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COUNTABLE AND UNCOUNTABLE NOUNS

Countable Nouns These are nouns that take plurals and can be counted. Examples: Egg – eggs One egg, three eggs , ten eggs Potato –…

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SINGULAR AND PLURAL NOUNS

A noun may be either singular or plural. A singular noun names one person, place, thing, or idea. Example: The farmer drove to the market in…

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COMMON AND PROPER NOUNS

All nouns can be described as either common or proper. When you talk or write about a person, a place, a thing, or an idea…

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PARTS OF SPEECH

All words may be classified into groups called parts of speech. There are 8 parts of speech namely: Nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, conjunctions…

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ENGLISH LANGUAGE SSS3 SCHEME OF WORK

ENGLISH LANGUAGE (ENG) SSS3- FIRST TERM Oracy Skills: Spoken English 1. Revision of Sentence Intonation Pattern 2. Clusters of Two Consonant Words Occurring at Final…

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SCHEME OF WORK FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE SS 1

ENGLISH LANGUAGE SS 1 FIRST TERM Oracy Skills: Spoken English 1. Selected consonant sounds (j, z, etc.) 2. Consonants followed by /w/ 3. Consonants followed…

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REVIEW OF TENSES

Tenses occurs only in verbs. Tense refers to the changes that takes place in the form of the verb to indicate time. Only two tenses,…

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THE VOWEL AND THE CONSONANTS

Vowels: There are twenty vowels in the English Language. They include twelve pure vowels and eight diphthongs. Pure vowels /i:/ Seat, Cheap, Sheep /i/ sit,…

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Nominalization of Infinitives

Nominalization is the changing of a part of speech into a noun by the addition of a suffix Verbs                                                                         Nouns Advise                                                                        advice Apologise                                                                  apology Authorise                                                                 …

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LEXIS AND STRUCTURE

Lexis refers to the vocabulary or the entire stock of words in a language. The English language examination seeks to test the scope of the…

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Formal Letters

These are letters we write to people in their official positions. Features of a formal letter Writer’s Address and Date: This is written at the…

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ANSWERING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

HOW ANSWERING COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS.  Comprehension means understanding. Useful hints on answering comprehension questions. Read the passage carefully and quickly to get what it is all…

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REQUIREMENT OF THE EXAMINATION ON ORALS

REQUIREMENT OF THE EXAMINATION ON ORALS  The aspects of oral English tested in the examination include the following: vowels, consonants, rhymes, word-stress, emphatic stress and…

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Latin Expression used in English

Latin Expression used in English  Lating was the language of the ancient Romans. Nowadays, few people in Europe elsewhere learn Latin, but until the past…

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CONTRASTING STRESS

The stressing of a particular word more than other words in a sentence is referred to as emphatic or contrastive stress. Such as a stress…

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Direct and Indirect Speech

Direct Speech This refers to the quoting by a speaker or writer, of the actual utterance of another speaker or writer. This is usually indicated…

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CLAUSE

A clause is a group of words with finite verb. A clause should have a subject and a predicate. e.g. John bought a piece of…

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Speech Writing

Characteristic of a written speech Formal Salutation (vocatives); There is always an audience to be addressed. In formal situations, people are usually appointed to perform…

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