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&. test cove 02114020 FORM TP 2019172 MAY/IUNE 2019 CARIBBEAN EXAMINATIONS COUNCIL CARIBBEAN ADVANCED PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION* COMMUNICATION STUDIES Paper 2 2 hours 30 minutes 13 MAY 2019 (am. READ THE FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY. 1. This paper consists of THREE questions, 2. Answer ALL questions. You are advised to take some time to read through the paper and plan your answers. DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO. Copyright © 2019 Caribbean Examinations Couneil All rights reserved. 02114020/CAPE 2019 COTS ATEN? Sequential Bar Code 7 E -3- SECTION A MODULE 1 - GATHERING AND PROCESSING INFORMATION Read the extract below, then answer the questions that follow. From Cuba to Guyana, Trinidad to Antigua, the Caribbean exhales rum culture, These are the islands of the spirits birth, and the history of rum-a story of sugar plantations, slavery ‘emancipation, andultimately international appreciation-shadows ourown, Some of us, following centuries offumbul lion exposure, have becomerum snobs- aghastshould anything but white rum be used to make cocktails! This rum elite, fearsomely knowledgeable when it comes to flavours and aromas, distillation techniques, and secrets ofblending, also knows that rum can be a remarkable storyteller. And these experts say no rum story is older than that ofBarbados, where the MtGay distillery has documentary evidence to back upitsclaim tobe the world'soldestsurviving rum-mak.er-300yearsold,andcounting Many historians believe this estimate to be a touch conservative, pointing out thatBajan rum ‘was created long before, Nonetheless. the legal deed, dated 20 February 1703, complete with age- darkened, dog-carededges, isthe world'soldestproofofrum production fisting the equipment foundon theMtGay estate at the time: "two stone windmills .. one boiling house with seven coppers. one ccuringhouseand one stillhouse.” Originally caFfed Mt Gi I boa, the estate comprised several separate plantations in the northern parish ofStLucy; the name "Mt Gay" appeared later, lo honour Sir John Gay Alleyne, an 18th-century aristocrat who managed the280-aere estate until his death in 1801. Inthe 19th century as the plantation grew in size, it passed from the ironically named Sober family to theThomhils, Butitwasn'tuntil 1918, when an astute businessman by the name of Aubrey Fitzosbert Ward bought the now372-acreMt Gay estate, thatMtGay mm, aswe know ittoday. truly began itsascendance into international drinking lore ‘When Ward purchased an Aeneas Coffey stil in the UK-permitting a single or continuous distillation process, as opposed to the double distillation process of the pot still-he revolutionised the quantity and quality of rum being produced. Shortly afterwards, Mt Gay moved its operations to Bridgetown,where the rum produced at the distillery inStLucy was aged in Kentucky white-oak casks, blended, and finally bottled. Today the Ward family continues to be involved with Mt Gay Rum Distlleries, the majority interest in which was acquired by the Remy Cointreau Groupin 1989. Adaptedfrom Dylan Kerrigan, "Rum Tales", Caribbean Beat, No. 64, November/December 2015, Media and Eaitorial Projects, 2015, p. (a) State the writer's main pointinnomorethan 30words. () Write anessay ofno more than S00words in which you establish the writer's purpose, and comment on the strategies and language techniques used. In addition, briefly evaluate the reliability ofthe information presented in thisextract. [25 marks} 02114020/CAPE 2019 Lees GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE Sequential Bar Code | 2» ECTION B 2— LANGUAGE AND COMMUNITY Read the passage below carefully and answer the question that follows. “Call the complainant to the witness stand,” said the judge. ‘The complainant, James Brown, was called by the constable and he stood on the witness stand. His right arm was in plaster and in a sling. ‘The stand was on the right of the platform where the judge was seated. In the corner was a lectern with the Bible on it. A policeman handed the Bible io the complainant. He took it in his left hand. “Repeat after me,” he said. “I swear by Almighty God,” said the policeman, “4 swear by Almighty God,” repeated the complainant, “That the evidence I shall now give ..” “That the evidence I shall now give ..” “Will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.” “Will be the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.” The clerk of courts asked him a series: “Is your name James Brown?” “Yes.” “Are you from Palmer Estates?” “Yes.” “Are you an electrician?” “An apprentice.” “What happened on the afternoon of 4 May 1980?” “When I walking through the state road to me house I see dis bwoy stoning me mango tree.” “Which boy are you talking about?” asked the judge. ‘The complainant pointed at the accused. “That bwoy, your Honour.” * "Barcode Area 02114020/CAPE 2019 GO ON TO THE NEXT PAGE Sequential Bar Code