UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL EXAMINATIONS General Certificate of Education Ordinary Level ENGLISH LANGUAGE
1115/02, 1120/02 1123/02
Paper 2 Comprehension INSERT 1 hour 30 minutes
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST This insert contains the passage for comprehension.
The French Revolution
Part 1: Comprehension Questions
1. Describe the social compositions of the sans culottes.
The Sans culottes were a prominent political group with a vigilance against counter-revolutionaries and being the first working class group that incorporates a political stance and a
English language is considered to be the lingua franca of the modern era next to French and Latin of the medieval times. Being spoken by more or less 500 million people all over the world, English language plays an essential significance in the society.
The world being dominated by the language,
Napoleon Bonaparte’s conquest of Europe in the late 18th and early 19th century was, indeed, a turning point in the continent’s history. His works after the French Revolution proved to be invaluable catalysts in the movement of Europe’s society and politics. The whole con
Multi-talker babble effects on reading comprehension
Our group conducted an experiment to test whether multi speaker babble had an effect on reading comprehension. The thirteen participants were -scored on the percent (of answers) they got correct when reading a passage with and without babble.
Unit 1: The Foundation of the Spanish, French, Dutch and English Colonies in North America
* Initial Contact (Spanish)
* The French and Dutch Colonies
* The English Colonies
Part I: Initial Contact (Spanish)
#1: Who were the earliest inhabitants of the Americas?
This passage is an extract from the novel The Secret Agent, written in 1907 by Joseph Conrad. The novel explores themes of corruption, words vs reality, and also has an acute vision of character development. All of these elements surface within the passage and are shown through diction, imagery, s
What is reading? Reading is about understanding written texts. It is a complex activity that involves both perception and thought. Reading consists of two related processes: word recognition and comprehension. Word recognition refers to the process of perceiving how written symbols c
The French Revolution (French: Révolution française; 1789–1799), was a period of radical social and political upheaval in France that had a major impact on France and throughout the rest of Europe. The absolute monarchy that had ruled France for centuries collapsed in three years. French society
Greek Literary Passage
There is nothing alive more agonized than man
of all that breathe and crawl across the earth. (Homer’s The Iliad)
During this age of democracy and equality for all, America leads the world in forerunning this concept to the rest of the world. But where did America’s Fou
Essay Topic: Many people consider the concept of quality to be a cultural concept, in the sense that different cultures attach different values to it. For example the label “Made in Germany” is often considered to mean high quality, whereas Indian quality is often associated with lower quality.
The slave quarters of the Spanish slaver Albanoz, painted shortly after it was captured by the British navy in 1846.
The Granger Collection, New York.
They felt the sea-wind tying them into one nation of eyes and shadows and groans, in the one pain that is inconsolable,
TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE READING SKILLS AND READING COMPREHENSION
Reading is an important part of learning English. This guide to how to improve your reading skills will help you improve reading by using skills you use in your own language. In other words, one of the best tips on improving reading i
I. ASSISTING COMPREHENSION
1. The next step in PAR framework is “to assist reading by considering the contexts that facilitate comprehension and then providing appropriate activities.”
* William S. Gray assumes that comprehension “assumes that the reader not only apprehends the author
Western Europe created vast colonial empires starting in the late 15th century. In doing so they were motivated by primarily by the need to
secure more money and resources to support the wars they were waging against each other.
Right up until the World Wars of the early 20th century the entire
What's Wrong With Washington. By: Walsh, Kenneth T., U.S. News Digital Weekly, 3/5/2010, Vol. 2, Issue 9
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Section: Nation & World
It's make-or-break time for President Obama and the Democrats. They served notice this week that, despite dou
LAWASIA CONFERENCE 2009
HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
Judicial Activism – The Boundaries of the Judicial Role
Chief Justice RS French
10 November 2009
Discussion of the ill-defined concept of judicial activism must begin with a question
about the proper limits of the judicia
World Civilization II
Take Home Test
AMERICAN WAR OF INDEPENDENCE:
* The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783) or American War of Independence or simply American Revolution, began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and thirteen British colonies in North America, and ended in a