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Cambridge International Examinations
Cambridge Ordinary Level

1123/12

ENGLISH LANGUAGE
Paper 1 Writing

October/November 2014

* 4 2 4 4 2 3 3 9 1 5 *

1 hour 30 minutes
No Additional Materials are required.
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS FIRST
An answer booklet is provided inside this question paper. You should follow the instructions on the front cover
of the answer booklet. If you need additional answer paper ask the invigilator for a continuation booklet.
NB: Remember that Section 1 and Section 2 of this paper are worth the same number of marks, so you
should divide your time carefully between them.
Answer both Section 1 and Section 2.

This document consists of 3 printed pages, 1 blank page and 1 insert.
DC (SJF) 79785/5
© UCLES 2014

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Section 1: Directed Writing
You are advised to write between 200 and 300 words. Total marks for this part: 30.

Task
1

Your school has been given a sum of money in order to improve the school library. Your Principal
has asked you, as a member of the Student Council, to write a report on the best way to spend
this money.
Write your report. You must include the following:


why the library needs improving



what you think should be done first and why



how students and the school would benefit.

Cover all three points above in detail. You should make your report informative and persuasive for
the Principal.
Start your report ‘To the Principal …’ and remember to add your signature and a date.

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Section 2: Creative Writing
Begin your answer on a fresh page.
Write on one of the following topics.
At the head of your essay put the number of the topic you have chosen.
You are advised to write between 350 and 500 words. Total marks for this part: 30.

Topics 2–6
2

Describe a public garden or a park at two different times of the day or year.
(Remember that you are creating an atmosphere and not just saying what happens there.)

3

Do you think that hard work is all that is needed to succeed in life? If not, what else might be
needed? Give examples and reasons to support your view.

4

Write a story which includes the sentence: ‘At first I paid no attention to the strangely dressed old
woman standing near the statue.’

5

Holidays.

6

Write a story about a time when you felt completely helpless but were saved at the last moment.

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Cambridge International Examinations is part of the Cambridge Assessment Group. Cambridge Assessment is the brand name of University of Cambridge Local
Examinations Syndicate (UCLES), which is itself a department of the University of Cambridge.

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