H.K. & Kln. Kaifong Women’s Association Sun Fong Chung College
S4 English (4C & 4D)
Name: ______________________( ) Class: 4 ____ Dictation Date: _______________
A. Vocabulary (60 marks)
1 mark for English and 1 mark for Chinese meaning (if the English word is wrong, no marks for Chinese meaning)
Your teacher will read out the following words for you. You have to spell the words and write down their Chinese meanings.
Part 1. Stressed Out (30 marks)
(v) 驅逐, 趕走
take part in
(adj/n) 替代的; 供選擇的
(adj) 塞滿的; 擠滿的
Part 2. Letter of Advice / Social Issues – ‘Hong Kong Children’ (30 marks)
(n) 獨立; 自主; 自立
(n) 自信, 信心
(n) 合作; 共同研究
(adj) 依靠的; 依賴的
(v) 寵壞, 溺愛
(v) 使適應, 使適合
(v) 忽視, 忽略
(adj) 成熟的, 慎重的
B. Seen Passage (40 marks)
2 marks will be deducted for each misspelled word/repeated word, and 1 mark for each punctuation mistake.
Part 1. (20 marks)
Students face a lot of stress in their studies. Some are disappointed or even depressed with their poor results. Having a positive attitude to learning is important. Promise yourself that you will try your best. Expel negative thoughts. Instead of comparing with others, find some companions to motivate each other. To develop your talents, you are encouraged to take part in different activities. There are many alternatives in life. You will be impressed with what is open to you.
Part 2. (20 marks)
Nowadays, many parents employ domestic helpers to take care of their children. Children are spoilt and have become dependent in everything. Some parents may neglect their children and buy them expensive gifts to compensate. Children become materialistic.
If I were you, I would train my children to have self-care ability and be self-disciplined. Independence, confidence, collaboration, leadership and social skills are important for their future.