TECHNICAL NOTES USUALLY USED BY EXAMINERS FOR MARKING WAEC/NECO ENGLISH ESSAYS USING COEM (WAEC SCHEME)
COEM means CONTENT + ORGANIZATION + EXPRESSION + MECHANICAL ACCURACY
Please take note of the instruction usually given by WAEC/NECO at the beginning of the essay section…
YOUR ANSWER SHOULD NOT BE LESS THAN 450 WORDS
1. For each essay “content” has a maximum of 10 marks.
2. “Content” refers to relevance of ideas to the topic and its specific audience and purpose. It also refers to the appropriateness of the language and relevance to the central theme and its development. The adequacy of treatment of the subject matter is important and there must be some originality in approach. A reproduction of knowledge from another subject like Biology or Economics not original to the writer will lead to reduction of marks. Above all, any deliberate distortion of…
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