Write a paragraph using 5 list words. Make the paragraph interesting to the reader;
remember word choice as a trait to embellish your paragraph.
The tenant of Victoria street was made to go to a court session to give information to a murder case. He had to give evidence under oath and had to follow court policy. He gave true evidence and the case was closed.
Activity Two :
Use a dictionary to assist you to formulate the meaning of 5 list words
1. Murder: the killing of another human being under conditions specifically covered in law.
2. Policy: a definite course of action adopted for the sake of expediency,facility.
3. Session: a single continuous sitting, or period of sitting, of persons so assembled.
4. Oath: a statement or promise strengthened by such an appeal.
5. United: made into or caused to act as a single entity.
Memory trick: Which witch can make you itch?
Complete the sentences below with “which” or “witch”.
a. “Which ( Which, witch) side of the river do you think we should stake our
claim? “ asked the prospector.
b. The witch (which, witch) used magic to turn fool’s gold into real gold.
c. The police constable insisted that the gold diggers identify which (which,
witch) of their fellow miners were claim jumpers.
d. “Do you think the witch (which, witch) in the story was real or imaginary?” asked the
e. “ Which (which, witch) gold coach should we bail up next ?” asked the bushranger.
f. On which (which, witch) continent did the Spaniards search fruitlessly for the fabled
City of Gold which (which, witch) was they named “El Dorado, The Gilded One”?
Explain the difference between the following Homophones:
a. Weather, wether and whether. Weather describes if its raining or sunny. Wether is male sheep with no testicles. Whether gives you a choice.
b. Way, weigh, and whey. Way its a mode or a manner. Weigh is were you put something on scale and see the measurement. Whey is the watery part of milk that is separated from the curd in making cheese
c. Wear, where and we’re. Wear is clothes that you put on your body. Where is in or at what place. We’re means can be confused.
d. Praise, prays and preys. Praise is the act of expressing approval or admiration. Prays is a way of talking to god.
e. Saw, soar and sore. Saw is a tool or device for cutting. Soar is to fly upward, as a bird. Sore is physically painful or sensitive, as a wound, hurt, or diseased part.
f. Wails, Wales and whales. Wails is to make a loud long cry of sadness or pain. Wales is a division of the United Kingdom, in is SW Great Britain. Whales are a mammals from the ocean.
g. Right, write and rite. Right is in accordance with what is good, proper, or just. Write is to trace or form (characters, letters, words, etc.) on the surface of some material, as with a pen, pencil. Rite is a formal or ceremonial act or procedure prescribed or customary in religious or other solemn use.
h. Awe, oar, or and ore. Awe is an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, fear, etc. Oar is a long shaft with a broad blade at one end, used as a lever for rowing or otherwise propelling or steering a boat. Or is (used to connect words, phrases, or clauses representing alternatives). Ore is a metal-bearing mineral or rock, or a native metal, that can be mined at a profit.