English Language Paper 1 • Writing Duration: 1 hr 10 min
English Language Paper 3 • Listening Comprehension Duration:40-50 min
Listening Comprehension Paper • 20 questions – 20 marks * 4 graphic options * 16 texts * 3 options
English Language Paper 4 • Oral Communication Preparation Time: 5 min
GOOD HABITS TO IMPROVE LANGUAGE LEARNING Encourage your child to Listen to good standard English Share his/her opinion after listening to the news. Read daily at least for 1 hour e.g. story books, newspapers.
STRATEGIES TO HELP YOUR CHILD Getting the basics right • – Spelling • – Grammar Rules • – Sentence Structures • – Vocabulary • – Reading for Understanding Exam skills • – Comprehension: Read the question, Read the passage, Mark • the answer, Thinking Aloud & CUB • – Cloze Passage: Use of contextual clues • – Composition: Use of creative phrases, interesting beginnings • and endings, interesting and unexpected storylines.
Reading is a basic tool in the living of a good life. ~ Mortimer J. Adler
READ • R- Read for enjoyment • E- Extracted for focus • A- Activities to enthrall • D- Discussions
In NVPS we HELP your child • Cultivate a Reading Habit - Houghton Mifflin Books - What’s Up! Newspaper - IREAD Books ( Borrowed weekly) • Write Well -Developmental Writing Approach - Journal Reflections (Creative Writing Package) • Be enriched - Debating Skills ( Term 1 Enrichment Class) - Creative Writing ( Term 2 Enrichment Class ) - Recording of Readers’ Theatre using the Newsmaker software - Cultural Immersion Trip to Australia for exposure to Native English speaking community.