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English home language

Grade 9

A look at television

Module 10

Critical habits and experiences

Activity 1:

To be able to review own habits and experiences critically

[lo 5.5.2]

Television and You: How well do you know yourself?

Answer the the followinq questions as truthfully as possible by saying YES or SOMETIMES or NO.

Do you watch television in the morning?

Are you allowed to watch television programmes made for adults?

Do you watch television in the afternoon?

Do you do your homework while watching television?

Are you allowed to watch television until late at night?

Are you allowed to watch anything?

Do you like it if your parents tell you not to watch certain programmes?

Do your parent(s) watch television programmes with you?

Do you enjoy environmental programmes on television?

Do you think cartoons are too violent?

Do you think you watch too much television?

Do you play the sport you watch on television?

Activity 2:

To be able to motivate own point of view and show flexibility and select and explore topics through using notes and lists.

  • Your educator will explain how to do group work effectively by going over the following notes with you and then you will discuss the findings of the above questionnaire with your group:

Choose a leader for your group.

(S)he keeps the group focused on the task at hand.

(S)he rotates reading of the questions (every person in the group should read once).

Any discussion ensures all participate and all opinions are heard.

All persons in the group should take notes of group opinions, answers, and comments.

  • Now, re-do the above but this time give the group findings:
  • In your group:

Establish the general views of the group for each question.

Select two questions and discuss the advantages, disadvantages, causes and effects.

Write down some conclusions that you have come to individually.

How well does the group fare?

Do you watch television in the morning?

Are you allowed to watch television programmes made for adults?

Do you watch television in the afternoon?

Do you do your homework while watching television?

Are you allowed to watch television until late at night?

Are you allowed to watch anything?

Do you like it if your parents tell you not to watch certain programmes?

Do your parent(s) watch television programmes with you?

Do you enjoy environmental programmes on television?

Do you think cartoons are too violent?

Do you think you watch too much television?

Do you play the sport you watch on television?

  • Final, individual concluding comment:

Activity 3:

To be able to use common prefixes to work out meanings

[lo 6.1.6]

  • Read the following quietly to yourself:
  • A prefix is a word part that has meaning of its own.
  • A prefix can help you make meaning from words unfamiliar to you.
  • Let us look at the following words with the same prefix:
  • The word ‘television’ starts with the prefix “tele-”.
  • Television = ‘Tele’ + ‘vision’
  • ‘Tele’ = Over a distance /from afar; ‘vision’ = what you can see.
  • Therefore ‘television’ means ‘to see over a distance / from afar’

TEST YOUR SKILLS

The meanings of the following words are all jumbled.

Questions & Answers

what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
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Cied
types of nano material
abeetha Reply
I start with an easy one. carbon nanotubes woven into a long filament like a string
Porter
many many of nanotubes
Porter
what is the k.e before it land
Yasmin
what is the function of carbon nanotubes?
Cesar
I'm interested in nanotube
Uday
what is nanomaterials​ and their applications of sensors.
Ramkumar Reply
what is nano technology
Sravani Reply
what is system testing?
AMJAD
preparation of nanomaterial
Victor Reply
how to synthesize TiO2 nanoparticles by chemical methods
Zubear
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, English home language grade 9. OpenStax CNX. Sep 14, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11060/1.1
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