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JASIPA SCHOOL - TERM TWO 2020

ENGLISH LESSON

Unit 13.

Theme : farming

Title: Coconut tree

Sub-topic:

  1.  

Read the passage ‘THE COCONUT TREE’ Primary English pupils’ book 7.

Pages 98-100.Find out the meaning of the following words as used in the passage.

Distance, Copra, pea, breakdown, fibre, margarine, breeze, log, pepper, frond, delicious, saucepan, actually, beef, simmer, grate/grater, stock, tender, flesh, cube, slice, puree.

 

  1. Language use:
  2. Use of both……………. and both of both……………..and.

Both Is followed by a noun and another noun.

 

Example:

Both Rotino and Sentarua are in class seven. Rotino and Sentarua are both nouns (proper nouns)

Other examples:

 

-Both Mr. Kulima and his wife harvested honey.

- Both Kipesa and I are large scale farmers.

 

Note: Sometimes a noun can be represented by a pronoun. A pronoun is a word that stands for a noun. E. g I, he, she it.

 

Both of:

‘Both of’ is followed by pronouns. (us, you or them)

  

Examples:

-Both of them are in class seven.

-Both of them are subsistence farmers.

-Both of us got a bumper harvest.

-Both of you are hardworking learners.

-Both of us won a price during the competition.

Both of you are experienced farmers.

-Both of them know when to cultivate the land.

 

Auxillary verbs:

The verb ‘be’(am, is, are, was, were ) ‘have’ and ‘do’ when used with ordinary verbs to make tenses, passive forms, questions and negatives are called auxiliary verbs or auxiliaries.

(Auxiliary= helping)

Main helping verbs: be, have, do.

Examples:

-He is working.

-I was writing.

- He has worked.

- He has been working.

- They don’t have to go.

- Does he work?

- He didn’t work.

- Have you heard of coconut oil?

- Yes, I have heard of coconut oil.

 

COMPLETE THE SENTENSES WITH EITHER IS OR ARE.


  1. The phone …………………………… ringing.



2. The babies ________ being cleaned.

3. My parents _____ visiting me today

4. This ______ going to cost a lot of money.

5. It _____ good that you come.

Choose the correct answer
6. Both my mother and ____ went to harvest the maize.

7. Both of _____ can grow coffee on that farm.

Select the opposite of the highligted word.
8. The work they did was quite satisfactory

9. The Mau Mau freedom fighters were loyal to their country.

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