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SECTION A: GUIDED WRITING [25 marks] (Time suggested: 40 minutes) Get enough sleep You have been asked

to give a speech entitled How to Boost Your Immune System during Health Week in your school. Based on the notes below, write out lack of sleep reduces the strength of your immune your speech. system Drink a lot of water flush out toxins - 6 - glasses steer clear of coffee, tea and carbonated drinks Eat well variety of food keep processed food at a minimum Practise good personal hygiene wash hands after visiting the toilet before meals Do regular exercise strengthens bones and muscles reduces the risk of osteoporosis Take supplements When take certain vitamins writing your speech: you may use all the words or phrases provided daily multi-vitamins-higher resistance against elaborate infections on the given notes to make it more interesting you may add any other relevant information make sure it is not less than 120 words


(Time suggested: 20 minutes) 1. Read the poem below and answer the questions that follow. Leisure What is this life if, full of care We have no time to stand and stare No time to stand beneath the boughs And stare as long as sheep or cows No time to see, when woods we pass, Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass. No time to see, in broad daylight, Streams full of stars, like stars at night. No time to turn at Beautys glance, And watch her feet, how they can dance. No time to wait till her mouth can Enrich that smile her eyes began. A poor life this if, full of care, We have no time to stand and stare. William Henry Davies (a) What does the word woods (line 5) refer to? __________________________________________________________________________ [1 mark] (b) i. What does the persona keep asking us to do?

_______________________________________________________________________ [1 mark] ii. Suggest one activity that you would like to do during your leisure time.

_______________________________________________________________________ [1 mark]

2. The following are the novels studied in the literature component in English language.

The Railway Children Around the World in 80 Days How I Find Myself

Edith Nesbit Jules Verne David A. Hill

Based on one novel above, write about a character you would like to be a friend with. Support your answer with evidence from the text. Your response should be: not less than 50 words in continuous writing (not note form)

[12 marks] ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------SECTION C: SUMMARY WRITING [10 marks] (Time suggested: 30 minutes) Read the passage below and complete the following task. A very good morning to Puan Maria, Headmistress of SMK Taman Ria, teachers and students. in conjunction with Health Week, I would like to give some tips on how to handle stress. There are many factors that can cause stress. Common reasons tend to be worries or problems at school, often related to studies, friendship or money. Once stress occurs, it is not always easy to get rid of. The more stressed you become, the worse life seems to be. Here are some tips on how to handle stress. An important step is to stop and relax. Take some time away from the cause of your stress, even if it is only 15 20 minutes at first. Another good way of handling stress is to do some exercise. Physical exercise will help release tension, increase the flow of oxygen to the brain and give you a sense of well-being. Stress is known to increase the need for vitamin C which helps to keep the immune system in good working order. In your attempts to handle stress, it would be beneficial to take Vitamin C tablets or at least, ensure you regularly eat food rich in that vitamin. There are many essential oils that are perfect for helping you handle stress. Hence, embarking on the use of aromatherapy is something that should not be ignored. Aromatherapy oils can be used in baths. They offer an excellent way of allowing you to relax. Use these tips to handle stress and you will feel so much better. Thank you. Write a summary on the tips to handle stress. Your summary must: not more than 60 words, including the 10 words given below be in continuous writing (not in note form) be written in ONE paragraph use your own words as far as possible without changing the original meaning.

Begin your summary as follows: There are several tips on how to handle stress. One...