Education - a sorry story. L2 practice literacy test

Submitted by Rachel Emmett on Sun, 2010-03-21 22:13

Literacy: General literacy / English, Reading: text focus (comprehension)

Context: Education, News, Politics &Government items

Level: L2

Resource type: Reading comprehension, Writing prompts

A super, and very topical (Spring 2010), practice Level 2 Literacy test based on a student union magazine article about education cuts.
12 multiple choice questions cover spelling, comprehension, grammar, tone, punctuation, etc. These are followed by 5 non-multiple choice questions which include a writing task, persuasive writing techniques, and summarising.
Please also download the related PowerPoint (see below).
Contributed by Rachel Emmett and Rose Veitch

Physical format: 
4 pages
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Error corrected and answers now provided

Submitted by Maggie Harnew on Fri, 2011-08-12 09:38.

A homophone spelling error (effect should have been affect in Q8) has been corrected and answers to the multiple choice questions are now provided.
Many thanks to Jill Machin for reporting the error and providing the answer sheet.

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