Grade 10: English practice papers and study guide


We have compiled a study guide and practice papers you can download for free to help your Grade 10 to prepare for the exams. Many private publishers also have great resources for Grade 10s, at a price, but it could be worth investing in. See below for links to them.

Here are the free ones.

Grade 10 common papers: English First Additional Language

2017 English Common Papers:

2017 English Paper 1*

2017 English Paper 1 Memorandum*

2017 English Paper 2*

2017 English Paper 2 Memorandum*

2017 English Paper 3

2017 English Paper 3 Memorandum

2016 English Common Papers:

2016 English Paper 1*

2016 English Paper 1 Memorandum*

2016 English Paper 2*

2016 English Paper 2 Memorandum*

2016 English Paper 3 

2016 English Paper 3 Memorandum

* Most papers for English First Additional Language aren’t available as yet. We hope to get them soon.

Grade 10 study guides: English First Additional Language

Click on the image below to download Via Afrika's free study guide to help your Grade 10 learners get a head start on the upcoming exams. 

Grade 10 practice papers and study guides English

Published with kind permission from Via Afrika.

To see the full catalogue available for purchase check out the Via Afrika website.

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