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Name : ____________


Name : ____________


Name : ____________


Name : ____________



Activity 2

Fill in the blank with suitable words from the box.

The white pelican is one of the most successful fish eating birds. The success is largely (1) …… its command hunting (2) ………. A group, perhaps two dozens birds, will (3) ……….. in a curved arc some distance offshore, beating the water (4) ……. with their wings, driving the fish before them.

When the water is (5) ………………enough for the birds to reach the fish, the formation (6) ………as each bird dip its bill into the water to scoop up its (7) ………... As the bird lifts its head, the water drains from its bill leaving the fish which are then swallowed.

Pelicans are among the oldest group of birds, Fossils of this genus have been (8) …….. dating back 40 millions years.

(Taken from : Wildlife: The Beauty of Animal, Spain: The Image Bank, 1989;p.74)


Found Gather Due to breaks up

Shallow Behaviour furiously meal



Activity 3

Answer the questions below.


  1. What animal is being reported in the text above?

…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. Why this animal called as the most successful fish eating birds?

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. What the birds do when they are hunting fish?

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. Is the bird alone or in a group when they do hunting?

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………

  1. How old is the fossil of the bird that ever found?

……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………
Activity 4

Find the meaning of the following words in the dictionary?



No.

Words

Meaning

1.

Breathe




2.

Belong to




3.

Slip




4.

Underneath




5.

Whiskers




6.

Fins




7.

Starve




8.

Squid



Activity 5

Fill in the blank with the words from the table above!

1. X : What do you like to eat?

Y : I like sea food especially fried …… It is delicious.

2. X : Whose camera is it?

Y : It ……………..Mr. John Smith.

3. X : How is our condition?

Y : We are lack up food and water supplies. If we can’t find food. We’ll ……..and die.

X : We must take the fat …………..your stomach. If not you look too fat.

Y : Yes, doctor

5 X : Look the Pinguins are swimming using its………..

Y : Yes, they are so attractive.
A.2. Grammar Focus

A.2.1. Degree of Comparison

From the text “The pelican bird” we have sentence such as :

The pelican bird is the most successful…..

The phrase “the most successful” here refers to something more than others. So we will study about degree of comparison. This pattern is used to compare the condition among things/matter. There are three basic patterns:



  1. Positive degree


..as …….as

Dipakai baik untuk adjective (kata sifat) maupun adverb (kata keterangan)

Example :


  1. Budi is 171 cm tall. Andi is 171 cm tall.

  • Budi is as tall as Andi.

  1. Anita’s house is 40 m2 wide. Tiara’s house is 40 m2 wide

  • Anita’s house is as wide as tiara’s.

  1. Comparative Degree ( tingkatan lebih)

Akhiran –er .

Dipakai untuk adjective yang terdiri dari satu suku kata.



Akhiran –er.

Dipakai untuk adjective bersuku kata dua berakhiran , ,-ow, -y, -er



Berawalan “more”

Dipakai untuk adjective lebih dari dua suku kata



Hard

Fast


Nice

Tall


Big

Small


Wide

Harder

Faster


Nicer

Taller


Bigger

Smaller


wider

Clever

Narrow


Heavy

Busy


Cleverer

Narrower


Heavier

busier



Interesting

Expensive

Beautiful

Wonderful

handsome


More interesting

More expensive

More beautiful

More wonderful

More handsome




  1. Superlative Degree (Tingkatan paling)

Akhiran –est

Dipakai untuk adjective yang terdiri dari satu suku kata



Awalan -the most

Dipakai untuk adjective adjective yang terdiri dari dua suku kata atau lebih



Clear

Nice


Fast

Hard


quick

The clearest

The nicest

The fastest

The hardest

The quickest


Interesting

Expensive

Beautiful

Wonderful

handsome


The most interesting

The most expensive

The most beautiful

The most wonderful

The most handsome





  1. Exception:

Kata dasar

Comparative

Superlative

Good/well

Bad/ill


Many/much

Little


Far

old


Better

Worse


More

Less


Farther/further

Older/elder



Best

Worst


Most

Least


Farthest/Furthest

Oldest/eldest


Activity 6

Write the correct form of the words in brackets to complete the sentence below.

No.

Adjective




1.

big

Blue whale is ………….animal on earth.

2.

easy

Breeding ducks is …………..than gooses

3.

accurate

The weather forecast today is ……than it was yesterday.

4.

beautiful

Vina Panduwinata sings as …………..as Melly Goeslow

5.

bad

My dog was ill yesterday. Today it’s getting …………

6.

tall

The palm tree is the …………….among trees at my field

7.

late

According to the ………..news, the cheetah at the Rgunan zoo has died

8.

Intelligent

Budi is ………….. than the other students at my class



A.2.2.Conjunctions

Conjunctions are words which join words or groups of words. There are two principle types of conjunctions: coordinate and subordinate

A coordinate conjunction joins words or groups of words of equal value

They are and, but, or, nor, for etc.



Example : The students must buy bag and uniform for going to school

My aunt likes western music but my mother likes Javanese.

The bowl could be on the cupboard or in the table

We must clean the river from pollutants so water can be drunk

A subordinate conjunction join a dependent clause with an independent clause. They are when, while, where, since, because, if, unless, until, although, as soon as etc.



Example : My father doesn’t go to his office because he is ill

The employee keeps working although his body is weak


Activity 7

Fill in the blanks with the suitable conjunctions



  1. You can choose basket …football as your favourite sport.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. …it doesn’t rain this evening, I will go out.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. My mother was sleeping in the living room ….I came home last night.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. My aunt lives by herself at village….she feels happy.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. You must take some exercise ….you’ll be fatter and fatter

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. I’ll visit my grandma at hospital …. I finish doing my homework .

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. The boy was just going to cross the street …the officers shouted “Stop!”

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. They always do their paper well….we don’t

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. Asri could pass her final test …she studied very hard.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

  1. I visited my doctor last night …she gave me a prescription for my stomached.

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….
A.2.3. Linking verbs

Linking verbs are verbs or the “be’ which are used to give information about Subjects’ to give qualities, to explain the parts or the characteristics/features of the subjects.

The other names of linking verbs are relating verbs or relational processes.

There are some lists of linking verbs. Find out their meaning by using dictionary.





Meaning




Meaning




Meaning

be (is, am, are)




feel




keep




be (was, were)




become




weigh




seem




remain




stay




appears




turn




cost




sound




grow




measure




look




go




make




taste




run




realize




smell




come




denote





e.g. Whales are mammals

The creatures have special features

Its appearance resembles fish

Activity 8

Find the linking verbs in the text below.







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