Have you ever called your friends or your family by using public telephone? Now, listen to me to know how to use it. First, lift the phone receiver. Then, insert the coins. Next, dial the number you want. Wait for the dial tone, then you hear someone is speaking over there. Finally, put the receiver back after you finish your call.
The text above tells about ….
how to call someone
how to dial the number
how to lift the receiver
how to use public phone
how to insert coins
There are … steps to use public telephone.
a. 1 c. 3 e. 5
b. 2 d. 4
The synonym of word listen in the text is ….
a. lift c. dial e. hear
b. put d. insert
If you want to make a cup of tea, … preparing a tea spoon of tea and one spoonful of sugar, put them into a cup, … pour hot boiled water. Stir it well. A cup of tea is ready to drink.
Sentence connectors are certain words used to connect between a sentence to the other sentence or between paragraph to paragraph. The examples, among others, are:
First, at first
After that, afterwards
Complete the text with the most appropriate word or phrase from the samples above. Then read it aloud.
The Day I Became a Hero
I was as amazed as anyone else ________(1) I found Brian. I was flying low over an area of forest, miles from anywhere, ______ (2) I noticed smoke. _______(3) I pulled round and flew in low for a better look.
_______(4), I noticed that someone had cleared an area of trees. _____(5) I saw the camp. I had to circle round a couple of times. _______(6) a while I was ready to fly in low and put the plane down on the lake. _______(7) I paddled across to where Brian was standing, staring at me as if I was a ghost. Suddenly, he spoke and said his name. You could have knocked me flat _______(8) I realised that I had found the kid!
(NLS Year 6 Booster Units. : 2001)
B. Modelling of Text
Pair up and practice the following dialogue.
Ina : Hi, Andra. How are you doing?
Andra : Great thanks. How’s the world treating you?
Ina : Fine, thank. I tell you what. I had very nice experience yesterday.
Andra : Did you?
Ina : Yesterday , when I had my first day at school.
Andra : What’s up?
Ina : You see , Yesterday I had an orientation program for the new students. I was little bit late so one of the seniors got mad at me.
Andra : You were in big trouble, weren’t you?
Ina : I were, but the senior was nervous.
Andra : Was he? A senior?
Ina : He was so nervous that when he gave a command he did it wrongly.
Andra : And?
Ina : All the juniors laughed at him.
Andra : He must be very ashamed, mustn’t he?
Ina : Sure, finally he let us all join the other students who didn’t come late. It was a funny experience on my first day at school.
Who told about her experience?
Where did the experience take place?
When did it happen?
Who was the experience about?
What happened to Ina on her first day of orientation?
How did one of the seniors feel about it?
Why did the senior give the command wrongly?
What happened to all late students?
What did the senior finally do to the late students?
How did Intan feel about the experience?