ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY

WAJ 3102

PART A : KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

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) and identify two words that fit into the word classes mentioned below      Noun Determiner / Article Pronoun Adjective Adverb WORD CLASS Nouns Example Of Words  Then it was Nat King Cole.g. (subjective personal pronouns)  With her bemused tone and a habit of peering over her spectacles. brochures etc. she has. so he took down their personal information  A few years ago. Mikkelson has the air of a night-shift detective who has seen it all-and in a way. a woman and her husband were coming home from a ski trip in British Columbia when they spotted a disabled car on the side of the road. (general determiners)  “It started with Henry Ford. magazines. a woman and her husband were coming home from a ski trip in British Columbia when they spotted a disabled car on the side of the road. Select an authentic text between 150 – 200 words (e. (concrete nouns)  The man was extremely grateful but didn’t have any cash to reward them. newspapers. the) Pronoun 2 . (common nouns)  A few years ago. (personal pronouns) Determiner / Article (a.ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 1.

so he took down their personal information.” is one example. the grateful millionaire. a 282-pound mastiff with “paws the size of softballs.” Barbara Mikkelson says with a satisfied grin. the grateful millionaire.ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 Adjective  Ah.  The man was extremely grateful but didn’t have any cash to reward them.” Barbara Mikkelson says with a satisfied grin  That widely circulated photograph of Hercules. Adverb 3 .  Ah.

Noun .ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 2. adjective 5. Identified Word A self-proclaimed computer nerd with a mop 1. so he took down their personal information. Noun Dad’s work starts at eight in verb the morning. The man was extremely grateful but didn’t have 3. PRESENT Sentence No. adjective I am grateful to him for his help. Ah. the grateful millionaire. Identify any five words (preferably from the selected text) and construct a new sentence for each word that you have identified to reflect a new word class without changing the original form of the word. Snopes’s work is done. Which doesn’t mean adjective Brown is my favourite colour. Verb 4 . any cash to reward them. so he took down their personal information. Mikkelson says with a satisfied grin. The man was extremely grateful but didn’t have verb A reward was given to the little boy for his courage. any cash to reward them. 4.” Barbara adverb Extreme sports will be banned in Malaysia. David was undoubtedly the kid whose notes everyone copied. Noun 2. NEW Sentence Word Class Sentence Word Class of brown hair.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 PART B: MASTERY OF KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS 5 .

and the concluding sentence. school homework.because the jocks are always partying.Computer programming. the biology of their pet frog are some of the common things that interests the nerds Paragraph 4 : . 3. Identify and highlights the topic sentence and the concluding sentence written in your text. Based on the graphic diagram that you have produced. paragraphs have THREE principal parts which are the topic sentence. going out on dates. In formal academic English.They are the typical college students attending their scheduled classes. constantly studying and learning about their interests . BRAINSTORMING (MIND MAP) TYPES OF COLLEGE STUDENTS Introduction : The three types of college students are usually called the jocks. the nerds. compose a short text between 150 – 200 words. getting their homework or assignments done and turned in on time. Conclusion : . Paragraph 2 : .The Jocks.they make the college campus more interesting 6 .The nerds spends their school night with a tight schedule for recreation. the fundamental unit of a composition is paragraph.the nerds are obsessed with books. is the show-off type of people who puts off their homework assignments until the last minute . and learning new things that captures their interests . 1. and the normal people. supporting sentences. calculator programming. or having fun with their sorority.Their assignment is completed at the last minute and is usually scored a low grade. 2. . Select a title for a descriptive writing and brainstorm the main points.The third group is the normal group and they lie on the borderline between the jocks and the nerds. Produce your points in a graphic form.there is no college campus without any of the three groups explained .ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 In many languages. . Paragraph 3 : .

going out on dates. This is because the jocks are always partying. specifically for the psychology students. The nerds wear a nice shirt with a bow tie. because they always use the computer to get their homework or assignments done. 7 . On the jock side. known campus-wide. they never miss a day without using the internet. Your application to college has gone through and it’s your initial day at class. there is no college campus without any of the three groups explained above. The Jocks. and the normal people. The nerds are usually annoying with their obnoxious laughter regarding a really stupid joke. or a tie and a nicely ironed dress. getting their homework or assignments done and turned in on time. The second group. Calculator programming. and having fun with their friends. expensive-looking jacket. constantly studying and learning. is the show-off type of people who puts off their homework assignments until the last minute. they tend to postpone the homework or assignments sometimes and eventually end up doing all of the assignments at the last-minute. They spend their recreation time studying. the biology of their pet frog are some of the common things that interests the nerds. The third group is the normal group and they lie on the borderline between the jocks and the nerds. school homework. exercising. is the nerds because they are obsessed with books. Most likely you will come pass three types of college students in your campus. In conclusion. and learning new things that captures their interests. The jocks wear anything to include torn jeans/shirts. The nerds spends their school night with a tight schedule for recreation. The three types of college students are usually called the jocks. the nerds. On the nerd side. computer programming. Their assignment is completed at the last minute and is usually scored a low grade. They are the typical college students attending their scheduled classes.ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 TYPES OF COLLEGE STUDENTS You have just graduated from high school. or having fun with their sorority. They are in each and every campus nationwide and they make the college campus more interesting. work down sneakers or boots and cheap.

after accomplishing this course work I had realised that my ability in speaking. My lecturer. With all the help and guidance that came to my aid. On the other end. During the journey of completing this course work I had learned and went through many new things. 8 . This task was assigned to me on 30 Mac 2010. I also have realised that learning English language is a fun process and beginned to love it. I had also received some assistance from my colleagues. Muralitharan Ammasi had helped me a lot and guided me towards the completion of this course work. Finally. With god’s grace. I had been able to accomplish my course work successfully.ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 REFLECTION I Kumarajeevan S/O Darmalingam from PISMP Semester One January 2011 intake had been assigned to do an individual assignment for the subject English Language Proficiency. I had gathered all the informations that I need for this course work by surfing the internet. I have learnt the importance of English language in today’s world and how by learning it can make a huge impact and difference on a person’s life. I was able to complete this assignment on time and perfectly I beginned my task by finding all the informations that I need and I had planned what I was supposed to embark on a journey to complete this task. writing and reading English language in daily life had increased tremendously. Mr. referring to the books in the library and from some ideas by my lecturer.

html 5. Joanna Turnbull.uottawa.uottawa. Michael Ashby (2005).ca/hypergrammar/adjectve.html 3.ccc.html 8. http://grammar. Oxford University Press.html 4.html 7. http://www. http://www.writingcentre.commnet.edu/grammar/determiners/determiners.ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. http://www.uottawa.uottawa. 9 . http://www. http://www.html 6. http://www.uottawa.rd.writingcentre.writingcentre.ca/hypergrammar/adverbs.com/home/rumor-detectives-true-story-or-online-hoax/ 2. Collin Mcintosh.ca/hypergrammar/verbs.writingcentre.ca/hypergrammar/nouns.writingcentre. Sally Wehmeir. Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (Seventh edition).ca/hypergrammar/pronouns.

C. magazines and internet -Writing brief notes -Jotting down bibligraphy’s -Transferring information collected -Making detailed elaboration -Completing the draf -Check for grammatical errors .ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY WAJ 3102 COUSEWORK COLLABORATION RECORD STUDENT’S NAME I. NUMBER UNIT/GROUP SUBJECT LECTURE’S NAME DATE : KUMARAJEEVAN A/L DARMALINGAM : 901123-05-5369 : PISMP PS/PJ/BM SEMESTER 1 : ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY : ENCIK MURALITHARAN AMMASI DISCUSSION COMMENT SIGNATURE -Received coursework and given briefing by lecturer -Cousework should be handed in on or before 13/4/2011 -Understanding the coursework questions -Making an initial description/ideas -Collecting data from books.A thorough throughout the draf -Correcting the mistakes commented by lecturer -Preparing draf -Draf handed in to be examined and collaboration with lecturer -Final editing and completion of coursework -Handing in a complete -Accepted and coursework to lecturer pembimbing recorded 10 .

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