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Seals of Approval: An Analysis of English Examinations

The LATE pamphlet, English Exams at 16, set out to discuss the principles which should inform the examining of English. We owe considerable debt to their excellent discussions; however, we begin at the other end with a close analysis of a large sample of the English examinations available in the summer of 1979, and attempt to clarify and elucidate the demands and expectations operating at that time.