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ghallahan | Sunday May 31, 2015

Categories: KS4, AQA GCSE, AQA GCSE English Language 2015, Paper 2: Writers' Viewpoints and Perspectives

Paper 2 Writers’ Viewpoints and Perspectives

Edusites English Practice Paper

Time Allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes


For this paper you must have:

  • Source A
  • Source B


  • Answer all questions
  • Use black ink or ball-point pen
  • You must answer the questions in the spaces provided
  • Do not write outside the box around each page or on blank pages
  • Do all rough work in this book. Cross out any work you do not wish to be marked
  • You must refer to the insert book provided
  • You must not use a dictionary


  • The marks for the questions are shown in brackets
  • The maximum mark for this paper is 80
  • There are 40 marks Section A and 40 marks for Section B
  • You are reminded of the need for good English and clear presentation in your answers
  • You will be assessed on your reading in Section A
  • You will be assessed on your writing in Section B


  • You are advised to spend about 15 minutes reading through the source and the six questions you have to answer
  • You should make sure you leave sufficient time to check your answers

Section A: Reading

  • Answer all the questions in this section.
  • You are advised to spend about 45 minutes on this section.

Question 1

Read again the first part of Source A (the first three paragraphs). Choose four statements below which are TRUE.

  • A The man spills a hot drink down himself because the stewardess knocks his elbow
  • B The man is on a long distance flight and is feeling very tired
  • C The man was forced to use Ryanair as they are the only ones to service the route he needed to take
  • D The man feels that the stewardess is treating him badly
  • E The stewardess never apologises to the man
  • F The man is told he is not allowed to cross his legs
  • G The man feels like he shouldn’t have apologised
  • H The stewardess doesn’t say anything in response to the man’s apology

Question 2

You need to refer to Source A and Source B for this question.

The conditions the men are travelling in are very different.

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