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John | 24th Oct 2009, 17:34 PM | 會考英語Paper 1A (Reading) | (1518 Reads)
 

l   研究試題,可從形式和內容兩方面看。

l   從形式看,Paper 1A的題種繁多(例如T or FMarchingFill in the blanks),我已有誌文談及。

l   從內容看,考的大約是七種能力,深淺程度大致是第1種較淺,第7種最深。

l   本文以2007年和2008年的試題說明。這些題目沒有上下文,旨在提供概念,故速看即可。

 

知道了考驗自己的大概是哪七種能力之後,有何好處?

1)較容易看穿繁多題種背後的要求,不會驚惶失措,有助沉着應戰。(You will not be daunted by the great variety of question types.)

2)知道應該發展哪種能力。(You will know what abilities/skills you need to develop for the CE exam.)

  1)      To extract main ideas / to predict(掌握主旨/預測,考的主是速讀能力和看標題預測內容的能力)

l   To find out what a passage is about(某一段關於甚麽?替某段選標題?)

l   To distinguish between important and unimportant information(分辨重要和不重要的資料)

l   Example: CE 2007 Part 1 - Match nine advertisements with 12 pictures2007Part 1要考生將9段廣告與12幀照片配對。)

 

A photo on sports shoes

Run on Air

Go farther, run stronger in the lightest, most cushioned footwear ever

 

A photo on T-shirt

l   Long-sleeved, short-sleeved and sleeveless

l   Round neck and V-neck

l   Available in different colours

 2)      To read for specific information(考的主要是速讀能力)

l   Read (part of a passage) for specific information (in order to perform a task) (讀短文(的一部分)找出特定資料(完成任務))

l   Example: CE 2007 Q10  

Read Text A.  Name four food products that people used to make cosmetics in the past

(i)                 ________

(ii)               ________

(iii)             ________

(iv)              ________

3)      To understand text organization / to see how a text is organized(考的主要是理解力、了解句與句之間關連和結構的能力)

l   Example

CE 2008 Part 2 Q21

Which of the choices best describes the sequence of changing moods in the poem?

A. Happy →Angry → Sad → HopefulB. Sad →Happy → Angry → Hopeful (還有CD

l   所有代名詞題(例:In text E, ‘we’ in line 44 refers to____)

l   所有matching

4)      To show your comprehension/to infer(考的主要是理解力、推理力)

l   You need to read/comprehend some sentences very closely (要仔細理解甚至推敲句子。)

l   Example 1

CE 2008 Part 1 Q7

Mr. Unknown believes that the government will not change its mind about its plans for the Tamar site

True

False

Not stated

l   Example 2

CE 2007 Q34

Complete the sentence below using ONE word.

According to paragraph 5, Spoon must be a _______

l   Example 3

CE 2007 Q11

According to Text B, people wore wigs because they want to…

1.      Cover their bald heads

2.      Show how rich they were

3.      Protect themselves from the sun

4.      Be fashionable

A.      1 and 2

B.      1 and 3

C.      2, 3 and 4

D.     1, 2, 3 and 4

l   Example 4

CE 2007 54

Which of the following alternative titles would be the most suitable for the newspaper article? 然後是四個選項(是title題,考掌握全文主題的能力)

5)      To deal with unfamiliar words/grammar (You may have to use your own words.) (考的是英文實力,懂得生字少會較危險)

l   Example 1

CE 2007 Q32

Find a word in paragraph 3 that can be replaced by ‘very’.  ________(答案是brutally

l   Example 2

CE 2007 Q53

In the final paragraph, which word tells us that people like Lagerfeld? ________

l   Example 3(這條考grammar

l   CE 2008 Q11texthe’d______ (要選lived而不是live, livinglives

6)      To react to the text/to evaluate the text/to understand the writer’s style (You may have to use your own words.) (對原文作反應/評價原文/了解作者風格,考深度理解力和英文實力即寫作能力)

l   Example

CE 2007 Q27

People say ‘you have to suffer to be beautiful’.  Do you think this statement is true? Give two examples from the magazine article to support your answer.

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

l   CE 2008 Part 2 Q16

According to verse 5, how did the poet feel about being told to leave his house?

7)      To write (partial) summaries(考深度理解力和英文實力即寫作能力)

l   Example 1

CE 2008 Q35

Based on the information in paragraphs 7 and 8, suggest two reasons why Kowloon Walled City was demolished?

____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

l   Example 2

CE 2008 Part 2 Q13

According to verse 3, which two activities did the family engage in when the weather was bad?

______________________________________________________________

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