English Paper 1 Form 3 End of Term 1 Examination 2019

Class: Form 3

Subject: English

Level: High School

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English Paper 1 Form 3 End of Term 1 Examination 2019
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ENGLISH PAPER 1

I. Imagine that it is your first day in a new school. Write an entry in your journal indicating the things that surprised you, those that scared you and those that made you happy. (20 marks)

II. Cloze test
The new constitution has bestowed the Supreme Court all____________________ , role of arbitrating the ________________________________ arising out of presidential elections. The court currently has a golden opportunity to clearly_______________ that it is worth the confidence of Kenyans Kenya’s are__________________ with bated breath to see the ___________________making a determination on the __________________ lodged by the CORD Alliance in an____________________ and completely impartial manner that will_____________________ all the parties. Indeed, the______________ of Kenyans are varied and either way, the court’s ________________ will be interpreted as either a win or loss for jubilee or CORD alliance.

ORAL SKILLS (30marks)
(a). Read the following poem and answer the questions below:-
I want to Die While You Love Me
I want to die while you love me
While yet you hold me fair
While laughter lies upon my lips
And lights are in my hair

I want to die while you love me
I could not bear to see
The glory of this perfect day
Grows dim- or crease to be

I want to die while you love
Oh! Who would care to live
Till love has nothing more to ask
And nothing more to give.

I want to die while you love me
And bear to that still bed
Your kisses turbulent unspent
To warm me when I’m dead

Questions
i) Construct the rhyme scheme of this poem.
ii) Which pair of words rhyme in this poem?
iii) Which words would you stress in the first and second line and why?
iv) What is the effect of repetition in this poem?
v) How would you perform the first two lines?
vi) How would you say the last stanza.

 

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