TERM: 2nd TERM
SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 1
TOPIC: SPEECH WORK
WORD CONTRAST /u/, /u:/
A vowel sound is made with a free flow of air through the mouth without any obstruction either by the tongue or the lips
e.g /e/ is pronounced freely as in “set” /set/
Common spelling symbols of /u/
oo – wool, foot ; u – push, full; o -- wolf, woman; ou -- would, should
EVALUATION: Give ten more examples on the pair.
CONTENT: Tenses occur only in verbs. Although it is usual to talk about the past, present and other tenses, it refers to the change that takes place in the form of the verb to indicate time.
THE SIMPLE PRESENT TENSE: It is used to express habitual truth, eternal truth, what is fixed and present action.
Sule always smokes after meals.
The bus arrives at 8 a.m.
The sun sets in the West.
PRESENT CONTINOUS TENSE: It is progressive. It is formed by adding –ing to the main verb. The auxiliary verb should be in the present tense.
Ronke is reading now.
Mayowa is carrying a table.
She is enjoying the sweet snacks.
PRESENT PERFECT TENSE: The perfective aspect is formed by combining a form of the verb ‘have’ with the main verb in the past participial form. ‘Have’ remains in the present tense
I have been to Lagos.
Tunde has eaten his food
PRESENT PERFECT CONTINOUS TENSE: It is the combination of the progressive and perfective aspect.
I have been coming to this place now for two years.
I have been attending Good Shepherd School since primary school
EVALUATION: Write ten sentences, highlighting the following types of verb tenses: :PresentTense, PresentContinuous, Present Perfect Continuous Tense.
TOPIC: COMPREHENSION: Landmark
CONTENT: A discourse between two friends on how to give clear direction. See Effective English, book 1. Page 131, Unit 10
EVALUATION: Practice 2/3. See Effective English, book 1. Page 131, Unit 10
TOPIC: VOCABULARY: Library
Evaluation: Use a dictionary to discover the meaning of the words above
CONTENT: Poetry refers in totality to the deployment of certain devices such as figure as figures of speech (emotion), rhyme and rhythm, stanzaic divisions, metre, subject matter in a body of words in order to express an idea.
EVALUATION: Write a poem, using the listed features.
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