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  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 1 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum Management Educational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 7 minutes

    Examiners Paper Instructions to Examiner (10 marks)

    1. Each candidate is given either Task 1A or Task 1B, and either Task 2A or Task 2B.2. Use each task with approximately half the candidates. It is the responsibility of the

    examiner to inform the invigilator which papers should be handed to the student preparing for the examination.

    3. Greet the candidate and hand out the candidates paper. (Candidate has previously prepared himself/herself outside the classroom for a maximum of 10 minutes)

    Task 1

    4. Ask all the candidates a minimum of three questions.5. Choose different combinations of questions from the list so that, by the end of the

    examination, all the questions will have been used. 6. If the candidates responses are brief, ask more than three questions.7. Make sure that the candidate is engaged in conversation for long enough (approximately

    4 minutes) to enable you to make an accurate and fair assessment of his/her speaking skills.

    8. Do not rephrase or improvise questions.

    Task 2

    9. The candidate should attempt to answer all the questions/prompts on the task card.10. Candidates can be prompted to answer any question/prompt they do not attempt. 11. Do not rephrase or improvise questions.

    Awarding of marks

    12. Refer closely to the Marking Criteria to enable you to arrive at a fair assessment of the candidates ability to use spoken English.

    13. A global mark out of 10 is to be awarded after both tasks have been completed.

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 2 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 4 minutes

    Examiners Paper

    Task 1A

    Instructions to Examiner

    Examiner: Look at the pictures. I will be asking you some questions about them.

    The examiner allows the candidate approximately 1 minute to look at the pictures. The examiner will then ask questions from the list below to keep the candidate talking for 3 minutes.

    If candidates get stuck or give a limited answer to a question, the examiner will repeat the question once. The examiner is to avoid rephrasing the question or asking a different question.

    Picture A Picture B

    1. What can you see in these pictures?2. Describe the person in Picture A. What's he doing?3. How does this picture make you feel?4. Describe Picture B.5. How does this picture make you feel?6. Do you like shopping? Why? Why not?7. What's your reaction when you come across homeless people?8. What can we do to help those who are in need?

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 3 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 3 minutes

    Examiners Paper

    Task 2A

    Imagine you are taking part in a conversation indicated by the situation below.

    You are discussing the best film to watch at the cinema this evening with your friend over the phone.

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    Hello, (name of student)! Would you like to watch a film tonight at the cinema?

    Say you agree and ask what's on at the local cinema.

    There's a comedy at 6pm and a romantic film at 8pm.

    Show hesitation and ask for another option.

    Oh well, there's also an action film at 7pm and a horror film at 10pm.

    Show indecision between the two.

    My brother has watched both films and he liked them both.

    Ask about the name of the action film.

    It's called Spider Man: The Return and it has been running for eight weeks. I think we shouldn't miss it.

    Show agreement and ask about any possible seat booking.

    I think it's best. Shall I call the cinema to reserve our seats?

    Accept offer.

    What seats would you prefer?

    Reply accordingly.

    OK then. See you later.

    Reply accordingly.

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 4 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 4 minutes

    Candidates Paper

    Task 1AInstructions to Candidates:

    Look at the pictures. The examiner will be asking you some questions about them.

    Picture A

    Picture B

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 5 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 3 minutes

    Candidates Paper

    Task 2A

    Imagine you are taking part in a conversation indicated by the situation below.

    You are discussing the best film to watch at the cinema this evening with your friend over the phone.

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    Say you agree and ask what's on at the local cinema.

    Show hesitation and ask for another option.

    Show indecision between the two.

    Ask about the name of the action film.

    Show agreement and ask about any possible seat booking.

    Accept offer.

    Reply accordingly.

    Reply accordingly.

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 6 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 4 minutes

    Examiners Paper

    Task 1B

    Instructions to Examiner

    Examiner: Look at the pictures. I will be asking you some questions about them.

    The examiner allows the candidate approximately 1 minute to look at the pictures. The examiner will then ask questions from the list below to keep the candidate talking for 3 minutes.

    If candidates get stuck or give a limited answer to a question, the examiner will repeat the question once. The examiner is to avoid rephrasing the question or asking a different question.

    Picture A Picture B

    1. What can you see in these pictures?2. Describe the person in Picture A. What's he doing?3. How does this picture make you feel?4. Describe Picture B.5. Do you like the idea of working in an office? Why? Why not?6. What makes you feel angry or sad?7. What do you do when you feel this way?8. What makes you happy? Why?

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 7 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 3 minutes

    Examiners Paper

    Task 2B

    Imagine you are taking part in a conversation indicated by the situation below.

    You are at a pet shop with a friend and you are discussing with him/her about the best pet to buy.

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    Oh, (name of student)! Look at that beautiful cat! What do you think?

    Agree but say you prefer a dog.

    Why?

    Mention positive characteristics of dogs.

    Oh well, that's true but they're so much work.

    Disagree and say why.

    And then there's the cleaning up after them!

    Express hesitation and ask about other animals available.

    We've got fish and birds but you would need to buy a cage or a fish tank.

    Show agreement and say why.

    Besides, you'll have to read a lot of books or websites to learn to take care of a bird or a fish.

    Express regret for not being ready for such a responsibility.

    Don't worry about it!

    Ask your friend to join you for a cup of coffee and talk about the matter.

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 8 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 4 minutes

    Candidates Paper

    Task 1BInstructions to Candidates:

    Look at the pictures. The examiner will be asking you some questions about them.

    Picture A

    Picture B

  • English Oral Form 4 Secondary 2015 Page 9 of 9

    DIRECTORATE FOR QUALITY AND STANDARDS IN EDUCATIONDepartment of Curriculum ManagementEducational Assessment Unit

    Annual Examinations for Secondary Schools 2015

    FORM 4 ENGLISH LANGUAGE CONVERSATION Time: 3 minutes

    Candidates Paper

    Task 2B

    Imagine you are taking part in a conversation indicated by the situation below.

    You are at a pet store with a friend and you are discu

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