In the University, your teacher will be evaluating you through coursework and examinations. Coursework can be in the form of assignments and quizzes. 4 Many times, the feeling of anxiety will occur when you are about to submit an assignment, take a quiz or sit for examination. This is only natural or to be expected. Writing good assignments can be a daunting task for many learners. They often gave difficulties in completing a good essay. Learners are not sure what is to be written. Examination can also bring its headache too. Sometimes, learners think they have studied well but their final results do not bear this out. a. In your own view, which type of reading skills will you adopt in reading the above passage?a. Identify the various noun, adverb/adverbial and adjective/adjectival phrases used in the above passage. Illustrate the functions of each of parts of speech that you identified and justified with specific reasons why that part of speech plays the function you accorded it. AP (10marks)
i)while reading the above passage, I would apply skimming, scanning, and intensive as the appropriate reading skills.
ii) Noun phrases include: your teacher, you, They often
Adverbial phrases: , Many times
Adjectival phrases: Writing good assignments, a good essay, studied well
The noun phrases identified above play the role of identifying the noun. For instance, 'your' refers to the teacher and 'they' refers to the students.
Further, the adverbial phrase 'many times' explains the number of times that students get anxiety before submitting assignments
Finally, the above adjectival phrases describe the kind of assignments, the type of essays and how prepared the students go in readiness for examinations, and tests