2020 – WASSCE English Syllabus and Topics You Study Around

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PAPER 1: This paper will be divided into three sections (A, B and C).

SECTION A: ESSAY WRITING (50 marks)

Candidates will be required to spend 50 minutes on this section. There will be five questions in all and candidates will be required to answer only one question. The Essay can be ;

(i) letter (ii) speech (iii) narrative (iv) description (v) debate/argumentative (vi) report (vii) article (viii) exposition (ix) creative writing.

SECTION B: COMPREHENSION (40 marks)

Candidates will be required to spend 50 minutes on this section. The section will consist of two passages each of about three hundred (300) words. Candidates will be required to answer questions on the two passages.you should make sure you understand the factual content, identify some basic grammatical rules.

SECTION C: SUMMARY (30 marks)

Candidates will be required to spend 50 minutes on this section. The section will consist of one prose passage of about five hundred (500) words and will test the candidate‟s ability to be able to summarize points and extract relevant information.

PAPER 2: This is an objective/multiple choice paper comprising 100 questions: 40 lexical and 60 structural items. Each question/item will have four options lettered A to D. Which is base on Lexis (Building, Plumbing, Fishing, etc…) And structure (Parts of speech)

PAPER 3 ORAL ENGLISH (50 marks)

This paper will test candidates‟ knowledge of Oral English. There will be three, alternatives for this paper: Alternative A for School Candidates in The Gambia and Sierra, Leone, Alternative B for Private Candidates in The Gambia and Sierra Leone and Alternative C for Nigeria Candidates only. which consist of vowel, Intonation and consonant examples are: pure vowels diphthong, and Triphthongs.

Lastly the Stress pattern.

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PAPER 1: This paper will be divided into three sections (A, B and C).

SECTION A: ESSAY WRITING (50 marks)

Candidates will be required to spend 50 minutes on this section. There will be five questions in all and candidates will be required to answer only one question. The Essay can be ;

(i) letter (ii) speech (iii) narrative (iv) description (v) debate/argumentative (vi) report (vii) article (viii) exposition (ix) creative writing.

SECTION B: COMPREHENSION (40 marks)

Candidates will be required to spend 50 minutes on this section. The section will consist of two passages each of about three hundred (300) words. Candidates will be required to answer questions on the two passages.you should make sure you understand the factual content, identify some basic grammatical rules.

SECTION C: SUMMARY (30 marks)

Candidates will be required to spend 50 minutes on this section. The section will consist of one prose passage of about five hundred (500) words and will test the candidate‟s ability to be able to summarize points and extract relevant information.

PAPER 2: This is an objective/multiple choice paper comprising 100 questions: 40 lexical and 60 structural items. Each question/item will have four options lettered A to D. Which is base on Lexis (Building, Plumbing, Fishing, etc…) And structure (Parts of speech)

PAPER 3 ORAL ENGLISH (50 marks)

This paper will test the candidates‟ knowledge of Oral English. There will be three, alternatives for this paper: Alternative A for School Candidates in The Gambia and Sierra, Leone, Alternative B for Private Candidates in The Gambia and Sierra Leone and Alternative C for Nigeria Candidates only. which consist of vowel, Intonation and consonant examples are: pure vowels diphthong, and Triphthongs.

Lastly the Stress pattern.

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