CXC CSEC English A Summary writing: sample exercises
Sample summary writing passages
Here are a list of summary writing exercises that may be useful for you to review.
In these exercises, a passage is given and a written summary is required in less than 120 words (same as the CXC CSEC English A exam). A sample summary answer is provided at the end of each passage.
These exercises can be used as practice for answering the summary question in paper 2 of the CXC CSEC English A exam.
These exercises will be most useful to you if,
1) You read the passage first, and
2) Attempt to write a summary of your own.Then,
3) Check your written summary against the model answer that they have provided.
Here are the summary exercises: