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ENGLISH FORM FOUR PAPER 1 END OF TERM EXAMINATION

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ENGLISH FORM FOUR

PAPER 1

END OF TERM EXAMINATION

TIME:2 HOURS

MWAKICAN JOINT EXAMINATIONS

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Write your name and admission number in the spaces provided
  • Sign and write the date of examination in the spaces provided above
  • AnswerALL questions in this paper
  • All answers must be written in the spaces provided in this paper
  • Candidates should check the question paper to ascertain that all the pages are printed as indicated and no questions are missing.

For Examiners Use Only

Questions Maximum score Candidates score
1 20  
2 10  
3 30  
            Total Score 60  

 

  1. FUNCTIONAL WRITING (20mks)

 

You are organizing a party for your brother who has graduated with  first class honours from the University. The Area Women representative has been invited as the guest of honour. Your mother has assigned you the responsibility of preparing the meal  for 50 guests.

  1. Prepare a recipe for the dish. (12 marks)

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  1. b) Write a thank note that you would give to the women representative. (8 marks)

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  1. CLOZE TEST

Fill  in  the  blanks  with  the  most  appropriate  word                                           (10mks)

 

We need to start reading more. (1)………………………………………encourages more creative thinking, keeps the (2)………………………….fresh and stimulated in ways nothing else can.Reading awakens a (3)………………………………… imagination and inhibits the brain (4)…………………………….rotting, as is evident with(5)……………………………. so-called political elite. If you  neglect the pot, (6)………………boils over and extinguishes the fire. The youth (7)………………………….. should ignite a love for reading  (8)………………………….of engaging in nonsensical issues they are normally caught up in. it is said a reader lives a thousand lives (9)………………………………. they die, but one (10) ………………………. never reads lives only once.

  1. ORAL SKILLS
  2. Read the poem below and answer the questions that follow:-

 

Made for pure pleasure

Like buds two wonderful to name

Miracles unfold

And Catherine wheels begin to flame

Like a whirling marigold

Rockets and Roman candles make

An orchard of the sky

Whence magic trees their petals shake

Upon each gazing eye

  1. Describe the rhyme scheme of this poem. (2marks)

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  1. Using examples, explain how rhythm has been achieved in this poem. (4 Marks)

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  • What kind of facial expressions would you exhibit when reciting the poem?       (2mks

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  1. Which words would you stress in line one and why? (2 marks)

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B The underlining indicates the stressed word in the sentences below. Briefly explain what each                  sentence means. (3 Marks)

  1. i) David hit Joan today

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  1. ii) David hit Joan today.

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iii) David hit Joan today.

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C (i)  Provide a homophone for the following words.      (4 mrks)

won–

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wood –

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(ii)Provide  a  word  in  which the  letter  given  below  is  silent. (2mrks)

  1. t-
  2. p-

 

 

 

  1. D) Indicate the intonation in the following sentences. (3 Marks)
  2. How often do you visit your mother?

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  1. Have you lost your way?

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  • She is writing her exams.

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  1. E) Identify the odd one out in each of the following sets according to the pronunciation of the underlined sound .
  2. Enough, staff, dough, graph

 

 

  1. Depot, rapport, report, debut

 

  • Hours, honour, heir, heifer

 

 

  1. Prison, reason, censor, season

 

 

  1. Sure, scissor, store, scare

 

 

  1. F) A teacher of English was in class during a reading session. She realized that the students had poor reading habits. Mention three of these habits the teacher might have observed. (3 Marks)

G: Identify the silent letters in the following words. (2 Marks)

poignant-

boutique-




MWAKICAN JOINT EXAMINATIONS

ENGLISH MARKING SCHEME F4 END TERM 1 2019

 

 

1 (a)  A recipe  of  pilau  .

 

A  recipe  of  pilau  for  50  people.

The  heading  must  inclide   the  type  of  food  and  the  number  of  people  if  not  deny  the  mark.

Introduction: Give  the  nutritional  value  of  the  dish.

e.g  pilau  is  commonly  used  in  the  central  region of  our  country  as  it  is  east  to  prepare  and  rice  is  readily  available .

The  meal  offers the  body  the  much  needed  energy  as  it  has enough starch. (1 mk)

 

Ingredients: Expect  a  minimum  of  five  and   their  quantities.                                       (1mk)

(Deny  if  less  than  five  items)

 

Method:          Expect  a  minimum  of  8 instructions (steps)                                             (4 mks)

  1. The last  step  must  be  serving.

T one  must  be  imperative.

 

  • Format 4 mks     -Title  1 mk

-Introduction  1mk

– Ingredients 1mk

-Method  1mk

  • Content 5mks – Ingredients 1 mk

– Method      4  mks

  • Language 3mks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

b). SAMPLE  THANKYOU  NOTE: This  note  should  be  treated  as  a  formal  letter.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

            ½ mk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Format-4 mk

Contect- Thank  you 1mk

Appreciation  for attending  the  graduation ceremony. (1 mk)

Language- 2 mks  -communacates with  a  spark  (1mk)

-communicates  fairly  a  few  errors(1 mk)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

QUESTION 2

  1. Reading
  2. mind
  3. dormant
  4. from
  5. the
  6. it
  7. particularly
  8. instead
  9. before
  10. who

 

 

QUESTION 3

A

  1. abcdcdede- Irregular
  2. Rhyme – name, flame,

-sky, eye

shake, make

Alliteration- pure, pleasure- consonant p is  repeated,

Rockets and  Roman- r  is  repeated.

  • Wear a happy face while reciting line 1 – Made for pure pleasure.

Stare  at  a  particular  point  to  indicate  gazing  point.

  1. Made, pure, pleasure – They are content words- they carry  the  meaning  of  the

B

  1. David and not anyone else hit Joan
  2. David only hit Joan and did nothing else to her
  • David did not hit Joan on any other day but today.

 

C

one

would

  1. ii) t- rapport, satchet
  2. ii) p- pheumonia, psychology
  3. ii) t- rapport, satchet
  4. ii) p- pheumonia, psychology

 

D

  1. Falling
  2. Rising
  • Falling

 

E

  1. dough
  2. report
  • heir
  1. censor
  2. sure

F

  • moving the lips when reading
  • vocalizing words
  • reading one word at a time
  • pointing at the words with a finger as one reads
  • moving the head as one reads

G

g

o

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