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Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Novel SPM: SBP Trial Exam 2010 - Test yourself

The following are the novels studied in the literature component in English Language.

Jungle of Hope - Keris Mas
The Pearl - John Steinbeck
The Return - K.S. Maniam

Choose any one of the novels above and answer the question below.

‘Hardship is a part of life’.

Identify a character in the novel that has experienced great hardships. How have the hardships experienced in the story changed the character?

Tips on answering novel questions

USE THIS FORMULA -  I. M. E.  J.
 I -  IDENTIFY WHAT THE QUESTION WANTS.
M -  MAKE A STATEMENT 
 E -  ELABORATE ON THE ANSWERS.
 J -  JUSTIFY THE ELABORATION BY GIVING TEXTUAL EVIDENCE FROM 
        THE NOVEL.

     Identify - 
                    i.  The character that has experienced great hardship
                    ii. The hardship he/she faced 
     Make a statement -
                    Make a statement on how have the hardship experienced changed the character
 

     Elaborate -
                    Answer the questions - What happened, Whereand When ?
     Justify -   
                   Answer the question - Why do you say so? using the evidence 
                   from the text

REMEMBER: 
The answer should be in the present tense. But if you answered in the past, make sure that all must be in the past tense/time.

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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