Presentation on theme: "EXPRESSING CONTRAST BY EMMANUEL OBEDI SWAI SINGACHINI TEACHER’S COLLEGE."— Presentation transcript:
EXPRESSING CONTRAST BY EMMANUEL OBEDI SWAI SINGACHINI TEACHER’S COLLEGE
Main Topic Expressing Contrast Competence: Student teachers should be able to develop the ability of using various contrast items such as but, although, in-spite of, despite of, and how ever in expressing comparisons.
Meaning of the term Contrast To set in opposition in order to show or emphasize differences: an essay that contrasts city and country life; contrasted this computer with inferior models. (www.thefreedictionary.com) The opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared; "in contrast to", "by contrast" (Thesaurus dictionary)
Sub topic one: Expressing Contrast using `but` and `although`
Specific Objective: The student teacher should be able to; Compare and contrast people, places and ideas using the mention items. Read and Write text with contrasting ideas.
Meaning of the term but Used to introduce an added statement, usually something that it different from what you have said before: e.g. Call me old-fashioned, but I like handwritten letters. (Cambridge Advanced learner’s dictionary).
Meaning of the term although ◦ Despite the fact that. e.g. She walked home by herself, although she knew that it was dangerous. He decided to go, although I begged him not to. (Cambridge Advanced learner’s dictionary).
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