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English first additional language

Grade 9

Fun at the fair

Module 3

Asking and answering

Activity 1:

Asking and answering

[lo 4.2.4]

Are you able to ask for information politely?

Are you polite and friendly when making enquiries?

1. Write down two questions that Marcus might have asked the Fair Committee when he decided to display his goods.

2. Give the answers of the Chairman of the Committee . . .

  • agreeing to let Marcus go ahead.
  • refusing to let Marcus go ahead.

Agreeing:

Disagreeing:

3. Imagine you are bartering some items in exchange for others.

In play-form, write down suitable, relevant questions and answers.

4. Marcus started making enquiries in his town about selling his product.

What are some of the enquiries he might have made?

5. Marcus needed some important information before he set up his stalls. Write down three questions he was likely to ask his uncle.

Now that you have heard some of the questions that your fellow classmates have asked, do you notice what tense and what tone of voice are used.

Activity 2:

Writing and performing short plays

[lo 2.4.7]

Work out some short plays and present them orally, where you are . . .

1. asking simple questions + receiving replies from another person,e.g. an office situation / a playground situation / a home situation.

2. making enquiries + receiving a satisfactory / unsatisfactory reply

3. asking permission to attend a party and receiving permission under certain conditions/ receiving a refusal.

4. asking directions and receiving a clear / an unclear answer. You will realise that you can ask any question you like but that there is a polite way of doing this. This skill can be used wherever you are – especially when you are on holiday or if you are lost. Practise it daily until it becomes habit.

Activity 3:

Giving instructions

[lo 1.3.2]

Now play a few short games:

1 Give instructions on how to use a simple household / kitchen item, without actually producing it to see whether the class can guess what it is.

2 Let the class roughly draw a few squares about 4 centimetres square.

The learner in front will have a picture in the square to describe to the class, without repeating himself AND without using his hands. If the class manages to draw it accurately, then the instructions have been clear.

Activity 4:

Writing a narrative essay

Select a character from History and write an imaginative narrative essay about him and an important moment in his life (you can, of course, also choose a young girl). You do not need to write about his whole life history – just about a moment in time or the experiences of a few days or a few weeks.

You will need to do a bit of research to find out details of the period in which s/he lived so that your facts are convincing e.g. a boy living during the Apartheid years who wanted to study but could find no institution that would accept him; a boy living on Robben Island in the leper colony that used to be there; a young girl travelling with her parents on the Groot Trek . . . or choose a character from European or American History . . .

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
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Source:  OpenStax, English first additional language grade 9. OpenStax CNX. Sep 14, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11061/1.1
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