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Tuesday, 16 November 2010

Movie Review

Hi 4 Humility,

You have watched 2 movies - Wizard of Oz and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame

I would like to know the following from you:
(1) Which movie do you prefer?
(2) Which character do you like the most in the preferred movie?
(3) Why you do like the character the most?
(4) If you have a chance to re-write the plot of the movie, how would you change it?

Hope to hear from you soon :-)

Monday, 1 November 2010

Photos taken on Children's Day cum CCPS Superstar 2010

Hi 4 Humility,

Here are the photos of our friends who came in their storybook character costumes on the day of Children's Day celebrations :-)

Thursday, 21 October 2010

Answer Key (for English worksheets)

Hi 4 Humility,

Here are the answers to the worksheets. Please drop me an email if you need clarifications. All the best for your exams next week :-)

Synthesis and Transformation 2

(1) Mrs Hee ordered her son to stop drawing on the wall. (Note: Strike out the word "angrily" in the question.)

(2) Sue asked her friend what the time was.

(3) Tom told me that he had bought the book from the bookshop the day before.

(4) Feel free to help yourself to the chocolate cake which I baked this afternoon.

(5) Mrs Lee, who is my neighbour, has a big fat cat.
Mrs Lee, who has a big fat cat, is my neighbour.

Synthesis and Transformation 3

(1) They have chosen the site where they will camp for the night.

(2) It began to rain heavily when we stepped out of the house.

(3) It was careless of him to forget his coloured pencils.

(4) The teacher chose Peter to be a monitor.

(5) Each of the twelve members in the team received medals.

Synthesis and Transformation 4

(1) George, who does the least work, talks the most.
George, who talks the most, does the least work.

(2) Matilda is better than Jacinta at dressmaking.
Matilda is better at dressmaking than Jacinta.

(3) While the dog was enjoying a juicy bone, a wild cat attacked it.

(4) It was foolish of him to spend all his savings on shares.

(5) Mary asked her friends if/whether they were going to her house the next day.

Synthesis and Transformation 5

(1) Tom said that he had bought a new book from the sale just then.

(2) She asked John if he could return the book to her the following week.

(3) Mrs Tan complained that she was feeling very hot.

(4) Siti asked Mrs Lim if she was going along with them.

(5) Theresa said to Sarah that she was inviting her to her birthday party the following Saturday.

Cloze Comprehension 2
(1) flight
(2) world
(3) fascinated / amazed
(4) distances
(5) kilometres / miles
(6) live
(7) but
(8) supply
(9) easily

Cloze Comprehension 4
(1) until
(2) house
(3) important
(4) by
(5) animal
(6) removed / withdrew
(7) discovered / realised
(8) burned / glowed
(9) hand
(10)produce / manufacture / make

Cloze Comprehension 5
(1) asked
(2) spent
(3) box
(4) immediately / overseas
(5) available
(6) received
(7) puzzled
(8) solved / unravelled
(9) freezer
(10)box / postman

Thursday, 30 September 2010

Happy Children's Day

Dear 4 Humility,

As you celebrate Children's Day, take some time to reflect on the last 10 years of your life and what you want for your future. You are special and have the potential to excel in your areas of strength. Work hard for what you want and do good to others :-)

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Website on Capital Punishment

Hi 4 Humiliy,

This is the website from which I took the information I printed out for you today :-)

Arguments for and against capital punishment

Ms Teo YC

Monday, 13 September 2010

Let's go for virtual tours!

Hi 4 Humility,

Term 4 is here and I'm looking forward to teaching you and learning with you for the next 10 weeks. To kick off this term, we will be going to Esplanade on Thursday. In the meantime, you can go for a virtual tour of it by clicking on the following link:
Virtual Tour of Esplanade

For other virtual tours of attractions and places of interest in Singapore, click on the link below:
Virtual Tours of Attractions and Places of Interest in Singapore

Have fun "exploring" the places and I'll see you tomorrow :-)

Ms Teo YC

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

When to use "who", "whom" and "whose"

Dear 4 Humility,

Some of you have been asking me when to use "who", "whom" and "whose". You can go to the following website to look at some examples.