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Baby Steps to Directed Writing

Pre – test - 11 January 2017

ARTICLE: Article for School Magazine / Newsletter

In spite of the government’s clear call to
students to study English well, many
students still show very little interest in
studying the language.

As Chairperson of the English Language
Society, write an article in the school
newsletter to persuade students to
study the language. In the article, you
have to tell the students the importance
of studying the language. Use ALL the
points below:

 further your studies 1 Khai
 to get a job and help
you in your job 2 Mai
 in your travels 3 Nur A
 enjoy many interesting
programmes on television 4 Aini
 appreciate many of the
world’s most beautiful
literary works 5 Isabelle

When writing the article, you should remember:

 to provide a title
 to use all the notes given
 to add one other point
 to elaborate the notes


And this will put your company at risk and you will likely be dismissed if this happen. The first impression you should give in order to success and have the job is. A good command in of English will also help you greatly in your job. There are many reasons why you should study the language properly. Besides all these. There is also a campaign that still on to make all the Malaysian becomes a better English learner. When you go for a job interview. entertainment is one of the major advantages you will experience if you good in English. make travelling overseas easier. If the company you work is actively involved in international trade. The Importance of Studying English By Ridza Amilludin It is a big concerned for teenagers nowadays as they are unaware of the importance of English language as they tend to ignore to learn the language. Even the roadside stall-holders in China speak fairly good English! At least some of the people you meet on your travels in other countries can understand English. High self confidence influenced by the programmes will indirect inculcate in yourself when you are fluent in the language. many students are still not bothered about studying it seriously. therefore. Your chances of getting the job are very slim if you stutter while interviewing. which is ‘Enhance Proficiency in Bahasa Malaysia. First and foremost. you have to speak to prospective customers in English. English is the most important and the most useful language in the world today. The language is certainly practical when you are lost in your trip. you are going to have a big problem studying at university. Miscommunication might occur if your English is bad. Inevitably. We must admit that many of the best programmes are produced by the Americans and British companies. Strengthen the English’. to respond in English fluently. Students’ attitude towards the language is also crucial to make sure that these teenagers can face the future world better by learning English language as it is an international language. it is a compulsory for any candidate to pass English with credit before entering any universities. The second reason why you have to study English well is that it will help you to get a job. English is one of the languages used in any airport in the world in making announcement. Although the government has repeatedly told us of the importance of English. You will enjoy television’s best programmes. English will definitely help you a lot when you want to further studies. So. . Plus. the interviewer will surely talk to you in English. Communication problem will not happen if you can converse well in English. Knowing English well. you will blow you chance for better education or worse. Almost all books at university are written in English in all subjects. Good English will also help you a lot when you travel. if you are poor in English. Every country in the world studies English.

. I hope that students will see the importance and realise how importance the language is for their own future.Quality time is worthily spent if you understand and enjoy the programmes. it is now a main language all over the world. Although it is a second language in our country. Based from all the above elaboration.