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Class 9 (Unit 4) Part I

 

Unit 4 Life and Death                              

Reading I

Death is a Fiction

A. Find the words from the text that have the following meanings.

a. a thing that is imagined                          ………………….

b. a way of looking at something                           ………………….

c. to force somebody to leave                                 …………….........

d. faced somebody so that you could not avoid …...…………….

e. to make somebody feel better               ………………….

Answer:

a. fiction

b. corrupted

c. dislodge

d. confronted

e. solace

B. Fill in the blanks with appropriate words.

a. Death is a ………….. created by human being.

b. Ultimately, we are moving straight to the ……………

c. According to the speaker, death is …………... It is sure to happen.

d. Human beings have ……… everything and they have twisted it whichever way they want.

Answer:

a. fiction

b. grave

c. guaranteed

d. corrupted

C. Answer the following questions.

a. According to the speaker, there is only life. How?

Answer: According to the speaker, there is only life because no one has experienced it nor has a first hand information from anybody.

b. According to the speaker, what is life?

Answer: According to the speaker, inhalation is life.

c. Why is there nothing wrong with death?

Answer: There is nothing wrong with death because it has to happen?

d. Why do we fear death?

Answer: We fear death because because we have no idea what it is.

e. Why do people have an idea of death?

Answer: People have an idea of death because people have been talking about it without knowing about it.

D. What is your view about death? Write a short paragraph.

 

Grammar I

A. Rewrite the following sentences using the correct form of the verbs  given in the brackets. 

a. The winter ….. (follow)  the autumn season.

b. The human body……….(consist) of some 60 trillion individual cells.

c. Cows …..(feed) on grass.

d. He…… (earn) a handsome salary every month.

e. Akila……  (make) delicious cookies.

f. Arati and her husband……(live) in Singapore.

g. ………. you…..(like) chocolate milk?

h. He …… (not want) to go to the movies.

i. My grandfather …….(adore) his pet dog.

j. Plants ……(need) water and sunlight for photosynthesis.

k. He……..(have)  a big apartment in Venice.

Answer:

a. The winter follows the autumn season.

b. The human body consists of some 60 trillion individual cells.

c. Cows feed on grass.

d. He earns a handsome salary every month.

e. Akila makes delicious cookies.

f. Arati and her husband live in Singapore.

g. Do you like chocolate milk?

h. He …… (not want) to go to the movies.

i. My grandfather adores his pet dog.

j. Plants need water and sunlight for photosynthesis.

k. He has a big apartment in Venice.

B. Make a statement or a question using these prompts. Use the present simple.

a. I/not/check/my emails when I get to school.

b. you/watch/the news on TV every day?

c. she/wear/a red dress.

d. you/have/a school bus?

e. what/you/want to drink?

f. you/not/need more reading practice.

g. your friend/not/like computer games.

h. mum/wash/car once a week.

Answer:

a. I don’t check my emails when I get to school.

b. Do you watch the news on TV everyday?

c. she wears a red dress.

d. Do you have a school bus?

e. What do you want to drink?

f. You do not need more reading practice.

g. Your friend doesn’t like computer games.

h. Mum washes  car once a week.

 

C. Change the following sentences into negative and question.

a. The swimming pool opens everyday at 9: 30 am.

b. I use my car very often.

c. John comes from Mexico.

d. I play the piano very well.

e. Ann watches television a lot.

f. I write to my parents every month.

g. This car breaks down every five hours.

 

Answer:

a.   The swimming pool doesn’t open everyday at 9: 30 am.

Does the swimming pool open everyday at 9: 30 am?

b.   I rarely use my car.

Do I often use my car? 

c.   John doesn’t come from Mexico .

Does John come from Mexico?

d.   I don’t play the piano very well.

Do I play the piano very well?

e.   Ann doesn’t watch television a lot.

Does Ann watch television a lot?

f.    I don’t write to my parents every month.

Do I write to my parents every month?

g.   This car doesn’t break down every five hours.

Does this car break down every five hours?

  

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