CSEC English A Section B Question 2 – Sample Business Letter

No 67 Happy View, St James.   October 12, 2014.   The Manager, The Fair Trade Commission, Green Hill, Barbados. Dear Sir/Madam, I write to complain against Best Line Supermarkets from which I purchased a box of cereal on October 10, 2014.  I have two areas of concern: the treatment I received, and the quality of the product. The item…

READING COMPREHENSION PRACTICE 2- MODEL ANSWERS

Read the following poem carefully and and answer the questions which follow it. Growing pains My child-eyes cried for chocolate treats And sticky sweets ‘Twill rot yu’ teet’! Tinkly silver wrapper hides 5 Germs Worms Decay How can a child-eye see? This child-heart cried for mid-teen love 10 A blow, a shove Study yuh’ book! Leather jacket Football boots Are…

COMPREHENSION PASSAGE PRACTICE 1 -MODEL ANSWERS

  Question a) To whom or what does ‘he’ refer? (1 mark)  Suggested answer a) ‘He’ refers to the fish or Pita   Question b) What effect is the author trying to create by using short sentences in the passage?(2 marks) Suggested answer b) The writer is trying to create suspense/tension/fast-moving action.   Question c) State ONE word which could describe…

MODEL RESPONSE- PRACTICE QUESTION 2

SUMMARY WRITING QUESTION Computers and Education in America Dudley Erskine Devlin writes his own commentary of computer technology on the rise in “Computers and Education in America.” While all the optimists out there push the movement of Websites and constantly flash e-mail addresses on all advertising promising simplicity for our hectic lives and education for our children, Devlin retorts by…