This book highlights the scope of examination coverage in KCSE English Paper Two (101/2). Key elements to master are examined under each of the topics covered. The book covers four major areas: comprehension, excerpts based on set texts, poetry, oral literature, and grammar. The book offers a general study guide as well as guidance on preparing for examinations. Furthermore, it provides complete, step-by-step guidance on studying for the English Paper 2 examination. This includes details on reading skills, which are the major skills tested in this paper. The book delves into how to answer questions with clear illustrations of poor and good answers.
Poetry, being an essential area and the most challenging topic for learners in this paper, has been simplified to enable readers to tackle poetry-related questions effectively. The book also provides guidance on understanding the different types of questions and how to answer them. Structured questions at the end of every topic and Sample Model Papers have also been provided (with answers) for sufficient revision.
An in-depth analysis of the common mistakes learners make in different areas of this Paper makes it easy for the learners to identify what they are doing wrong and how they can overcome those mistakes. Past KCSE analysis provided in this book shows the patterns in examination setting. This is meant to guide the learners and the teachers on the areas they should emphasize more. Please note that the analysis is based on past examinations and may or may not predict future examination patterns.