1. How well do you know yourIGCSE English Language course? Click to start
2. Question 1How many English IGCSE’s will you get by the end of the Year 11 English course at SIS? 3 1 2 4
3. Answer! 1- IGCSE in English Language - ALL2 – IGCSE English Language & World Literature – if you chose the major option. 1 – English Langauge – if you also chose the minor lit option.
4. Question 2What percentage of your overall mark is coursework worth for Language? 50% 40% 20% 25%
5. Answer!Language coursework is worth 30%
6. Question 3How many pieces of written coursework must you submit in your IGCSE Language folder? 1 4 3 2
7. Answer! Two pieces1 piece that is assessed for Reading based on Anthology texts1 piece that is marked for Personal & Imaginative Writing
8. Question 4How many sections are there in the Language exam? 4 2 3 5
9. Answer! There are 3 sections Section A is a Reading testSection B tests Reading and Writing Section C is a Writing test
10. Question 5How long is the Language exam?90 minutes 2 hours2 hours 15 mins 1 hour 45 mins
11. Answer!The Language exam is 2 hours 15 minutes long
12. Question 6According to SIS English Dept policy, how many drafts can you give to your teacher before you submit a final copy for assessment? As many as you 1 like 2 None
13. Answer!You can only submit 1 draft for formalwritten feedback from your teacher
14. Question 7How many oral assessments do you have to complete for the Language course? As many as 1 per year possible 4 2
15. Answer! You must submit marks for1 group oral task, 1 paired conversation, 1 individual oral for Language
16. Question 8True or false: It is not plagarisism if you change the words of someone else’s work. True False Not sure It depends on what words you change
17. Answer! FALSE!If you copy the ideas of another, even if you change the words - without crediting the author - then you haveplagiarised. The English Dept (and the school) is VERY strict about this. You and your parents will receive a warning letter and you may not be allowed to take the coursework option in English…you may have to do an extra exam instead.
18. Congratulations!• Well done! You are now officially aware of the demands of the Language course you are about to begin!