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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-




MOKASA 2,

2019 PAPER 1 MARKING SCHEME

  1. Imagine you are the secretary of your school’s journalism club. Recently you held a meeting whose agenda included revamping the club, starting a school magazine, starting an interclass writing competition to nurture writing talent. There were some matters that were followed up from the previous meeting. During the meeting, the treasurer and another member sent their apologies while two members failed to turn up without any explanation. The club patron was present during the meeting. Write down the minutes you took during the meeting. 20 marks

FORMAT:

  • Title – 1mk (Capture name of club, date, time, and venue)
  • Present – ½ mk
  • Apologies – ½ mk
  • Absent – ½ mk
  • In attendance – ½ mk
  • Preliminaries – ½ mk
  • Confirmation – ½ mk
  • Adjournment – ½ mk
  • Signing off – ½ mk

Total – 5 marks

CONTENT

  • Confirmation of Minutes – 2mk
  • Matters Arising – 2mks
  • Revamping club – 2mks
  • Starting magazine – 2mks
  • Starting interclass competition – 2mks
  • O.B – 1mk

LANGUAGE

  • A – 4mks
  • B – 3mks
  • C – 2
  • D – 1mk

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLOZE TEST.

 

  1. frightens
  2. faced
  3. in
  4. however
  5. of
  6. The
  7. approach
  8. assignment
  9. exactly
  10. outline

 

 

  1. ORAL SKILLS
  2. Describe the rhyme scheme of this poem. (2 marks)
  • The above poem has a regular rhyme scheme of aa bb cc dd e eff gg hh ii that can be predicted.
  1. Identify any two sound patterns used in the poem above.(2 marks)
  • There is an aspect of rhyme weep blow

Sleep, snow

  • Consonance has also been used in the poem, I am the gentle showers of autumn rain
  • Alliteration has also been used in the poem, I am not there. I do not die/ Of beautiful birds in circling flight. (any 2 points)
  • How would you perform the last line of the poem? (3 marks)

I would use a falling intonation to indicate finality while using my hands to gesture at an imaginary grave to show I did not die/ I would speak at a slow pace to create emphasis.

  1. Which words would you stress in the first line?                       (2 marks)

I would stress the words not, stand, grave and weep since they are the content words/ words that give meaning.

  1. b) Your school is participating in a debate on the motion, “Technology has brought more harm than good.” How would your listeners lead to your failure in presentation? (4 marks)
  • My listeners would lead to my failure if the keep walking in and out of the debate room.
  • If the listeners keep murmuring as I speak
  • If the listeners fail to maintain a meaningful eye,contact with me as I speak.
  • If the listeners keep fidgeting.
  • If the listeners doze off during my presentation.(Any 4 points)

 

  1. c) State whether the following sentences would be said in a falling or raising intonation? (3 marks)
  2. Will you take tea or coffee today? Falling intonation.
  3. He who laughs last laughs the longest falling intonation.
  • You don’t have to leave immediately, do you? Rising intonation
  1. d) Underline the silent letter in each of the following words. (3 marks)
  2. Parliamenti
  3. Debris. s
  • Subtleb
  1. e) Complete the list below by providing another word pronounced in the same way as the ones below. (3 marks)

Prays               praise             preys

Bight               byte                bite

Sees                 seas                seize

  1. f) You recently attended an interview at Upendo Supermarket for the position of an accounts clerk, unfortunately you were not successful. What would have led to your failure? (4 marks)
  • I might have failed to maintain a meaningful eye contact with the interviewers
  • I might have arrived late for the interview
  • I may have been inappropriately dressed for the interview
  • I may have failed to present all my documents when asked to
  • I might have spoken negatively/ill about my previous employer/colleagues which might have painted a negative picture about me.
  • I might have failed to answer all the questions as asked/ I might have lied during the interview.
  • I might have failed to maintain a meaning eye contact/ upright posture during the interview.
  • I might have sat before being offered a seat. (any 4 points)
  1. f) You have just witnessed an accident. A matatu rammed into a stationary truck. Many passengers have been seriously injured. The driver has requested you to call Kona Mbaya Police station and inform them about the accident. Complete the following telephone conversation between you and the police officer on duty. (4 marks)

You:Hello…! Hello! Is this Kona Mbaya police station?(1 mark)

Police officer: Yes. This is Kona Mbaya Police Station. Constable Kiraka speaking. Can I help you?

You: Yes, please. There has been a terrible accident.

Police officer:            May I know who is calling please?

You:I am Mr. Tumbo Mali; I’m calling to report an accident.(1 mark)

Police officer: Where has the accident taken place?

You: Along Kona Mbaya- Majengo road.

Police officer: What happened?

You:A matatu rammed into a stationary truck.(1 mark)

Police officer: Really! Are there any casualties?

You:Yes, many passengers have been seriously injured.                                                (1 mark)

Police officer:            Don’t worry; we will be there as soon as possible. Meanwhile call the                                     ambulance and alert Kona Mbaya hospital to be ready for casualties.  Thank you very much Mr. Tumbo Mali for calling.

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