ENGLISH LANGUAGE JSS2 THIRD TERM
Students should be able to;
- Read critically
- Identify facts and opinions
Read the following text about the coronavirus and do the comprehension questions
What are coronaviruses?
Coronaviruses were discovered in the 1960s. They are a group of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, coronaviruses cause respiratory tract infections that are typically mild, such as the common cold.
The name "coronavirus" is derived from the Latin corona, meaning crown or halo. The name refers to the characteristic appearance of the infective form of the virus, which is reminiscent of a crown or a solar corona.
The new coronavirus
At the end of 2019, a new type of coronavirus started spreading in China. This type of coronavirus is often called 2019-nCoV, novel coronavirus, or COVID-19. It.... View More
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