- English Paper 1 (Comprehension/Pemahaman)
- English Paper 2 (Writing/Penulisan)
Perhaps it is inaccurate to say that there is an additional paper. There are not extra papers. Students continue to sit for 2 papers, only now they will be counted as two separate subject passes instead of one.
* Both papers are 1 hour 15 minutes each.
Let's have a look at the sample papers provided on the Portal Rasmi Pemeriksaan in greater detail. You can download the pdf of the sample papers from the portal.
Firstly, note that the samples are not split for SK, SJKC and SJKT. Only one sample is given.
English Paper 1 UPSR 2016 (Pemahaman)
Like the BM Paper which we wrote about in our article UPSR 2016 New Format, the English paper 1 has two parts:
English Paper 1 Part A comprise 20 multiple choice questions. 1 mark for each. Total 20 marks.
English Paper 1 Part B has 5 questions totaling 30 marks. They are subjective questions with varying levels of difficulty and include a passage, a poster and a chart with an average of 4 questions each after the given passage/poster. You will see a mix of easy and hard questions for example:
Q24 (a) Imran and his eight-year-old sister are at the supermarket on the first day of the sale. His sister will get a.....
- 10% discount
- free ice-cream
(Tick the correct answer)
Q25 (b) Imran's grandmother loves outdoor activities. Suggest an item for her birthday present and give reasons to support your suggestion.
English Paper 2 UPSR 2016 (Penulisan)
Do note that the English Paper 2 is not a new paper. Previously students sat for an English Paper 2 as well. The only difference is now it will be counted as a separate paper.
Some time ago, we did a comparison between the English Paper 2 for SJKC and SK.
For the UPSR 2016 English paper 2, only one sample is provided. It looks neither like the SK or SJKC one.
The English Paper 2 has 3 parts ie Part A, Part B & Part C
English Paper 2 UPSR 2016 Part A is fill in the blanks based on given notes. 10 marks for 5 spaces.
English Paper 2 UPSR 2016 Part B comprise transfer of information (3 marks) and composition of 50-80 words (12 marks). In the sample paper, the student is required to write an email to a friend. Eg. shown below
|English Paper 2 UPSR 2016 Part B (ii)|
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