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Topic 16: Writing a Variety of Texts

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Topic 16: Writing a Variety of Texts

WRITING A VARIETY OF TEXTS Filling in Forms Fill in the Varieties of Forms Fill in the Varieties of forms Activity 1 Imagine you are filling in this registration card for your friend. What questions would you ask him or her to fill it in?   Activity 2 Complete this visitor‟s card. Name of visitor:……….. […]

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Topic 15: Taking Notes

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TAKING NOTES This is the process of taking notes, either from spoken or written text. For example, from radio, television broadcasting and different stories or speeches or in the papers. Writing Notes from Oral Texts Important Points from Oral Texts Write down important points from oral texts What to consider when taking notes from different […]

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Topic 14: Writing personal letters

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WRITING PERSONAL LETTERS Writing Friendly Letters Personal Letters Write personal letters Friendly or personal letters are means of communication through letter. We normally write letters to loved ones, including mothers, fathers, uncles, aunts, sisters, brothers, lovers, wives, husbands, teachers, friends, etc. We normally use statements such as ‘Dear mother’, ‘Dear father’,’Dear sister’,’Dear friend’, ‘hi daddy’,’ […]

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Topic 13: Analysing Information from the Media

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ANALYSING INFORMATION FROM THE MEDIA   Analysing Information from the Media Facts from Media Identify facts from media Facts are pieces of information regarded as truth beyond a reasonable doubt that can be proved or verified. Activity 1   Read the article below extracted from a newspaper and identify factual information from it. It is […]

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TOPIC 12: Interpreting Literary Works

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INTERPRETING LITERARY WORKS Interpreting Simple Stories The Message from Simple Stories Read Explain the message from simple stories read This story is about a man called Masumbuk, hisneighbour and arope. Masumbuko was friendly to most of hisneighbours but there was one woman who he didn‟t like. She was very interested in other people‟s business and […]

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Topic 11: Reading a Variety of Texts

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READING A VARIETY OF TEXTS Intensive Reading This refers to reading detailed information for comprehension. We can read intensively about diseases, soil erosion, drug abuse, and child labour. Responding to Specific Questions on Text Read Respond to specific questions on a text read Read the following text and answer the questions that follow: MALARIA THE […]

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Topic 10: Expressing Future plans and activities

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Talking about Future Plans/Activities This topic enables students to express and talk about future plans or activities at school, home, street, market, shop, hospital etc situations. Talking about future plans/activities is normally done using words and expressions such as ‘will’, ‘shall’, ‘next’, ‘tomorrow’, ‘are going’ to’, ‘about to’, and infinitives such as can, may, could, […]

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Topic 9: Talking About Past Event/Activities

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This gives a particular form of verb endings it is sometimes called PAST TENSE Note: common adverb Last week, yesterday etc. Example: My brother got married last Friday Last week they closed the school Expressing past activities Tense is expressed by verbs. These verbs in the past tense behave with regular ending with-ed,-ed, and others […]

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Topic 8: Expressing Opinion and Feelings

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What is your opinion? Do you like city life or rural life? There are some people who want to go to live in towns. They think that life is cheap and simple there. They think they can buy cars, houses, good clothes etc. Giving opinions can be easily expressed during debates Example: Motions Boarding schools […]

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Topic 7: Talking about ones family

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– Expressing family relations: A family is the smallest social unit. The family consists of father, mother, children and relatives. This kind of a family is called Extended family Vocabulary Uncle – The brother of your father or mother 2. Cousin – The child of your uncle or aunt. 3. Nephew – The son of […]

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