Today’s was the replacement class for BEL260.It was held at night.Today, Miss Zu ask us to form into a group of 5 or 6 person.So there is 11 group in class.Today’s task is promoting a product that have been brought by Miss Zu.Each group leader must choose one thing and discuss in the group to make a statement that is contain a fact or an opinion.We must create six sentence per group.After that each group had to be infront of the class promoting the product.Meanwhile, another group must guess how much fact and opinion that each group presented.My group promote a toothpaste.We create a statement which is contain 3 facts and 3 opinions.Another group that wanted to guess must screamed aloud their group number and Miss Zu will decided which group can guess it.If the answer is correct, 2 marks will be given to that group.The environment during the guessing session was very noisy and fun.It is like we are in the middle of busy market.Finally, the winner from today’s task is Group 2.That’s all.
A fact is :
(a) Objective information that can be checked or proved to be true
(b) Information that does not change
(c) Not a statement about the future
Clues to identify facts:
The use of dates and year
Walt Disney was born on 5th December 1901, and died on 15th December 1966.
The use of statistics/ figures/ precies numbers or quantities
Since Edmund Hilary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Mount Everest in 1953, more than 1600 climbers from 20 countries have also conquered 8848 metre mountain.
The use of definitions
Adolescence can be defined as the stage in a person’s life when one develops from a child into an adult.
When stating a geographical or scientific fact
The earth is around.
Water is made up of two parts hydrogen and one part oxygen.
An opinion :
(a) Is a statement that cannot be proved to be true or false.
(b) Is one’s personal belief, idea, or feeling about a subject
(c) Can be a statement about the future
Clues to identify opinion :
The usage of adjectives which shows your point of view or emotions
Exciting/ fun/ excellent/ worst/ ugly/ pretty/ stupid/ sad/ boring/ handsome
1 . The climb up Gunung Ledang was exciting.
2 . The party was great fun!
3. My student gave an excellent performance at the concert.
The use of comparison words which show a comparison between two or more things
More/ most/ better/ worst/ least
1 . Siti Nurhaliza is the most talented singer in Malaysia.
2 . Julian thinks his father is a better cook than his mother.
3 . Ien Ming was the worst contestant in the Malaysian Idol competition.
The use of other words which shows frequency, possibility, advisability, and necessity
Probably/ likely/ perhaps/ may/ should/ must/ always/ usually/ often/ occasionally
1 . Sheela is probably still angry with her boyfriend for not remembering her birthday
2 . You must return the money you owe Maizun as soon as possible
3 . Kenzo may have left his car key at the café over there
The use of phrases which show a belief, a suggestion, a feeling, or an opinion
It seems/ It looks like/ It appears that/ In my opinion/ I believe/ I suggest/ I feel/ I think
1 . It appears that Kimberly and Nancy are both interest with the same guy.
2 . In my opinion, heavy metal music is not much had a lot of horse that gets on many people’s nerves.
3 . Lydiawati felt that the jazz concert was boring