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Classwork Series {English Language – SS1}: Oral English – Voiced and Unvoiced Sounds

English Language SS1 Week 1 Contents: Oral English: Voiced and Unvoiced Sounds Reading Skills Vocabulary A. Introduction Many sounds in English go in pairs. This means that they are the same but one is "voiced" while the other is "unvoiced" (voiceless).  When a sound is voiced, the vocal cords vibrate. When a sound is unvoiced, [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – SS1}: Countable/Uncountable Nouns and Diphthongs

English Language SS1 Week 3 Contents: Structure: Countable and Uncountable Nouns Spoken English: Diphthongs Comprehension A. Countable and Uncountable Nouns In your junior secondary school course, you have learned that there are two types of common noun - countable and uncountable. E.g. table, dog, house are countable nouns while electricity, water, sugar are uncountable nouns. [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – JSS1} Part of Speech : Verb and Diphthong (Phonemes)

English Language JSS 1 Week 5 Contents: Phonemes II : Diphthong Part of Speech : Verb Diphthong A diphthong is a  combination of two vowel sounds, one after the other. There is movement or "glide" between the two parts of the sound. For example, to say the /eɪ/ diphthong, like in the word "cake" (/keɪk/) [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – JSS 1}: Elements of Literature

Contents: Reading and Writing Elements of Literature Reading and Writing Three Study Hints Do you sometimes find it difficult  to understand some of your textbooks when you are studying? If so, here are three suggestions: A good way to approach any work in Science (or any other school subject) is by first looking at any [...]

English Language – Commonly Misspelled Words and Idioms.

English Language SS1 Week 1 Contents: Commonly Misspelled Words Idioms A. Commonly Misspelled Words In written language, spelling is the choice and arrangement of letters that form words, it can also mean, forming of words with letters in an accepted order; orthography (the act or process of writing words using the letter conventionally accepted for [...]

Grammar Clinic – The Use Of Dictionary

English Language SS1 Week 2 Topic: USE OF DICTIONARY DICTIONARY A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciation, translation, and other information. It is also a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, also known [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {English Language – SS1}: Public Speaking

English Language SS1 Week 7 Contents: Oral English: Public Speaking Grammatical Structures: Phrasal Verbs A. Oral English: Public Speaking Although there is not an examination in Oral English in which you are required to give a talk or take part in an interview, Oral English remains very important for several reasons: a. Paper 3 of [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises: English SS1 – Phrasal Verbs and Public Speaking

English Language SS1 Contents: Oral English: Public Speaking Grammatical Structures: Phrasal Verbs A. Oral English: Public Speaking Although there is not an examination in Oral English in which you are required to give a talk or take part in an interview, Oral English remains very important for several reasons: a. Paper 3 of WASSCE tests [...]

Classwork Exercise and Series (English Language- JSS 1): Reading and Writing Skills

Contents Reading and Writing Literature A. Reading Composition About Me and My Family My name is Adejoke Omotuyi and I am twelve years old. I go to Supreme Height Secondary School, Ifako. I live in Sango, a suburb of Ogun state. I live with my father, my mother, my brother Bobola and my baby sister [...]

Grammar Clinic: The REAL difference between ABBREVIATION and ACRONYM

Numerous students, even journalists, writers and speakers, trust these words can be exchanged and won't promptly trust they don't mean the same, until they read this. ABBREVIATION (noun) 1. A shortened form of a word or phrase. (e.g. SKU is the abbreviation for Stock Keeping Unit) 2. The process of abbreviating something.       [...]

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