মো. ইমরান হোসেন, সহকারী শিক্ষক ইস্টার্ন ল্যাবরেটরি স্কুল অ্যান্ড কলেজ, ধনিয়া, ঢাকা য় ০৫ এপ্রিল ২০১৯, ০০:০০
প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থী, আজ তোমাদের জন্য ইংরেজি প্রথমপত্র থেকে ৪ ও ৫ নাম্বার প্রশ্নের (গতকালের বাকি অংশ) ও ৬ নং প্রশ্ন নিয়ে আলোচনা করা হলো
5. Fill in the blanks with appropriate word in each gap.
One day a lad went to a famous teacher and having expressed his desires to (a) — knowledge, begged him to (b) — him in the arts and sciences. The learned man, wishing to (c) — out what sort of ability the lad (d) —, asked him where God (e) — . The lad replied, ÔI will answer you, if you will first (f) — me where He is (g) —Õ. The sage, from this sensible (h) — thought highly of the boyÕs (i) — and according to his (j) — perfected him in his studies. Thus the wisdom of the wise manifests itself early.
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(a) gain (b) teach (c) find (d) had (e) is (f) tell (g) not (h) reply
(i) wit (j) ability
4. Fill in the blanks with suitable words from the box. There are more words than needed. Make any grammatical changes if necessary. 5
discuss go Happy Gossip Cook neighbour experience
use bother Visit Please household chores trouble
Mrs. Zaman is a house wife. She loves (a) —. She lives in an apartment block. There are seven more families in the building. She has an (b) — cook. So does not have to do any (c) —. Almost everyday around eleven OÕclock she (d) — to visit one of her (e) — in the apartments mostly to gossip. Most of the housewives she (f) — do not have much domestic help and they (g) — this time to cook, clean or do other household (h) — . But Mrs. Zaman does not seem to be (i) —. She does not mind (j) — the personal matters of one family with another.
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(a) gossiping (b) experienced/efficient (c) cooking (d) goes (e) neighbours (f) visits (g) use (h) chores (i) bothered (j) discussing
5. Fill in the blanks with appropriate word in each gap. 10
A large number of people (a) — English all over the world. Some people use it as a (b) — language and some people take
}it as a (c) — language. Many international (d) — now depend on English to (e) — with offices in different countries. Their advertisements published in different (f) — are always in (g) —. They also want people who possess a good (h) — knowledge of English. People seeking employment (i) — expect to get good jobs without (j) — English.
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(a) use/speak (b) first (c) second (d) organisations (e) communicate (f) newspapers (g) English (h) command of (i) can not (j) knowing
6. Rearrange the following sentences according to sequence and rewrite them in a paragraph.
i. His friends and disciples could not bear the sight.
ii. With eyes full of tears, they bade Socrates a last farewell.
iii. A few moments passed, Socrates lay down and covered his face.
iv. The cup contained hemlock, a very strong poison.
v. At last, the hour of departure had arrived.
vi. A moment later, he uncovered his face and looking at Crito, said, ÔDonÕt forget the debt, Crito.Õ
vii. They burst into tears and cried loudly like children.
viii. At sunset, the Governor of the prison came.
ix. Then there came a man with a cup in hand.
x. Socrates took the cup in his hand, said his prayer and drank the hemlock without any hesitation.
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i) He struggled hard and at last was able to come out of the trap minus his tail.
ii) As the foxes assembled he shouted to them, ÔDear friends, IÕve made a great discovery.
iii) There lived a very clever fox in a jungle.
iv) ÔLook IÕve already cut off mineÕ, he tried to convince the others.
v) The listeners were very confused and were trying to assess the situation.
vi) But an old fox said ÔYou didnÕt cut your tail. May be youÕve lost it in some way or other, and now you want the others to lose their tails.Õ
vii) ÔAfter a long research IÕve found that we donÕt need our tailsÕ, said he.
viii) He called a meeting of all the resident foxes of the jungle.
ix) He became envious of the other foxes and made a plan to have their tails cut.
x) One day while walking through the jungle he fell into a trap.
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i) Sometimes it was difficult to satisfy him with answer.
ii) His father got angry for this kind of activity.
iii) Because he always asked ÒWhy, why, whyÓ.
iv) The boy often undertook some risky adventures.
v) He was Thomas Alva Edison.
vi) But there was only one person who did never feel annoyed with the boy.
vii) For example, once the boy set his fatherÕs barn on fire only to see how it could burn.
viii) Do you know who this boy was?
ix) And that person was his loving mother.
x) A young boy of six or seven became the subject of talk in a village.
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i) In 1914 when the First World War broke out, he wanted to join the army.
ii) At the age of eleven he showed his poetic genius.
iii) On his return from the battle field, he gave up the sword for the pen and began to write poems.
iv) In 1972, he was brought to Bangladesh from Kolkata and was declared our national poet.
v) His poem inspired our freedom fighters in the liberation war of Bangladesh.
vi) At last at the age of 19, he joined the army as an ordinary soldier.
vii) He wrote a lot of poems, songs, short stories, gajals, novels, etc. and traveled all branches of Bengali literature.
viii) Our national poet Kazi Nazrul Islam was born in 1306 B. S. (1899 A. D.) at Churulia in the district of Burdwan.
ix) He died on the 29 August, 1976.
x) His famous poem ÒBidrohiÓ stirred the whole nation.
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