SUBJECT: ENGLISH LANGUAGE
TERM: 2nd Term
Topic: Comprehension: A railway Journey
The passage centres on transportation by rail. Transport by rail is best approach in a spirit of adventure and with an uncluttered schedule. This is because the Nigerian railway Corporation is not renowned for getting there on time. The train is usually overcrowded and some passengers even travel on top of the carriages.
Evaluation: Questions, page 141
Topic: Formal Letters
These are letters we write to people in their official positions.
Features of a formal letter
Sample Question: Write a letter to the Commissioner of Education, informing him about the plan of your council to engage in the expansion of the only secondary school in your town and howthe council intends to implement its programme of aid to the school.
P.O. Box 30,
14th October, 2019
Ministry of Education,
Expansion Programme for Baptist College
Body of the Letter
Informal Letters: These are the letters we write to people who are very familiar to us.
Features of an informal letter.
Evaluation: Write a letter to your friend who is in another school about your annual inter-house sports which you celebrated recently.
Topic: Nominalization of Infinitives
Nominalization is the changing of a part of speech into a noun by the addition of a suffix
Evaluation: Make five sentences each on restrictive and non-restrictive clauses.
Topic: Hints on writing essays in the examination
Every type of writing demands distinctive style and approach. Candidates are expected to be able to write the following kinds of essays; narrative, descriptive expository argumentative.
Hints on Essay Writing
Evaluation: Write an essay on ‘The day I will never forget
Reading Assignment: Vowels
Weekend Assignment: Revision and tests part 2, page 149, Effective English.
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