Materi English Club 3






Tujuan Pembelajaran:

Pada akhir unit ini kalian diharapkan mampu:

1. melafalkan warna (colours).

2. mengidentifikasi makna kata yang terkait dengan warna (colours).

3. mengidentifikasi berbagai informasi dalam teks.

4. menggunakan noun phrases untuk mendeskripsikan gambar

5. mengungkapkan pola kalimat dengan menggunakan noun phrases

6. menggunakan pola noun phrase untuk menyusun kata acak menjadi kalimat yang runtut.


Task 1

Listen to and sing the song along.



Edelweiss, edelweiss

Every morning you greet me

Small and white

Clean and bright

You look happy to meet me

Blossom as snow

May you bloom and grow

Bloom and grow forever

Edelweiss, edelweiss

Bless my homeland forever

Discuss these questions with your teacher.

  1. What is the flower in the song?
  2. What is the colour of the flower in the song?
  3. What is the song about?

Task 2

Listen and repeat.

red adjective [red]
blue adjective [bluù]
yellow adjective [Èjel«U]
orange adjective [ȁrInZ]
green adjective [griùn]
purple adjective [Èp«ùpl]
indigo adjective [ÈIndIg«U]
violet adjective [ÈvaI«l«t



Task 3

Read the following text.

Primary Colours

Life is full of colours. The colours of living and non-living things are so diverse. Animals, flowers, trees, sky, rainbow, sea, and so on are  in amazing colours. Though there are so many colours in life, there are only three primary colours. Can you name those colours? Yes, you are right. Red, blue, and yellow are primary colours. You cannot get primary colours from any other colours. Every other colour is a mixture of these three colours.

Task 4

Work with your friend. Name the colour for the following things. Check () the right colour.

No. Things Surrounding You


1 Lemon
2 Sky
3 Strawberry
4 Sea
5 Apple

Task 5

Read another text carefully.

The Colours of Rainbow

            What is a curved shape of different colours seen in the sky when rain is falling and the sun is shining? Yes, it is a rainbow. A rainbow is one of the natural phenomena. It usually appears after rain. The sun light is dispersed by the water droplets. This produces a rainbow. There are seven colours of the rainbow. They are red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Red, blue, and yellow are primary colours. While, the colours that you get by mixing primary colours are called secondary colours. You will get orange when you mix red and yellow. You will have green if you mix blue and yellow.

Task 6

Are the following statements True or False?

  1. Circle is the shape of a rainbow. (T/ F)
  2. A rainbow is a natural phenomenon. (T/ F)
  3. We see a rainbow before rain. (T/ F)                 (
  4. There are six colours in a rainbow. (T/ F)
  5. White is one colour in a rainbow. (T/ F)
  6. A rainbow consists of three primary colours and four secondary ones. (T/ F)
  7. Green is a mixture of brown and yellow. (T/ F)
  8. You will get orange when mixing red and yellow. (T/ F)

Task 5

Let’s study how to make a noun phrase. Notice the following examples.

Number Adjective Thing
One yellow lemon
Two yellow pears
Seven different colors
Twelve red strawberries

Task 6

Work in groups of four. Choose one of the following pictures. Describe the picture as the example below.

Picture 1

If there is only one thing, you write:

There is one colourful butterfly in the park.

If more than one, you write:

There are three yellow flowers in the park.

Picture 2  At the Zoo

      Taken from New English Parade 3 (Herrera and Zanatta, 2000)



Task 8

Match the description on the left column with the pictures on the right one.

No. Description Things Surrounding You
1.2. Youth like to visit this place. They watch their favorite movies.They are yellow and long. You usually eat them as popcorn. A.B.
3. They are red and green. They are hot and your mouth will produce the sound of huh..hah…huh.. when you eat them. C.
4. They are white. Vampires hate them very much. D.
5. They are like a cylinder and green. You usually slice them and put them in your sandwich. E.
6. Their outer skin is brown, but the inside one is white. They make your eyes cry when you peel them. F.
7. They are orange. Rabbits like eating them. G.
8. This place is the home of many interesting and nice books. Students like to spend their time to read their favorite books in this place. H.
9. This place is holy and sacred for Moslems. They go to this place to pray. I.
10. Fresh vegetables and fruits, delicious foods, fresh drinks, hot and tasty spices, baked white and brown bread, and other daily needs are sold in this place. People like to go shopping in this place with their family or friends. J.

Task 9

Arrange the following jumbled words into good sentences. The first number has been done for you.

  1. amazing – has – A – colours – rainbow – seven.

A rainbow has seven amazing colours.

  1. and – are – Elephants – grey – one – have – trunk – white.
  2. green – sells – vegetables – and – A – many – market – fresh – traditional.
  3. flowers – are – Orchids – interesting – roses – and.
  4. things – Rocks – non – are – living.
  5. in – dancing – the – elephant – zoo – A – is.
  6. a – tiger – is – swimming – A – cat – also.



Do you ever see a weather wheel? Let’s do a simple project to make a weather wheel.

You need:

            Taken from New English Parade 3 (Herrera and Zanatta, 2000)

What you have to do:

  1. Cut out four circles.
  2.  Draw some pictures of hot and rainy seasons.
  3. Stick them on the white circles.
  4. Cut out a piece of the coloured circle.
  5. Put the circles together.
  6. Push the paper fastener through all the circles.
  7. Move the different circles and make sentences.                              


Task 10

Complete the missing gaps with the adjectives in the box.

  big      striped     rain     beautiful      rainy      dangerous       hot

My name is Trudy. I’m a black 1) … tiger. I live in a tropical 2) … forest or a jungle. There are many 3) … trees and bushes in the jungle. There are many 4) … and unique birds, 5) … insects, and monkeys. It’s 6) … and 7) … in the jungle. I’m an animal, so I don’t wear clothes. What do you think people wear in the jungle?

Task 11

Complete the following story with the adjectives in the box.

kind         healthy         strong        green        old         red         spicy         fresh

hot           instant          fried

            One day a young farmer goes to cut down a big and 1) … tree on his farm. The tree says, “Oh, farmer, please don’t cut me down. Even though I am not young anymore, my root is still 2) … to keep water for your farm.” The birds that live on the tree also beg the young farmer, “Please, don’t cut the tree down, a 3) … and young farmer. We’ll have no home if you cut it down.” The farmer stops.

The tree says, “Thank you! I am giving you and your family three wishes. You can have any three things you would like. I believe you can use the three wishes wisely.”

The farmer runs into his house. His mother is putting breakfast on the table. There are 4) … eggs mixed with 5) … vegetables, some slices of fresh 6)tomatoes, fried rice and orange juice. His mother always prepares 7) … foods and drinks for his family. The farmer says, “We’ve got three wishes from a tree! What wishes should we say?”

His mother doesn’t listen. “Sit down and enjoy your breakfast,” says his mother.

The farmer sits down and says, “Oh, I’d like 8) … sausages with my breakfast.” Poof! And there are sausages on his plate. The mother is angry. “You wish for sausages?” she asks. “Why don’t you wish fresh fish instead of 9) … sausages. They are not good for our health. I’d like to see those sausages on your nose!” says his mother angrily. Poof! And the sausages are on the farmer’s nose.

Then the farmer and his mother hear the father at the door. “Use wish number three!” the mother says. “I’d like the sausages to disappear,” the farmer says. Poof! The sausages disappear, together with the three wishes.

The father comes in. “Good morning,” he says. “It smells like 10) … and 11) … sausages! Can I have some?”

Adapted from ‘The Three Wishes’ retold by Judy Veramendi (Herrera and Zanatta, 2000)

  • How well can you do these things? Check (√) the boxes.

Very well


A little

  1. I can pronounce colours.
  1. I can identify the meanings of colours.
  1. I can identify specific information on text.
  1. I can use the pattern of noun phrase to arrange jumbled words into good sentences.
  1. I can identify appropriate adjectives to complete the missing gaps in a paragraph.

I.       WORD LIST

beautiful adjective [ÈbjuùtIfUl] cantik
blue adjective [bluù] biru
dangerous adjective [ÈdeInZ«r«s] berbahaya
fresh adjective [freS] segar
fried adjective [fraId] goreng
green adjective [griùn] hijau
healthy adjective [ÈhelTi] sehat
hot adjective [ht] panas
indigo adjective [ÈIndIg«U] indigo
instant adjective [ÈInst«nt] cepat saji
kind adjective [kaInd] baik
old adjective [«Uld] tua
orange adjective [ȁrInZ] oranye
purple adjective [Èp«ùpl] ungu
rain noun [reIn] hujan
rainy adjective [ÈreIni] bersifat hujan
red adjective [red] merah
spicy adjective [ÈspaIsi]    gurih (penuh rasa  rempah)
striped adjective [straIpt] bergaris
strong adjective [strN] kuat
yellow adjective [Èjel«U] kuning
violet adjective [ÈvaI«l«t] violet∕ungu

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