FS L2 English Funday Reading Markscheme

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Functional Skills English
Level 2 sample assessment
Reading
3748-013

Marking Scheme
Fun Day

www.cityandguilds.com
September 2011
Version 1.0

Marking scheme

Maximum
marks
1 mark

Coverage and
Range
2.2.3

Fixed/Open
response

2 marks

2.2.5

fixed

2 marks

2.2.1

fixed

3 marks

2.2.4

open

5 To exchange views and experiences (b)

1 mark

2.2.3

fixed

6 Click underlined ‘here’

1 mark

2.2.1

fixed

2 marks

2.2.2

open

3 marks

2.2.4

open

Reading
1 To request help from volunteers (d)
2 By post
by email

fixed

1 mark for each answer
3 free accommodation
free lunch
1 mark for each answer
4




He thought it would be more enjoyable than it was
It was unplanned
He didn’t eat/get lunch

Accept other appropriate explanation
One mark for each explanation
Accept similar wording

Accept similar wording
7 Two of the following:
• he stood a long time in the rain selling tickets
• he did not meet people
• activities were cancelled
• he did not get a free lunch
Accept any two answers of similar wording
8 Three of the following examples of opinion given:
• best experience ever
• opportunity of a lifetime
• GoGreen are the best
• I’m ready for anything now

Functional Skills English Level 2 sample assessment – Fun Day

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6 marks

2.2.2

open

10 The day was a success despite the rain (c)

1 mark

2.2.4

fixed

11 (The) Echo

1 mark

2.2.1

fixed

12 Four of the following:
• eye-witness accounts or interview – Ibrahim Habib,
a local student commented, “The atmosphere…..”
• use of image – picture in the top right hand corner
• humour – ‘threw the rubber boot so far, it nearly hit the mayor!’
• sub-headings – No-go zone
• examples of activities – mud wrestling contest
• play on words - ‘pause’ or ‘paws’

8 marks

2.2.3

open

4 marks

2.2.1

fixed

9 Six of the following reasons:
• opportunity to mix with new people
• chance to impress employers
• have fun (the above in doc 1)
• gain confidence
• use existing skills
• put something back into community
• feel useful
• take on responsibilities
• learn new skills
• make fantastic friends
Any other appropriate answer from either document 1 or 2
Accept similar wording

(one mark per technique)
(one mark per example of each technique given)
(if the example of the technique given is incorrect this
invalidates both the technique and example mark)
13 Amber McAlroy, Tessa Davies, Robbie D, Omar, Mikey
Any four of the above answers

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14 Accept any three successful activities from:
• ‘Welly-boot’ throwing (doc 2)
• tug-of-war
• (fancy dress) mud wrestling
• horse and cart
• tombola
• steel band (doc 3)
• street dance
• drumming (workshop)

3 marks

2.2.5

open

2 marks

2.2.5

open

Accept similar wording
15 Any two unsuitable activities from:
• paint-balling (doc 2)
• band (Raw Message) (doc 3 or doc 2)
• wet Crufts (doc 2)
• rock climbing (doc 2)
Accept similar wording
Total available marks for Reading assessment

40

Total candidate marks for Reading assessment
Pass mark

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