Primary 5 English: Mastering Comprehension Visual Text and Cloze

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There are 2 main sections in the book.

Section 1: Comprehension Visual Text

The section on Comprehension Visual Text is different from Comprehension (Open-Ended). A visual text has images and words to convey meaning. These help to make the meaning of
the information clearer for readers. Examples of visual texts are: web pages, flyers, posters, advertisements, brochures, newsletters.

The following common types of questions in Comprehension Visual Text are explained in this section: (a) True statement, (b) Vocabulary in context, (c) Important details, (d) Reasons, (e) Evidence, (f) Facts vs. non-facts, (g) Main aim, (h) Punctuation. 10 full tests in Comprehension Visual Text follow this section.

Section 2: Comprehension Cloze

Comprehension cloze is a test of pupils’ ability to comprehend a text. There are 15 deletions in the text. The missing words are from different word classes. The following are some useful strategies on comprehension cloze covered in this book: (a) Collocations, (b) Contextual clues, (c) Connectors, (d) Synonyms / Antonyms, (e) Summary, (f) Grouping, (g) Referring back and forward, (h) Cumulative and global comprehension. 10 tests in Comprehension Cloze follow this section.

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Lim Geok Choo, Agnes Lam & Goh Soon Biah


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