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YEAR 10 EXAM

SUBJECT:ENGLISH

DATE:Tuesday 22nd November 2011
8:55am – 10:35am

READING TIME:8:55am – 9:05am
WRITING TIME: 9:05am – 10:35pm

STUDENT NAME: ...............................

TEACHER:MS SERGIEJEW, MS ALESSIO,
MS DAVIDSON, MS XYNOS, MS SANTI.

(Please circle your Teacher)

| | |INSTRUCTIONS TO STUDENTS: | | | |Write the answers for both parts on lined paper provided. | |You are allowed to have a dictionary on your desk. | |Read through all questions and information carefully. | | |

Part 1 – Romeo & Juliet

Select one question. Write a 400-500 word text response essay.

Please make sure that you include evidence and quotes from the play in your answer.

1. “The tragedy of Romeo and Juliet is simply a case of bad luck.” Do you agree? OR

2. “Romeo and Juliet’s love is doomed not just by the world around it, but by its own intensity.” Do you agree? OR
3. What/who are the driving forces behind the deaths of Romeo and Juliet? (Refer to success criteria on page 3)(30 marks)

Part 2 – Language Analysis

1. Read the letter from Tiger Airways on page two of this exam paper. Annotate the letter and identify the main contention, tone and persuasive techniques. Then write a 300-400 word analysis of the letter following the guide below. Write your analysis as a coherently structured piece of prose on the lined paper provided. (20 marks)

GUIDE

INTRODUCTION: Include - Title of letter
- Author/s (ie. Tiger Airways) - Issue
- Contention
- Tone/s
- Main Persuasive Techniques

BODY: Include an explanation of the persuasive techniques, provide an example or examples for each and most importantly the effect they have on the audience/reader. You may use the table below to help you.

|Persuasive Technique |Example |Effect | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |

CONCLUSION: Sum up the main contention, tone/s and main persuasive techniques. You may also like to include the target audience and how effectively the letter persuades them.

|[pic] | |[pic] | |We know that many Australians have been inconvenienced these past few weeks, and for that we apologise. We're sorry. | | | |But we're also listening: listening very hard to what you want from us. Our mission is to be a safe, reliable airline that enables | |ALL Australians to go the places they want to go at a price they can afford to pay. | | | |Since we haven't been flying, our competitors have raised their fares by more than 30%*^; we don't think that’s fair. It's a big | |country, and we believe that every Australian should be able to travel for a reasonable price. | | | |So while we're always looking for ways to improve, one thing will never change: our absolute commitment to ensuring all Australians | |can go to the places they want safely, affordably and reliably. | | | |Thanks for your support, | | | |The entire Tiger Airways team | | | |* Source: BITRE Domestic Air Fares Indexes, August 2011 (this replaces yesterday’s version) | |^ is a comparison to the prior corresponding period and not as an average figure | | | |[pic] | |Unsubscribe  |  View our privacy policy | | | |Refer to www.tigerairways.com for more information. | |Tiger Airways Australia Pty Limited ABN 52 124 369 006. | | |

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Criteria for Essay on ‘Romeo and Juliet’

|SUCCESS |VERY HIGH |HIGH |MEDIUM |LOW |VERY LOW |N/S | |CRITERIA |10 -9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |Knowledge of chosen | | | | | | | |topic and demonstrated | | | | | | | |knowledge of text. | | | | | | | |/10 | | | | | | | | |10-9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |Control of language, | | | | | | | |use of coherent | | | | | | | |sophisticated and | | | | | | | |accurate language | | | | | | | |/10 | | | | | | | | |10-9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |Control of essay | | | | | | | |structure and structure| | | | | | | |appropriate form | | | | | | | |/5 | | | | | | | | |10-9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |Spelling | | | | | | | |Grammar | | | | | | | |Punctuation | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |/5 | | | | | | |

Total marks /30

Criteria for Analysis

|SUCCESS |VERY HIGH |HIGH |MEDIUM |LOW |VERY LOW |N/S | |CRITERIA |10 -9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |Demonstrated | | | | | | | |understanding of ideas | | | | | | | |and points of view | | | | | | | |presented | | | | | | | |/10 | | | | | | | | |10-9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |Analysis of ways in | | | | | | | |which language features| | | | | | | |are used to persuade | | | | | | | |readers /5 | | | | | | | |Controlled and |10-9 |8-7 |6-5 |4-3 |2-1 |0 | |effective use of | | | | | | | |language - | | | | | | | |Spelling | | | | | | | |Grammar | | | | | | | |Punctuation | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | |/5 | | | | | | |

Total marks /20

TOTAL MARK FOR EXAM /50

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BACKGROUND INFORMATION: The letter below follows the issue of Tiger Airways being closed down due to safety reasons and pilots that were not properly trained.

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