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Swim For Charity

13-12-2015
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SWIM FOR CHARITY

Read the text below. Then, complete the tasks that follow:

 

Would you like to participate in a charity event?

INTI International University College’s Life English Club is organizing a Charity Run from May 19 to May 24.

The event will be endorsed by the Malaysian Run Book of Records.

The registration fee is RM35 per head.

There are also attractive goodie bags for participants.

Proceeds will go to the Old Folks Home and SPA Needs Children Association in Kuala Lumpur.

To register, call 012-789 1791.

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Vocabulary

Use a dictionary to find the meaning of the word below.

 

Words

Meanings

  1. charity

_______________________________________________________________

  1. contribute

_______________________________________________________________

  1. goody bags

_______________________________________________________________

  1. proceeds

_______________________________________________________________

  1. welfare

_______________________________________________________________

  1. participants

_______________________________________________________________

  1. endorsed

_______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Information transfer

Read the text and transfer the information into the table below.

 

Theme: 1. ________________________________________________

 

Event

2._______________________________________________________________

Organiser

3. ______________________________________________________________

Date of event

4. ______________________________________________________________

Registration fee

5. ______________________________________________________________

Free offer

6. ______________________________________________________________

Proceeds go to

7. ______________________________________________________________

How to register

8. ______________________________________________________________

 

 

 

  1. Comprehension

Read the text again and circle the best answer.

 

  1. Who will receive goody bags?
  2.      Participants
  3.     Students
  4.     Children

 

  1. Who will endorse the event?
  2.      INTI International University College’s Life Saving
  3.      The INTI International University College’s Life Saving and Swimming Club
  4.      The Malaysian Book of Record

 

  1. Who is organizing the charity event?
  2.      The INTI International University College’s Life Saving and Swimming Club
  3.      INTI International University College’s Life Saving Club
  4.      Children’s Welfare Home Association

 

  1. How long will the event be held.
  2.      3 days
  3.      4 days
  4.      5 days

 

 

  1. How much does a participant have to pay?
  1. RM35
  2. RM70
  3. RM105

 

 

  1. GRAMMAR

Fill in the blanks with “is”, “are” or “will”

 

  1. The sports ___________held once a year.
  2. They __________ going to take part in the concert.
  3. The winner __________ going to receive an expensive watch.
  4. Many people __________ attend the special education concert to give moral suppportto the special needs children.
  5. Dr Sheikh Mudzafar __________ Malaysia’s first astronaut.
  6. Reporters from TV3 __________ proud to be given the best TV channel award.
  7. We __________ pay RM35 to attend the dinner.
  8. The prizes __________ sponsored by Astro Channel.
  9. They __________ planning to leave for India next Friday.
  10. The school swimming team __________ participates in the contest tomorrow.
  11. Nobody __________ be left behind. Everyone __________ join the trip to Terengganu.
  12. Ana says that she __________ be a doctor when he grows up.
  13. Mr Tan __________ planning to take his students to the dam centre.
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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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