Grade 8 English Module: Using Cohesive Devices

This Self-Learning Module (SLM) is prepared so that you, our dear learners, can continue your studies and learn while at home. Activities, questions, directions, exercises, and discussions are carefully stated for you to understand each lesson.

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Hello learner! Have you experienced difficulty connecting your ideas and coming up with a well-organized message? Have you heard any speech which you find difficult to understand? Well, this module is carefully crafted to help you use and understand cohesive devices in various types of speech.

Moreover, this module has different activities that are highly engaging which will help you understand the functions and application of these cohesive devices. Hopefully, this will guide you through your writing. This will also help you write cohesively.

The Most Essential Learning Competency (MELC) covered in this module focuses on the use of appropriate cohesive devices in various types of speech.


  • As a learner of this module, you are expected to:
  • classify the different types of cohesive devices;
  • use appropriate cohesive devices in a paragraph;
  • create a speech using appropriate cohesive devices; and
  • realize the importance of using cohesive devices in a speech.

Grade 8 English Quarter 3 Self-Learning Module: Using Cohesive Devices


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