Speech work (Vowels), Comprehension

 

Welcome to Class !!

We are eager to have you join us !!

In today’s English Language class, We will be Contrasting the vowels \ ɪ \ and \ iː\. We will also read a Comprehension on Solubility later on in the class. We hope you enjoy the class!

 

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CONTENT

Vowels \ ɪ \ and \ iː\ are described as spread half-close front vowel and spread close front vowel respectively. However, vowel \ ɪ \ is a short vowel while vowel \ iː \ is a long one.

 

They are present in the words below:

\ ɪ \

‘a’ – village, adage

‘e’ – before, women, English

‘u’-  business, busy

‘ei’- foreign

‘ui’-  build

‘y’- symbol, lynch,

‘I’- sit, pit, big,

 

\ iː\

“Uay’’- quay

‘ae’ – aesthetic

‘e’ – mete, procedure

‘ee’ – peel, meet

‘ea’ – heat, seat

‘ai’ – machine, prestige

‘ei’ – receive, deceive

‘ie’ – relieve, believe

‘oe’ – foetus, amoeba

‘ui’ – suite

‘eo’ – people

 

 

EVALUATION

Write the sounds represented by the underlined letter (s) in the following words:

Minute                       Pig

Guilt                           kid

Caesar                      Deceive

Seek                           People

Myth                          Seat

 

REFERENCE

Introduction to Phonetics and Phonology by S.A Fatunsin.

 

READING ASSIGNMENT

Read page 145 of Exam Focus: English for JSCE

 

 

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Comprehension: Solubility

CONTENT

  • Summary of the passage
  • Evaluation

The passage is a science text which gives an explanation on what Chemistry is all about.

It also talks about substances that are soluble in water and those that are not:

 

EVALUATION

Do practice 2 on page 144 of Effective English bk.3

 

REFERENCE

Effective English bk.3

 

READING ASSIGNMENT

Effective English bk.3 page 143

GENERAL EVALUATION/REVISION QUESTIONS

Use the following pronouns and phrases in sentences.

  1. He, him, I, they, them, we, us, she, her.
  2. Ada and I, Dele and me, he and she, him and her.
  3. Myself, yourself, yourselves, herself, himself, themselves, ourselves.

 

WEEKEND ASSIGNMENT

  1. Do practice twenty-four (2 only: 1-20) on page 98-100 of English Grammar by P.O Olatunbosun.
  2. Write 10 words that are associated with morals appraisal.

 

 

 

We have come to the end of this class. We do hope you enjoyed the class?

Should you have any further question, feel free to ask in the comment section below and trust us to respond as soon as possible.

In our next class, we will be learning Words Associated with Moral Appraisal. We are very much eager to meet you there.

 

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