This is Studienett’s guide to the exam set in Engelsk Fellesfag from 21 May 2019. The topic for this exam is Just do it! Speak out! Break the mould!
In this guide, we help you with summaries, analysis, and focus points in the preparation material, and we guide you through the tasks in the exam set.
Answer either 1A or 1B.
Study text 3 in the preparation material and use some of the information to write a short text to persuade young people to do what they can to make a difference. Use some of the techniques in text 2 of the preparation material to help you persuade your readers.
The title of your text is “Just do it!”
Write a short text that will encourage readers to help create a safe working environment for themselves and their colleagues. Use some of the techniques in text 2 to help you persuade your readers.
You may use both text 6 and text 7 from the preparation material as inspiration for your short text.
The following tasks are based on your preparation topic “Just do it! Speak out! Break the mould!”
Answer either 2A, 2B, 2C, or 2D.
Create a literary text about a young person who takes a stand or breaks the mould.
You may choose to write any type of literary text. Your text must:
- include at least one young person from an English-speaking country
- explore themes such as taking a stand, breaking the mould, or just doing it
- be titled “Just do it!”
Create a text to inspire students to learn as much as they can and connect with colleagues while on work placement. In your text:
- briefly introduce your educational programme
- explain why work placement is important in terms of practical learning
- discuss how and why you should connect with colleagues and clients/customers during your work placement
- discuss the importance of both being independent and part of a team
- conclude by convincing your readers to “just do it” while on work placement
Texts 2 and 8 may be useful for this task. Give your text a suitable title.
Powerful texts often focus on a person who dares to “just do it” by breaking the mould or standing up for themselves, others or a cause.
Create a text discussing a powerful text (this could also be a film) you have worked with this year and compare it to one of the texts from the preparation material.
In your text:
- introduce the two texts you will be discussing
- compare the two texts in terms of the message conveyed
- explain and compare what makes the texts powerful
- discuss how a character's or person’s “just do it” attitude affects readers
Texts 1 a-g, 4, 5 and 6 are all suitable choices for this task. Give your text a suitable title.
You have learnt about current issues in English-speaking countries during your course and while preparing for this exam.
Create a text about a current issue in an English-speaking country and how young people are raising their voice to address the issue.
In your text:
- introduce the issue you have chosen
- explain how the issue is being addressed and by whom
- discuss the challenges young people may face when they decide to “Just do it!” and speak out
- discuss roles young people can have in terms of working with this issue
Texts 1 a-g, 3, 4 and 5 may be useful for this task. Give your text a suitable title.
In addition to this study guide, we also recommend that you read our general guide for the written exam in English:
I denne veiledningen kan du få tips til skriftlig eksamen i engelsk, uansett om du skal opp i engelsk fellesfag, internasjonal engelsk, samfunnsfaglig engelsk eller engelskspråklig litteratur og kultur. Vi forteller deg i detalj hvordan de fire forskjellige skriftlige eksamenene er bygget opp. Du kan også få gode råd når det gjelder hvordan du forbereder deg best mulig, samt hva du skal være mest påpasselig med under selve eksamen.
You can also read our extensive guide to English grammar:
Dette er Studienetts veiledning til engelsk grammatikk. Vi gjennomgår de områdene innenfor engelsk grammatikk som du kan møte i videregående skole. Veiledningen er generell, og den fokuserer for eksempel ikke på forskjellene mellom engelsk grunnkurs og engelsk som programfag på vg2- og vg3-nivå.