Section A: Reading – a mixture of short- and long-answer questions related to a nonfiction text from Part 1 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology and one previously unseen extract. Total of 45 marks.
Section B: Transactional Writing – one 45-mark writing task, from a choice of two involving a given audience, form or purpose.
Section A: Reading: one 30-mark essay question on a poetry or prose text from Part 2 of the Pearson Edexcel International GCSE English Anthology.
Section B: Imaginative Writing – one 30-mark imaginative writing task from a choice of three.