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Do any ONE (1) of the following compositions:-
1. All of us would like to have a perfect day, one in
which everything goes smoothly and there are
no difficulties. When last did you enjoy a "perfect
day"? What would be a perfect day for you?
Write a story that begins with the following line:
"Just for once, I'd love to enjoy a perfect day..."
2. Many of you have had wonderful memories of
2015. However, there might have been a day that
you just wanted to forget. Write a story that be-
gins with the following line: "If I could have done
something about it, I'd certainly like to forget
(name the day and month)..."
3. We have now started the new year 2016. Would
you say that last year was enjoyable? Maybe
some unusually, strange things may have hap-
pened to you. Write a story that ends with the
following line: "...Indeed, 2015 was enjoyable to
me but some of the experiences were unusually
SECTION I - GRAMMAR SKILLS
A. Write in one (1) word to replace the underlined
word/ phrase in each of the following sen-
We saw our cousins (them) at the beach, last
1. Darryl, my friend plays cricket with Jamie and
2. Daddy parks his car in the garage (___________)
3. Will you allow Jessie and Anna (____________)
to spend the weekend with us?
4. Charlie placed the bag of plums (____________)
next to his brother, Jimmy
B. Name the Part of Speech of each of the follow-
ing underlined words.
The obedient puppy stood calmly before his
5. We'll try our best, however to see if we can fin-
ish it quickly. (____________)
"Ah ha!, I think I know what is the answer."
7. We will not leave before you come.
C. Supply a suitable word to join each of the fol-
Annette was ill for a long time although she had
taken her medicine, regularly.
_____________ you have finished your home-
work, you can assist me.
9. You will not lose much weight _____________ you
______________ you are, we'll come and rescue
D. Tick (_______) one (1) of the words in brackets
to make each sentence correct:-
The fielder had (threw; thrown) the ball accu-
rately to the wicketkeeper.
11. (Shaking; Shaken) his tail vigorously, Bruno
rushed to welcome his master, home.
12. The telephone had (rang ; rung) many times
while Mrs. Charles was absent.
13. The passengers have (taken ; took) a maxi to
14. The powerful, continuous flow of water soon
(bursted ; burst) one of the pipes.
E. Change the following sentences into the Pas-
(S1) The vendor loaded some huge boxes of
fruit on to his van.
(S2) Is that girl whom we saw yesterday, your
16. Bosco caught the ball in his mouth as it sailed
through the air.
16. The tourists toured many of the favourite places
during their short visit, here.
17. During the holidays, the children visited the Zoo
and the national museum in Port of Spain.
18. Donny will lend his bicycle to his best friend,
F. Each of the following sentences contains an
error. Read the sentences well, underline each
error, then write only the corrections in the
It was our plan to have gone to the beach, yes-
terday. used after the Past Tense. (" to go") -
The Infinitive is
19. Neither the racquet or the balls are in the store-
20. The early shoppers were waiting outside of the
21. A huge amount of people had gathered to watch
the fireworks display. (___________)
22. The children had grown accustomed with receiv-
ing some kind of dessert after lunch.
VOCABULARY / SPELLING / PUNCTUATION
A. Complete each of the following sentences by
placing the most appropriate prefix in front the
words underlined to form a word OPPOSITE in
meaning to it.
The witness gave an ____-accurate account of
The witness gave an in-accurate account of the
23. "I have never met a more ______-honest man!"
24. Stephen's behaviour at the school's concert was
B. Complete each of the following sentences with
the most appropriate word from those in the
The witness gave the police an _____________
description of the felon. (accurate, interesting)
The witness gave the police an accurate descrip-
tion of the felon
25. When I was asked to report to the principal's
office, I was so _____________ I could hardly
stand still. (nervous, tired)Continued on the next page
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