About Oxford Essential

Oxford Essential HKDSE Practice Papers is tailored to students preparing for the HKDSE English Language examination. Eight complete sets of exam practice papers (Papers 1–4) provide wide-ranging exposure to the latest HKDSE question types and formats.

Oxford Essential HKDSE Practice Papers' carefully controlled progression provides authentic exam practice at HKDSE difficulty level and beyond. Detailed marking schemes, cut-score analyses and student performance indicators provide instant, accurate assessment.

In Oxford Essential HKDSE Practice Papers, you will find:

For students:

  • graded exam practice papers featuring the latest HKDSE question types and formats
  • relevant, engaging topics featuring a wide range of text types
  • exam skills and strategies, providing step-by-step guidance for tackling different task types for each Paper
  • examiners’ recommendations drawn from the latest reports

For teachers:

  • comprehensive model answers with explicit difficulty level indicators
  • accurate, up-to-date marking schemes
  • detailed teacher’s notes for every part of every Set
  • in-depth cut-score analyses, featuring statistics and graphs for assessing student performance
  • comprehensive e-book resources, featuring model answers, teacher’s notes and audio files