English Language 1 Online Examination for Form Six 1

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Endapo unataka kufanya mtihani huu ili usahihishwe na Mwalimu, zingatia mambo haya:
1. Mtu yeyote na popote alipo anaruhusiwa kufanya mtihani huu.
2. Fanya mtihani huu kwa kutumia aina yoyote ya karatasi.
3. Ukimaliza, piga picha karatasi hizo kisha zitume WhatsApp kwenye namba ya Mwalimu Makoba, 0754 89 53 21.
4. Subiri mtihani wako usahihishwe, Urudishiwe na ufanyiwe masahihisho.
5. Gharama ya mtihani huu ni shilingi 2,000/= (elfu mbili).
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“Kwa kuwa lengo la mtihani huu ni kutaka kujua uwezo na mapungufu ya mwanafunzi ili aweze kupewa mbinu mbadala za kumsaidia kufaulu mtihani wake wa mwisho, kuangalizia majibu hakuna faida yoyote kwani lengo la mtihani si kubaini nani atakuwa wa kwanza na yupi atakuwa wa mwisho!”
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3 hours
Section A (40 Marks)
Introduction to language
Answer question one and any other from this section
1. A) Giving relevant examples, describe the five inter-related components of linguistic competence.
B) Explain and exemplify each of the following function of language:
I. Phatic function
II. Expressive function
III. Regulatory function
IV. Identifying function
V. Performative function
2. Use eight points to validate the argument that English language is a better positioned medium of instruction than Kiswahili in the Tanzania’s Secondary Education.
3. Using six points, justify the statement that the dominant use of Kiswahili as the national and official language in Tanzania is gradually “killing” the vernacular language in the country.
Section B (20 Marks)
Language Skills
Answer one Question from this section.
4. A) describe five features associated with the articulation of a stressed syllable in English Language.
b) divide the following words into their syllable using a dash (-), keeping them in their normal spelling and then mark stress by underlining the syllable on which the primary stress falls.
I. Forget
II. Modest
III. Jealous
IV. Leopard
V. Himself
5. a) give five reasons for making in-text citations in academic writing using APA style.
B) Re-arrange the following jumbled entries for the five reference books so as to be in an acceptable APA style:
I. Oxford: Fundamental Concepts of Language Teaching. (1983). Oxford University Press. Stern, H.H.
II. A Reference Grammar for Students of English. London: Close, R. A. Longman. (1975).
III. Radford, A. Transformation Grammar. Cambridge: (1988). Cambridge University Press.
IV. Edward Arnold. (1972). London: Wilkins, D. A. Linguistic in Language Teaching.
V. (1964). Hymes, D. New York: Harper and Row. Language in Culture and Society.
Section C (20 Marks)
Word Formation
Answer one Question From this Section
6. A) Using relevant examples, differentiate the following word formation processes:
I. Borrowing and coining
II. Clipping and acronymy
III. Blending and compounding
IV. Affixation and back formation
V. Reduplication and onomatopoea
B. Make two different sentences for each of the following words, using it as a noun in one sentence and as a verb in another sentence:
Example: We export coffee to America. (Verb)
Coffee is our export to America (noun)
I. Refund
II. Permit
III. Suspect
IV. Address
V. Increase
7. A) identify the derivation affixes used in each of the following words and explain their grammatical or semantic functions:
Example: disconnection
-ion changes the verb ‘connect’ to the abstraction noun ‘connection.’
-dis change the meaning of the verb ‘connect’ to ‘disconnect’ which means ‘do the opposite of.’
I. Empowerment
II. Ungracious
III. Anticlockwise
IV. Unimpressive
V. Decolonize
B) Identify five words with inflectional morphemes from the following sentence and then give the function of the inflectional morpheme in that particular word.
“The minister of state in the vice President’s office has cautioned Meremeta Mining Company Limited over environmental degradation, saying the matter can lead to social calamities in the area it operates.”
Section D (20 Marks)
Language Use
Answer one Question from this section.
8. A) provide brief explanation about the translation methods used in the translation of the following sentences from English Language to Kiswahili:
I. Please lend me your ears
Naomba mniazime masikio yenu, tafadhari.
II. He drinks like hell.
Anakunywa kupindukia.
III. Lucy went up to her home
Lucy alikwenda mpaka nyumbani kwake.
IV. He was taken to the central police station.
Alipelekwa kwenye kituo cha kati cha polisi.
V. A stitch in time saves nine.
Usipoziba ufa utajenga ukuta.
B. Translate the following English sentences into Kiswahili Language by considering teh structure of the target language:
I. Neema has lived in Tanga for seven years.
II. They were sitting under the mango tree.
III. Time is money.
IV. Life without peace is meaningless.
V. Entrepreneurs earn more money than employees.
VI. Maganga likes swimming.
VII. My mother owns a very big shop in Kigoma.
VIII. The EAC heads of states met in Arusha last year.
IX. My father likes reading the Guardian.
X. Bakari bought a new phone, Sumsung Galaxy.
9. A) describe five attributes of a skilled language interpreter.
b) interpret the following Kiswahili mini-speech into English Language.
Nimekwisha sema kwamba mabadiliko ni jambo la kawaida kwa binadamu. Hutokea katika nyanja zote za maisha. Yapo mabadiliko ya mtu mmoja mmoja na yale ya kijamii kwa ujumla. Pia, kuna mabadiliko, ya kisiasa.
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