ENG6: SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION AND VOCABULARY p.6

This unit deals with vocabulary use for different scenarios.

RELATIONSHIPS   

* matron

* bride price

* dowry

* bridesmaid

* congregation

* tyers

* alter

Examples.

  1. The children reached school just as the bell was rung.
  2. We arrived at the airport in time to catch the plane.
  3. My grandpa is very weak. He cannot walk alone. (use………too……to…..)
  4. The congregation was very big. It could not fit in the main hall for the reception. (use…..too………….to……………)
  5. Karimba’s grandson is very shy. She cannot speak in public. (use……too…….to…….)

Study the family free on page 85 and answer questions about it.

A Visit to my Grandmother.

Exercise  V.

Write a composition about the wedding you attended.

Follow the guidelines below.

* When it took place e.g . date, day, time

* People , wedding, how you are related, which church, venue for the reception, bridesmaid, best man, peg boy, maids and the cake. etc.

How did you enjoy or feel that day ?

FAMILY RELATIONSHIP.   

Vocabulary

aunt

brother-in-law

cousin

grandmother

cousin

grandmother

half brother/ half –sister

marry

nephew

niece

GUIDED COMPOSITION.

LUTALO LOSES  A GRANDFATHER.

Lutalo   with dead   grandfather   his   villagers  aunt    him uncle orphans

Lutalo is an ________________. When his father  Were died, he was taken to his ________-whose wife had also died. He stayed there learning whatever job his grandfather taught ______________ to do.

One day when_________had gone to school, thunder struck and killed___________grandfather. When he came back he found his ________Mukasa at home___________some ________-mourning. His uncle sent him to buy a piece of cloth to cover the _____________body.

 

Lutalo’s _____________was among the people who came for the funeral and after the burial, she gave him fees for one term. Lutalo’s ________decided to take him to his home, where he continued with his studies until he got a job.

CARPENTRY.

VOCABULARY.

* Carpenter

* furniture

* glue

* plank

* sand paper

* saw

* varnish

Structures.

Use of ________beside …….. although………….

  1. Namayanja sits beside Ivan.
  2. Kamanje put the varnish beside the tool box.
  3. The furniture was not shiny_______carpenter polished it with varnish.
  4. __________the tree was very big , the two men cut it in just 30 minutes.
  5. Joanita sits ______________Alex and Tom.

Sentence order.

The sentences below are in wrong order. Re-arrange them to form a meaningful story.

  1. Next she went to a carpenter who had lost both his hammer and plane.
  2. With the hammer and nails he joined the planks and made the bed in one hour.
  3. Adeke had a very uncomfortable night yesterday.
  4. He had all the tools in his workshop.
  5. At last Adeke had got a smooth bed polished with varnish.
  6. “ Sorry I can’t make a bed because the planks are wet, “ said the first one.
  7. The reason was that she did not have a good bed to sleep on.
  8. The one who helped her was called Mundu.
  9. She wanted a carpenter who could make a good bed for her.
  10. In the morning she decided to see a carpenter.

A HARD  WORKING CARPENTER.

 TAILORING  PICTURE COMPOSITION.

VOCABULARY.

seamstress, sewing, garment , tape measure, weave, knitting, design, MEND, cloth thimble, lemming.

 Read and pronounce the vocabulary correctly construct meaningful sentences using the vocabulary.

  1. a) Read and pronounce the vocabulary correctly.
  2. b) Construct correct and meaningful sentences using the vocabulary.
  1. c) Use each of the words in a sentence.
  1. d) Use the correct form of the word in brackets.
  2. The seamstress have__________ my dress by the time I went back.(sew)
  3. Those nice baskets were___________by Nalongo. (weave)
  4. Nalwoga forgot her__________needle in the classroom. (knit)
  5. The queen usually wears______________coats. (wool)
  6. The were five pieces of _____________on the table.(cloth)
  7. d) Structure . What is lare_______________used for ?

* Cutting cloth.

* A sewing machine  is used for clothes.

* Buttons are used for fastening the parts together.

Give the use of the following using the structured for:…

i)I thimble _____________ ii) needle__________

iii) bobbin ______________ iv) sewing machine __________

  1. C) Oral discussion.
  2. i) How important is tailoring to people.
  3. ii) Can the tailoring be a source of income ?

iii) Discuss the steps taken in the tailoring process.

Exercise IV .

Write a composition about a tailor you visited. Follow the guidelines below.

  1. When was it ? e.g. holiday, before Christians day and year,
  2. Why you went to the tailor,
  3. Who did you go with ?
  4. How many clothes did you want to buy or to mend ?
  5. Was the tailor kind, how did he treat you ?
  6. Did you pay all the money , how much ?
  7. Did he do good work for you ? Why ? tell us about the machines e.g. modern .
  8. How long did it take you to get the clothes, did they fit you ?
  9. Advice to your friends or people who would like to buy or mend clothes.

TAILORING

VOCABULARY.

* tailor

* sew

* gown

* pair of trousers

* Zip

* design

* Sewing machine

* Cloths

* Mend

* Suit

Read and pronounce the vocabulary correctly construct meaningful sentences using the vocabulary.

Use each of the words in a sentence.

Exercise II.

Use of ……………..in–spite……………despite…….)

  1. The tailor was skilled but he failed to make a good suit for wedding .

(use …inspite………..)

  1. Mugisha is a senior tailor . Mugisha is not perfect in his work. (Begin: Despite……………)
  2. Namuli’s dress has a hole yet it has just been mended. (use…………..in spite………)
  3. The gown was long but it could not fit Ofwono. (Begin: In spite………………….)
  4. Kimuli has a modern sewing machine but his clothes are not well designed. (use……….despite………………)

 Exercise II.

Give the plural form of the underlined word.

  1. You needn’t have washed the table cloth very late.
  2. His pair of trousers cannot fit me.
  3. My tailor mended the clothes very well but took a lot of time.
  4. My father used the same tailor for his suit for five years.
  5. Mutoni is liked by many people because of the good design of clothes he makes.

EXERCISE III.

Guided Composition.

Use the words in the table to complete the story.

took, away, taxi, pair of trousers, sewing , explained, holidays , centre, fashions, tailors.

A VISIT TO THE TAILOR.

During ________________, my father wanted to buy for me a pair of trousers. We had to look for a very good tailor with modern __________________. First we want to Owino market but we failed to get attractive fabric.  Then we walked through old __________park upwards and reached Kiyembe shopping _______________. Here there are a lot of people with a variety of __________ machines that do all sorts of design.

 

Mr. Waibi is one of the __________________in Kiyembe so we went straight to him. My father ______________ to him the type of  cloth. we wanted. Mr. Wabi ______my measurements and said that the ______________would be ready after three days. Dad paid him 70,000 shillings and we walked______________.

Exercise IV .

Write a composition about a tailor you visited. Follow the guidelines below.

  1. When was it ? e.g. holiday, before Christians day and year,
  2. Why you went to the tailor,
  3. Who did you go with ?
  4. How many clothes did you want to buy or to mend ?
  5. Was the tailor kind, how did he treat you ?
  6. Did you pay all the money , how much ?
  7. Did he do good work for you ? Why ? tell us about the machines e.g. modern .
  8. How long did it take you to get the clothes, did they fit you ?
  9. Advice to your friends or people who would like to buy or mend clothes.

Vocabulary.

baker, yeast, ingredient, grate, recipes, oven, sieve, pinch of sugar, knead, cutter, baker.

Read and pronounce the vocabulary correctly. Construct meaningful sentences using the vocabulary.

  1. b) Use the correct form of the words in brackets to complete the sentences.
  2. My elder sister is good at______________ cakes. ()to bake)
  3. This loaf of bread is very_________________. (sugar)
  4. Mutebi, the _____________ visited our school last month. (baking)
  5. He eats cakes__________every day. (one)
  6. Tom ate three ________of bread because he was very hungry. (slice)
  7. Structure: even through- Read the following examples.
  8. I ate a cake even though it was not mine.

Even though the cake was not mine, I ate it.

  1. Tom went to the bakery. He did not buy bread.

Tom did not buy bread even though he went to the bakery.

Even though Tom went to the bakery, he did not buy bread.

Use…………..even though in the following sentences.

1.The cake was not tasty,. We added all the ingredients.

  1. Kusima is not trained but she bakes nice cakes.
  2. We served the guests. They did not eat .

4, It was a public holiday. The bakery was open.

  1. ORAL DISCUSSION.
  2. i) How important is baking to your family ?
  3. ii) Can baking be an economical activity to your family .
  4. Write down three go pod things about baking.

 Re-arrange the following sentences to form a meaningful sentence baking a birth day cake.

  1. Such as baking flour, baking powder, milk, eggs and margarine.

2.The fire paste was put into the baking tin and shaped into a rectangular cake with three ties.

  1. One day, Namara wanted to bake a birthday cake.
  2. and kneaded g the dough until it made a fire paste .
  3. In the end, the cake was ready, so she turned off the oven and removed it.
  4. She warmed up the oven and baked the cake.
  5. In addition, she bought lemon, sugar, wine and icing sugar.
  6. First, she bought the necessary ingredients from the supermarket.
  7. Then she mixed all the ingredients with water to make dough.
  8. Next, she measured the ingredients and place on a clean tray.

BAKING

VOCABULARY

recipe

yeast

dough

ingredients

knead

confectioner.

 Structures.

………..    neither ………………………..nor…………….

  1. The cakes was not delicious . The bread was not delicious. (join using…..neither……..)
  2. The confectioner did not use yeast . The baker did not use yeast. (begin: Neither………)
  3. The baker did not keep for us bread yet me had paid. The confectioner also did not

keep for us bread yet we had him. (use……..and neither …….)

  1. My sister does not like icing sugar. Even my brother does not like icing sugar.

(begin:  Neither……………………..)

Use …..prefer…..to………)

  1. I like cakes more than sweets .
  2. Jane likes biscuits more than cakes.
  3. We like brown bread but we like yellow bread more.
  4. I like burns . I like cookies even more.

Re-arrangement.

Re-arrange the following sentence to cake a story about Sally’s cake.

  1. And she switched on the oven to warm it up.
  2. She got clean bowls and measured the ingredients.
  3. On coming back from the market, she found the cake burnt.
  1. Sally bought all the necessary ingredients from the grocery because he wanted to bake cakes.
  2. When the dough had risen, she kneaded it to make it smooth as she waited for the oven to warm up.
  3. When the oven was warm enough, Sally pushed the tray with the dough in it.
  4. After mixing, she left the dough on the table rise.
  1. She washed her hands and laid the table on which she was going to work.
  2. Her mother sent her to the market before her cakes were baked.
  3. Then she started mixing the ingredients in the right procedure.

Essay Composition. BAKING A CAKE.

Imagine you baked a cake for tea last weekend, write a composition about the procedure ,  you used until the cake was ready.

 Follow the guidelines below.

Introduction . It was on Sunday after prayers when Mummy sent me to buy bread at the nearby shop. All the shops did not have bread so I decide to bake cakes for tea.

PARA II.  First, I went to the grocery with my ………………..and we bought the following items (name them) all what you bought  and the quantity of each.

 Para III

When we reached home,___________(give the procedure ) e.g  laying the table, washing hands, measuring the ingredients, mixing them till you got the dough.

 PARA IV.

After kneeling the dough, I left it to rise meanwhile I switched on the oven tell us what you did next and  (mention the time your cake took to bake)

 PARA  V.

Conclusion . What did the family think or say about your baking / your advice to people.

who would wish to bake.

KEEPING ANIMALS.

VOCABULARY.

veal

beef

butcher

butcher’s

abattoir

fierce

heifer

kennel

paddocks.

Use the above words in constructing sentence. Write ten sentences.

1.sheep _________________ 2. butcher ________3. Puppy__________

  1. buffalo__________________ 5. donkey_________ 6. wolf___________ 7. dairy

Give the homes of the following animals.

1.A dog lives in a ————-

  1. A house of horse is called a____ 3. Lions sleep in a ________
  2. The pigs broke the ________and started moving all over the school compound.
  3. Do not go near the _________because the bees will sting you.

Structures.

Use ——–need,—– need not—– /—– not only——.

  1. You need to take the cows for grazing.
  2. The goats should be given some water . (use…….need…….)
  3. We don’t need to go to the grazing ground now because of bad weather. (use……..need not……..)

Not only.

  1. The herdsman took the cattle for grazing.

He also gave them some water. (Begin: Not only…….)

2, The hunter killed an antelope and a zebra.

  1. We visited the abattoir and the a kennel. (use…..not only…..)

Picture Composition.

Study the pictures on page 80 MK book six and write one sentence to describe what is happening in each picture.

The sentences below are in wrong order. Re-arrange them to make a good story.

  1. First, they took us to the piggery where we saw a sow that was very big.
  2. So Mr. Owino gets a lot of money and he is very rich because of farming.
  3. This milk is sold to nearby hotels and households.
  4. There are five farm boys who take care of all these animals.
  5. Here we were told that there was a cow that could give 40 litres of milk a day.
  6. Last term, our class visited Mr. Ownino’s dairy farm in Bukomansimbi.
  7. After the piggery, we went to different paddocks to see bulls, heifers and cows.
  8. Two of these boys took us around the farm to see various animals and birds.
  9. It had just given birth to 16 piglets and all of them were fighting to suckle.
  10. On this farm, he keep cows, sheep, goats, hens, ducks and pigs.

ASSIGNMENT : SENTENCE CONSTRUCTION AND VOCABULARY p.6 assignment MARKS : 10  DURATION : 1 week, 3 days

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