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In today’s English Language class, We will be contrasting the consonant /l/ and /r/. We hope you enjoy the class!
- Speechwork: Consonant Contrast /l/ and /r/
- Grammar: Making Requests and Commands
- Writing: Descriptive Essay: My Favorite Teacher
A. Topic: Consonants
Content: Consonant Contrast /l/ and /r/
Evaluation: Write ten words for each sound.
Reading Assignment: Exam Focus English JSCE page 143 – 144
B. Topic: The Sentence
Content: Making Request and Commands.
Requests are usually expressed by using “please”.
Please, lend me your pencil.
Don’t be angry, please.
It may also be expressed by will/can + infinitive with or without “please”.
Will you pass the salt, please?
Will you pass the salt?
Can you hold this for me, please?
Can you hold this for me?
Using would/ could instead of will/can is more polite.
Would you pass the salt (please)?
Could you hold this for me (please)?
Other requests are:
Would you be kind enough to show me the way?
I wonder if you could lend me your umbrella.
They are used to express an order. There are positive and negative commands. e.g.
- Go home.
- Touch it.
- Shut the door.
- You are to wait here until I return.
- Will you shut up
- Don’t go home.
- Don’t touch it.
- Do not shut the door.
- Don’t you touch it.
Evaluation: Practice 2 Effective English JS 2 page 95.
Reading Assignment: Effective English JS 2 page 94 – 95
C. Topic: Writing
Content: Descriptive Essay
My Favourite Teacher
Here are some guidelines to help you write this essay.
- Title, Introduction: describe the teacher’s physical attributes – age, height, complexion etc.
- Background/educational qualification, marital status
- Intellectual traits: level of intelligence etc.
- Give any other details
Evaluation: Write a descriptive essay about your favourite teacher.
Make negative statements with no, nothing, no one and nobody.
- Someone heard him.
- He learned something.
- I have got some.
- Somebody asked a question.
- She had some money.
- Fill in the blank space in each of the following sentences.
Present progressive Tense, Present Tense, Past tense, Perfect 1
- I am finding out. I ___ it out. I ___ it out. I ___ it out.
- We are going out. We ___ out. We ___ out. We ___ out.
- He ___ it. He gives it. He ___ it. He ___ it.
- He is weaving. He ___. He ___. He___.
- He is speeding. It ___. It ____. It_____.
- The underlined sentences contain some tense errors. Give the correct form of the underlined parts of the sentences:
- My mother has come to see me.
- Oh! His mother had died.
- Bisi and Tunde goes to the same
- I understand your problems.
- The letter had being
Practice 3, Effective English JS2 page 95.
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In our next class, we will be talking about Consonant /h/. We are very much eager to meet you there.
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