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In today’s English Language class, We will be contrasting the Consonants \ ʃ \ and \ ʒ \. We will also be reading the Poem: In praise of a young man. We hope you enjoy the class!
Consonant \ ʃ \ is a voiceless palatal-alveolar fricative while consonant \ ʒ \ is its voiced counterpart.
Now, study the words below noting the differences in their pronunciations.
\ ʃ \ \ ʒ \
Identify the sounds underlined in words below:
Countdown English by Ogunsanwo; Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary; Exam Focus: English for JSCE
Read pages 143&144 of Exam Focus: English for JSCE
Poem: In praise of a young man
- The subject matter of the poem
- The figure of speech used.
The poem is about praising a young man. It is highly metaphorical analyzing the strength and the might of a young man.
The figure of speech that is used throughout the poem is metaphor, comparing the man with a hare, a rope, a lion, a head, and a log.
Compose a poem of about 8 lines in praise of your father.
Effective English for JSCE bk3
Read section c (speech) on page 101 of Effective English bk3
GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS
- Form a noun from each of the following adjectives: silent, intelligent, great, sweet, wise, long, wide, young, true.
- Change these sentences to exclamations
- God is good.
- She is a beautiful girl.
- The man is brave.
- The books were interesting.
- The day is bright
Do practice exercise ten, pages 49&50 (no 3 only) and practice exercise twenty- four on page 98 (1-10) of English Grammar
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