SCHEME OF WORK FOR OMEGA TERM 2017/2018
CLASS: JS S 1
WEEK 1: Speech Sounds: Diphthongs and Vowel Sounds
WEEK 2: Vocabulary Development: Words Associated with Air transport, Air travel and the
WEEK 3: Active Voice and Passive Voice
WEEK 4: Syllable: Monosyllabic words, Bi-Syllabic words, Tri-Syllabic words
WEEK 5: Writing Composition- Different Types
WEEK 6: More on Types of Pronouns and Making Sentences
WEEK 7: Register; The job of Teaching
WEEK 8: Diphthongs – Contracting
WEEK 9: More on Diphthongs – Grammar Revision, Parts of Speech.
Definition: – A diphthong is vowel sound that is made up of two speech sounds but there is a glide or movement from one vowel sound to the other and they are pronounced as one. We have 8 diphthongs in English and they are:
/ei/, /ai/, / ɔi/, / ə̯u̯/, /, /au/, /iə̯/, /eə/, /uə̯/,
/ eɪ̯/ /ai/ /ɔi / /ə̯u̯/
Weight lie oil go
Veil bye boy sow
Vein eye toy show
Pay Shy lion goat
/au/ / iə̯/ / eə / / uə̯/
out here rare your
towel sphere there mature
bow theatre air cruel
mouse peer pear jury
What is a consonant sound? A consonant sound is a speech sound which is produced with the obstruction of the airstream. We have 24 consonant sounds. We shall be looking and contrasting these four consonants: /s/ and /z/
/ts/ and /s/
/s/ /z/ /s/ /z/
Sip zip use (noun) use (verb)
Said zed house (noun) house (verb)
Seal zeal place plays
Soon zoom loose lose
From the following options A – D, selects the word that has the given diphthong sound in their production.
1. /ei/ (a) Fierce (b) Bow (c) Snow (d) Fail
2. /ai/ (a) Pie (b) Noise (c) So (d) Real
3. / ɔi / (a) Break (b) Slay (c) Choice (d) Cruel
4. / ə̯u/ (a) Their (b) Know (c) Rejoice (d) Ray
5. /au/ (a) Cram (b) boast (c) Pale (d) Grey
1. What is a diphthong?
2. Mention all the diphthongs of English
3. Give examples of words that have these vowel sounds in them (2 each) (a) /eə̯/ (b) /iə̯/ (c) /uə̯/
TOPIC: WORDS ASSOCIATED WITH AIR TRANSPORT AND AIR TRAVEL
- Air transport – Transportation by air
- Pilot – Someone who is licensed to operate an aircraft in flight
- Copilot – A relief pilot on an airplane
- Crew – The men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft etc)
- Tarmac – Surface an area with tarmac
- Runway – A strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
- Jet plane – An airplane powered by one or more jet engines
- Aero plane – An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
- Bomber – (military) a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
- Monoplane – An airplane with a single wing
1. The ___________ is responsible for operating an aircraft in flight.
2. The surface of an area covered with tarmac is called the ___________.
3. A strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land is called a ___________.
b) Jet plane
c) Aero plane
4. An airplane powered by one or more jet engines is called a ___________.
a) Jet plane
b) Aero plane
5. An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets is called a ___________.
a) Jet plane
b) Aero plane
6. A relief pilot on an airplane is called a ___________.
7. The men and women who man a vehicle (ship, aircraft, etc.) are called the ___________.
8. A military aircraft that drops bombs during flight is called a ___________.
a) Jet plane
9. The person responsible for operating the aircraft’s controls and navigation is the ___________.
10. An airplane with a single wing is called a ___________.
c) Aero plane
Words Associated with Fishing
- Fishing – The occupation of catching fish for a living
- Shark – Any of numerous elongate mostly marine carnivorous fishes with heterrocrecal candal flings and tough skin covered with small tooth like scales
- Bait – Anything that serves as an enticement
- Hook – Anything that serves as an enticement
- Fin – Organ of locomotion and balance in fishes and some other aquatic criminals
- Net – A trap made of netting to catch fish, birds or insects
- Trap – A device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
- Sea – A division of an ocean or a large body of salt water particularly enclosed by land e.g. East Clime Sea, Cream Land Sea
- River – A large natural stream of water (Larger than a Greek)
- Ocean – A large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
Words Associated with the Kitchen
- Kitchen – A room equipped for preparing meals
- Meal – The food served and eaten at one time
- Bake – (Cooking) cook and make edible by putting in a hurt oven
- Oven bake – (Cooking) bake in an oven
- Mean – A list of dishes available at a restaurant
- Restaurant – A building where people go to eat
- Canteen – Restaurant for people at an institution (Factory, School, Business etc.)
- Cafeteria – A restaurant where you serve yourself and pay a cashier
- Automat – A vending machine from which you can get good or A cafeteria where food is served from machines
- Utensil – An implement for practical use (especially in a household)
Use your dictionary to find out the meaning (s) of the following words
Give other examples of words that are associated with Air travel, fishing and Air Transport.
TOPIC: HIGHLIGHTING ACTIVE VOICE AND PASSIVE VOICE
|HIGHLIGHTING ACTIVE VOICE
||HIGHLIGHTING PASSIVE VOICE
|Simple Present Tense
||Beans is eaten by Miss Ruka
|Miss Ruka eats beans
|She sells books
||Books are sold by her
|Present Continuous Tense
||Beans is being eaten by Miss Ruka
|Miss Ruke is eating beans now
|She is selling books
||Books are being sold by her
|Simple Past Tense
|Miss Ruka ate beans
||Beans was eaten by Miss Ruka
|She sold books
||Books were sold by her
|Present Perfect Tense
|Miss Ruka has eaten beans
||Beans has been eaten by Miss Ruka
|She has sold books
||Books have been sold by her
|Past Perfect Tense
|Miss Ruka had eaten ate beans
||Beans had been eaten by Miss Ruka
|She had sold books
||Books had been sold by her
|Miss Ruka will eat beans
||Beans will eaten by Miss Ruka
|She will sell books
||Books will be sold by her
|Past Continuous Tense
|Miss Ruka was eating beans
||Beans was being eaten by Miss Ruka
|She was selling books
||Books will being sold by her
Progressive English by J. Addai (Page 129, Exercise 15B, Question 1 – 10)
Progressive English by J. Addai (Page 130 (Past Extermination Questions) Question 1 – 10
Syllable is the breaking down of words into smaller units. A syllable must have a vowel sound in it e.g I /ai/, are /a:/
TYPES OF SYLLABLES
- Monosyllable words: – These are words of one syllable e.g. I, are, we, my, pet etc.
- Bi-syllabic words: – These are words of two syllables e.g. about, again, desist, expand, observe etc.
- Tri-syllabic words: – These are words of three syllables e.g. library, infection, agreement etc.
- Words of four syllables: – These are words that are made up of four syllables e.g. Education, Practically, Explanation
Contrasting Consonant /P/ and /T/ Initial, Medial and Final Positions
A consonant sound is a speech sound that is produced when the air that comes from the air stream passes through the hungs and comes out from the mouth with an obstruction. We shall be constructing vowel (z) /P/ and vowel 3 /t/
Transcribe the following words
pen – /pen/
peace – /Pi:s/
depart – /dipa:t/
tell – /tel/
teach – /ti:ts/
retreat – /ritri:t/
- Write out three examples of monosyllabic words
- Write out three (3) examples of Bi-syllabic words
- Write out three (3) examples of Tri-syllabic words
Transcribe the following words:
Note that these speech sounds /p/ and /t/ are all silent in the production of the words above.
TOPIC: WRITING A COMPOSITION
A composition is an essay. An essay is a written composition of moderate length employing a particular issue or subject.
An essay must have its introduction, its body and conclusion. The following are the types of essay that we have;
- Narrative Essay
- Description Essay
- Argumentative Essay
- Expository Essay
Note the following while writing your composition
- You always begin your composition with the opening paragraph
- You always begin your sentences with capital letters
- You always begin the names of persons and places with capital letters
(Use GOOD BYE TO FAILURE. J.S 1 Pages 108,141 and 146)
- Write an Essay on Cultism and traditional values (200 words)
- Write an essay on the most memorable day of my life (200 words)
Write an essay on the busiest day of my life (200 words)
TOPIC: MORE ON TYPES OF PRONOUNS – MAKING SENTENCES WITH PRONOUNS
A pronouns is a word, that is used in place of a noun. We shall be looking at the following types of pronouns.
- Relative pronouns
- Indefinite pronouns
- Demonstrative pronouns
- Relative Pronouns are used to link sentences together. They do the work of conjunctions e.g that, whom, which, who whom.
Sentence: (i) He took the book that belongs to you
(ii) I said the boy who bought your book
- Indefinite Pronouns refers to persons or things in a general way but particular persons or things e.g Anyone, Someone, anything. Something.
Sentence: (i) Anyone can attend the birthday party
(ii) We want someone to help us out
- Demonstrative Pronouns are used to indicate or point out things being talked about e.g this, these, that, those
Sentence: (i) These are my cars
(ii) That is the house I built
MAKING SENTENCES WITH ADVERBIAL
Adverbs are used to add more information to verbs they are used to add more information to adjectives and they are used to all more information to another adverbs.
- I have been to Abuja once (Adverbs of frequency)
- Why did he go there? (Adverbs of place)
- The old man walks slowly (Adverb of manner)
- There is a party in that house; hence the lord music (Adverbs of reason)
- We are travelling today (Adverbs of Time)
- When did the players arrive? (Adverbs of time)
- Thanks, we appreciate you somuch (Adverbs of Degree)
- Make five sentences with these pronouns
(i) Whom (ii) Anything (c) Those (d) Which (e) Something
- Give examples in sentences
- Adverb of manner
- Adverb of interrogation
- Adverb of place
Progressive English – page 139 – Exercise 17B Question 1 – 10
Topic: THE JOB OF TEACHING
The activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill is known as teaching words Associated with teaching.
- Education – Knowledge acquired by learning and instruction. Sentence: He received no formal Education
- Pedagogy – The principles and methods of instruction. Sentence:Pedagogy is recognized as an important profession
- Extracurricular activity – Educational activities that are not failing within the scope of regular curriculum
- Curriculum – An integrated course of academic studies. Sentence – He was admitted to a new Curriculum at the university
- Institution – An organization founded and united for a specific purpose. Sentence: This is an academic institution
- Course – Education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings. Sentence – He took a course in basket weaning
- Syllables – An integrated course of academic studies. Sentence – He was admitted to a new syllabus at the University
- Degree Program – A course of study leading to an academic degree (Course at Study)
- Lecture – Teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class). Sentence (Question) Did you ever lecture (verb) at Harvard?
- Tutorship – The training or instruction provided by a teacher or tutor
1. The activities of educating or instructing are known as ___________.
c) extracurricular activity
2. ___________ is the knowledge acquired by learning and instruction.
3. ___________ refers to the principles and methods of instruction.
4. ___________ are educational activities that are not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum.
c) Extracurricular activity
5. ___________ is an integrated course of academic studies.
6. An organization founded and united for a specific purpose is called an ___________.
7. Education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings is called a ___________.
8. A course of study leading to an academic degree is called a ___________.
b) Degree program
9. Teaching by giving a discourse on some subject is known as ___________.
b) Degree program
10. The training or instruction provided by a teacher or tutor is called ___________.
b) Degree program
SPELLING DRILL WORDS – SYNONYMS
- Circumvolve Discrepancy – imbalance, disparity
- Dendrochronology Rampant – common, widespread
- Pepper – upper Oblivious – Unaware, unmindful
- Funambulist helter – skelter – in a disarray
- Nonevent indisputably – unarguably, certainly
- Cibber Astute – clever, shrewed
- Maldemer Puzzlement – Surprise
- Anthesis Thorny – knotty, difficult
- Amain Unraveled – cleared, solved
- Collywobbles Unwholesome – Negative, harmful
- Write out five words that are associated with the teaching profession
- Give the correct spellings of these words;
- Hostile – Unfriendly
- Worthwhile – Reliable
- Vandalized – Annihilated
- Germane – Relevant
- Mundane – Worldly
Use the following words in sentences
i) Course ii) Institution iii) Education iv) Helter – Shelter
v) Thorny vi) Unwholesome
TOPIC: DIPHTHONGS- CONTRACTING
- Paste idea
- Taste dear
- Paid theatre
- Date fear
- Pray aerial
CLASSWORK: transcribe the following words:
- How many diphthongs do we have in English language?
- Mention them
TOPIC: MAKING SENTENCES WITH PREPOSITION
DEFINITION : a preposition is a word that is used to show what one person or thing has to do with another person or thing.
Examples are: on, in, with, into, of, it, after, across, to, against, among, between, from, over, behind, about, beside, out, along.
1. She placed the book ___________ the table.
2. The cat jumped ___________ the box.
3. After the rain, we went for a walk ___________ the park.
4. The children played ___________ the playground.
5. The bridge connects the two cities ___________ the river.
6. She stood ___________ me during the performance.
7. We went ___________ a picnic in the woods.
8. The key is ___________ the drawer.
9. He walked ___________ the street.
10. The book is ___________ the shelf.
CLASSWORK: from your progressive English by J. Addai attempt Exercise 10A page 104 (question 1-5)
ASSIGNMENT: Make sentences with 10 prepositions of your own.
- Dual odour
- Boor know
- Fever boat
- Groan bone
- Bluer hoax
- Sour woven
- Affluent folder
- Jewel hold
- Doer motive
Diphthongs are vowel sounds in which the tongue moves or glides from one position to another within a single syllable. Here are ten fill-in-the-blank questions based on the diphthongs /uə̯/ and /ə̯u/:
- The diphthong /uə̯/ can be heard in the word “dual” as in “D__al.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /aɪ/
- The word “boor” contains the diphthong /uə̯/ as in “__r.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /ɛə̯/
- The diphthong /ə̯u/ can be heard in the word “fever” as in “f__v__r.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /eɪ/
- In the word “groan,” the diphthong /uə̯/ can be heard as in “gr__n.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /oʊ/
- The word “bluer” contains the diphthong /ə̯u/ as in “bl__r.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /aʊ/
- In the word “sour,” the diphthong /uə̯/ can be heard as in “__r.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /ɪə̯/
- The diphthong /uə̯/ can be heard in the word “affluent” as in “affl__nt.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /ɔɪ/
- In the word “jewel,” the diphthong /ə̯u/ can be heard as in “j__l.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /aɪ/
- The word “doer” contains the diphthong /uə̯/ as in “__r.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /ɜː/
- In the word “motive,” the diphthong /ə̯u/ can be heard as in “m__t__v__.” a) /uə̯/ b) /ə̯u/ c) /iː/
CLASSWORK: write out (5) words each that has these speech sounds in them:
- /uə̯/ (b) /ə̯u/
ASSIGNMENT: Draw and label the vowel chart
TOPIC: GRAMMAR– General revision on all the parts of speech
ASSIGNMENT: write an essay on the Busiest Day of my life.
1. The ___________ is a word that represents a person, place, thing, or idea.
2. _______ is a word that is used to replace a noun or noun phrase.
3. An ___________ is a word that describes or modifies a noun.
4. A word that describes or modifies a verb, adjective, or another adverb is called an ___________.
5. A ___________ is a word that shows the relationship between a noun or pronoun and other words in a sentence.
6. A ___________ connects words, phrases, or clauses together.
7. The word “quickly” is an example of an ___________.
8. “She runs fast” – In this sentence, “fast” is an example of a(n) ___________.
9. “On Monday, we went to the park” – In this sentence, “on” is a ___________.
10. “I want to eat pizza and ice cream” – In this sentence, the word “and” is a ___________.
THIRD TERM EXAMINATION FOR JUNIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL JSS 1 ENGLISH GRAMMAR
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