Example secondary English tuition content
What is the main effect of using repetition?
It directs the readers attention to another part of the text
It creates a picture in the readers mind
It reinforces a point in the readers mind
It helps to make the text easier to read
Choose the noun phrase from the sentence: “Can you ask John to get me today’s newspaper, please?”
Which of the following sentences contains pathetic fallacy?
The happy phone merrily.
The phone was like an alarm as it rang.
The phone was a strange beast.
The phone trilled loudly.
“Ancient Greece was a great civilisation. The first Greek civilisation began around 4,000 years ago. The best thing to come from them were the myths. “Theseus and the Minotaur” is brilliant!”
Choose the sentence from the text above which is a fact, rather than an opinion.
Ancient Greece was a great civilisation.
The first Greek civilisation began around 4,000 years ago.
The best thing to come from them were the myths.
“Theseus and the Minotaur” is brilliant!
Choose the noun modifier from the sentence: “Chrissie couldn’t find her office chair anywhere.”
When a character changes and develops over the course of a text, what might these changes relate to?
A change in the writers attitude
The writers inexperience
Important themes and ideas
The writers attempt to confuse the reader
What would be the target audience for a poster advertising Disney on Ice?
Adults aged 70 and over who enjoy walking
Teenagers aged between 15 and 19 who like heavy metal
Adults without children who enjoy opera
Children who like Disney and their parents
Which are the following sentences contains a metaphor?
As smooth as silk.
Life is a roller coaster.
The paper plane played in the air.
The leaves danced in the wind.
How can where a text is written impact a text?
It can make the text good or bad.
It can make the writer seem more or less intelligent.
It can make the write seem more or less reliable.
There may be vocabulary particular to geographical area.
“On some planets like Saturn and Jupiter, diamonds are not as rare as they are on Earth. Indeed, some scientists believe that it rains diamonds on these planets quite regularly. Carbon in the atmosphere falls and turns first into graphite and then into diamond. As they get closer to the core of the planet, however, they liquefy because it is so hot.”
In the paragraph above, the word liquefy means…
Turn into a gas