Speechwork: Review of Consonants /t, k, b, d, g/
TERM: FIRST TERM
SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 2
Content: /p, t, k, b, d, g/
/p/ /t/ /k/ /b/ d/ /g/
pin test cup brush dim goat
pit teeth cut burn dig aghast
keep burnt cake book wicked grave
prompt step kettle rebuke board dug
contemporary picked quay curb designed
spoken acquaintance rebuke
Evaluation: Write out five examples for each sound.
Reading Assignment: Exam Focus English JS 2, pages 142 – 144
The passage discusses the steps by which sound from the radio are heard and the ways in which TV pictures are sent to our TV sets.
Evaluation: Answer the questions on the passage.
Reading Assignment: Effective English JS 2 p. 54, practice 2 and 3.
Content: Present Tense Aspect
Tense is a term used in grammar to indicate the time of an action or event. The present tense is used to show that an action takes place at present.
Example: She speaks English well.
We are fond of music.
The present tense is divided into four classes namely simple present tense, present continuous tense, present perfect tense, present perfect continuous tense.
He speaks English well.
She writes very beautifully.
It rains today.
We like talking.
You stop here.
They believe God.
I hope to see you again.
Example: am playing; are laughing
I am writing a letter.
She is reading a novel.
He is watching T.V.
You are sitting in the garden.
They are learning music.
We are laughing.
Example: has read, have read
I have read a novel.
We have waited for her.
You have waited for her.
He has stoppedhis work.
She has written a letter.
They have built the house.
It has rained heavily
Has she eaten her breakfast yet?
She has just left.
She has been cooking since morning.
It has been raining heavily.
We have been waiting for her.
You have been building the house.
Evaluation: Write each sentence, completing it with the correct present tense of the verb in sentences.
Topic: Vocabulary Development
Religions generally seek to discover values and to attract men to them through worship and discipline.
Religion is avery powerful force and many have died for it. Of the many religions of the world today, only a few have a larger followers.
These include Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Animism. There are, however, people who do not believe in group religion or in any god. These people are atheists.
Christianity is founded on the teaching of Jesus Christ and it has many denomination. The teachings of Jesus, the saviour are set forth in the holy Bible. Christians called the ‘Holy Bible’. Christian doctrines teach God’s love and crucifix is called the symbol of the Christian faith. Believing in communalworship, Christian gather in the church and pray. Christians are monotheists.
The Muslimare believers in Islam and followers of the doctrines of Prophet Mohammed as set down in the ‘Holy Koran’. They believe in one God called ‘Allah’ and they worship in mosques on Fridays.
According to the tenets of Islam, a good Muslim should go on a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in his lifetime. He should also pray five times a day and may marry more than one wife.
Religion is such a driving force and people who show excessive zest in religious issues are referred to as fanatics.
Evaluation: Write twenty words to do with religion and their meanings.
Reading Assignment: Exam Focus English JSCE page 113
Content: Format of Informal and Formal letters
A letter is apiece of continuous writing by which you send a message to serve other person when you cannot speak to the person directly.
There are three kinds of letters, these are informal, formal add semi- formal letters. In this lesson, informal and formal letters will be the focus.
Informal letters, are also known as private letters, are the letters one writes to one’s close friends, classmates or relations who are younger or about one’s age.
Other important features include:
Government Technical College,
P.O Box 16,
18th July, 2003.
Body of the letter
A formal letter is an official/ abusiness letter. It is therefore the kind of letter you would write to your school principal or class teacher requesting to do something, to a police officer reporting a robbery incident, to a commissioner in your state pleading for help with a communicate project etc.
10th August, 2017.
Good Shepherd Schools,
3, Olayinka street,
Dear sir or Dear Madam,
Application for Permission to Be Absent from School
Body of the Letter
Evaluation: Differentiate between a formal and an informal letter.
Reading Assignment: Exam Focus English JSCE page 6 – 14.
Correct the following sentences:
Choose the most appropriate options from the alternative given:
Effective English JS 2 page 104.
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