Comprehension, et al

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A digraph is a sound made when two consonants are put together. A digraph may appear at the beginning or at the end of a word.

The “TH” Digraph is a combination of the consonants “t” and “h”


Examples of the “th” digraph in the beginning








Examples of the “th” digraph at the end.






Let us see them in sentences:

Thursdays are for faith seminars.

The old man became thirst before he took his last breath.

This was the path we were talking on when the thunder struck.






The Consumer Protection Council, now the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC) is the foremost competition and consumer protection authority in Nigeria. The commission was established by the Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Act (FCCPC) 2018 to, among others, develop and promote fair, efficient and competitive markets in the Nigerian economy, facilitate access by all citizens to safe products, and secure the protection of rights for all consumers in Nigeria.

The vision of FCCPC is to create a market that’s a model for ease, innovation, dynamism, responsiveness and satisfaction. Its mission is to promote a fair and vibrant market while ensuring consumers are the core, not ancillary to business.

Some key areas of the commission’s operation include complaint resolution, surveillance and enforcement, consumer education, as well as research and safety.

Mr. Babatunde Irukera is the Director-General of the commission.



  1. Why do you think the CPC is needed?
  2. What is the vision of the CPC?
  3. What does CPC stand for?
  4. Who is the head of the CPC commission?
  5. What is the mission of the CPC?




Let us learn some new words from our passage and also make sentences with them.


Efficient… To do task successfully, without wasting time or energy.


Facilitate… to make an action or process easier or more likely to happen.


Innovation… The introduction of new ideas, methods or things.


Dynamism… Full of energy or full of new and exciting ideas


Vibrant… Full of life, energy and great eager to be involved in a particular activity.


Core… The most important


Ancillary… Additional


Resolution… Final solving of something


Surveillance… The careful watching of someone or people, especially by an organization.



Let us try to make sentences with the learnt words since we now know what they mean. I will go first.


Dynamism… Dynamism is one characteristic that sets apart the educated.



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