SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
CLASS: JSS 3
TERM: 2ND TERM
TOPIC: Structure: Conjunctions
A conjunction is a word that joins words, phrases or sentences together, eg; for, and, or etc, to show the relationship between them.
There are three types of conjunctions-:. Coordinating conjunctions, subordinating conjunctions and correlative conjunctions.
Do practice exercise seventeen, questions 1&2, page 15 of English Grammar by P.O. Olatunbosun.
The New Student’s Companion For Secondary School by Chris Talbot: Exam Focus English for JSCE.
Read “Conjunctions” on page 74 of English Grammar by P.O. Olatunbosun.
TOPIC: Speech work: Consonant Contrast \ θ \ and \ s \
Consonant \ θ \ is known as a voiceless dental fricative while consonant \ s \ is a
voiceless alveolar plosive. In other words, both of them are voiceless sounds, but while
one is a fricative, the other is a plosive. Consider the following pairs of words:
\ θ \ \ s \
Produce any ten pairs of your own.
Countdown English by Ogunsanwo; Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary
Read chapter 14, page 113-144 of Exam Focus, English for JSCE
TOPIC: Listening Comprehension: Seed Dispersal
The development of listening skills
The passage gives a description of how most kinds of plant increase their number through seed dispersal.
Do the practice on Listening passage on page131
Effective English for J.S.S bk3
Read the passage on seed dispersal; page 246.
TOPIC: Dictation: Words that are commonly mis-spelt.
Some words are commonly mis-spelt for the following reasons:
debt ‘b’ is not pronounced
listen ‘t’ is not pronounced
honest ‘h’ is not pronounced
pneumonia ‘p’ is not pronounced
sword ‘w’ is not pronounced
iii. The contemporary convention of shortening some words as in:
Exam - Examination
Libry - Library
Lab - Laboratory
Program - Programme
gh f ph ff
cough half graph cuff
please is \iz\
ck c k que
cock zinc pink boutique
vii. Word class as in:
Correct the following words.
Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary; English Grammar by P.O Olatunbosun.
Read page 97-98 of English Grammar by P.O Olatunbosun.
TOPIC: Writing: Report writing
A report refers to a spoken or written account of an event. Thus, report writing is an act of
presenting an account of an event that has taken place in a written form. A report can either be formal or informal.
A formal report is one which is presented as a formal document giving details of an event. E.g; robbery, an accident, the proceedings of a meeting etc. To write a good report, one must:
Features of a Formal Report
Informal Report: This is a report that is not written for official reasons: When writing an informal report, take note of the following:
There was a fight between a boy and a girl in your class. The girl was beaten up by the boy such that she fainted and was rushed to the sick-bay. The principal of your school heard about the incident and asked you to write your own report of what actually happened and your contribution as the class-captain.
Countdown English by Ogunsanwo
Read pages 44&45 of the Effective English Bk3
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS
Do tests for continuous assessment nos 1 (1 – 10) and 2(1-5), page 155 of Effective English Bk3
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