This is a practice GCSE English Language Paper 1 in the style of AQA.
In the GCSE examination, you may 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 reading insert and the questions together. You will type your answers manually into the onscreen boxes and use the 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 are advised to spend roughly one hour on Section A and forty-five minutes on Section B.
This paper has been created in the style of an AQA English Literature Exam.
Paper 1 - Explorations in Creative Reading and Writing
Time allowed: 1 hour and 45 minutes
For this paper you must have:
Source A - the reading insert
The question paper (questions 1-6)
Answer all questions.
You must answer the questions in the spaces provided.
You must refer to the reading insert (Source A) provided.
You must not use a dictionary.
The maximum marks for the questions are shown in brackets
The maximum mark for this paper is 80.
There are 40 marks for Section A and 40 marks for Section B.
You are reminded of the need for good English and clear presentation in your answers.
You will be assessed on the quality of your reading in Section A and your writing in Section B.
You are advised to spend about 15 minutes reading through the sources and all five questions you have to answer.
You should make sure you leave sufficient time to check your answers.
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