DepEd ALS Module 3: I Myself Believe (Expressing Opinions)

Welcome to this Module entitled Why Do I Need to Believe in Science? under Learning Strand 2 Scientific and Critical Thinking Skills of the ALS K to 12 Basic Education (BEC).

This module was designed to provide you with fun and meaningful opportunities for guided and independent learning at your own pace and time. You will be able to process the contents of the learning resource while being an active learner.

This is a list of all sources used in developing this module.

The following are some reminders in using this module:

1. Use the module with care. Do not put unnecessary mark/s on any part of the module. Use a separate sheet of paper in answering the exercises.

2. Don’t forget to answer the Pre-assessment before moving on to the other activities included in the module.

3. Read the instruction carefully before doing each task.

4. Observe honesty and integrity in doing the tasks and checking your answers.

5. Finish the task at hand before proceeding to the next.

6. Return this module to your ALS Teacher/Instructional Manager/Learning Facilitator once you are through with it.

If you encounter any difficulty in answering the tasks in this module, do not hesitate to consult your ALS Teacher/Instructional Manager/Learning Facilitator. Always bear in mind that you are not alone.

We hope that through this material, you will experience meaningful learning and gain deep understanding of the relevant competencies. You can do it!

Effective speaking skills, like reading and listening, do not come naturally to most people. This means one has to work on these skills consciously in order to become better at them. Reading does not just involve the eyes, nor does listening just involve the ears. Likewise, speaking is not just about moving the mouth. In other words, speaking, reading, and listening are a whole body experience.

This module on speaking is divided into two parts. The first part involves a discussion of the types of sentences according to structure, particularly the simple sentence and the compoundsentence.

The second part deals with the rules on subject-verb agreement which govern the construction of basic sentences such as the simple

Furthermore, this module also includes a discussion of the use of the active and passive voice of the verb; the object; the use of reflexive and intensive pronouns; and lastly, how to express opinions using some common start-up phrases.

Lesson 1 – What is the subject, please?

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • observe correct subject/verb agreement;
  • describe/explain what subject is; and
  • observe subject-verb agreement in a sentence.

Lesson 2 – It’s simply active.

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • differentiate a simple sentence from a compound sentence;
  • write simple sentences and compound sentences; and
  • use compound sentences to show relationship of ideas;
  • use the passive and active voice meaningfully in varied contexts.

Lesson 3 – You are so intense.

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to:

  • use reflexive and intensive pronouns;
  • define and explain reflexive and intensive pronouns; and
  • express ideas, opinions, and feelings about others’ ideas/on text listened to.

ALS Accreditation and Equivalency Program: Junior High School Learning Strand 1 Communication Skills in English


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