A2 SL Language: Techniques Of English Writing! Quiz

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A2 SL Language: Techniques Of English Writing! Quiz

When you take it upon yourself to convey your thoughts to words, there is something that you need to keep in mind, and this includes the flow and how it looks to a reader. Below is a quiz on how to write the paper 1 in IB English A2 SL. Give it a try and get to see just how well prepared for the exam you are.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why would you want to focus as much on presentation/structure as the actual content when you're writing your English paper 1?
    • A. 

      You can make just as many structure points as you can make content points

    • B. 

      It's nice to have a good structure

    • C. 

      It's good to have a nice structure

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      They should each have a stated aim (first sentence) and a conclusion (last sentence).

    • B. 

      The examinor should be able to understand what your paper 1 is all about only by reading those sentences

    • C. 

      They should each include the name of the main character if one of the texts is an extract from a novel

  • 3. 
    How do you signify that a work is a smaller part of a larger work?
    • A. 

      You use quotation marks

    • B. 

      You underline

    • C. 

      You write it in italics

    • D. 

      You make it sound like a rhetorical question

  • 4. 
    "Mood belongs to the text, tone belongs to the [...]"
  • 5. 
    What's a good way of organizing your paper 1? $ - [1. Introduction with aim. 2. First aspect - text (a), text (b). 3. Second aspect - text (a), text (b) ...and so on ...Conclusion!] £ - [1. Introduction with aim. 2. First text - aspect 1, aspect 2, aspect 3. 3. Second text - aspect 1, aspect 2, aspect 3 ...Conclusion!]
    • A. 

      $

    • B. 

      £

    • C. 

      $ and £

    • D. 

      Neither $ nor £

  • 6. 
    Which is the eighth deadly sin? - Not stating your [...] in the introduction of your IB English paper 1
  • 7. 
    Which are the four functions of language? - The expressive, the poetic, the informative and the [...] functions of the language
  • 8. 
    Write down the stylistic device: "I've been waiting for ages!"
  • 9. 
    Write down the stylistic device: "A turtle is like a friend"
  • 10. 
    Write down the previous (question 9) stylistic device in plural:
  • 11. 
    Write down the stylistic device: "The cold fire"
  • 12. 
    Write down the stylistic device: "The sky wept"
  • 13. 
    Write down the stylistic device: "He rests in peace now"
  • 14. 
    Which one is appropriate?
    • A. 

      The purpose of this extract is to emphasize the greatness of animals

    • B. 

      The author's purpose is to emphasize the greatness of animals

    • C. 

      Here, as readers, we feel a sense of guilt towards the animals

  • 15. 
    How do you insert a quote that starts with a capital letter, in the middle of your sentence?
    • A. 

      You don't

    • B. 

      You do, when it is within quotation marks it does not matter that it starts with a capital letter

    • C. 

      You make it a lower case (small) letter and use square brackets [ ] to enclose the letter that was a capital letter in the text

  • 16. 
    How do you signify that a work is a larger work?
    • A. 

      You use quotation marks

    • B. 

      You underline

    • C. 

      You write it in italics

    • D. 

      You write it with only capital letters