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Class 7 (Unit 8) Part II

  

Unit 8 (Part II)

Reading II (page 79)

Answer the following questions.

a. Who do you see in the picture?

Answer: She is Anuradha Koirala, a social worker.

b. What prestigious award has she got?

Answer: In 2010 she was declared as CNN Hero.

c. Why did she get the award?

Answer: She was awarded for her struggle and compassion to fight the social evil of human trafficking.

Anuradha Koirala

A. Match the words with their meanings

a. devotion                                        i. the place where somebody lives

b. endure                                           ii. to catch somebody and arrest them

c. abode                                             iii. great love, care and support for somebody

d. hospice                                          iv. a thing that somebody has done successfully

e. apprehend                                      v. a strong feeling of sympathy

f. achievement                                   vi. a hospital for people who are dying

g. compassion                                    vii. to deal with something that is painful

 

Answer:

a. devotion                                        iii. great love, care and support for somebody

b. endure                                          vii. to deal with something that is painful

c. abode                                            i. the place where somebody lives

d. hospice                                          vi. a hospital for people who are dying

e. apprehend                                    ii. to catch somebody and arrest them

f. achievement                                   iv. a thing that somebody has done successfully

g. compassion                                   v. a strong feeling of sympathy

 

B. Answer the following questions.

a. Where did Anuradha Koirala study?

Answer: She was educated at a hill station in Kalimpong, India.

b. How long did she teach at schools in Kathmandu?

Answer: She taught more than 20 years in Kathmandu.

c. When did she establish Maiti Nepal?

Answer: In 1993, Ms. Koirala established/founded Maiti Nepal.

d. What activities does Maiti Nepal do these days? Write any three of them.

Answer: Organizing awareness campaigns, community sensitization programs, rescue operations,

e. What does ART stand for?

Answer: ART stands for antiretroviral therapy, treatment for children and women who are infected by HIV.

f. What type of awards has she got?

Answer: She has got national and international awards.

g. Why was she awarded with the title CNN Hero?

Answer: She was awarded for her struggle and compassion to fight the social evil of human trafficking.

 

C. Why are these years important in the life of Anuradha Koirala?

Complete the table.

Years

What happened?

1949

 

1999

 

2007

 

2010

 

 

Answer.

Years

What happened?

1949

born.

1999

awarded with ‘Prabal Gorkha Dakshin Bahu Medal- Nepal 1999’

2007

awarded with ‘Queen Sofia Silver Medal Award 2007’

2010

declared as CNN Hero

 

Grammar II

A. Study the following sentences.

a. Anuradha Koirala used to teach school children, but now she doesn't.

b. She established Maiti Nepal in 1993.

b. I used to play marbles when I was a child, but now I don't.

c. I played football yesterday.

d. People used to travel on foot 300 years ago, but now they can travel by bus.

e. People did not use to work in factories 500 years ago.

B. Rewrite these sentences using used to as in the example.

Example: My family/go to Pokhara for the weekend when I was young, but now they don't.

My family used to go to Pokhara for the weekend when I was young.

a. Dinesh/not like watching sport but he does now.

b. My sister/have short hair when she was younger.

c. Nitu/not wear jeans but she does now.

d. We/go to visit our relatives on New Year Day but now we don’t.

e. I/go to bed early but now I don’t.

f. My grandfather/drink a cup of coffee after dinner every night.

g. He/walk along the beach every evening before bed.

h. She/love playing badminton before she hurt her shoulder.

i. I/have long hair when I was a child.

Answer.

a. Dinesh didn’t use to like watching sport but he does now.

b. My sister used to have short hair when she was younger.

c. Nitu didn’t use to wear jeans but she does now.

d. We used to go to visit our relatives on New Year Day but now we don’t.

e. I used to go to bed early but now I don’t.

f. My grandfather used to drink a cup of coffee after dinner every night.

g. He used to walk along the beach every evening before bed.

h. She used to love playing badminton before she hurt her shoulder.

i. I used to have long hair when I was a child.

C. Complete the story. Use past simple forms of verbs from brackets.

One autumn evening, Charles and Beth ……….. (go) to the theater. They ………… (attend) a play. The play ……….. (start) at 7:00. Charles and Beth ……….. (enjoy) the play. After the play, they ………… (walk) together in  the park. They ………… (walk) beside the lake. The moon ……….. (be)  bright. They ………… (talk) about their future. When Charles and Beth ………. (go) home, their children ……….. (not be) asleep. They ………..  (wait) for Charles and Beth to return. They ………… (be) excited to hear  about the play. Charles ……… (tell) the children about the play. Then,  Beth ………… (put) the children to bed. Charles and Beth ……… (be) very tired. It ……. (be) a good night!

Answer.

One autumn evening, Charles and Beth went to the theater. They attended a play. The play started at 7:00. Charles and Beth enjoyed the play. After the play, they walked together in the park. They walked beside the lake. The moon was bright. They talked about their future. When Charles and Beth went home, their children weren’t asleep. They waited for Charles and Beth to return. They were excited to hear about the play. Charles told the children about the play. Then, Beth put the children to bed. Charles and Beth were very tired. It was a good night!

 

Writing II

Now, write the same story. Take help from these points. Use the past forms of the verbs.

Old crane can no longer catch fish … starving … finds an idea … tells fish that fisherman would come and catch them …....... fish asks crane to help them ............. takes them to another pond … will eat them … one day crab asks the crane to take him to the other pond … crane agrees .. along the way crab notices fish bones … asks the crane about the fish … crane said that he ate them all …. crab kills the crane with his pincers.

Answer.

There lived an old crane by the side of a pond. The crane could no longer catch fish. It was starving and found an idea. He told the fish that fisherman would come and catch them. When the fish heard so they asked the crane to help them. The crane told them to take them to another pond. But he planned to eat them on the way to other pond. One day a crab asked the crane to take him to the other pond. The crane agreed and flew to the other pond with the crab. On the way the crab noticed fish bones on a large rock and asked the crane about the fish. The crane said that he ate them all. The crab snapped  the crane’s head off  with his pincers.

Extra bit

Use the correct forms of verbs from the brackets to complete the story.

Suggest a title to the story and retell it to your friends.

There (be) a dog that was very hungry. He (search) for food everywhere and at last he (find) a bone. He (pick up) the bone with his mouth and (start) going back to his home. There (be) a bridge on the way to his home. When he (start) crossing it he (see) his reflection in the water. The dog (think) that there (be) another dog with a bone in the water. He (want) to get the other bone too. So, he (start) barking at his own reflection. His bone (fall) in water as soon as he (open) his mouth. The greedy dog (lose) his bone.

The Greedy Dog

There was a dog that was very hungry. He searched for food everywhere and at last he found a bone. He picked up the bone with his mouth and started going back to his home. There was a bridge on the way to his home. When he started crossing it he saw his reflection in the water. The dog thought that there was another dog with a bone in the water. He wanted to get the other bone too. So, he started barking at his own reflection. At the time his bone fell in water as soon as he opened his mouth. The greedy dog lost his bone too.

 

(My special thanks to Shiva Prasad Aryal from Kapiya Secondary School for preparing this material.)

 

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