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What are the differences between 0627 and 0990? »

Richard Gent | Tuesday February 04, 2020

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What are the differences between 0627 and 0990?

  • Syllabus 0627 replaced syllabus 0522 for examination from 2017 onwards
  • Paper 1 and Paper 2 are graded using a numerical grading scale of 9–1

Paper 1

  •  0627 Reading Passages is 2 hours 10 minutes and is worth 50% of the total marks.
  • There are three questions: Comprehension; Summary; Comprehension and Comparison.
  • The three unseen passages for Paper 1 will be taken from the 19th,...
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