Paper One


External Assessments (first examinations 2021)

HL Paper 1: Guided textual analysis (2 hours 15 minutes)-analyze two passages

The paper consists of two non-literary passages, from two different text types, each accompanied by a question. Students write an analysis of each of the passages. (40 marks) 35%

SL Paper 1: Guided textual analysis (1 hour 15 minutes)-analyze one passage

The paper consists of two non-literary passages, from two different text types, each accompanied by a question. Students choose one passage and write an analysis of it. (20 marks) 35%


The only difference between HL and SL is that HL writes TWO textual analyses while SL write only ONE.