RESOURCES

Doing Voluntary Work

  • kind- voluntary – children’s home – weekend-

My aunt is a kind lady . She does voluntary work at a children’s home every weekend. All children love seeing her.

  • goes – leaves – feeds – children – homework – listens – problems – kind – outdoor games – swimming pool –

Usually, my aunt goes to the home in the morning and leaves only in the evening. She feeds the younger children. She helps the elder ones with their homework. She also listens to their problems. They like her as she is kind and caring. Sometimes, she plays games with them. They play outdoor games such as football and basketball. They also play indoor games such as chess and scrabble. Occasionally, my aunt takes them to the nearby swimming pool for a swim.

  • look forward – weekend – spending – children –

The children look forward to my aunt’s visit every weekend. My aunt also enjoys spending time with the children.

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The Kind Policeman

  • policeman – works –

Bryan is a policeman. He works at Bandar Puteri, Puchong.

  • spends – walking – neighbourhood – elderly – children – play – road – cycles – residents – makes sure – stands – junction –

Bryan spends most of his mornings walking around the neighbourhood. He helps the elderly and students to cross the road. He makes sure that children do not run or play too near the road. In the afternoons, he cycles around the neighbourhood. He stops to talk to the residents. Everyone likes him very much. In the evenings, Bryan makes sure that the children coming home from school do not dash across the road. He stands at the junction to watch them. When the children see him there, they behave immediately.

  • works – ill – job –

Bryan works hard every day. He goes to work even when he is ill. He enjoys his job because he likes to help others.

The Dishonest Boy

Parker is a dishonest boy. His parents ask him to turn over a new leaf but he does not listen to them.

Parker likes to tell lies, so his classmates stay away from him. Soon, he has no friends in school. He lies so that he can stay away  from trouble. When he forgets to do his homework, he tells his teacher that he has forgotten to bring the homework. When he plays basketball after school, he tells his mother that he has been doing his homework in the school library. Besides telling lies, Parker likes to steal his friends’ stationery.

Parker deserves to be punished for his lies. One day, he was caught red-handed. He promised his teacher he would not tell lies anymore.

The Clown

  • clown – hired – parties – clothes – worked – wore – wig – nose –

Bryan was a clown. He was always hired for parties. He wore big colourful clothes when he worked. He also wore a unique wig and a big red nose.

  • carried – pouch – shapes – sizes – pump – inflated – twisted – making hats – wizard’s hat –

Bryan carried a pouch full of balloons with him. The balloons were of many different shapes and sizes. Bryan also had a small balloon pump. At parties, Bryan inflated the balloons and twisted the balloons into animal shapes for the children. He was very good at making hats out of these balloons too. He could make a wizard’s hat, a chef’s hat or a silly hat. All the children loved his silly hats.

  • telling – jokes – burst – facial expressions –

Bryan was also good at telling children’s jokes. All the children burst out laughing whenever he told the jokes.  They were also amused by his funny facial expressions.

  • job – happy – party – happy –

Bryan liked his job. He was always happy after a party because the children were happy.

The Kind Man

Question:

  • limp man – bus – plastic – packets – tissue –
  • bought – torn – squatted – earned –
  • grateful – smiled – money –

A limp man was standing  at the bus stop. He was holding a small transparent bag. There were many packets of tissue paper in his bag. There were many packets of tissue paper in his bag. He was selling the tissue paper.

Many passengers took pity on the man. They dashed to him and bought tissue paper from him. Just then, another old man arrived. He was disabled. His clothes were torn and tattered. He squatted nearby and put a bowl on the floor. He was begging for money. The limp man walked towards the beggar. He gave him ten dollars that he had earned from selling the tissue paper. He also gave him a few packets of tissue paper.

The beggar was very grateful. He smiled at the kind stranger. Now, Both would have enough money to buy food for lunch.

Collective Nouns

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  • An absence of waiters 
  • An agenda of tasks 
  • An army of caterpillars 
  • An army of frogs
  • An army / a troop of soldiers
  • An army of ants
  • A swarm of ants  
  • An assembly of toys 
  • An attitude of teenagers 
  • An autumn of leaves
  • An album of photographs
  • A basket of fruit  
  • A bale of turtles
  • A ballet of swans 
  • A band of gorillas
  • A band of men
  • A band of musician
  • A band of robbers  
  • A bank of circuits 
  • A bank of monitors 
  • A barren of mules 
  • A battery of tests 
  • A bed of clams 
  • A bed of oysters 
  • A bed of snakes 
  • A bevy of swans 
  • A bevy of girls
  • A bevy of ladies
  • A band of musicians  
  • A choir of singers
  • A bevy of beauties
  • A bill of particulars 
  • A blessing of unicorns 
  • A bloat of hippopotami 
  • A blur of bicyclists 
  • A bouquet of flowers
  • A body of men  
  • A brood of hens 
  • A bunch of grapes 
  • A burden of yolks
  • A bench of magistrates  
  • A cast / company of actors
  • A caravan of gypsies  
  • A cast of hawks
  • A chain of islands 
  • A class of pupils
  • A class of students
  • A click of (computer) 
  • A cloud of bats 
  • A brood of chickens
  • A cloud of grasshoppers 
  • A clutch of chicks
  • A clutch of eggs 
  • A clutter of cats
  • A collective of nouns 
  • A colony of ants 
  • A colony of beavers 
  • A colony of gulls 
  • A colony of penguins 
  • A colony of rabbits 
  • A company of parrots  
  • A congregation of people 
  • A congregation of worshipers
  • A constellation of stars 
  • A convocation of eagles 
  • A crash of rhinoceroses 
  • A creep of tortoises 
  • A crush of shoppers 
  • A culture of bacteria
  • A cloud of locusts
  • A crow of spectators
  • A crew of sailors  
  • A deck of sailors 
  • A descent of woodpeckers
  • A design of engineers 
  • A dray of squirrels
  • A drift of icebergs 
  • A dropping of pigeons 
  • A drove of cattle
  • A dynasty / line of kings
  • A field of racehorses 
  • A fistful of dollars 
  • A flag of Americans 
  • A flap of nuns 
  • A fleet of ships 
  • A flight of cormorants 
  • A flight of doves 
  • A flight of stairs
  • A flock of birds  
  • A board of directors 
  • A flight of swallows
  • A float of crocodiles
  • A bunch of crooks 
  • A flock of sheep 
  • A flock of tourists 
  • A flourish of blossoms 
  • A flood of plumbers 
  • A fold of chairs 
  • A fright of ghosts 
  • A gaggle of geese 
  • A galaxy of stars 
  • A gossip of relatives
  • A gang of thieves  
  • A greed of lawyers 
  • A grind of chores 
  • A hamper of helpers 
  • A herd of elephants
  • A herd of antelopes
  • A herd of horses 
  • A herd of pigs
  • A herd of buffaloes
  • A herd of cattle
  • A herd of deer
  • A herd of goats  
  • A hide of tigers 
  • A hill of beans 
  • A hive of bees
  • A hum of bees 
  • A  swarm of bees 
  • A swarm of flies
  • A swarm of insects
  • A plague of insects
  • A plague of locusts
  • A host of sparrows
  • A host of angels
  • A host of friends
  • A jam of tarts 
  • A kettle of hawks 
  • A kindle of kittens 
  • A knot of toads 
  • A leap of leopards 
  • A leash of foxes
  • A leash of hares 
  • A litter of pigs
  • A litter of cubs
  • A litter of kittens
  • A litter of puppies
  • A lump of toads
  • A line of rulers  
  • A mask of raccoons 
  • A meaning of dictionaries
  • A menagerie / zoo of wild animals  
  • A mob of kangaroo 
  • A murder of crows
  • A mustering of storks  
  • A nest of mice 
  • A nest of rabbits
  • A nest of ants  
  • A network of computers 
  • An orchestra of crickets 
  • An orchestra of musicians
  • An order of waiters 
  • A pack of wolves
  • A pack of liars
  • A pack of hounds  
  • A pad of (sheets of) paper 
  • A paddling of ducks 
  • A pride of lions
  • A pod of dolphins
  • A troop of lions
  • A party of friends
  • A patrol of policemen
  • A team of players
  • A quarrel of lawyers 
  • A rhyme of poets 
  • A rope of pearls 
  • A band of robbers 
  • A run of poultry 
  • A staff of teachers
  • A salt substrate of potato chips 
  • A school of fish 
  • A catch of fish
  • A shoal of fish
  • A shortage of dwarves 
  • A shrewdness of apes
  • A squad of soldiers 
  • An army of soldiers
  • A staff of employees 
  • A stand of flamingo 
  • A stand of trees 
  • A clump of trees
  • A swarm of bees 
  • A swarm of cockroaches 
  • A team of atheletes 
  • A team of ducks 
  • A team / stud of horses
  • A team of oxen
  • A troop of kangaroo 
  • A troop of monkeys
  • A troupe of dancers
  • A troupe of performers  
  • A train of followers
  • A train of camels
  • A tribe of natives
  • A school of whales