SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TERM: 3RD TERM
Synonyms are words of similar meanings.
Give the synonyms of these words: candid, glowing, oversee, abundant, impolite, strange, endeavor,flimsy, elegant, try.
Content: The Responsibilities of Government.
In this lesson, you are expected to broaden your imagination n the duties of the government. Discuss in detail the social, moral and other responsibilities of any government in power.
Note: You are to start off by giving us the definition of government and cite examples of good and well known government of the world.
Write extensively on the topic. The Responsibilities of Government
Exam Focus, (English Language) P. 18
Content: Main Points of a News Broadcast
Listen attentively to a news broadcast by your teacher. At the end, answer the evaluation questions.
Effective English JSS 2 p. 185 practice 1.
Content: Stress is an extra force used when pronouncing a particular word or syllable. In other words, ‘stressing’ a syllable means giving it more force, making it louder, longer and higher in pitch than other syllables.
In English, there is a large number of words that can be both noun and verb.e.g. Export, rebel, subject, increase, etc. when such words are nouns, the first syllable is stressed, when they are verbs, the second syllable is stress. Such stressed syllables are written in capitals as in the following:
Rebel (Noun) - reBEL (verb)
IMport (Noun) - imPORT (verb)
CONvict (Noun) - conVICT(verb)
OBject(Noun) - obJECT (verb)
Some three syllable words are stressed on the second syllable.
The following words are stressed on the second syllable:
Content : /t/ and /θ/
/d / and /ð/
Write ten words for each sound.
In the poem, the poet discusses in detail what inspiration is. The predominant figure of speech here is personification. There are other several figures of speech used.
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS
Effective English JSS 2 p. 183
Use the most appropriate options from the alternatives to fill the gaps in these sentences.
The New Student’s Companion p. 83, Exercise 16 B (1-5).
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