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GCSE English Language C1 Reading and Creative Prose Writing Brothers Exam Paper

GCSE English Language C1 Reading and Creative Prose Writing Brothers Exam Paper

1 hour and 45 minutes

Use black or ball point pen

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

Use black ink or black ball-point pen.

Answer all questions in Section A.

Select one title to use for your writing in Section B.

Write your answers in the separate answer book provided.

You are advised to spend your time as follows:

Section A

  • about 10 minutes reading
  • about 50 minutes answering the questions

Section B

  • about 10 minutes planning
  • about 35 minutes writing

INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

  • Section A (Reading): 40 marks
  • Section B (Writing): 40 marks

The number of marks is given in brackets at the end of each question or part-question.

Question 1

Read lines 1-5 List five reasons why people would think Ciaran was leading an unhealthy life. [5]

Question 2

Read lines 6-12 How does the writer show you the effect being with Ciaran has upon Niall’s behaviour?

You must refer to the text to support your answer, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate. [5]

Question 3

Read lines 15-23 What impression do you get of the relationship between Niall and his brother?

You must refer to the text to support your answer, using relevant subject terminology. [10]

Question 4

Read lines 23-31 How does the writer show you what Niall thinks of Ciaran?

You must refer to the text to support your answer, using relevant subject terminology where appropriate. [10]

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