Thursday, 5 March 2015

PT3 Descriptive Essay


SECTION D

(40 marks)

(Time suggested : 45 minutes)


Question 1

The picture below shows a snatch theft incident which you witnessed while walking to school. Based on the picture given, write about the incident for your school magazine.



When writing about the incident, you should:

·         describe what happened
·         express what you felt
·         suggest ways to prevent snatch theft
·         write between 120 to 150 words



Tips On How To write
1.     Read and understand the question carefully.
2.     Find the key words :-
o    For example     : snatch theft, incident, witnessed, walking back to     school, school magazine.
3.     In your essay you need to :-
o    Describe how the snatch theft happened
o    Voice out your feelings about the incident
o    Propose ways to prevent snatch theft
4.     Use the 5P (5 paragraph) technique to arrange and to write your     
        ideas/points.
5.     Introduction Paragraph – ( 30 – 50 words )
o    Last week – I – walking – to school
o    8.00am – football practice
o    saw – neighbour – Miss Siti – opposite road – waiting for bus
o    she – holding a big brown – handbag
Body - First Paragraph( Describe what you saw happen)
o    saw – a motorbike – two men
o    snatch Miss Siti’s handbag – fell down – screamed for help
o    shocked – gave chase – got away
Body - Second Paragraph( Describe what happened after )
o    checked on Miss Siti – hand and leg – bruises 
o    father came – took her home – made a police report
o    I – felt – angry and sad
Body - Third Paragraph ( Suggest ways to prevent... )
o    People – more careful / alert  - alone
o    More street lights - bright roads / safe
o    Police patrol – in / around – housing areas

Sunday, 18 May 2014

PT3 EXAM FORMAT

This is my latest update on the "Pentaksiran Tingkatan 3 (PT3) examination.This information is directly from the "Kementerian Pelajaran Malaysia (moe.gov.my) website.




Time/Date  For PT3 English Examination 


4-28 August 2015 - Speaking Test

11 August 2015  - Listening Test

12/13 & 15 October 2015 - Written Test

Actual link to View the 'Takwim Peperiksaan 2015'

Latest (PT3) English Exam Format
Section A           - 10 marks [ Error Identification]

Section B       (i) - 10 marks  [ short passage ]
                      (ii) - 10 marks [ short passage ]
                     (iii) - 10 marks [ short message - 50 words]

Section C      (i)   - 15 marks  [ Passage]
                     (ii)   -  5 marks   [Poem ]

Section D      (i)  - 30 marks [ Essay - 120-150 words ]
                     (ii)  - 10 marks [ Novel ]
                        -------------
Total                100 marks
                        -------------

Section A      - 15 minutes - [10marks]
Section B      - 40 minutes - [30marks]
Section C      - 20 minutes - [20marks]
Section D      - 45 minutes - [40marks]


Free sample paper -www.moe.gov.my/cms/upload_files/articlefile/2014/articlefile_file_003461.pdf                                       

Wednesday, 23 October 2013

SPM EXAM TIPS -2014

       First of all, I would like to wish all the best to students who will be sitting for their SPM Examination this year. In this post, I have listed some tips which might be helpful to you. 

     Be reminded that these are only tips and I do not guarantee that any of these tips would come out or be asked in the actual examination.

(1)Past Year Directed Writing Questions
  1. 2005 - Informal Letter
  2. 2006 - Informal Letter
  3. 2007 - Talk
  4. 2008 - Article
  5. 2009 - Report
  6. 2010 - Informal Letter
  7. 2011 - Talk
  8. 2012 - Informal Letter
  9. 2013 - Formal Letter
(2) What might come out for Directed Writing- 2014
  1. Report - to the school headmaster (highly possible)
  2. Article
  3. Talk / Speech
  4. Formal Letter
  5. Pie/Bar chart 
(3) Literature Component [ Poems ] 
  1. Are You Still Playing Your Flute (highly possible)
  2. He Had Such Quiet Eyes
  3. Nature
(4) Literature Component [ Novel ]
  1. Character [ Main Character / Supporting Character ]
     - One problem faced by the character and how he faced it..
     - Describe a character that you sympathise with....
     - Obstacles faced by the character....
     - How did strangers play a role in helping the character to escape....


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