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Exam board content from bbc bitesize for students in england, northern ireland or wales choose the exam specification that matches the one you study. Poetry 18 additional materials 12 page answer book the use of a dictionary is not permitted in this examination instructions to candidates answer two questions: one from section a (questions 1-6) and section b ( question 7) write your answers in the separate answer book provided information for.
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