TERM: 2ND TERM
SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 2
- Effective English JSS2 by Evans
- Exam Focus for JSCE by BolajiAremo
- The New Students’ Companion by Chris Talbot
- English Grammar for JSS by P.O Olatunbosun
- Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
- Speech Work: Consonants /m/, /n/, //
- Grammar: Articles
- Vocabulary Development: Names of Various kinds of Crops P.153
Content: Consonants /m/, /n/, / /
EVALUATION: Write out five examples for each sound.
READING ASSIGNMENT: Oral English for Schools and Colleges by Sam Onuigbo M.A. pg 35-66.
- ‘A’ is used with singular, countable nouns that begin with a consonant sound. Examples: a ball, a flower, a hat, a pen etc.
- ‘An’ is used with singular, countable nouns that begin with a vowel sound. Examples: an apple, an egg, an onion, an umbrella etc.
- To refer to a specific person or object:
- The girl standing there is my cousin.
- The blouse you are wearing is very pretty.
- To refer to something which is one of a kind:
- To refer to superlatives:
- This is the coolest place on earth.
- Who is the smartest girl in your class?
- To refer to names of countries which use the words ‘United’ or ‘Republic’.
- The Republic of Indonesia
- Zero Article: No articles are needed for the following:- with uncountable nouns used in a generalsense; with abstract nouns in the generalsense; with words such as bed, college, home, hospital, market, prison, school, war etc.; with proper nouns; with names of games and activities, roads, diseases etc.
- Sugar is good.
- Knowledge is power.
- My mother goes to market daily.
- Cape Town is in South Africa.
- Jogging is good exercise.
- Measles is infectious.
- There are many large shops along Abeokuta Road.
EVALUATION:Fill in the blanks with ‘a’, ‘an’, ‘the’, or ‘—‘ where necessary
- I usually read ____ newspaper before I take my breakfast
- _____ love of ____ money is ____ root of all ______ evil.
READING ASSIGNMENT: Effective English JS 2 pg. 114 – 118.
Content: Names of Various Kinds of Crops pg. 153
Most crops can be categorized into grains, fruits and vegetables.
Grains: guinea corn (sorghum) and wheat are grain crops. Most grain crops can also be called cereals or corn.
Fruit: This term is used for crops that grow on trees like pineapples, melons, pumpkins and tomatoes and vegetables.
Vegetables: They are food from smaller plants. They include root or tuber crops like carrots, sweet potatoes, yam. They also include leaves like bitter leaf, cabbage etc.
EVALUATION: Mention the various divisions of crops.
READING ASSIGNMENT: Read page 153-154 of your Effective English.
INSTRUCTION: Choose the correct option for each of the sentences below.
- ‘I don’t know her’, in indirect speech is written as ‘he said that ______________ A. I don’t know her B. he doesn’t know her C. he didn’t know her
- ‘Do you want one or two oranges written in indirect speech is, ‘I was asking whether ___________ one or two oranges. A. did you want B. you are wanting C. you wanted
- ‘Don’t study today’ in indirect speech is ‘he told me ______________ A. no studying today B. don’t study today C. not to study that day
- ‘Do the work tomorrow’ in indirect speech is he instructed me to ____________ A. do the work the previous day B. do the work the next day C. do the work tomorrow
- ‘Everest is the highest mountain in the world’ in indirect speech is ‘our teacher said that _______________ A. Everest was the highest mountain in the world B. Everest is the highest mountain in the world. C. Everest had been the highest mountain in the world.
Write out a story on the picture on page 111 of your Effective English.
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