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A Dream

03-11-2015
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A Dream

Paragraph 1

 

Jane is seventeen years old and she is

 

 

 

 

she goes for English tuition at Jaya Tuition Centre.

 

Every Wednesday night,

studying at Alam Secondary School.

 

Usually, her friend, Jenny

 

follows her back home after tuition as their houses are just a stone’s throw away from each other.

 

Paragraph 2

 

Last Wednesday,

 

 

 

 

 

had to walk back home alone. She was  a little scared.

 

Jane’s class ended at ten o’clock at night and she

 

the road leading to Jane’s house was quiet and deserted.

 

On that day,

 

Jenny did not go for tuition because she was sick.

All the shops were closed and  

 

the street was dimly lit.

 

Paragraph 3

 

Suddenly, a van

 

 

 

 

 

 

rushed towards her.

 

Two huge and strong looking men

 

warned her to keep quiet.

 

They grabbed Jane and forced

 

 very frightened.

 

They threatened her with a knife and

 

stopped in front of Jane.

 

Jane was

 

her into the van which then sped off. Jane kicked and struggled.

 

Paragraph 4

 

The van soon stopped

 

 

 

 

 

out of the van.

 

The men forced Jane

 

Jane struggled free and ran. The men chased after her.

 

As one of them was closing the door of the van,

 

in front of an abandoned house.

 

Jane shouted loudly so that

 

someone would hear her.

 

Paragraph 5

 

Suddenly, someone tapped

 

 

 

 

 

sitting on the bed next to her.

 

She opened her eyes and 

 

On Jane's shoulder.

 

Her mother was

 

was safe at home and it was just a bad dream.

 

Jane was glad that she

 

saw her father waking her up.

 

 

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About Girija Nair And Meena Mohan Das

Ms. Girija Nair is an experienced teacher of English Language in primary and secondary level since 1980. She secured her teaching certificate from Raja Melewar Teacher’s Training College, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia (1980). She also has a  Diploma in ESL from University of Malaya, Malaysia (1987), a degree in TESL from University Pertanian Malaysia (1996) and a Masters degree in Speech and Language Pathology from University of Malaya, Malaysia (2002). Apart from everyday teaching, She also works as a  Teacher-trainer in various academic programmes organised at the Ministry, State and District levels.She is also well-known as an Examiner in oral and written forms. Sheis also actively involved in various co-academic programmes involving teachers and students. In recognition of her contributions, she has been awarded the Excellent Service Award in 2005 and 2008 by the department of Education in Malaysia.She has been appointed as a Master Teacher in 2010 and is currently teaching in Palong Timur Secondary School. She is also involved in preparing modules and exam questions at the state and district levels.

Mrs. Meena Mohan Das is an elementary school teacher in Malaysia since July1988. She was born in Kluang, a district in the state of Johor. She obtained her certificate in Teacher Training from Mohd Khalid Teacher’s Training College in Johor Bahru, Johor. Her first posting was in Kupang Primary School in Kedah where she taught for six months. Thereafter, she moved to LKTP Felda Kemelah Primary school from 1989 to 1990 and subsequently to Sri Skudai Primary School in December 1990 till present. She has been the Head of the English Language Panel since 1995 in the present school. She has also been a recipient for a Merit Award in 2006 for excellent performance in school.  She obtained her Bachelor of Education in TESL in University Putra Malaysia in 2002. In 2014 she graduated from University Teknologi Malaysia with Masters in Teaching of English as a Second Language.  The research topics done are “Use Of Mind-Mapping and Flashcards in Vocabulary Development among Year 5 Students” and “Process Writing to Enhance Writing Abilities among Year 5 Students”. She has co-authored a journal with Dr Shanthi Sandaran on “The Importance of Vocabulary Development for English Language Teaching and Learning: The Malaysian ESL Context”. 

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