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Wednesday, 12 January 2011

ENGLISH Paper 1
(Two hours)
Answers to this Paper must be written on the paper provided separately. You will not be allowed to write during the first 15 minutes. This time is to be spent in reading the question paper. The time given at the head of this Paper is the time allowed for writing the answers. Attempt all four questions. The intended marks for questions or parts of questions are given in bracketsYou are advised to spend not more than 35 minutes in answering Question 1 and 20 minutes in answering Question 2.
Question 1
(Do not spend more than 35 minutes on this question.)       [25] 
Write a composition (350 - 400 words) on any on e of the following: 
(a) Me and my big mouth! 
(b) Write about a time when you were late for an important function. What lesson on punctuality did you learn? (c) Every home should adopt a pet animal. Express your views either for or against this statement. 
(d) Write an original short story which illustrates the truth of the statement, One lie leads to another.
(e) Study the picture given below. Write a story or a description or an account of what it suggests to you. Your composition may be about the subject of the picture or you may take suggestions from it; however, there must be a clear connection between the picture and your composition 
Question 2 (Do not spend more than 20 minutes on this question.)
Select one of the following:                                            [10]