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OCR Question Paper GCSE English Language J351/01 Communicating Information and Ideas

Richard Gent | Saturday January 25, 2014

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Time allowed: 2 hours

  • The Reading Insert

Instructions

  • Use black ink
  • There are two sections: Section A (Reading) and Section B (Writing)
  • Section A: Answer all questions in this section
  • Section B: Answer one question in this section
  • Write your answer to each question in the space provided
  • If additional space is required, use the lined page(s) at the end of this booklet
  • The question number(s) must be clearly shown

Information

  • The total mark for this paper is 80
  • The marks for each question are shown in brackets [ ]
  • Quality of extended responses will be assessed in questions marked with an asterisk (*)
  • The Reading Insert is inside this document
  • Before you attempt to write any responses to Section A, give yourself enough time to read the two texts in the Reading Insert carefully

Section A

Reading Information and ideas

Answer all the questions in Section A

You are advised to spend one hour on this section.


Question 1 is about Text 1 ‘A Footnote to History’.


Question 1(a)
Look again at lines 1-20.
Give two quotations which show the Samoans’ attitude to stealing from the plantations.

[2]

 

Question 1(b)

  • Give two reasons for the Samoans’ dislike of the plantations.
[2]


Question 2 is about Text 1 ‘A Footnote to History’ and Text 2 ‘A Modern History of Samoa’

Question 2

Both writers clearly dislike/disapprove of the ways the colonists treated the native Samoans.

  • What do their criticisms have in common?
[6]

 

Question 3 is about Text 2 ‘A Modern History of Samoa’


Question 3

  • How does the writer use language and structure to present his views on European presence Samoa?
  • Support your ideas by referring to the text, using relevant subject terminology.

[12]


Question 4 is about Text 1 ‘A Footnote to History’ and Text 2 ‘A Modern History of Samoa’


Question 4

“These texts are powerful because they are very concerned about the destruction of a way of life.?

  • How far do...

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