Speech Work: Consonant Contrast /k/ and /g/
TERM: 2ND TERM
SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 2
Content: Consonant Contrast /k/ and /g/
Listen and practice:
EVALUATION: Write five words each for the sounds /k/ and /g/.
Content: Subject – Verb Agreement
Agreement is the state of having the same number, gender or person. The verb must always agree with the subject. Here are the rules:
When the subject is singular, the verb is singular:
When the subject is plural, the verb is plural:
When two or more singular subjects are joined by ‘and’, the verb is plural:
When two or more singular subjects are joined by ‘or’, neither………. nor, either………or, or not…… but, the verb is singular or the one close to the verb determines the verb.
Indefininte pronouns like anybody, everybody, nobody, no one and somebody require a singular verb.
Where a sentence begins with ‘it’, the verb is always singular.
When subjects are separated by ‘all but’ and ‘both ……..and’, the verb is plural.
When a singular subject is joined to other subjects by ‘with’, as well as, together with, no less etc. the verb is singular.
When two singular subjects refer to the same person or thing, the verb is singular. Mr Tanko, my boss and guide teaches me how to be a good salesman.
EVALUATION: Fill in the blanks with suitable verbs:
READING ASSIGNMENT: English Grammar by P.O Olatunbosun. pg. 35-41
Content: What Our Bodies Are Made Of
While reading this passage, your purpose should be to try to learn some of the elements that your body contains and in what form your body receives them.
EVALUATION: Effective English JSS 2 P. 153 practice 2 (1-7)
Content: Report of a Science Experiment
When you write a report of a science experiment, you say what happened, that i.e, you say what you did (your method) and what the result was (i.e what you observed). This is like writing a story. But there are things you must write in your report.
EVALUATION: Effective English JS 2 P.160 – 162
GENERAL EVALUATION/ REVISION QUESTIONS
Use the correct forms of the adjectives in brackets in the following sentences.
Lagos is (far) from here than Abuja.
Lagos is Farther from her than Abuja.
Underline the adjective or adjective phrases in these sentences
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