AN EXCELLENT ASSISTENCE FOR SECONDARY EXAMINATION-2013
Solving Q.1&2 (Unseen passages)
(1) Teachers should assure their students not to tense about the understanding of these passages. They should encourage the pupils to read it properly, making their best efforts and then going to questions given below the passage. (2) The students should be made familiar with the wh . words and their proper answering ways. (3)The students should be taught the proper way of locating answer of question in the passage with help of the indications of wh. word and the other words used in the question. (4) They should be taught writing the answer of a question as: Q. what +h.v. + subject + action? A.. Subject + verb + action + relating clause from the passage. Q. where +h.v.+ subject +live/stay? A.. sub+ verb + relating clause from the passage. Q. why + h.v. + sub+ m.v.+ other words? A.. sub+ verb + other words+ because +relating clause from the passage. Q. how+ h.v.+ sub+ m.v.+ other words? A.. sub+ verb + other words+ by+ relating clause from the passage. Q who + verb+ other words? A. relating noun/ pronoun from the passage + verb+ other words. Q when + h.v. + sub+ m.v.? A.. sub+ verb + time showing clause from the passage Similarly some other patterns can be taken to clear the way of answering the questions. (5) Sufficient one word for groups of words and antonyms should be learnt by the students so that they will be able to answer this kind of questions from the passage.
English Language Teaching institute, IASE, Bikaner (Rajasthan) India Prepared by: Narendra Agarwal, PGT, Academic Support: RG Sharma, Chief Resource Person, ELTI, IASE, Bikaner – firstname.lastname@example.org
Writing Informal or formal letter in Q . 3
(1) There will be asked both type of the letters, i.e. informal and formal, giving an internal choice. (2) Students should be taught writing informal letters, making clear all the parts as: Sender’s address: it may be given in the first sentence of the question, it may be completed by the student.
Date of the writing
Salutation: as- my dear father/mother/uncle/ brother/ sister/friend or a name, etc.
Main theme, taking help from the given points in the question
Expressing your feelings about the theme, with help of the given points
Describe what you think ahead more of the theme
Other details or suggestion or promises, with help of the points
Wishes/ assurance/ etc With regards / love Subscription as- yours affectionately / yours sincerely English Language Teaching institute, IASE, Bikaner (Rajasthan) India Prepared by: Narendra Agarwal, PGT, Academic Support: RG Sharma, Chief Resource Person, ELTI, IASE, Bikaner – email@example.com
3 Name of the sender: probably it will be given in the question or write imaginary. (3) Some suggested letters to practice1. You are Manish living in Jaipur. The Annual function of your school was held last Monday. Write a letter to your friend telling him about the function. 2. Write a letter to your friend, congratulating him on securing a position in the merit list of the secondary examination. 3. A letter to express condolence on death of your friend mother (4) For writing a formal letter, one can adopt the following process. Sender’s address as given in the question or imaginary
Date of writing
Receiver’s address as given in the question or imaginary. Sir
I wish to convey you ……………………………………………………………………………………… write according to the question Give sufficient reasons or other details Related to your talk Make your request
Hope that you will give proper attention to my request and take necessary action soon . English Language Teaching institute, IASE, Bikaner (Rajasthan) India Prepared by: Narendra Agarwal, PGT, Academic Support: RG Sharma, Chief Resource Person, ELTI, IASE, Bikaner – firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Yours faithfully Name (5) Some suggested formal letters to practice. 1 A letter to the editor of Rajasthan Patrika...