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Unit 13 (Grade 9) Organization Profile and Authority (Part I)

 Unit 13 Organization Profile and Authority

Getting started

Which organisations do these logos represent? Discuss why these organisations were established.

 

Reading I

Answer these questions.

a.           What does ADB stand for?

b.           Does this organisation work in Nepal?

Answer:

a.      ADB stands for Asian Development Bank.

b.      Yes, it works in Nepal.

Asian Development Bank Institute (ADBI)

What is ADBI?

A.    Find the words from the text and solve the crossword puzzle.

Across

2. a medium where people exchange their opinions and idea

3. a plan to achieve a particular purpose

4. utilisation of a decision

6. a common opinion

7. a large official meeting

8. view point

Down

1. working with another group of people

3.  a meeting for discussion

     5. a formal plan

Answer:

Across

2. forum

3. strategy

4. implication

6. consensus

7. conference

8. perspective

Down

1. collaboration

3. conference

5. proposal

B.  Fill in the gaps with correct words/phrases from the text.

a.         The ………works under the direction of the ADB President.

b.        The organisation emphasises its activities in the areas where it has ……

c.         It provides …….for policy makers in its developing member countries. 

d.        The basis for research topics are ADB's ………………

e.         ADBI has close relations with various …………think tanks.

Answer:

a.         The development works under the direction of the ADB President.

b.        The organisation emphasises its activities in the areas where it has strategic advantages.

c.         It provides intellectual input for policy makers in its developing member countries. 

d.        The basis for research topics are ADB's priority sectors and themes.

e.         ADBI has close relations with various national and regional think tanks.

 

C.  Answer the following questions.

a.     What does ADBI stand for?

b.        Who is this organisation supported by?

c.        State any two objectives of ADBI.

d.        How does ADBI run its programmes?

e.        What do the ADBI's research programmes contribute to?

f.         What are the forms of ADBI's capacity-building and training programmes?

g.        How does it distribute its research results and outputs?

Answer:

a.     ADBI stands for Asian Development Bank Institute.

b.     This organisation is supported by an independent Advisory Council.

c.   The objectives of ADBI are to identify effective development strategies and improve the capacity for sound development of the agencies and organisations engaged in development work in ADB’s developing member countries.

d.    ADBI runs its programmes by conducting research with a focus on medium to long-term development issues of strategic importance and through capacity building and training (CBT).

e.     The ADBI's research programmes contribute to the development policy debate and help to identify effective development strategies and improve the capacity for sound development in the region.

f.    The forms of ADBI's capacity-building and training programmes are policy dialogues, course-based training, and e-learning.

g. ADBI distributes its research results and outputs through multiple channels, including media, publications, webpage and social media.

 

D.  Name any three international organisations that are working in Nepal. Talk to your friends about their objectives and functions.

 

Grammar I

A.           Make as many sentences as possible from the table below.

A rice cooker

A washing machine

She's got a driving license

Mahanta took Maths

Mina went to university

in order to

to

is for

is meant for

drive a bus.

be a lecturer.

be an engineer.

drive a car.

washing clothes. cooking rice.

Example: Mina went to university to be a lecturer.

            A rice cooker is meant for cooking rice.

            A washing machine is meant for washing clothes.

            She's got a driving license to drive a bus.

Mahanta took Maths to be an engineer……

 

B.            Fill in the blanks with because/because of/so that/to/for/ although/in spite of.

a.              ………..it rained heavily, we played the football match.

b.             We couldn’t enjoy the trekking much …………the snowfall.

c.              ………..all our efforts, we couldn't run the programme smoothly.

d.             Deepak went back to the village………….he could enjoy a pleasant life there.

e.              He went to hospital ………see a doctor.

f.               I bought an envelope ……….sending a letter.

g.             I could not attend my classes yesterday ……….I was feeling unwell.

h.             Suprima accepted the job……….the salary, which was quite low.

i.               I could not get to sleep ………the noise.

j.               I managed to get to sleep ……….there was a lot of noise.

Answer:

a.             although

b.             because of

c.              in spite of

d.             so that

e.              to

f.               for

g.             because

h.             in spite of

i.               because of

j.               although

 

Writing I

A.                Study the given advertisement.

 

TIGER SHOES

The best sports shoes. So remarkably original, that no other shoes have managed to match Tiger. Tiger 50% off

at New Year shoes are made for champions. To win the game, everyone should  wear Tiger.

Only use with special Tiger socks.

 

 

B.                Design similar advertisements for the following items. Use the given prompts.

            headline picture/illustration            features          offer          warranty

           a.  calculator                             b.  mobile phone                  c. watch

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Other notes

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For class 11 CLICK HERE.

For class 12 CLICK HERE.

 


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