 35 marks 10

Question 9 – 5 marks 10

Question 10 – 10 marks 11

Question 11 – 10 marks 11

Question 12 – 10 marks 11

Section D – Writing for a Variety of Purposes – 35 marks 13

Question 13 – 5 marks 13

Question 14 – 5 marks 13

Question 15 – 15 marks 13

Question 16 – 10 marks 14

Junior Cycle 2017

Final Examination

English – Ordinary Level

Wednesday, 7 June

180 marks

The theme for this examination paper is Following your Passions

Instructions

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.

Section A – Reading and Responding Imaginatively – 50 mark...

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