CIE IGCSE English Language
Section A: Directed Writing
Imagine the government is considering a total ban on violent video games.
Write a speech to be given in Parliament, giving your views on whether or not violent video games should be made illegal.
In your speech you should:
- evaluate the views given in the text about the impacts of violent video games.
- give your own views, based on what you have read, about whether banning violent video games would make the public safer.
Base your speech on what you have read in the text, but be careful to use your own words. Address both of the bullet points.
Begin your speech: “Thank you for inviting me to speak today…”
Write about 250 to 350 words.
Up to 15 marks are available for the content of your answer, and up to 25 marks for the quality of your writing.
Section B: Composition
Answer one question from Section B.
Write about 350 to 450 words on one of the following questions.
Up to 16 marks are available for the content and structure of your answer, and up to 24 marks for the style and accuracy of your writing.
Describe a busy street.
Describe an occasion where people are whispering to each other.
Write a story that starts with the words “It was clear he hadn’t paid…”
Write a story that involves a character with a super power.