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Guadalupe Village, Lanang, Davao City Oral Communication Weekly Test

Name ________________________________ Score: _______________________ Teacher: _______________________________ Date _______________________

Test I. Phonics: Speech Drills Direction: Read the words properly. A. Phrase Drill (10 points) 1) Busy policeman 2) Lazy nurse 3) Choose a basin 4) Use the sink 5) Whose assignment

6) Sick muse 7) Nice cousin 8) Sing for a price 9) False nose 10) Sail on Wednesday

B. Sentence Drill (2 points each) 1) Receive the xylophone from the class president. 2) Please test the frozen cell. 3) The noisy insect joined a music class. 4) This newspaper is for busy persons. 5) The policeman teased the nurse with a rose. Test II. Vocabulary: Adjectives –ed/-ing Direction: Use the correct form of adjectives in the blank. 1. tire Erik has a very ______________________ job. He is always ______________________ when he gets home from work. 2. surprise It was ______________________ that Kelly passed the exam. I was truly ______________________ when I heard the news. 3. facinate The story of their marriage was really______________________. I was ______________________ by the story of their marriage.

with nothing to see or hear.... embarrass The headlines in the newspaper were ______________________.. There is no day or night for them. Judging from the passage.. Mary was very ______________________when she saw the pictures. We feel. a) have the same senses that we do b) have no sense of hearing as well as sight c) hear the sounds of the ocean d) live in darkness because no light reaches to the bottom e) do not hear the sound of sea as they are accustomed to it . How fortunate we are! 1... we smell.. excite What can be more ______________________than a roller coaster ride? Gina was ______________________about going to the amusement park. Reading Comprehension: Direction: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow. and the sunset.. and stars. they can only feel. moon. we can say that this story is mainly about .. We discover that the sea creatures in the story . It is as if a child spent its life in darkness in bed. no moon.. the sound of the sea.. Passage 1: Researches suggest that there are creatures that do not know what light means at the bottom of the sea. How different our own life is! Sight shows us the ground beneath our feet and the heavens above us . a) life of sea creatures at the bottom of the sea b) how changes in the seasons are perceived by the deep-sea creatures c) how wonderful our lives were and will be d) the differences among creatures of the earth and those of the sea e) the superiority of human beings over some creatures in terms of senses 2. Shade the letter of your answer choice. 5... and music.. Test III. no summers.. It shows us day and night. no sun.the sun.. we taste... ... We are able to hear voices. lightning. shooting stars. There are no winters.. They don't have either eyes or ears..4.... . and no stars.

.... ..... Whenever they were attacked by Apaches.3.. some of them on the side of a cliff in order that they could be reached only by ladders...... They grew corn..... .. a) were close to the Apaches b) lived together in a town or village c) farmed and brought down water in ditches d) pulled up their ladders when attacked e) achieved fame thanks to their hand-craft ... From the passage we understand that the Pueblo Indians were afraid of ... They wove cloth. In the passage a child in darkness is likened to ..... a) someone who lives where there are no seasons b) an animal without the sense of touch c) a sea creature with no seeing or hearing ability d) a deaf child unaffected by the environment e) a perfect sleeper... The word "Pueblo" comes from the Spanish word "pueblo..... a) cliff dwelling b) Apache Indians c) apartment houses d) water flowing down in ditches e) solitary life 2... Why the Spaniards called these Indians "Pueblos" is because they .. for there is no sound around to hear Passage 2: Official records state that the Pueblo Indians lived in New Mexico and Arizona ." meaning town or village.. the Pueblos would pull up the ladders... 1. which they watered with water flowing down in ditches.. made wonderful baskets. and created jars and pots out of clay proving how skilful they were at hand-craft... . The Spaniards found these Indians living in apartment houses.

Circle your answer and write the correct word above your choosen answer. No error... for the teacher was sympathetic and understanding. The Pueblo Indians lived on the side of a cliff . A B C D 5. a) although they had apartment houses b) to observe the stars in the sky for rain season c) so that they could provide themselves with shelters d) and... A B C D 10.. A B C D 3. Circle the letter of the correct answer. . A B C D 9. a stream. No error. No error.... 2. 4.. she could not have had a better mentor. No error.. Listening: Direction: Listen to the direction given by the speaker... . A B C D 8. No error. 3.. the didn't have a lake. The scholarship cover his major expenses at college and some of his incidental expenses as well.3.. or a pond e) as long as they were all together Test IV. Many animals displays maternal instincts only while their offspring are young and helpless. A B C D Test IV. During these very trying period. A B C D 7. 1. What to Watson had been a knotty problem. 1. 5. The merchant thought of his competitors as interlopers who was stealing away his trade. A B C D 6. to Sherlock Holmes was simplicity itself. A B C D 2. TOSEL: Identifying Errors Direction: Find the mistake in each sentence and change them to the correct form. A B C D 4..

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