TERM: FIRST TERM
SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 2
Content: Consonant Sounds Examples
Symbols Examples of words in which they occur
/p/ pet, price, puppy, lip, copper
/b/ bet, bride, rib, rubber, tube
/t/ tick, type, pit, matter, light
/d/ dip, ditch, hoard, deep, field, dance
/k/ kick, clean, cot, school, seek, cup, quay
/g/ green, goggle, dog, good, goose, smuggle
/tá¶´/ chief, chase, church, preach, teach, cheese, search
/dÓ / dodge, urge, gesture, fridge, germ, joy, page
/f/ farm, elephant, phrase, laugh, suffer, graph
/v/ bevy, of, receive, vouch, five, review, weave
/Ó©/ thin, author, length, breath, thick, thirst
/Ó/ breathe, brother, those, that, bathe
/s/ sip, cease, kiss, piece, purse, ice, icing
/z/ zip, zebra, refuse, reason, poise, disease
/á¶´/ short, crush, English, notion, nation, brush, lash
/Ó / treasure, pleasure, vision, casual, visual, beige
/m/ made, summer, norm, plumber, come, fathom
/n/ nine, naught, born, knit, bin, gnaw, knew
/ / king, going, slang, singer, among, evening, tongue
/L/ love, tall, kill, fellow, clay, look, live, slum
/r/ rough, merry, writer, wrong, cry, rate,risk
/j/ yam, Europe, ewe, yes, you, yeast, new universe
/w/ warm, linguist, queen, qualm, guava, banquet, win, wipe
Evaluation: Write out five examples different from the ones given for each of the sounds above.
Reading Assignment: Exam Focus English JSCE, page 143 – 145
Content: Meaning and Usage
Verbs as action and stative words can be used transitively or intransitively.
A transitive verb expresses an action which passes across to one or more persons or things. ( Note that the word transitive’ originally came from the Latin word ‘transire’ which means “to pass across”). Transitive verbs take direct objects.
Kanu kicked the ball
Subject T.V object
Olu and saka have many books.
Subject T. V object
All the boys have hoes.
Subject T.V object
An intransitive verb is used without any objects. Examples
Janes was singing.
S IV ADV
The intransitive verbs which are called linking verbs include: set, lags, appear, feel, grow, look, prove, remain, seem, taste, smell, turn etc.
Intransitive verbs may be turned into transitive verb, if a preposition is used.
Example: She laughed at him.
I looked at the painting.
We talked about the film.
They wished for happiness.
I have asked for permission.
Evaluation: Write five sentences using transitive and intransitive verbs each.
Reading Assignment: English Grammar by P.O Olatunbosun Page 65 – 68
Content: Why the Hippo Lives in Water?
This passage discusses the reason the hippopotamus lives in water.
Evaluation: answer the questions which accompany the passage. Effective English JS2 22 – 23
Reading Assignment: Effective English J SS 2 page 39
Content: Descriptive Essay
A descriptive essay attempts to describe objects, people, events, ideas, or situation as they are. Examples include My School, My Pet, A Computer etc.
The descriptive essay should contain such details that throw light on the subject or object of description and it should give a mental picture of what is being described.
Body written in paragraphs
An Outline on the Topic “A place of Interest I Visited”.
Here are some guidelines to help you write this essay:
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISIONAL QUESTIONS
Complete each sentence with: him, her or it.
Exam Focus JSCE, page 82 -83
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