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    Hi Guys,

    IGCSE First English Language 0522/02 May/June 2016 Unofficial Mark Scheme
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    Question One
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    Letter beginning with Dear friend...

    What were her first impressions of the hotel and the staff?
    Al was generous as he waited in the airport for the guests to arrive, quite unusual.
    The Gardners discussion was nice
    Pre-arranged journey after airport
    Al seemed to care about her neck pain and tried to improve stay whenever Al could
    Hotels dining room was good
    The landscape and artwork
    But impression that it was all 'put on' by Al.
    And perhaps a problem staff wise due to the half full booking...
    What was her husband's attitude and behaviour like? And what were her feelings towards it?
    Threw a tantrum at market at her
    Child like immature/irresponsible
    Pressured Al into putting him in group
    During dinner said that Als plans were boring
    Refused to hike due to rubble on top of the hill- rude
    Refused to go to the animal sanctuary
    Arrogance lead to injuries in rafting
    What were her plans for the remaining week?
    To collect him from hospital
    Fill out any medical forms
    To persuade him not to file a complaint
    To go to the airport by Friday to go home
    Spend remaining days writing notebook
    Spend remaining days with bees and seeing how she can help
    .Explore the history and area of the place
    Leave a good reputation after her husband, before she leaves
    Visit the animal sanctuary
    Hike on the hill that her husband refused to go
    And a signed off letter with anything like 'Lots of Love'

    Question Two
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    Some examples:
    Staged scenes: carefully put together, dramatic like a play.
    Laced with sunlight: lit beautifully, lace is something fine and expensive, special, high quality, romantic...But also pure and spiritual due to connotations of light
    Half-forgotten sandy roads; like a picture book - nostalgic - movie like and also old/ ancient due to sand gathering on it
    Conjuring a charming mirage - skillfully constructed, like a wizard; impressive,magical
    White-washed walls: alliteration highlighting how perfectly painted they are. Purity due to connotations of white and sense of religion/spiritual.
    Embroidered gowns: fine detail, links to silk.Imagery of a fairytale kingdom
    Bits of cloth - cheap, incomplete material, poverty
    Rainbow of produce - varied, colourful, wide range of produces/ dishes
    Beehive that was the old town - busy, all working hard and quickly going their separate ways
    Straggling market stalls - slow, like someone losing a race
    Tatty trinkets - useless bits, cheap and cheesy, badly made

    Question 3
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    1. 30% of crops rely on bees like apples cherries
    2. They use natural pollination
    3. Without them could be global starvation
    4. They help grow and produce healthy foods
    5. The honey they produce is used in medicines
    6. They can show us our environmental health
    7. Help make costs for farmers steady/ under control?
    8. Bees are essentially free labour for the food industry
    9. CCD
    10. Chemicals and pesticides which alter their behavior fatally
    11. Lack of genetic pool- susceptible to diease
    12. The blood-sucking mite
    13. Lack of nutritious bee friendly flowers
    14. Transportation of hives which causes stress
    15. Putting bees in cities will leave wild bees with less nectar
    16. Climate change and bizzare local weather
    17. Fungal infections so viruses
    18. Increase in bees in city restricting nectar available for wild honeybees
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    b) Summary
    /5 if you wrote 200-250 words, used all the points and was concise.

    What time did you take the exam on Tuesday?
    • Thread Starter

    I took the exam at 12:30pm.

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