Speechwork: Consonant Contrast /l/ and /r/


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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!



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  1. Speechwork: Consonant Contrast /l/ and /r/
  2. Grammar: Making Requests and Commands
  3. Writing: Descriptive Essay: My Favorite Teacher


A. Topic: Consonants

Content: Consonant Contrast /l/ and /r/

/l/                    /r/

lip                    rip

lot                   rot

lack                rack

lag                  rag

loom              room

ply                  pry

bleed             breed

blew               brew

flesh                fresh

Evaluation: Write ten words for each sound.

Reading Assignment: Exam Focus English JSCE page 143 – 144



B. Topic: The Sentence

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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.

Positive Commands

  • Go home.
  • Touch it.
  • Shut the door.
  • You are to wait here until I return.
  • Will you shut up

Negative Commands

  • 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

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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
  • Likes/interests/hobbies
  • Dislikes
  • Achievement/accomplishment
  • Intellectual traits: level of intelligence etc.
  • Give any other details
  • Conclusion

Evaluation: Write a descriptive essay about your favourite teacher.




Make negative statements with no, nothing, no one and nobody.

  1. Someone heard him.
  2. He learned something.
  3. I have got some.
  4. Somebody asked a question.
  5. She had some money.
  6. Fill in the blank space in each of the following sentences.

Present progressive Tense, Present Tense, Past tense, Perfect 1

  1. I am finding out. I ___ it out. I ___ it out. I ___ it out.
  2. We are going out. We ___ out. We ___ out. We ___ out.
  3. He ___ it. He gives it. He ___ it. He ___ it.
  4. He is weaving. He ___. He ___. He___.
  5. He is speeding. It ___. It ____. It_____.


  1. The underlined sentences contain some tense errors. Give the correct form of the underlined parts of the sentences:
  2. My mother has come to see me.
  3. Oh! His mother had died.
  4. Bisi and Tunde goes to the same
  5. I understand your problems.
  6. The letter had being


Practice 3, Effective English JS2 page 95.



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