Ok Q3 practice question.
Listen carefully (especially those that missed the lesson because of the Maths Exam).
The question always focuses on the thoughts and feelings of the writer and you have to identify these from the language used.
3 Step plan for this:
1) Read through the article and identify two thoughts and two feelings.
2) Pick out two quotations for each (These should not be too obvious, you will need to show you can infer meaning and interpret texts.
3) Explain how the language highlights the thoughts or feelings.
This question relies on you showing you can interpret information so don't just pick out sections where it says 'I was happy'. Look for detailed meaning in the language:
The writer clearly thinks this is a unique experience as she 'gazed at the sunset in awe'. Her use of 'awe' indicates she is feeling overwhelmed and draws her thoughts to the uniqueness of her experience as she freely admits she has 'never seen anything like this before'.
Follow the link and answer the following question:
Explain some of the thoughts and feelings of the writer on her travels in the Maldives.
(12 Minutes, 1/2 - 3/4 of a page)