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01. Environment Pollution / Global Warming / Greenhouse Effect 02. Earthquake 03. Necessity of Learning English 04. Dowry 05. Natural calamities in Bangladesh 06. International Mother Language Day/ Victory Day/ Shaheed Day 07. Internet 08. Digital Bangladesh 09. Your visit to a Place of Historical Interest 10. Corruption & its impact on society. 11. Street Children 12. Role of women in Nation Building 13. Your Family (Nuclear family / Extended family) 14. Premature marriage 15. The rights of the elder people 16. Our Independence Day 17. Female education 18. Impact of satellite TV 19. Globalization 20. Load Shedding 21. A Book Fair 22. Entertainment 23. Waste Management 24. Origami 25. Necessity of education

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[N.B: (***) Three stars indicate very important (**) Two stars indicate important (*) One star indicates probable] Report Writing 1. Suppose you are Khairul of Savar. You have experienced an unexpected fire on a Textile and Garment Factory. Write a report on it. [SB 09, BB 10] 2. Write a report on the problem of traffic jam in your city bringing out the causes, effects and possible solutions. [CtB 09] 3. Write a report on the devastating consequences of drug addiction in the context of Bangladesh. [BB 09] 4. Suppose, you are a reporter of a daily newspaper. Write a report on a road accident you have witnessed. [CB 10] 5. Suppose you are Maria, a student of class XI of Rajshahi Government Mohila college. The cultural week of your college was observed a few days ago. Now, write a report on it. [RB 09] 6. Suppose you had a chance to pay a visit to a village fair at your locality last month. Now prepare a report on that fair for the daily paper you are working for. [SB 10] 7. The result of HSC examination of this year have just come out. Now prepare an elaborate report on it for the daily you are working for. [JB 10] 8. Last week a terrific earthquake struck the heart of Dhaka city. Immediately several infrastructures were found seriously damaged. Now write a report of about 150 words on that pathetic accident. 9. Make a report on the celebration of Pahela Baishakh to be published in the newspaper. 10. Suppose you are a staff reporter of daily newspaper. Your town has been seriously affected by a devastating flood. People are suffering a lot. The Prime Minister along with other ministers has made an emergency visit to your town. Now write a report on it. 11. Suppose you are a reporter. Write a report on the consequences of food adulteration showing causes and solutions. 12. Write a report on a launch sinking in the mighty river Padma. 13. Write a report on the frequent electricity failure in your locality. 14. Suppose, you are Rumana Bulbul, a reporter of a daily newspaper. You have visited an Ayla hit area. Write a report on your observation. Paragraphs Drug addiction Price hike Load-shedding [DjB 10] A street hawker Newspaper [DjB 09] Acid throwing Your Favourite Teacher [JB 09] Child labour A College Library [RB 10] Greenhouse effect A book fair Corruption Dowry Your favourite TV programme Traffic jam 18. Hartal Day Mobile Phone 19. Trade fair Road accident 20. Education fair / Science fair

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The Value of time The Common Fruits of Bangladesh Your hobby Rivers of Bangladesh Dangers of Drug addiction Childhood memories Newspaper / Benefits of reading newspaper A journey by train your have recently enjoyed Your future plan Tree Plantation Causes, effects and solution of unemployment problem Internet Empowerment of women in Bangladesh Floods in Bangladesh

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Writing formal letter


Suppose you are Rumky, You are a regular student of XII class of City Girls College. You have a common room without modern facilities. Now write an application to the principal of your college for increasing facilities of the college common room. [RB 10, SB 09] Write an application to the principal of your college seeking his permission to go on a study tour. [CtB 09, CB 09] Suppose, you are Rubina Chowdhury, a student of Mymensing Womens college. Write an application to your principal seeking permission to set up an English Debating Club in your college.[DB09,BB 10] Write an application to the principal of your college praying for a seat in the college hostel. [DjB10,BB 09] Write an application to the principal of your college seeking permission to stage a drama. [CB 10] Write an application to the principal of your college for a testimonial that is necessary for the admission to a university. [DjB 09] Write an application to the principal of your college requesting him to increase your library facilities. [SB 10] Write a letter to your friend Nasif telling him about the study tour you enjoyed a few days ago.[RB 09] Write an application to the principal of your college to start a canteen. Suppose you are Rumky. You are a regular student of XII class of Prime Girls College. Now, write an application to the principal of your college campus for a library. On behalf of the students of your college. Write a letter to your principal asking his permission to set up an English Language Club. Write a letter to the editor of The Daily Star requesting to publish the article Frequent failure of electricity supply in his esteemed daily. Write an application to the principal of your college for some money for excursion. Write an application to the T.N.O for relief for the flood affected people of your area. Write an application to the principal of your college for setting up a computer club in your college. Write an application to the principal of your college for the change of an elective subject. Suppose, you are studying abroad. Your younger brother is in Bangladesh studying in Milestone College. Write a letter to your younger brother about the importance of punctuality. Write a letter to your friend describing a book fair your have recently visited. Write a letter to your friend telling him / her , what you intend to do after the H.S.C exam. Write a letter to your friend congratulating him on his grand success in the HSC Examination.

Job Application
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Read the following advertisement from the Daily New Nation and then write an application with a CV in response to it. [BB 09] 2. Vacancy Announcement Read the Applications are invited for recruitment of an assistant accountant for Shahin Girls College. Interested candidates having at least graduation degree are encouraged to apply by 15 September. 2008 to: Principal Shahin Girls College. Dhaka Cant. Dhaka advertisement and write an application with a detailed CV. Wanted English Language Teacher Write to: Bhuiyan Academy House # 13, Road # 7, Dhanmondi, R/A, Dhaka-1205, Bangladesh. Read the following advertisement from the Daily News, dates 15 April, 2009 and then write a cover letter and a CV in response to it. Career opportunity Some young marketing manager wanted We are looking for some young marketing manager for our reputed company. The candidates should have at least graduation degree. The candidate must be very good at English. The interested candidates are requested to apply with a CV and two passport size photographs before 30 April, 2009. Write to: The General Manager Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Mohakhali, Dhaka. Read the following advertisement and write an application along with a detailed CV. Office Executive wanted Write to : General Manager Transcom Limited, Barisal Read the following advertisement from the Daily Star, dated 02 October, 2009 and write a cover letter including a CV in response to it. Vacancy Announcement Dhaka Imperial College 28, Mirpur Road, Dhaka. Applications are invited for recruitment of a lecturer in English for this college Qualification: B.A (Hons) with 2nd class, M.A. in English with 2nd class. Application must reach the college office by 15 October, 2009. Principal Dhaka Imperial College, Dhaka

Dialogue writing
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Recently you have read an article about the students failure in English. Now make a dialogue between you and friend on the causes of failure. [CB 09, DjB 10] Write a dialogue between you and your friend about an interesting book. [RB 09] Write a dialogue between yourself and your friend on the importance of early rising. [SB 09] Prepare a dialogue between a reporter and the principal of your college on the results of your college in the last HSC examination. [SB 10] Suppose, you are Lina and your friend is Hena. Now, make a dialogue between you and your friend about the importance of punctuality in student life. [BB 09] Write a dialogue between a book-seller and a customer. [JB 09] Write a dialogue between two friends on Eve teasing. [DB 09] Write a dialogue between two friends about the importance of tree plantation. [CB 10] Write a dialogue between two friends about the consequences of environment pollution/ political unrest. Write a dialogue between you and your friend about how to improve your English. Write a dialogue between two friends about good and bad sides of mobile phone. Suppose, you are Rifat / Fariha, a student of Nawabpur College. You are shocked at the malpractices like food adulteration in your locality. Now write a dialogue with your teacher focusing on the consequences of food adulteration. Write a dialogue between two friends about the danger of smoking. Write a dialogue between you and your friend on how to do well in the examination. You are Sabrina and you have been suffering from fever for a week. Now you are at the chamber of a doctor. Write a dialogue between you and the doctor. Write a dialogue between two friends stating the benefits of reading daily newspaper. Suppose, you are Ram and your friend is Reshama. Now make a dialogue between you and your friend about the causes and effects of drug addiction. Make a dialogue between you and your friend about preparation for the coming HSC Examination. Suppose, you are Mithu. You have met a foreigner who has recently come to Bangladesh. Write a dialogue between you and the foreigner. Suppose, you are Rakib and your friend is Alamin. You and your friend felt the necessity of learning English. Now, write a dialogue about the necessity of learning English. Write a dialogue between you and your friend Sangita on an interesting cricket match.Imagine, you are Sharif of Bangla College, Mirpur, Dhaka. You want to open a Savings Bank Account to keep your scholarship money. You have gone to the manager of the Mirpur branch of the Publi Bank Limited. Now, write a dialogue between you and the manager of the bank. There are many problems prevailed in Bangladesh. Illiteracy is one of them. Removal of illiteracy is now a burning question. Now write a dialogue between you and your friend Anis about eradicating illiteracy from country.

Summary writing
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Mankind felt the impact of nuclear energy for the first time in 1945 .. So nuclear power is a great tool that could be used for the betterment of mankind. Education is the process by which our mind develops through formal learning at an institution like a school.. The purpose of education is to liberate a man from restrictions of habit and attitudes which limit his humanity. Man is the maker of his own fortune. .. If we want to improve the quality of our life, we must work hard which is they key to success. Sincerity is the root of success of all works. Sincerity does not mean only to do any work properly, it also means dutifulness, honesty and modesty. Education is one of the basic needs of a human being and is essential for any kind of development. ... It provides us with an enlightened awareness about things and this awareness is the prerequisite for social development. Liberty does not descend upon people. It is we who must go forward at a double pace bending all our resources and all our energies to great purpose. The aim of education is to make a man fully equipped to be useful to himself and to the society. .. A good educati0n should aim at developing not only the body and the mind but also his soul. Completing Story Once there lived a happy cobbler who passed, his days in working and singing. A rich neighbor of his was a banker who one day said to him. How much do you earn a day? [RB 09, DjB 10] Once there lived two friends in a remote village. One day they were passing through a deep forest. It was full of wild beasts [RB 10] Once a dog stole a piece of meat from a shop. Holding it in his mouth he was running beside a stream. When the dog was crossing a bridge over the stream, it discovered an image in the water ... [CtB 09] Once there lived a poor farmer in a village. He had a peculiar goose which laid a golden egg everyday. The poor man earned his livelihood by .. [CB 10] There was a crow on a tree with a piece of meat in its beak. A hungry fox sat under the tree [JB 09] Once there was an old house in a village. A number of mice lived in that house. They were doing a lot of mischief there. The master of the house was very annoyed and made a plan [CtB 10] Shaikh Sadi was a great poet. He used to put on simple dress. Once he took shelter in the house of a nobleman. The nobleman could not recognize him and treated him as an ordinary man [DjB 09] Once there lived a good king in Scotland. This name was Robert Bruce. He loved his country and his subjects very dearly. These subjects had a great love and respect of him. One day his enemies attacked this country and drove him away from his kingdom [SB 09] Once there lived a poor farmer who worked very hard to maintain his big family. But he could hardly manage two square meals a day. One day while working in the field he found a basket. He picked it up and carried it [BB 10] I live in Chittagong. My elder brother works in Sylhet. Last summer he asked me to stay a few days with him and dent me a plane ticket. That was my first journey by air. I arrived at the airport about an hour before the flight and checked in and waited in the lounge. I [BB 09] It was twenty years ago when I was living in an apartment overlooking a cemetery. I was just living from hand to mouth. At that time a lady wrote a letter to me praising one of my writings just published in the newspaper. It made me so excited that I sent her a letter of thanks. Immediately after that she wrote her second letter saying that .. [SB 10] When I was five my father took me to a school quite far away from our home. There I followed my father to a room where I saw a big bald-headed man. He looked pleased to see my father but I got frightened when .. [JB 10]
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A poor girl named Rina worked in a rich mans house. The house master was kind to her but the mistress was very cruel. She used to scold her now and then. One day while serving tea. Rina broke a cup. Once there lived a poor rickshaw puller. But he was very sincere. He earned his livelihood working very hard. One day while he was out of his house, he saw a man selling lottery ticket.. Once a crow became very thirsty. He flew here and there in search of water. But it did not find a little water anywhere it . There lived a shepherd in a certain village. He used to graze a flock of sheep near a forest. It was not very far from his village. Besides his usual duty, he sang and played on flute. But the boy had a bad habit. He used to tell a lie Once two foolish cats got a bread but they could not . Jesmin works in a big garment factory. There are more than five hundred workers in the factory. One day as usual she was busy at her work. Suddenly a sound. Once there lived an old farmer in a village. He had five sons. They were all adults. They were strong and stout. But they were .. Once there lived a widow in a village Bostam in Iran. She had one child named Bayezid. He was the apple of the eye of his mother. One day the mother became very ill. At the dead of night she cried out, Water! Water! Once there was a hare. He was very proud of his speed. One day he was going beak to his house. A tortoise was also returning his house. The tortoise was going without disturbing the hare. Suddenly the hare stopped the tortoise and said. You slow coach! I feel pity for your speed Once a golden necklace was lost from a rich mans house. A few servants worked in that house. Naturally it was suspected that any one of the servants had stolen the necklace. Once a lion was sleeping in a forest. Suddenly a mouse came there. It did not notice the sleeping lion. It was running about and playing happily. By chance it ran over the face of the lion. A fox was very hungry and moving here and there looking for food. Entered a forest where there were many grapes trees Once upon a time there was a king called Midas. He was extremely fond of gold. Already he was the owner of a lot of gold but he wanted more gold. He thought that if he had the golden touch he would be the happiest man in the world. One day a wise god granted his wish.. Once the town of Hamelin in Germany became the city of rats. There were so many hundreds of thousands of rate everywhere. The city dwellers became very intolerant of Once upon a time there lived a dove. It was passing its days happily. One day while he was sitting on a tree beside a river, he saw an ant

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