Video Comprehension Activity

December 1st is celebrated globally as World AIDS DAY.  Watch the video below and analyze the information presented. Then, answer the questions attached.   Questions: What is the composer’s purpose in this video? According to the video, how was HIV first contracted? What kind of information is presented throughout the video? What symbol was selected to represent HIV/AIDS? Explain what this…

How to identify the Writer’s Tone, Purpose and Intention

The Author’s Tone: If the author was speaking to you, what would it sound like? Is the author passionate about the topic? Sarcastic? Neutral? Is the author arousing emotions? Does it evoke feelings of sympathy, anger, happiness or sadness? Looking at the author’s tone can lead the reader to the overall purpose.   The Author’s Purpose An author’s purpose is the…

English A Comprehension Passage

Read the following passages then answer all the questions set on them. Gradually, every parent becomes aware that his or her child has adult concerns, wants acres of privacy and no longer trusts the goodwill of parents in the same old way. These are the biggest of all changes in child-parent relations, and are almost always in place by age…