Cambridge ESOL Certificates in Skills for Life Entry 2 Reading Test Sample Markscheme acceptable alternative answer Assessment Focus by khu11116

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									     Cambridge ESOL Certificates in Skills for Life
     Entry 2 Reading Test Sample Markscheme

     ( = acceptable alternative answer)




        Assessment Focus                                         Key                                    Marks


1       Identify the source of information where job               In a local newspaper
                                                                                                                1
        advertisements can be found.
2a      Read and understand the main points and detail in          the shop assistant job
        the email and advertisements, in order to work out                                                      2
        that the shop assistant job is more suitable for
        Maria.
2b      Read and understand the main points and detail in           Maria/she can work on
        the email and advertisements, in order to extract        Saturdays and Sundays
        and report two reasons why Maria could do the               She doesn’t need to drive for
        shop assistant job.                                      this job.
                                                                     allow paraphrase
                                                                                                               2+2
                                                                     candidates may give reasons
                                                                 why Maria can’t do the cleaning
                                                                 job, i.e. she can’t drive, she can’t
                                                                 work on some weekday
                                                                 mornings/Thursday evenings.
3       Read and understand the detail of the first and/or          in her college
        last paragraph in order to draw conclusions about                                                       1
        the provenance of the text.
4       Show an understanding of the gist of the text in           how to do well in an interview
                                                                                                                1
        order to identify the purpose of the leaflet.
5       Understand key features of text structure in order         A
        to identify that the first paragraph of the text is an                                                  1
        introduction.
6       Read and understand the detail of part B of the text       (look at) (the/their) website
        in order to state where information about the              (on) (the) computer                          1
        company can be obtained.                                   (on) (the) internet
7       Read and understand the detail of part B of the text       the application form
        in order to state where the interviewer will have                                                       1
        obtained information about the interviewee.
8       Read and understand the detail of part B of the text       (by) practising the interview
        in order to state how a friend could help before an        (by) asking questions                        1
        interview.                                               x (by) answering questions
9       Read the detail of part C of the text, and work out                              Yes    No
        meaning using context and graphic and phonic
        knowledge in order to identify the main points of        Be on time
        the paragraph.                                                                                       5
                                                                 Eat something                     x     (1 mark
                                                                                                            per
                                                                 Buy new clothes                   x
                                                                                                          correct
                                                                 Ask some                               response)
                                                                 questions
                                                                 Take some notes                   x

10      Recognise that the pronoun ‘it’ (on line 19) refers to     the question
                                                                                                                1
        an item already introduced (question).
11      Read and understand the detail of part E of the text       get more advice
        in order to understand that you can get more                                                            1
        advice in Room 209 from the careers adviser.

                                                                                            Updated 20/09/04
12   Read and understand the detail of the texts in          Selena         ask when/how
     order to identify for each student the functional                   often they pay you
     language of advice and distinguish this from                           ask when/how
     narrative/descriptive features.                                     often you are/get
                                                                         paid                            2
                                                                            ask about payment
                                                                            ask if they pay
                                                                         every month or every
                                                                         week
                                                             Nina           ask
                                                                         (colleagues/people)
                                                                         lots of questions               2
                                                                         ν ask how to do
                                                                         things
                                                             Greg           read the fire
                                                                         instructions                    2
                                                                         (carefully)
13   Read and understand the main points of the whole          Selena
     text and specific sections in order to identify which                                               1
     of the people can buy things cheaply at work.
14   Read and understand the main points of the whole          Greg
     text and specific sections in order to identify which                                               1
     of the people sells food to people at work.
15   Read and understand the main points of the whole          Selena
     text and specific sections in order to identify which                                               1
     of the people goes to work by public transport.
16   Read and understand the main points of the whole          Nina
     text and specific sections in order to identify which                                               1
     of the people has met new friends at work.
17   Read and understand the main points of the whole          Greg
     text and specific sections in order to identify which
                                                                                                         1
     of the people does two different things as part of
     the job.
18   Recognise that the pronoun ‘that’ (on line 13)            eating
     refers to an item already introduced (eating lunch                                                  1
     at work).


                                                                        Total marks available:           32




                                                                                      Updated 20/09/04

								
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