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UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS

GCE Ordinary Level

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DRAW SCHEME to get the May/June 2012 question paper to get the guidance of educators

1123 ENGLISH LANGUAGE

1123/12 Paper one particular (Composition), optimum raw indicate 60

This mark structure is published as an aid to instructors and individuals, to indicate certain requirements of the examination. It shows the basis on which Examiners were instructed to award signifies. It does not suggest the details from the discussions that took place at an Examiners' conference before tagging began, which usually would have considered as the acceptability of different answers. Draw schemes must be read with the question documents and the record on the assessment.

• Cambridge will not enter discussions or correspondence in connection with these mark schemes.

Cambridge is posting the draw schemes for the May/June 2012 question papers for some IGCSE, GCE Advanced Level and Advanced Subsidiary Level syllabuses and several Ordinary Level syllabuses.

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Mark Scheme: Teachers' version GCE O LEVEL – May/June 2012

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OBSERVING of DIALECT Section one particular and Section 2 Standard Assessment Goals for PRODUCING W1 W2 W3 W4 Communicate properly, with a obvious awareness of purpose, audience and register. Communicate clearly and develop concepts coherently, by word level, at word level including whole text level. Use accurate punctuational, punctuation and grammar. Connect creatively, using a varied array of vocabulary, sentence structures and linguistic devices.

The above targets are evaluated by impression, using since guides the Band descriptions in this draw scheme, the photostats as well as the exemplar designated scripts attached to this mark scheme, demonstrating performance through the expected array of achievement. Particular Assessment Aims for Section 1: Described Writing To evaluate the candidate's ability to: one particular 2 set a speech which usually communicates information clearly, effectively and financially; carry out the instructions because detailed within the question daily news regarding the particular information essential.

Detailed Tagging Instructions for Section you: Directed Writing The 40 marks are allocated as follows: Task Fulfilment 15 signifies Language 15 marks You should indicate the TF tag first at the end of the dissertation, e. g. 10 & 12 = 22 In. B. Evaluating task fulfilment means a lot more than including the bullet/content points. D. B. Prospects who address only two points must be in Band 3 or below for TF.

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Tag Scheme: Teachers' version GCE O LEVEL – May/June 2012 SECTION 1 TASK FULFILMENT TAG

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Band one particular (15–13 marks) • Very good understanding of purpose. • Very clear awareness of scenario and viewers. • Format entirely appropriate. • Most required items developed in detail, fully amplified and very well organised. • Given info well used to justify personal opinion and interpretation. • Tone and register completely appropriate. Group 2 (12–10 marks) • An understanding of purpose. • An awareness of situation and audience. • Format suitable. • Most required items addressed but not always developed in detail. • Given info organised to support personal judgment. • Strengthen and signup appropriate. Music group 3 (9–7 marks) • Some comprehension of purpose. • Some awareness of situation and audience. • Format generally appropriate. • At least two essential points resolved (and partially/fully developed). • Given information may not be rationally used to support opinion. • Tone generally appropriate, however may be slips of register. Band four (6–4 marks) • Just partial comprehension of purpose. • Some distress as to scenario and market. • File format may be improper. • For least one of many required factors addressed (and partially/fully developed). • Presented information can be used irrelevantly. • Tone can be uneven. Band 5 (3–1 marks) • Misunderstanding of purpose....