Good morning dear students. I am the President of the Science Club. I would like to warmly welcome all of you here. The reason that I stand here in front of all of you is because I would like to give a talk on a reference book that is useful for all secondary students. I am sure all of you use many different types of reference books for your studies. The reference book that I would like to talk about is a science book.
First and foremost, allow me to introduce the title of the book. It is ‘Science Made Simple’. The author of this book is Sharifah Shazana and the publisher is Bunga Publications. Sharifah Shazana is a well-known author for science books. Her books are widely used not only in Malaysia but also in many other countries worldwide. So, there is no doubt that this book is a good book for reference usage.
There are many reasons why this book is useful for secondary school students. The first reason is its attractive presentation. The cover of the book itself is so attractive that the moment we see it, our eyes will be glued onto the cover. Apart from the cover, the contents of the book are also presented in a very attractive manner – colorful and with the usage of different type of fonts and sizes.
The next reason is clear explanation. Students can easily understand the notes given in the book. Each topic is explained in details and keywords have been given to enable students to remember important facts. The explanations are simplified that even the weaker students should be able to understand well.
Other than that, this reference book is also useful because of the various helpful diagrams provided by the author. The diagrams are colorful and clear that students will not get bored and can easily absorb the procedures explained by each diagram. I am sure this is what we will prefer to help us to master science subject without difficulty.
In addition to the above reasons, this reference book is essential for every student because there are a variety of exercises in it. Each topic is followed by various exercises. Students can check their understanding for every topic by attempting the questions provided. The answers for the exercises are also provided for easy reference.
This book also provides various practice questions papers according to exam format. Students can use this question paper for revision purposes. These practice questions will be useful for group discussions as sample answers are provided.
Other than the reasons mentioned above, there are two special reasons that made this reference book useful. One special reason is that this reference book consists of short notes which would be relevant and useful to help students in making preparations for exams.
Another special reason is, each topic in this reference book starts with discussion activity with relevance to the theme of the topic. As such, students can express their ideas before actually making use of the contents of the book.
I think I have given sufficient reasons to all of you regarding this science reference book. I hope all of you will buy and benefit in using this reference book. Before I end my talk, I would like to thank all of you again for listening attentively to my talk today which is about the book – ‘Science Made Simple’. I’m sharing about this useful book because I believe that sharing is loving. Let us together benefit from this reference book.