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Presenter: Pn hjh umi salmah bt zachariah Guru besar sk air kuning, kampar Former guru cemerlang baHASA INGGERIS SR

Objective type
No. of Question - 40 Marks - 40 marks Time - 50 minutes Section - 5 sections Section A Vocabulary - 10 questions - 10 marks

Section B Social and language expressions (graphic with speech bubbles) - 5 questions - 5 marks Section C - Grammatical items - 10 questions - 10 marks

Section D Text Completion - 5 questions - 5 marks

Section E Reading Comprehension questions ( 2 passages of linear and non-linear) - 10 questions - 10 marks

Read a lot of books (story books),magazines Make dictionary your best friend Speak English with your teachers, friends, brothers, sisters, parents Make your own dictionary Listen to English songs Always watch English Cartoon/English Movie Play English games with your friends e.g. Happy family, Scrabble, Spelling Bee, Vocabulary Congkak, One to Many, Get vocabulary everywhere, word maze, word puzzle

Section A How to master your vocabulary ????????

Example of One to Many


aeroplane
rope 2. ear 3. plane 4. lane 5. ape 6. one 7. pole 8. pale 9. peel 10. loan
1.

tali telinga datar lorong beruk satu tiang pucat kupas pinjaman

Example of word maze Find ten name of things in the classroom

E M F A N H D B

R U L E R R I L

A P P N S M A A

S E C H E N T P B W A K G F C K

R A C H A L K B

E I I N K A D O

A R L L A M P A

B C D U S T E R

T A B L E A N D

ANSWER

E M F A N H D B

R U L E R R I L

A P P N S M A A

S E C H E N T P B W A K G F C K

R A C H A L K B

E I I N K A D O

A R L L A M P A

B C D U S T E R

T A B L E A N D

GET VOCABULARY EVERYWHERE


Situation 1: You are now at the market. List down the name things that you can see. Situation 2 : You are in the zoo. List down the name of animals that you can see. Situation 3 : You are in the supermarket. List down the name of things that you can see.

How many words you should master?


What are the words????? - Name of animals - Name of things/objects - Name of plants - Name of fruits - Name of clothing - Name of places - Name of vegetables

Name of Buildings Name of Climate Name of Festivals Name of Games/Sports Name of Occupations Name of Food Parts of the body Parts of the buildings Young of animals Home of animals Family Relationship Days of the week Months of the year

Numbers Mode of Transport Action Verbs Antonym Synonym Hobbies Direction and location Events Currency Musical Instruments Collective nouns

We use collective nouns when we talk about a group of people, animals or things. e.g. a bouquet of flowers a choir of singers a bunch of bananas a troop of soldiers a flock of birds/sheep a band of musicians a school of whales a swarm of bees a library of books a fleet of cars a crew of sailors a gang of thieves a shoal of fish a litter of kittens/cubs/puppies a herd of cattle/goats/cows

COLLECTIVE NOUNS

SECTION B SOCIAL EXPRESSIONS


A.

To greet someone : Hi! Hello, _______ Good morning, _________ Good afternoon, ___________ Good evening, ___________ Good night, ___________

B. To greet someone during festivals or on special occasions :

Selamat Hari Raya Happy New Year Happy Deepavali Merry Christmas Happy Birthday Happy Anniversary Happy Holidays Selamat Hari Gawai Happy Teachers Day

D. To congratulate a person :
Congratulations! Well done! Great! Wonderful! Excellent! Fine! Keep it up!

E. To thank :
Thank you. Thanks. Thank you for _______

To reply
Youre welcome Dont mention it. Not at all.

F. To apologize :
Im sorry. Im very sorry. Sorry, I _______

G. To repeat something you did not hear :


Pardon. Pardon me. I beg your pardon.

H. To make a request :
May I __________ ? Could/Can I _________? Would it be alright if I ________ ?

To agree to a request :
Of course. Certainly. Why not?

Section B - Social Expressions and Language Usage

How to choose the most suitable answer?????? 1. Look at the picture and try to identify: (a) the relationship between
the two speakers. e.g. mother son, shopkeeper customer coach player teacher pupil between two friends, etc

b) the place in which the dialogue takes place e.g. sports day, in a bus, canteen, library, classroom, shop, along a road, at the entrance to , dining room, hall, kitchen, hospital, market, etc c) the action by one or both the speakers e.g. waving hands, receiving a prize, looking at an object, holding a telephone, carrying object, etc.

2. Read the words spoken by one of the speakers, From the words, try to identify : a) the purpose of the words spoken by one of the speakers - Is the speaker * making a statement . * asking a question * exclaiming a word

b) the second speakers

possible answer Could the response : * be positive or negative * must it contain information * show politeness

SECTION C & D GRAMMAR


How

to master your grammar ????

- Read a lot of books, magazines, cartoons, articles, posters - Do a lot of exercises on grammar - Learn grammar 10 minutes a day - Group discussion with friends - Play a lot of language games of grammar.

What are the grammar you should know ?


1.

2.
3.

Articles Conjunctions Pronouns

Personal - Possessive - Reflexive

4. Prepositions 5. Countable and Uncountable Nouns - much, many, a lot of, a little, a few, several, some, plenty of , etc

6. Question Words - What, Who, When, Where, Which, Why, Whose, Whom, How 7. Adverbs - Tell how the action is done e.g. walk slowly run quickly listen carefully play happily sing sweetly

10. Subject-verb agreement


Pronouns Present Past Future

I
You He She It

am/have/do
are/have/do is/has/does is/has/does is/has/does

was/had/did
were/had/did was/had/did was/had/did was/had/did

shall/will
will will will will

They
We

are/have/do
are/have/do

were/had/did
were/had/did

will
shall/will

11. Modals e.g. can, shall, could, should, may, might, etc 12. Tenses - Present - Past - Future * simple * continuous * perfect

Punctuation
Full stop , Comma ? Question mark ! Exclamation mark CL Capital letter
.

1.Time-table 2. Schedule 3. Plan 4. Map 5. Graph 6. Charts Bar chart Pie chart 7. Recipe 8. Menu

SECTION E What are the comprehension passages you should know ???

9. Note/Memo 10. Messages 11. Postcards 12. Poster 13. Picture/Pictures 14. Method/Process 15. Book Review/Book Report 16. Extract of story/Stories

17. Poem 18. Notice 19. Announcement 20. Advertisement 21. Label 22. Report 23. List 24. Form 25. TV/Radio Programmes

26. Duty roster 27. Diary 28. E-mail 29. Speech 30. News report 31. Factual 32. Narrative 33. Dialogue 34. Telephone Conversation 35. Letter formal & informal

Time

Subjective type - 3 questions (1,2,3) - 40 marks - 1 hour 15 minutes

Question 1 - Sentence Construction (Based on the given words and graphic) - Write complete sentences based on a picture with the words given - Write 5 sentences - You are advised to spent about 15 minutes on this question - 10 marks

QUESTION 2 - Information transfer - Fill in 10 blank places - 15 marks - Spend about 25 minutes on this question QUESTION 3 - Note Expansion - Write sentences in a paragraphs form based on a series of visual stimuli - 15 marks - Spend about 35 minutes on this question.

Question 1 - Read the instruction carefully. - Study the picture given. - Ask yourself : i) Who are in the picture ? ii) What are they doing ? iii) What other things that you can see in the picture? iv) Where are they ?

- Study the words given. What are the words ? Words given are nouns, verbs, adjectives and prepositions. e.g. Nouns - Encik Hamid, family, eggs, food, farm, teacher, pupils, picture,
Year 6 Lily, etc

Verbs

- ate, collected, sat, feeds, hanging, arranging, dusting, drinks, playing, stands, etc

Adjectives colourful, cute, tame, loving, busy, caring, scared, etc Prepositions in, near, by, etc

How to construct sentences?


For nouns add adjectives. e.g. i) girl hardworking/ pretty girl ii) family happy/poor/rich/big/ caring/small family iii) food delicious/tasty food iv) story book interesting/colourful story book

- For verbs add adverbs


e.g. i) walk walk quickly/carefully ii) play play joyfully/happily iii) cry cry bitterly/sadly iv) write write neatly/clearly v) ate ate hungrily/greedily

Be careful of the following :

SPELLING PUNCTUATION GRAMMAR WRITING

Example of Question 1

boys walking tree

park

man scared

sitting run away

reading newspaper

Plan your sentences :


NOUNS Boys VERBS walking OTHERS park

Man
Man Boys Boys

sitting
reading

tree
newspaper scared

run away

Construct sentences :
1.

2.

3. 4.

5.

Two boys are walking around happily in a beautiful big park behind their house. There is a fat man sitting on a bench under a big shady tree. He is reading a newspaper loudly. The two boys are scared to see the man because he looks very fierce. So they run away quickly without looking back.

QUESTION 2 INFORMATION TRANSFER HOW TO ANSWER????


1.
2. 3.

4.

Read the question carefully. Note down all the information given. Study the picture/s givensome information may be in the picture/s. Fill in the blanks be more careful of the spelling and punctuation.

5. While writing make sure you write your choice and give good reasons for your choice. - be careful of your * spelling * punctuation * grammar * writing 6. You can write: * Simple sentences * Compound sentences * Complex sentences

Some useful vocabulary for Question 2


*Price

cheap expensive low high reasonable affordable good

* Place - suitable - interesting - dull - popular - busy/quiet - clean/dirty - frightening - small/big - airy - beautiful - spacious - comfortable - convenient

* Food - favourite - clean - healthy - nice - delicious/tasty - balanced diet - junk food - nutritious - good

* Colour - colourful - interesting - light - dull - favourite - beautiful


* Offer

good interesting useful free valuable

* Prize - good - interesting - valuable - worthy - many/ a lot - useful


* Date/Day/Time - suitable - valuable - punctual - free - the best

* Personality
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good looking handsome/beautiful/pretty smart looking honest trustworthy responsible polite brave well-behaved helpful clever/intelligent hardworking faithful kind/ kind hearted respectful shy humble obedient

* features body hair eyes nose mouth face age


hobby

- tall and thin/ short and fat - long/short/curly/wavy - small/big/beautiful - pointed/flat/beautiful - big/small/beautiful - oval/round/beautiful - same /older than/ younger than - good/interesting/same

Reasons that can be used in Question 2


1. Advertisement (a) Things - items - price - offer - place - who advertise - to whom - date/time/day - discount - made from - made in

b) Place - name of the place - offer - facilities - price - who advertise - to whom - date/time/day - discount

2. Books / Magazines - Price - Picture - Author - Publisher - Specialty - Number of pages - Characters - Moral value/s - Offer - Place where you can get it

3.Food/Drinks - type of food/drinks - price - place/location - time - offer - content of the food - nutrient - name of restaurant - type of meal

4. Society - name of the society - fee - place - when is the meeting - person in-charge - activities - advantages - offer

5.Choosing a friend/leader - who - age - hobby - feature - characters - activities - likes and dislikes - place where he lives

7. Choosing transport - name of transport - type of transport - place/destination - time arrival & departure - fare - facilities - offer - route

8. Choosing a pet - name of pet - feature * face * fur/feather * mouth * eyes * tail * legs - habitat - colour - type of animal tame or wild - group of animal mammal, reptile, bird, insect, amphibian

9. Choosing clothing/shoes/bags - name - size - colour - price - made in - offer - place

QUESTION 3 NOTE EXPANSION HOW TO ANSWER ????


1. 2.

Read the question carefully. Study the pictures given and ask yourself: i) Who are in the pictures? ii) What are they doing? iii) What other things that you can see? iv) Where are they? v) Is there any moral value/s?

3. Study the words given. What are the nouns given? What are the verbs given? What are the adjectives given? When is the event?
4. Plan your essay. e.g. evening parents went town walked stalls * Where to start and where to stop? * How many sentences you are going to write? evening parents went town / walked stalls /

5. While writing : Be careful of: * SPELLING * PUNCTUATION * GRAMMAR * WRITING 6. Write : * Simple sentences * Compound sentences * Complex sentences

3 TYPE OF SENTENCES
Simple sentences e.g. 1. The boy is crying. 2. She is reading a book. 3. They are playing football. 4. Is Hilmi sleeping? 5. I ate fried rice.

Compound sentences: e.g. 1. Ali chased the cat but it managed to escape. 2. I like to eat rambutans and my sister likes to eat durian. 3. It is a hot day and I am thirsty. 4. We asked him to come but he refused. 5. Pak Hamid is watering the plants and Mak Minah is helping him.

Complex sentences : e.g. 1. The man whom you saw lives near the flats. 2. Here is the book that worth reading . 3. They visited the spot where the accident took place. 4. While he was on his way to school this morning he saw an accident.

For a good piece of writing

You can add Similes Proverbs Idioms

Similes

as beautiful as the rainbow as proud as a peacock as big as an elephant as busy as a bee/ an ant as clear as crystal as cold as ice as deep as a well as fast as lightning as green as grass as happy as a child as hungry as a wolf as loud as thunder as white as snow as slow as a tortoise/ a snail as silent as the grave as stupid as a donkey as sweet as honey/ sugar

PROVERBS
What

is a proverb ??????

- A proverb is a short saying containing words of advice, warning or wisdom.

Example of Proverbs
A friend indeed is a friend indeed All that glitters is not gold An apple a day keeps the doctor away Better late than never Charity begins at home Honesty is the best policy Many hands make light work Practice makes perfect Slow and steady wins the race Too many cooks spoil the broth Two heads are better than one Where theres a will, theres a way

IDIOMS
What

is an idiom ????

An idiom is a phrase or sentence in which simple words are used to convey a special meaning.

Example of Idioms:
A black sheep : a- good-for-nothing person. e.g. Hilmi always causes trouble in his family. He is a black sheep in the family. A snake in the grass : a secret enemy e.g. I thought she was my friend until she betrayed me. Only than I did know that she was a snake in the grass. Apple of the eye : someone dearly loved e.g. He is the apple of his mothers eye.

From A to Z : from the beginning to the end. e.g. She studied the subject from A to Z. Once in a blue moon : very rarely. e.g. I go to the cinema once in a blue moon. Now and then : from time to time e.g. We do visit the library now and then. With flying colours : to be very successful; to do very well e.g. She passed the examinations with

To lend a hand : to help e.g. My car has broken down. Can you lend me a hand? To rain cats and dogs : rain very heavily e.g. It was raining cats and dogs this morning. To sell like hot cakes : to be sold off quickly e.g. The books sold like hot cakes because they were very popular. To talk big : to boast e.g. Dont talk big. I know who you are.

The best way to write :


Use these ideas to make your essay more interesting

use adjectives and adverbs where possible e.g. tasty food run quickly

use similes, proverbs, idioms, expressions

add a little twist that is, something unexpected

Be careful! You must pay attention to as you write, or when you are checking through your composition.
the main tense used in the composition

subject-verb agreement

punctuation

spelling

Dont forget to plan your time !


5 steps to follow :
Read the questions and instructions properly

Plan what youre going to write (use a mind map)

Organise your ideas into paragraphs

Write the composition

Check your answer

Example essay for question 3:


Picture 1 night Salim sleeping - crash woke up - rushed window

Picture 2 ran outside dark accident people hurt telephone Picture 3 ambulance police arrived proud help - victims

ADJECTIVES - cool night - loud crash - terrible accident - young people - local people - large ambulance - injured victims

ADVERBS - sleeping soundly - ran quickly - hurt badly - woke up quickly

accident
TWIST - Salim himself meets an accident as he is running out of the house after calling for an ambulance NEW INFORMATION - location of Salims house - type of vehicles involved in accident - possible reasons for accident

SIMILES -ran as fast as lightning - proud as a peacock

adjective

new information

adverb

other expressions

One cool Sunday night, Salim was sleeping soundly in his room. His house was at the junction of a busy road. Suddenly, he heard a loud crash. He woke up and rushed quickly to his window. When he saw what had happened, his face turned pale. He looked like he had seen a ghost.

adverb

new information

simile

adjective

Salim ran outside quickly. It was dark but he could see that a terrible accident had happened. Two cars had crashed head-on. Some young people in both cars were hurt badly. He suspected that both cars had been speeding. Salim ran as fast as lightning into his house to telephone the local police and the ambulance.

Other expressions

adjective

twist

simile

He dashed out again. Unfortunately, as he was running down the road, he tripped over a rock and fell down. Poor Salim! He hurt his leg and his right arm. Within five minutes, a large ambulance arrived. The young people were taken to the hospital. Salim felt as proud as a peacock because he had helped the injured victims.

thats all from me. Best of luck and may Allah bless you. Hope success will always be with you.