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ENGLISH FIRST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE

Grade 5

Module 13

DIMINUTIVES

PEOPLE, COUNTRIES, PRODUCTS

“In Rome, do as the ………………..do”.

ACTIVITY 1

TO USE A PERSONAL DICTIONARY

[LO 6.4.1]

1. What do we call the people who live in…

  • Cape Town
  • China
  • Russia
  • Namibia
  • Germany
  • South Africa

2. Fill in the missing words:

Table 1
Australians live in ________________
Welsh people live in _______________
In___________ the Swiss farmers make cheese
________fashion designers live in Italy.
In Japan, the__________ eat a staple diet of rice.
We have__________ visitors from Norway.
In England we ate________ cucumber sandwiches.
In____________ the Dutch people speak Dutch.
I ate Greek salad in ___________
The Spaniards are outstanding in_________ dancing.

DIMINUTIVES

ACTIVITY 2

TO USE LANGUAGE FORMS AND STRUCTURES TO COMMUNICATE ORALLY AND IN WRITING

[LO 6.4.3]

Gemma is still a young dog and is called a ___

Young animals, as well as small objects, are often given a special name.

Match these young animals to their parents:

Owlet, gosling, duckling, kitten, calf, foal, lamb, chick, nestling, kid

Owl, duck, cow, hen, cat, goose, goat, ewe, bird, mare

The baby of a dog and the baby of a seal have the same name. What is it?

The baby of a cow and the baby of an elephant have the same name. What is it?

Try to explain why baby animals are so sweet and so attractive:

Assessment

LO 6

LANGUAGE STRUCTURE AND USEThe learner will know and be able to use the sounds, words and grammar of the language to create and interpret texts.

We know this when the learner:

6.4 develops own vocabulary:

6.4.1 analyses word formation (e.g. drum, drummer);

6.4.3 understands between 3 000 and 4 500 common spoken words in context by the end of grade 5.

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ACTIVITY 1

1. This activity links to the section on nouns.

Table 2
Capetonians Chinese Russian
Namibian Congolese South African

2.

Table 3
a. Australians live in_______________ Australia
b. Welsh people live in Wales
c. In __________ the Swiss farmers make cheese Switzerland
d. ____________fashion designers live in Italy. Italian
e. In Japan, the ____________eat a staple diet of rice. Japanese
Table 4
f. We have _____________visitors from Norway. Norwegian
g. In England we ate _____ cucumber sandwiches. English
h. In________ the Dutch people speak Dutch. Holland
i. I ate Greek salad in __________ Greece
j. The Spaniards are outstanding in _____________ dancing. Spanish

3.

ACTIVITY 2

Owlet - owl

Gosling - goose

Duckling - duck

Kitten- cat

Calf - cow

Foal - horse

Lamb - sheep

Chick - hen

Nestling - bird

Kid - mare

The baby of a dog and the baby of a seal have the same name: Pup

The baby of a cow and the baby of an elephant have the same name: Calf

Let the learners read out to the class why baby animals are so sweet and attractive. Discuss cruelty to animals etc.

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