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This is a practice GCSE English Language Paper 1 in the style of Eduqas (WJEC CBAC).
In the GCSE examination, you will complete your answers in a written answer booklet or on a computer. You will be given a question paper and a separate reading insert.
At EdPlace, you will be given both the reading insert and the questions together. You will also type your answers manually into onscreen boxes and use marking criteria to grade your answers afterwards.
The time is set for 1 hour and 45 minutes (105 minutes) but you can keep working once the timer has run out. You need to manage your working effectively to ensure you have enough time to complete all questions.
This paper includes all questions types in the style of Eduqas. The guidance below is also in the style of Eduqas.
GCSE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
COMPONENT 1 - 20 th Century Literature Reading and Creative Prose Writing
Time allowed: 1 hour and 45 minutes
You must have:
Source A - the reading insert
The question paper (questions 1 - 7)
INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES
Answer all questions in Section A.
Select one title to use for your writing in Section B.
You are advised to spend your time as follows:
Section A - about 10 minutes reading + about 50 minutes answering the questions
Section B - about 10 minutes planning + about 35 minutes writing
INFORMATION TO CANDIDATES
Section A (reading): 40 marks
Section B (writing): 40 marks
The number of marks is given in brackets at the end of each question or part question.
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