LC Higher Level English Language Mock Exam Paper 1

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Leaving Certificate

Higher Level English 2018-

Paper I

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Table of Contents

Cover Page 4

SECTION I – COMPREHENDING – 100 marks 5

Text 1 (A vs. B) – The Cinematic Universe 5

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A 5

B 5

Question A 6

Question B 7

Text 2 – Russia 2018 8

Question A 9

Question B 9

Text 3 – Foster by Claire Keegan 10

Question A 14

Question B 14

SECTION II – COMPOSING –100 marks 15

Cover Page

LEAVING CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION, 2017

English ‐ Higher Level ‐ Paper 1

Total Marks: 200

Wednesday, 7th June

Morning, 9.30 – 12.20

This paper is divided into two sections, Section I COMPREHENDING and Section II COMPOSING.

The paper contains three texts on the general theme of EXPECTATIONS and REALITY.

Candidates should familiarise themselves with each of the texts before beginning their answers.

Both sections of this paper (COMPREHENDING and COMPOSING) must be attempted.

Each section carries 100 marks.

SECTION I – COMPREHENDING

Two Questions, A and B, follow each text.

Candidates must answer a Question A on one text and a Question B on a different text. Candidates must answer only one Question A and only one Question B.

N.B. Candidates may NOT answer a Question A and a Question B on the same text.

SECTION II – COMPOSING

Candidates must write on one of the compositions 1 – 7.

SECTION I – COMPREHENDING – 100 marks

The following texts are excerpts of diverging reviews of the 2017 film release Dunkirk directed by Christopher Nolan

Text 1 (A vs. B) – The Cinematic Universe

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Dunkirk review – Christop...

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