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    I sat the IGCSE directed writing paper set by CIE for English Language in May. For the letter we had to write, we had to assess why the family of a man hated moving house and why the move failed. I thought I did well, but I do not refer to the man directly in the main body of the text but only in the introduction and conclusion. By this, I mean that my letter was more generalised and did not really refer to the man. How many marks, if any, would I lose? Would it be possible to get maybe 3/10 for content and 10/15 for quality of writing? I think both are independent. So your content does not have to be great but if your writing quality is good then you can get the marks?
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