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Section A

Text 1

Study the webpage below and answer Questions 1-4.

Source: the website of the Canadian International School, http://www.cis.edu.sg/page.cfm?p=398 Section A (5 marks)

Text 1

Refer to the webpage (Text 1) for Questions 1 – 4.

1 This webpage has a headline that reads “An Intimate Learning Environment in Lush, Green Surroundings”. Give two reasons why this headline might attract parents who are considering enrolling their children in the school.

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2 Study the photograph used at the top of the webpage. What key characteristic of the school do you think the picture is meant to illustrate?

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3 In what way does the layout of the website help it achieve its intended purpose?

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4 Study the text on the page, and identify one feature that you feel sets the Canadian International School apart from other schools. Briefly explain why this feature differentiates it from other schools.

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Possible Responses to Text 1 Questions 1 – 4

1. This webpage has a headline that reads “An Intimate Learning Environment in Lush, Green Surroundings”. Give two reasons why this headline might attract parents who are considering enrolling their children in the school.

Reason 1: The ‘intimate learning environment’ suggests a small classroom size where each child gets more attention from the teacher Reason 2: The ‘lush, green surroundings’ suggest a healthy, natural outdoors setting conducive to play and discovery.

2. Study the photograph used at the top of the webpage. What key characteristic of the school do you think...
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