Composition – How to do better? Read instructions carefully – Attempt ONE question only! Highlight what you are asked to write about
Composition – How to do better? Good time management – 5 minutes: Planning 35 minutes: Writing 5 minutes: Proofreading (spelling, punctuation, grammar, tenses, etc.)
Composition – How to do better? Write in paragraphs – Only ONE main idea in each paragraph (with supporting details and elaboration) Use vocabulary and expressions learnt in Longman and other sources
Time: 40 minutes Text types: Story, article, etc.
Reading Comprehension – What are we testing? Comprehension skills – (1) text understanding (2) vocabulary meaning (3) referencing (e.g. What does ‘it’ refer to?)
Reading Comprehension – How to do better? Read instructions carefully – short / long answers Read questions carefully – ‘What’, ‘Where’, ‘Why’, ‘How’, etc.
Reading Comprehension – How to do better? Answer in the appropriate tenses e.g. What happened in the story? What do you think about the ending? Answer open-ended questions – Give reasons to support your opinions