Thursday, February 16, 2012

improve Listening and reading skill in English


A. Listening

The teacher will read about one of the greatest individuals the world has ever seen. This unique individual overcame multiple physical handicaps and proved to be an exceptional achiever.
(The teacher reads)
The teacher will now read the first paragraph about the individual. Listen carefully.
(The teacher reads)
Task 1: The teacher will now read the first paragraph with some words missing. Fill in the blanks.

……….. became a ………. in her own ……… Had it not been for her teacher ……….., …….. would never have achieved the ……… she achieved. Everyone knows that ……. was ……. , …….. and ……… right from her …… month.
The teacher will now read the second paragraph. Listen carefully.
(The teacher reads)

Task 2: The teacher will now read the second paragraph with some words missing. Fill in the blanks.

The uniqueness of ....... is that in spite of being partially ........, she pulled out the unwilling mind of a ...... from the dark silent ........ in which it was .........
The teacher will now read the third paragraph. Listen carefully.  
(The teacher reads)
Task 3: The teacher will now read the third paragraph with some words missing. Fill in the blanks.
........... taught with a ........ and ....... learnt with a ...... and what a ..... it was!

B. Speaking
I. a. ‘Laughter is the best Medicine.’

Teacher : Have you ever heard of Isaac Newton?
Student : Yes, Madam.
Teacher : What did he discover?
Student : Law of Gravity.
Teacher : Let me tell you how he stumbled upon this discovery. He was sitting on the ground looking at an apple tree. An apple fell on his head. This led to the discovery. What do you understand from this?
Student : Had he been sitting in a class like this and listening to you as we are doing now, he would never have discovered the law of gravity.

Task 1: Role play the above joke.
Task 2: Say a few jokes to the class. (Note: Take care that the jokes do not hurt anyone.)

I. b. See if you can solve the following riddles.
(i) Three men stand under an umbrella but nobody gets wet. How could it be?
(ii) What’s black and white that is / red /?
(iii) Anger is risky because it is one letter short of ........
(iv) What’s the longest word in English?
Answers to riddles:
(i) It is not raining
(ii) Book
(iii) Danger
(iv) Smiles

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