2019 Term 2 Grade 8 Blocks (Example)

1. Auto- self Latin autobiography                  – someone’s life-story written by himself/herself autograph                           – someone’s own signature automaton                         – a mechanical device that works on its own automobile                         – a car; a passenger vehicle autonomy                           – the right to self-government An automobile (or just plain auto) is a self-propelling motorcar.  An automatic device or mechanism is Read more about 2019 Term 2 Grade 8 Blocks (Example)[…]

2015 Term 3 Preparation Nouns

Learners must look up the definitions of the words next to the even numbers, themselves. Gabble – inarticulate sounds; rapid unintelligible talk Gable – Gabion – a cylindrical wicker-basket filled with earth/rocks; used in fortifications Gadfly – Gadget – a small mechanical appliance/device Gaff – Gaffe – a blunder; an unintentional/injudicious remark or act Gag Read more about 2015 Term 3 Preparation Nouns[…]

2016 Term 2 Preparation Nouns

Learners must look up the definitions of the words next to the even numbers themselves. macadamia – a sweet white nut that grows on a tropical tree macaw – machete – a broad, heavy knife used to cut down sugar-canes; a weapon maestro – magazine – a storehouse for military supplies; a periodical containing miscellaneous articles; a Read more about 2016 Term 2 Preparation Nouns[…]

2015 Term 3 Preparation Nouns

Learners must look up the definitions of the words next to the even numbers, themselves. Laboratory – place used for experiments or research Labyrinth – Lackey – liveried manservant Lace – Lagoon – shallow lake connected with a river Lair – Lancet – pointed surgical knife with two edges Lantern – Larva – an immature Read more about 2015 Term 3 Preparation Nouns[…]

2016 Term 1 Preparation Nouns

Learners must look up the definitions of the words next to the even numbers themselves. rabbi – master; teacher; someone trained in Jewish laws and rituals and ordained for leadership in a congregation rabble – rabies – a disease affecting certain animals, especially dogs raccoon – racket – the bat used in tennis; a clamour; a din Read more about 2016 Term 1 Preparation Nouns[…]

2018 Term 4 High School Preparation Blocks

1. Techn- skill, art – Greek Technician – a craftsman, a mechanic Technique* – a skill, a craft, expertise, craftmanship; a method, a manner Technocrat – an expert (a scientist or engineer) who has political influence or power Technologist – an expert in a specific field of technology (technologists completed more demanding courses than technicians Read more about 2018 Term 4 High School Preparation Blocks[…]

2017 Term 3 Primary School Preparation Synonyms/Antonyms

1. bad evil, wrong, mean,   good virtuous, right, honourable, 2. bare naked, nude, uncovered,   adorned dressed, attired, covered, 3. barbaric uncivilised, coarse, cruel,   cultivated civilised, cultured, gracious, 4. basic elementary, essential, fundamental,   secondary complementary, inessential, supplementary, 5. beautiful lovely, pretty, appealing,   ugly gross, awful, unattractive, 6. begin start, commence, initiate, Read more about 2017 Term 3 Primary School Preparation Synonyms/Antonyms[…]

2017 Term 2 Primary School Preparation Synonyms/Antonyms

1. nag complain, moan, fuss,   accept tolerate, endure, bear, 2. nasty mean, hurtful, hostile,   nice pleasant, gentle, affable, 3. naughty misbehaved, mischievous, unruly,   well-behaved obedient, well-mannered, considerate, 4. near close by, nearby, neighbouring,   far distant, remote, removed, 5. neat spotless, tidy, immaculate,   messy sloppy, untidy, unkempt, 6. necessary essential, crucial, Read more about 2017 Term 2 Primary School Preparation Synonyms/Antonyms[…]

2017 Term 1 Primary School Preparation Synonyms/Antonyms

1. add increase, accumulate, sum,   subtract decrease, deduct, take away, 2. admire adore, appreciate, value,   despise disdain, loathe, abhor, 3. agree admit, allow, grant,   disagree deny, dispute, differ, 4. begin start, commence, set about,   end stop, complete, terminate, 5. benefit advantage, favour, gain,   harm disadvantage, detriment, damage, 6. big huge, Read more about 2017 Term 1 Primary School Preparation Synonyms/Antonyms[…]