Matric exams: English Home Language Paper 1 past-year papers

By Staff Reporter Time of article published Oct 8, 2021

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Need some help acing the National Senior Certificate (NSC) English home language paper 1 exam? We've got you covered with past-year papers from 2019 and 2020 provided by the Department of Basic Education.

These past papers, made up of both questions and answers, are meant to give Grade 12 pupils a good idea of what the scope of the final exam will be, but are intended as a supplementary guide and not meant to replace the guidelines provided by teachers.

Please note that there may have been some changes in subject curricula from last year to this.

All learners using these past paper are advised to refer any queries to their relevant subject teacher.

To make studying easier, we have broken down the guides per subject.

Below are the English Home Language Paper 1 questions, followed by the answers.

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