WAEC English Marking Guide: Here are all you need to know about how WAEC English marking scheme as well as how WAEC will grade your English question paper plus everything about WAEC grading system in 2021.
Are you an intending WAEC candidate? Have you written the 2021 SSCE exam? Are you still confused about how WAEC grades your English scripts? Do you want to know the marking scheme for WAEC English to guide you on how to answer your questions to the taste of your examiner? If yes, then this post is meant just for you.
On this page, I will explain to you in detail all you need to know about how you can calculate your WAEC English score, a detailed guide on GCE grading system in 2021.
Without wasting too much of our time, let us move straight to the business of the day.
It is important for a student who wants to write the 2021 SSCE English exam to know how examiner actually grades their paper/script. I have discovered that the best place one can actually the right answer to this, is your English teacher, or any other subject as it may apply.
Hence I have made several inquiries both from very English teachers, tutors, Examiners in correspondence to the Marking guide to bring out this article. Before that, below is the WAEC standard grading system.
2021 WAEC English Marking Guide
WAEC English comprises of 3 sections, namely, Paper 1, Paper 2 and Paper 3
The candidate is required to answer all in each section.
Paper 1 & 2 will be combined together, so you are expected to answer them and submit them together.
Paper 1 will consist of 8 Objective questions, all of which must e answered within the stipulated time of 1 hour, as this section will carry 80 marks.
Paper 2 will consist of 5 essays and passages (comprehension & summary)
Candidates will be tested on how to write a good essay which you are expected to choose just one out of the variety of topics that will be given.
The candidate will be required to answer all questions in the comprehension and summary part.
Questions in this section will last for 2 hours and will carry 100 marks
Paper 3 will have 40 OBJ questions testing the Only Oral and listening ability of the candidates. This section takes 60 marks and only 45 minutes will be given to answer them except otherwise stated.
2021 WAEC Grading System
- From 0 to 39 is F9 = Fail
- From 40 to 44 is E8= Pass
- From 45 to 49 is D7= Pass
- From 50 to 54 is C6= Credit
- From 55 to 59 is C5= Credit
- From 60 to 64 is C4= Credit
- From 65 to 69 is B3= Good
- From 70 to 74 is B2= Very good
- From 75 to 100 is A1= Excellent.
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