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  • 1. Welcome toEnglish IGCSE
  • 2. Paper 1: Core (Foundation)Paper 2: Extended (Higher) ReadingPaper 3: WritingPaper 4: CourseworkSpeaking & Listening component
  • 3. Paper 1: Core (Foundation)Paper 2: Extended (Higher) ReadingPaper 3: WritingPaper 4: CourseworkSpeaking & Listening component
  • 4. Paper 2: Extended (Higher) ReadingPaper 4: Coursework
  • 5. Paper 2: Extended (Higher) Reading
    2 stimulus passages of approx. 700-1000 words
    3 continuous writing tasks
    (2 on passage 1, 1 on both passages)
  • 6. Paper 2: Extended (Higher) Reading
    Question 1: (20 marks – R15, W5)
    Candidates respond to passage 1 (quasi-literary)
    Empathetic adoption of persona
    Conversion of genre to -
    (letter, speech, report, newspaper column,
    Magazine article, dialogue)
  • 7. Paper 2: Extended (Higher) Reading
    Question 2: (10 marks)
    Candidates respond to passage 1
    Writer’s effects analysis (sections indicated)
    (detail+ meaning + effect)
  • 8.
    • Which words show x?
    • 9. How does the writer show x about x?
    • 10. How does the writer create atmosphere x?
    • 11. How does the writer make x effective?
    • 12. How do the words and phrases create an x effect?
  • Paper 2: Extended (Higher) Reading
    Question 3: (20 marks - R15, W5)
    Candidates respond to passage 2 (Non-fiction)
    and passage 1
    Selective summary
    (Concise / 15+ points / own words)
  • 13. Not a precis –
    Data selection for response to a specific question
    Not Comparative between the two passages
  • 14. Paper 4: Coursework
    Portfolio of 3 tasks
    500-800 words
    Final mark /50 (40 W + 10 R for 3rd task)
  • 15. Paper 4: Coursework
    1: Informative, analytical, argumentative
  • 16. Paper 4: Coursework
    2: Imaginative, descriptive, narrative
  • 17. Paper 4: Coursework
    3: Evaluative response to text
    Text must be no longer than 1 side A4
    Copy must be submitted to the board
    Should be provocative & targeted
    Candidates must ‘tangle’ with the ideas