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TEAM HEAD N. VEERANNAN, P.G. Asst in English., Devanga HSS, R.S. Puram, Coimbatore -02 M.KALYANI, P.G. Asst in English., Savitri vithyasala Hindu Girls’ H.S.S Trichy- 2.
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5 x1 =5 Find out the equal synonymous words in the given sentences/phrases and then select the right answers. Synonyms : Qn: 1 .stop worth . TEXT P: 14 -17 assembly .children / result / outcome bequeathing .state treasury interred .bravery/courage/ strength captives .homage entreat . Choose the most appropriate of the four given contexts which equates with that of the italicized item in the following sentences.silent issue .pay for it closet.sincere mark.reputation honourable .defeated censure .small room /cupboard resolved .honest mourned .com .hate valiant .cloak / garment/dress steel .Section: A (Vocabulary – Lexical competencies) I.money paid for the release of prisoners / fine rage-anger grievous .intelligence worth .holy patient .reputation ransom .serious aroused .meeting/gathering valour . Marks: 30 A.prisoners slew.people legacy .brave vile .earned property/gift rent.informed pause .killed reverence .judge abide .raised coffers .5 Unit: 1.appeal/request just.listen/notice commons.buried abide it .sword wit .leaving / bestowing mantle .grieved www.base sacred.tore/cut vanquished .kalvisolai.
encouragement intuition .weakness nectar .daring stranded .hits legend .tired venturing.kalvisolai.fighter entourage .weak deterred .shifted gorge . Text P: 115 awakened – aroused glacier .composed construed . Text P: 70 & 71 crusader .develop advocate .to be settled comfortably trail .deep narrow valley moseying – walking bizarre – unusual trail .com .fate consisted .feared cheering.left alone/ unable to move www. drearier – dull/gloom venturing.inactive ceaseless – untiring/endless Unit: 3.Unit: 2.honey initiative .interpreted frailty .myth frail .insight dormant .daring migrated .encouraging bizarre .attendants/associates/assistants emerged .rough path traversing .chase ensconced .support destiny .ice mountain mythological.finally bumps .travelling drearier .rough path .arose cultivate .old/epical eventually .unusual pursue .
complication/confusion/disconcert disentangled .plentiful/ abundant perplexity .bits battered . Text Page: 218 dissolve .lively/ high spirit/uncontrolled excitement copious .rights to vote animated . Text P: 164 .brutish serenely .com .carefully consummate .calmly www.devout / religious / dutiful / holy creator .criticize exuberance .unclothed / uncovered / empty mark .complete retained – continued to possess Unit: 4.god/ maker smeared .immobile with fear UNIT: 6.delicately .spot / scar / stain / symbol delayed .scattered bare .postpone / defer / ruined pious .restrain UNIT: 5.long life seduce .thrashed vile .tempt repress .faced enigma .make liquid / digest littered .free from complication/ simplified/ unraveled suffrages .inspired / motivated ignoble .smudge / defame / pasted shreds .166 censure (v) .dishonorable/disgraceful longevity.mystery disseminate .evil/bad petrified .kalvisolai.spread bestial . Text page: 272 confronted .
kalvisolai.dried teeming .speeded harness . Text Page: 72 ceaseless x tiresome domineering x submissive marvellous x ordinary subservient x helpful/dominant bestowed x denied/obtained www.disgusting unheralded .control stench .hard-working Antonyms: QN: 6 – 10 UNIT: I Marks 5x1=5 empty x full sublime x low/base noble x mean-minded/ignoble agitated x calm broad x narrow selfish x generous withhold x allow rejoice x grieve/mourn sacred x impure/unholy patient x impatient offended x pleased vile x good rude x polite interred x exhumed sterner x gentler withholds x permits pardon x punish bequeathing x disallowing traitor x follower/supporter dumb x talkative mighty x feeble fleeting x permanent slow x fast methodical x random UNIT: II.unannounced accelerated .parched .let loose/free nauseating .com .bad smell industrious .abounding/swarming fetched .brought unleash .
kalvisolai.com .patronizing x renouncing advent x departure inconsistent x consistent dignity x indignity pertinent x impertinent frailty x strength radically x moderately UNIT: III: Text P: 115 proud x modest hang x drop retained x lost rudely x politely vanish x appear majestic x ordinary/humble frail x sturdy/strong dreary x pleasant fascinating x repulsive ominous x auspicious/favourable confidence x despair menacing x safe demons x gods distraction x concentration surreal x normal remote x accessible/nearby retained x gave up abandoned x inhabited heartening x sickening/disheartening detour x direct/straight route veteran x novice sturdy x weak shrouded x uncovered eventually x initially continuously x intermittently UNIT: IV Text Page: 165 disgraced x honoured exuberance x apathy tranquility x agitation copious x meager/scarce www.
risible x serious obscure x clear/obvious disentangled x complicated accumulated x dispersed continually x slowly weary x brisk malignant x harmless delusive x real protracted x postponed praise x criticize/curse UNIT: V Page: 219 creator x destroyer interested x indifferent trusted x suspicious/doubtful despise x appreciate/love stupid x wise dissolve x solidify tended x neglected belittling x appreciating desperate x hopeful shiny x dim/dull parched x wet sullen x happy/cheerful/boisterous contempt x admiration sacred x irreligious/unholy fury x calm dragged x pushed decayed x fresh withering x thriving UNIT: VI Page: 273 ultimate x initial extinguished x lit liberal x conservative cursed x blessed/praised imprisoned x released tiniest x biggest / largest postulated x rejected sanguinely x hopelessly trivial x vital/important/significant www.com .kalvisolai.
es = . The foreign plurals and irregular plurals are asked.ch.kalvisolai.series furniture .com .ices = . amoeba .ae = .sh.deer sheep .on .ex .x.matrices. syllabus .formulae. . index . .furniture www.um. -s.analyses formula . Write a sentence using the plural form of datum or alumnus. analysis .indices leaf – leaves EXCEPTIONAL WORDS foot .geese child . . Criterion .children ox . Text Page: 24 & 25.oxen louse . . Plurals: This exercise examines the knowledge of singular and plural conversion. fe Plural ending -a= -i= . Answer any Ten of the following: Questions 11 to 23 Marks: 10 x 2=20 E.mice man .feet goose .o.syllabi axis .I: QN: 11. -z -a -ix.men Plural unchanged deer .sheep series .Criteria radius .diminish x increase vindictive x forgiving integrity x dishonesty differ x resemble remote x nearby/close unique x common admire x condemn futility x usefulness destructive x constructive withhold x release monstrous x small C.Data.us .ves= Examples Datum . . Singular ending .lice mouse .amoebae matrix .f.axes.radii.
memoranda: He received many memoranda. vertebra – vertebrae : Vertebrae form the spine. : Awards and prizes are great stimuli to the students. axis – axes : The axes of the planets cannot be changed.synopses : The synopses were good. thesis – theses :The students submitted their theses.kalvisolai. is – es basis.I: alumnus. : The Minister opened several new termini in the city. amoeba – amoebae : Amoebae are single cell organisms. : I drew many circles of different radii.fora : Panchayats are fora where villagers can meet to solve their problems.alumni radius – radii nucleus – nuclei syllabus – syllabi fungus –fungi stimulus.law = fathers . curriculum – curricula : They follow different curricula.bases : Superstitions have no bases.Adding‘s’ to the headword father . : We should not follow different syllabi in schools. memorandum. erratum – errata : A list of errata is given in the end. synopsis.in .law um – a: datum – data : I collected the data. stratum.stimuli terminus. : Several nuclei are seen inside the cell.in . crisis – crises : He faced many crises. medium – media : There are several media for communication. www.com . analysis – analyses : All the analyses were wrong.termini : He attended the alumni meeting. ultimatum – ultimata : They failed to meet all the ultimata.strata : Our society has many strata. stadium – stadia : There are many stadia in our country. forum. us . bacterium – bacteria : Bacteria cause fever. :They ate poisonous fungi. hypothesis – hypothese s: They formed a few hypotheses. formula –formulas/ formulae: I memorized the formulae.
5. go a long way: to last for a long time The treaty would go a long way in improving the relationship between the two countries. a yellow streak – being cowardice The soldier ran away with an yellow streak. matrix – matrices : We can arrange the numbers in matrices. 6. Idioms and phrases: Text Page: 284-285 1. 7. 8. to give him a piece of one’s mind: to tell someone frankly when one disapproves of other’s The teacher gave me a piece of her mind. put on airs: to show unnatural behaviour to impress others The rich woman is putting on airs.phenomenon–phenomena: Some phenomena are difficult to understand. taking a hard line: not giving up easily The union members have taken a hard line. 10. stand a chance: to be in a favourable position India stands a chance of winning the world cup. in the pink: extremely healthy I am in the pink of my health.kalvisolai. 14. 2.com . 9. 12. mouse – mice : There are several mice in the garden. 3. 13. 4. 15. criterion –criteria : They announced the criteria for the selection. to be on cloud nine – to be extremely happy The winners are on cloud nine. index –indices/indexes : There are four indices. a shadow of one’s self – not having the strength He was a great actor but now he is only a shadow of his self. at the end of one’s tether: to have no power He is at the end of his tether. a bolt from the blue: unexpected event / complete surprise The death of the young man was a bolt from the blue. 11. honour bound: to do something as a moral duty We are honour bound to help the poor. in two minds: not decided/in a dilemma I am in two minds in taking up the job. a change of one’s heart: to transform for better The Bible calls for a change of one’s heart. www. ox – oxen : I saw many oxen. QN: 12. at logger heads: to disagree strongly Bala and Rajan are at loggerheads now.
CPU: Central Processing Unit is the brain of the computer. HUDCO : He got a loan from Housing and Urban Development Corporation. Abbreviations and acronyms Text page: 124. TOEFL : I passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language. M. HSS: He goes to a Higher Secondary School. : He passed his Master of Arts degree. BBC : I watch the British Broadcasting Corporation news. Yellow.13. OPEC : He works in Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Indigo.kalvisolai. PC: I bought a Personal Computer. Orange and Red. SARRC : He attended the South Asian Association for Regional Co operation meeting. ATM : There is an Automated Teller Machine near our school. UGC: He works in University Grants Commission. RP: We must practise Received Pronunciation. AIDS : We must fight against Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome. mm : The width of the sheet is 2 milli metres. UPS: Uninterrupted Power Supply is a must for a computer. KMVN : We stayed at Kumaon Mandal Vikas Nigam. AVADI : Armed Vehicles and Ammunition Depot of India produces army weapons. Mon: He was born on Monday. ISRO : He works in Indian Space Research Organisation. PC : I wish to become a Police Constable. UN : India is a member of United Nations. LASER : Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation is very useful in the medical field. www. RADAR : The Radio Detection And Ranging is a modern device. NASA : Sunitha works in National Aeronautics Space Administration. VIBGYOR: The seven colours of the rainbow are Violet. CD : I bought a Compact Disc. FM : Frequency Modulation radios entertain us. CLRI : He works in the Central Leather Research Institute. Blue. Rpm : This engine has a high Rotation Per Minute. NLC: He works in Neyveli Lignite Corporation. CAD : I learn Computer Aided Designing. VCR : I bought a Video Cassette Recorder.A. WHO: They work in the World Health Organisation. No. IIT : He studies in the Indian Institute of Technology. TV: I like watching Television.com . Ltd: It is a private limited company. LAN : We have a Local Area Network in our school. GATE : He wrote the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering. Kg : I bought a kilo of sweets. Green. VIRUS : This disease is due to Vital Information and Resources Under Siege. PSU: He works in Public Sector Unit. LPG : We use Liquefied Petroleum Gas.Q.
kalvisolai. The story told by the credulous old man is not credible. The man in the first storey of the building told me a story. The nurse searched in vain to find the vein of the patient. He read verses from the red book. March 2006 : UGC: The University Grants Commission visited the college. Text Page: 179. He has given a vein injection.TANSI : He works in Tamilnadu Small Scale Industries limited. He seized his son and the fight ceased. The council of ministers gave counsel to the Prime Minister. As he is industrious he became an industrial leader. He is known as emigrant in the new country. His hand writing is illegible yet he is eligible to run a race. March 2009 : ‘BBC’: I watched the British Broadcasting Corporation news. Oct 2009 : ATM : The Automated Teller Machine is very useful. Though he lives in a populous city he is popular. He noted about the dairy in his diary. The judicious decision was appreciated by the judicial who tried the case. March 2007 : ATM: The Automated Teller Machine helps us to get money easily. March 2008 : VCD: We bought a Video Cassette Recorder last week. All his attempts were in vain.A. The army personnel cannot go on leave for their personal reason. The police tried to elicit information from the boot legger who sells illicit liquor. He tried to steal some steel vessels. In nations like India even populous leaders with mediocre caliber become popular. E – I: QN: 14. Luxuriant plants are grown in a luxurious hotel. CPU: The Central Processing Unit is the heart of the computer. He asked me to wait and know my weight. He came here to hear good news. March 2010 : LPG: We use Liquefied Petroleum Gas for cooking. The wound on his heel would heal soon. An officious traffic police stopped the official. He is an immigrant from India. www. The new principal is a man of principle. When he became conscious his conscience pricked him. October 2006 : CPU: The Central Processing Unit is the heart of the computer. The car loaded with stationery hit a stationary bus. They sell all types of dry cell batteries. March 2011 : 13. The most eminent scientist in the world has been warning about the imminent danger of war. He waited to see whether the weather would improve. They had dates for dessert in the desert. The book which has been prescribed for the B. Homophones and confusables. My adopted son adapted himself to the new environment. class has been proscribed for containing some remarks against a particular religion.com . I had no peace so he gave me a piece of advice.
March 2009: Everybody appreciated our principal for his principle. Oxbridge provides research programmes. I take my brunch at school. June 2006 : Travel & catalogue: I wrote the travelogue. 194 & 195 Sentence I watched the newscast.He lost his pen in the last exam. I shall check the bill and send you the payment by cheque. 15. I watched the melodrama yesterday. March 2007: In Japan even stationery stores are not stationary for they float on boats. The whole class looked at the hole of a snake. March 2011: The moisture is due to the heavy dew. The police officer in plain clothes came by plane.kalvisolai. I bought a moped. I watched the telecast. He was electrocuted by a short circuit. Medicare is useful. March 2008: I don’t know whether the weather will permit us to go. The teacher gave us a lecdem. This is my camcorder. I watched the edutainment. March 2010: Nivedhitha’s adopted son adapted himself to the new environment. Oct 2010 : None has seen such a scene created by monster waves so for. I bought a mobike. I watched the docudrama. The smog delayed our journey. I like vegeburger. The interpol arrested the criminal. I wrote the travelogue.com . Blended Words newscast documentary + drama docudrama melody + drama melodrama television + broadcast telecast education+entertainment edutainment education + satellite edusat international + police interpol travel + catalogue travelogue electro + execute electrocute helicopter + airport heliport motel motorway + hotel smoke + fog smog lecture + demonstration lecdem medical + care medicare breakfast + lunch brunch vegetable +hamburger vegeburger technology + wizard technowizard motor + pedal cycle moped camera + recorder camcorder motor + bike mobike hand + video camera handycam Oxford + Cambridge Oxbridge March 2006 : helicopter and airport: There is a heliport in coimbatore. March 2006: They had dessert in the desert. Blending the words: No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Words news + broadcast XII Text page: 227 & XI Text Page: 112 . October 2006 : Electro & execute: He was electrocuted. We stopped at the motel for lunch. Edusat is very useful for students. I shall write the right answer. June & October 2006: The most eminent scientist in the world has been warning us about the imminent danger of nuclear. He is a technowizard.114. I bought a handycam. There is a heliport in coimbatore. www.
E .age al .ta establishmentarianism institution ri .tain don .tion in . Write a sentence each of your own using the parts of speech: Questions often asked: Text Page: 78 March & October 2006: Equal: He is not my equal.cent eccentric Confidence con .mon –strate cucumber Laboratory la .na .March 2007 : News & broadcast: I watched the newscast.ter . (Verb) March 2009 : Fine: I bought a fine necklace.gu .cen .lo .ne – ous statistics Stupid stu – pid formidable Magnificent mag .o .lo .tics for .mul .men .li .ci .tro . (Noun) I want an equal share in profit.mi . (Adjective) Old is gold.gent sta .men .pres – sion inspiration Association as . (Noun) Don’t tear the page.te .com .tion bi .sti .ta .a .(Adjective) The cat fell into a well.li – tate entertain Domestic do .mi .sive in .ma – tic comprehensive Expression ex .I: QN : 16.tus ex .tion com . (Noun) Please help me to solve the problem.ta – tive advantage Particular par .tas .ter . March 2008 : International and police: The Interpol arrested the terrorists. (Adjective) June 2006 : Hope: she has no hope of recovery.da . (Noun) www.blish .kalvisolai.gy QN: 17.nism Argumentative ar .gy ap . (Verb) March 2011 : Well: The well water very tasty.cu – lar alliteration Dramatic dra . (Noun) Tears well in her eyes.fi – dence astrology Banana ba .tis .ta .spi .pa .ra .tion ad .tric as .ra – tory intelligent Simultaneous si .key daugh .ter cu . Syllabify any two words: Text Page: 176 President pre-si-dent fantastic Facilitate fa .ra .a – tion biology fan .bo . March 2010 : Medical & Care: The Medicare in Tamilnadu is good. (Noun) I hope to get first mark.ber in .tu .pre .ni .na – na apparatus Accident ac .hen . (Noun) March 2010 : help: I will not forget your help.so .ble ec .ti . (Verb) March 2007 : Well: There is a well in our garden.mes – tic donkey Detect de – tect daughter Demonstrate de .ra .cum .fi . (Adj) I paid the fine.ci .vant .li .tic en . (Verb) Oct 2007 : Old: I saw an old man.tel . (Noun) March 2008 : Tear: She shed tears.ci – dent extermination es .
14. 7.to . He is good . This is my birth place. This is a duty free shop. Use the Compound words: His son . 13. Using the American English: Text page: 25 -26 British English American English Sentence 1 autumn Fall I visited Ooty during the fall. 2 biscuit Cookie I ate cookies.forgotten friend. I don’t know his day . He is well . ground floor first floor I went to the first floor. luggage Baggage Please carry your baggage. film Movie I went to a movie.com . flat Apartment We live in an apartment. 24.earth answer. sweets Candy I ate candy.kalvisolai. post Mail I received a mail yesterday. 10.day affairs. QN : 19. 12. He went to the swimming . We attended the weekend meeting. 3.QN: 18. 18. lorry Truck He is a truck driver 9. The dancing bird is beautiful to look at.pool. cute Cunning He is very cunning. 19. 11. 23. I want a down .nothing. He applied for a passport. We bought a washing machine. 4. The shop owner is very kind. tap Faucet I closed the faucet. lift / escalator Elevator He used the elevator.for . I get up before sunrise. petrol Gasoline We use gasoline for cars. druggist Chemist He is a chemist. 22. I met a long . crisps potato chips I ate potato chips.do. tin Can I bought a can. underground Subway I used the subway. 15. 20. 5. railway Railroad It is a good railroad. 17. pavement Sidewalk He walked along the sidewalk.law is a nice man.to . mobile phone cell phone I have a cell phone. Text Page: 125 www. aerial Antenna I bought an antenna.to . 21. The kitchen garden is very useful. The little boy swims downstream. nappy Diaper She bought a diaper for the baby. 6. holiday Vacation I went to Ooty during the vacation 8. taxi Cab I came by a cab.in . The little boy swims upstream. He was under house arrest for 2 years. 16.
imHe is happy.ity …age …ly He is a government employee. …tion The collection is good.com . ex…able He is capable of doing this job. He is in bondage. A fire broke out in the kitchen. No need to write sentences. Prefixes and suffixes: Text Page: 121. No Question Answer schoolgirl 1 Noun + Noun sunrise 2 Noun + Verb playground 3 Verb + Noun showcause 4 Verb + Verb washingmachine 5 Gerund + Noun airconditioning 6 Noun + Gerund dutyfree 7 Noun + Adject blackboard 8 Adjective + Noun hardbound 9 Adjective + Adj whitewash 10 Adjective + Verb input 11 Preposition + Verb sendoff 12 Verb + Adverb inbox 13 Preposition + Noun Phrasal verbs: Page: 281 & 283. This is illegal. 3.kalvisolai. in…ship He applied for a scholarship. pg: 228 Prefix Sentence Suffix Sentence He is very irregular. …men t …ance . Their relationship broke off.minister. www. He wants a clearance certificate. I have a prepaid SIM card. Food is broken up in the stomach. Form compound words for the given pattern: Text Page : 126. The arrival of the train is indefinite. de…al antinonilprepostdisThis is an antivirus program. QN: 20.. I want to speak about the demerits of TV.. QN : 21. Don’t discourage him. ir…ish He looks feverish. No 1 2. First impression is the best impression.lexical item. un unHe is inactive. I have a postpaid SIM card.ous …sion . This is a monthly magazine. He is courageous. 4 Phrasal verb break in break out break off break up Meaning enter by force sudden start end dissolve Sentence The thief broke in to the house.The woodwork in the building is beautiful. Purity brings us satisfaction. He is an ex. This is a non . Don’t drink impure water.
He stood out as a good teacher. My grandma will pull through. I went to see over the city. It is a new phone. He was waiting around the tea shop. She picked over the items in the fancy store. The baby is sleeping in the pram. He looks out for a better job. I must go and see about this job. I now call upon the manager to address the meeting. Don’t pick on him often.5. I looked over the dictionary before I bought it. You should keep on your hard work. It is good to keep off smoking. Never cut in when someone is talking. We cut up the cake. I go to gym. My junior will stand in for in my absence. See to your studies to pass. I will stand up for his rights. QN: 23. They have to see through the matter seriously. He went to the mike. They decided to pull back from the match. Kindly look into the matter and do the needful. We picked up the lesson quickly. We should look after our aged parents. I picked out good fruits from the basket. He is in the computer lab . I bought a pen. He called for the doctor. 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 call off call for call up call upon cut off cut short cut in cut up wait on wait up wait behind wait around see over see through see to see about keep away keep up keep on keep off look out look after look over look into pick on Pickup pick out pick over pull up pull back pull on pull through stand by stand out stand in for stand up cancel need something recollect invite to speak remove reduce interrupt divide accompany keep awake stay behind wait for long inspect understand deal with deal with stay away maintain continue avoid search take care of examine investigate criticise improve select examine stop withdraw manage recover support be better than substitute support The strike was called off. You should keep up your rank. www. A car pulled up in front of the building. He cannot call up the past events. He waited behind to talk to me. The old man pulled on with his illness.com . Clipped words: Text Page: 226 No 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Word advertisement fountain pen gymnasium telephone microphone perambulator laboratory spectacles Clipped form Ad Pen Gym Phone Mike Pram Lab Specs Sentence I watched the ad.kalvisolai. Poverty waits on laziness. I use specs. She will stand by her husband. The servant waited up for his master. You should keep away from bad friends. The village remained cut off from the city. We cut short our tour.
The porter carried the cases. Write a para on pollution. It may rain but I don’t think it would.190. One should/must always keep his promises. Eve teasers should be punished severely. The copter landed safely. They attended the disco party. Even if you ask me not to go. Text Page: 188 . Army soldiers must obey the officers. He asked his boss. I bought a kilo of sweets. QN: 24. The world should avoid war.9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 demonstration kilogram suitcase taxicab paragraph helicopter demarcate refrigerator examination moving picture fanatic mathematics discotheque caravan signature market memorandum Handkerchief Demo Kilo Case Taxi Para Copter Mark Fridge Exam Movie Fan Maths Disco Van Sign Mart Memo Kerchief I watched the demo. should. Don’t be a fan of cine stars. We watched a movie.com . may. I like to go by a taxi to Ooty. It may be the meat. Please sign the cheque. could. would. He scored centum in maths. The patient is critical but who knows he may recover. I bought a fridge. May I come in? Yes you may. www. She dropped her kerchief SECTION – B. May I ask you a favour? I wish you would tell me the truth. will. I come to school by van. All citizens must/should obey the rules of the land. I can smell something burning in the kitchen. Modal Auxiliaries: There are 9 modal auxiliaries: can. to 33 Use a modal verb. The sky is overcast. In the army the soldiers should obey their officers. I wrote the exam well. Task: 1. I will. May God bless you? I shall gladly do it for you. Visit us tomorrow. Text Page: 188. He gave a memo to him. shall. I like to buy things in the mart. Grammatical Competencies: Marks: 20 II. Fill in the blanks of the following: 10 x 1 = 10. You should be 18 to become a voter. The world should avoid war. Mark the parts of the body. My brother will be happy to see you. A good teacher can make even boring lessons interesting. might and must.kalvisolai.
Need we wait any longer? You ought to feel sorry for what you have done. we will be happy. Soldiers sacrifice their lives that others may be happy. A wide variety of liquids ____ (use) in chemical plants. so he made mothers.modals: used to. Teach me to fish I can live for life. Text Page: 189-190. He used to play football in his college days. is used 3. is collected 2. When I was in the army we used to have a rigorous and punishing schedule. Ans. Be alert. If you worked hard.modals/quasi . It will make a man scratch where he doth not itch to see a man live poor to die rich. God cannot be everywhere. Water _____(collect) in the tank. Technology ____ (describe) as the application of scientific knowledge.May I ask you a favour? If you visit us. My marks are so poor that I dare not show my progress report to my father. shall we visit the Niagara Falls? The patient is very critical. How dare you ask me such a question? As his classmates. I used to wake up at five o’ clock in the morning. Q N: 25 and 30 Use the given verb in suitable form: 1. I would always sit for hours together before the TV. you would pass. we ought to stand by him through this crisis. ought to. is described www. One never knows what the future will bring. He who pays the piper can call the tune. Ans. Law makers should not be law breakers. People who live in glass houses should not throw stones. This may happen to anyone. this may happen to anyone. My father used to take long walks. Caesar’s wife must be above suspicion. Text Page: 193 There are 4 semi .kalvisolai. No man can call back yesterday. During our trip to the states. Give me a fish I can live for a day. During my teens. Don’t worry. when I was a young boy. You need not read every chapter. Thou shall not steal.com . Task: 2. but who knows he may recover. Ans. Task: 1. need and dare We have been here for more than an hour.
Ans. stone implements ____ (employ) to kill animals. whose. Relative pronouns: who. the blue print of the proposed holiday home . Show me the book that/which you bought yesterday. www. that etc. Relative adverbs: When. They continued with their match in spite of the rain. been replaced 11. In primitive times. even though the weather was terrible. The experiment had to ____ (stop) because of power failure. we reached late. Kumarasamy whose house I live in owns most of the mills in this town. Ans. was shown 6. Is there anyone who can help me do this homework? That is the house where I was born. taken 10. Shakespeare. Although we started early. who lived in the 16th century. Ans. His lecture was very boring even though his English was good. is considered to be the greatest dramatist. which. My friend whose father works in Agra has come. be stopped 8. Using Phrase and Preposition: Text Page: 282. Metals have ____ (replace) by plastics. One thousand internet connections ____ (give) Pollachi by the end of December 2013. In the last meeting. Most of the friends whom she had invited came for her wedding The film is about a leader who led the freedom struggle. although you are not as tall as him. will be given 7. He continued to bowl despite/ in spite of his shoulder injury. The wrong deeds that we do more often remembered than our good ones. Text Book Page: 92 We enjoyed our outing.com . Water ____ (boil) at 100°. The child took to her teacher from the moment they met. Text book Page: 282 Task 1: (prepositions) 1 2 After the sweltering heat. is spoken 9.work ____ (show) Ans. Pictures are continually ____ (take) to monitor planetary positions.kalvisolai. Ans. Ans. whom. Ans. were employed 5. where & why.4. English ____ (speak) all over the world by millions of people. Ans. You resemble your father. boils QN: 27 & 28: Relative Pronoun: Text Page: 235 & 236. I think that the weather is going to take up at last. This is the boy who won the race. QN: 29.
(Impersonal passive) Oct 2007 : The experiment had to be stopped because of power failure.3 The new manager will take over from me. Sachin gave me a bat yesterday. Mar 2007 : March 2009 : QN: 32. 9 The principal doesn’t show favour to anyone.com . They elected him captain. (Impersonal passive) Mar 2010 : Nano technology is explained to the students. Ex. Sachin played cricket yesterday. 5 Your daughter is exactly like you. Mar 2006 June 2006 March 200 Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Oct 2006 : I have gone through all the shelves in the library but I can’t find thesaurus. : She was happy in spite of/despite her poverty. Sachin played cricket. (Use phrase/preposition) QN: 30. She has perhaps taken after you. Use semi modal: : He continued to bowl in spite of/despite his shoulder injury. : You must not go against the advice of your parents. Sachin gave me a bat. (Impersonal passive) Oct 2006 : Elders should not be insulted. In your absence we could not conduct the meeting. They continued the match in spite of the rain. 10 I’ve gone through all the shelves in the library but I can’t find a Thesaurus. She always goes by the rules. 7 You must not go against the advice of your parents. IMPERSONAL PASSIVE: Text Page: 136. (Impersonal passive) Mar 2008 : This novel was written by Premchand. 4 He will take on the added responsibility of supervision along with finance and administration. is not an agent.kalvisolai. (Use semi Modal) QN: 31 Pattern SV SVO SVIODO SVC SVOC Sentence Sachin played. Mar 2006 : One hundred neem trees are planted. Passive sentences ending with an agent are personal passive sentences. (Impersonal passive) July 2006 : This dam was built in 1960. Sachin is a famous cricketer in India. (Personal passive voice) Mar 2009 : Technology is described as the application of scientific knowledge. (Impersonal passive) Mar 2011: English is spoken by millions of people. 6 The fighting had gone almost all through the night. by a tiger. 8 The school has decided to go on with the preparations for the sports day in spite of the inclement weather. Besides his regular income he also receives his father’s pension. She was happy in s We ought to help the needy. by the government etc. by Gopal. Sachin is short. (Personal passive) www. Sentence Pattern: pattern SVA SVOA SVIODOA SVCA SVOCA Sentence Sachin played yesterday. Note: by ten o’ clock etc. : They continued the match despite the rain. : 29. by him. They elected him captain yesterday. next week. (Impersonal passive) Mar 2007 : Rare plants are found in the silent valley.
(Oct ’09) Ans. he could not succeed. until 9. but 10. ’06) Ans. (Marks 2) Replace if with the starters. (March ’10) Ans. Stop talking ____ you will be sent out. (Remove if and then begin with should/had/were). when 12. I reached on time ____ I missed my train. If you had reached the station on time. (June ’06) Ans. Hurry up ____ you will be late. Even though 4. but 11. (Oct. or QN: 35. yet 5. He is intelligent ____ lazy. ____ being rich. he did not contact me. you would not have missed the train. we reached the destination late. (March ’07) Ans. (Oct. (Oct. (June ’11) Ans. I will help you ____ I am very tired. the mice are at play. As 8. (Oct. you will lose your job. ____ he was lazy. LINKERS: (Compound and Complex conjunctions) LINKERS: 1. He asked me to wait ____ he returned. ____ he had my phone number. Text Page: 91.E-I: QN: 33. Though 14. Where 15. (June ’09) Ans. he is humble. I would not believe it. Begin the sentence with: Should/Had/Were/Would. (March ’06) Ans. ’08) Ans. (June ’10) Ans. If you should be late once again. (Begin with were) Ans: Were I a cuckoo I would sing. there is a way. he shared it with his friend. ____ Venkat had only one sandwich. When 2. (Begin with should) Ans: Should you be late once again. I would sing. Inspite of 6. If I were a cuckoo. (Begin with were) www. (June ’07) Ans. Although 7. ____ we started early. ____ the cat is away. ’11) Ans. you would not have missed the train. even though 3. If an angel were to tell me such a thing of her. Man proposes ____ God disposes. or 13. (March ’08) Ans. (Begin with had) Ans: Had you reached the station on time. you will lose your job. ’07) Ans.kalvisolai. ____ there is a will. The family can move into the flat ____ the walls are painted.com . (June ’08) Ans.
I would have met my grandfather. we would have gone to the theatre. QN: 36 to 38: Simple. (Begin with had) Ans: Had he explained the problem. I would go by air. If he had explained the problem. If you should need to meet me. Why do some people say that Life is an empty dream? Ans. If Paul were a rich man. 3. If I had come earlier. If it had not rained. Compound and Complex sentences. he will help all the poor. Because their desires are not fulfilled. (Begin with had) Ans: Had it not rained. If you should be late once again. (Begin with should) Ans: Should you should be late once again. you would lose your job. How does the poet look upon life? Ans. I would have helped him.Ans: Were an angel to tell me such a thing of her. If I were a lion.com . If she had attended the interview. (Begin with were) Ans: Were Paul a rich man. (Begin with had) Ans: Had I come earlier. I would have helped him. she would have been selected.No. What are mournful numbers? Ans. I would kill all the animals in the forest. (Begin with were) Ans: Were I a lion. (Begin with should) Ans: Should you need to meet me. 2. he will help all the poor. Note: Teachers can give excercises from the text book and previous year questions. we would have gone to the theatre. If it were not for the expenses involved. you can call this number. (Begin with were) Ans: Were it not for the expenses involved.kalvisolai. she would have been selected. you would lose your job. you can call this number. www. Positively. Sad songs. Text Page: 294 . I would not believe it. (Begin with had) Ans: Had she attended the interview. I would kill all the animals in the forest. I would go by air.297 POETRY APPRECIATION QUESTIONS (Q. 55 to 60) Marks 6x1=6 One mark questions Poem 1: A Psalm of Life 1. I would have met my grandfather.
14. What is world compared to? Ans. Why is art long? Ans. What surrounded the soul? Ans. Gaining confidence in life. What are hedgerows? Ans. What does the word labour mean? Ans. 13. Poem 3: A Noiseless. 2. Explain the phrase ‘Sleep our life away’. 3. Patient Spider 1. Whose rights cannot be robbed? Ans. 2.kalvisolai. 9. 5. Waste one’s life by being lazy. A high point of land. 15. 10. Learn to work hard.4. Temporary life on earth. Women. Ans. Patience and hardwork. What journey is being talked about here? Ans. 6. Women’s rights. At home. What does the phrase mean ‘take a heart again’? Ans. What is meant by inane abstraction? Ans. 8. Where do women claim to dwell? Ans.com . What is promontory? Ans. Poem 2: Women’s Rights 1. What is meant by bivouac of life? Ans. What does the spider symbolize? Ans. www. A temporary camp. Family circle. 6. Battlefield. 3. It is permanent. 12. 7. Struggle. 5. 7. What should we learn? Ans. Who are compared to humble plants? Ans. What is cherished circle? Ans. What does grave refer to? Ans. What are beating like muffled drums? Ans. Death. When should we act? Ans. Stupid inactiveness. Journey of life. What is life compared to? Ans. Hardwork. Human hearts. Measureless space. What is meant by strife? Ans. 4. Bushes along the roadside. Today. 11.
Ancient medical treatment of removing bad blood. Who poses the ‘cosmic riddle’? Ans. Who does the word ‘you’ refer to? 8. Who is musing? Ans. What are ‘fathomless words’? 10. From 1 to 10: English Words. 5. 3.group. What are ‘winging words’ compared to? 9. 14. Explain the phrase ‘the spoils of ages’.4. What does ‘you’ refer to? Ans. 12. What is compared to ‘tongues of fire’? 4.com . Soul. What is compared to leech craft? 2. English is a foreign language. A thin thread from the spider. Human soul.beginning to develop. global merchandise . What is meant by gossamer thread? Ans. 11. Soul. 10.consuming in large quantities.worldwide trade. 13. Who bleached our souls? 3. What is called ‘the dawn’? 5. What is meant by “Indo . The thin thread produced by the spider. 2. 7.Aryan blood”? Ans. thornmills . Spider. Ans. nascent . 15. What does ‘it’ refer to? Ans. 9. Poem 4: English Words 1. What is meant by ‘leech craft’? Ans. Meanings for these words: cluster . 8. Poem 5: Snake 1. What are called ‘winged seeds’? 6. How does the soul stand? Ans.kalvisolai. 6. English belongs to Germanic family of languages. What looks like a ‘golden fireflies’? 7. devouring . Who was the king in exile? Who does ‘he’ refer to? Who does ‘someone’ refer to? Who does ‘he’ stand for? www. What does the phrase ‘crossed the furrowed seas’ imply? Ans. 4. What is filament? Ans. English words have grown rich by borrowing words from other languages over the years. Surrounded and detached. Who throws the gossamer thread? Ans.a vast area of thorny bushes.
61 to 63 ALLUSIONS Marks 3x1=3 1. 5. Many soldiers are killed in war for no reason. 4. Who does ‘he’ refer to? Ans.a . to dust returnest.kalvisolai. 3. A two . An old British coin. 11. In what way is war quaint and curious? Ans. What is a trap? Ans. He would help him with half . Who does ‘I’ refer to? Ans.wheeled horse carriage. my snake The allusion is from ‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ by S. www. 9. What is infantry? Ans. From 8 to 10: The poet. 6. Coleridge. And I thought of the albatross. What does half . How would he treat the other if met somewhere else? Ans. What is a nipperkin? Ans.a . POETIC DEVICES Q. In the beginning was the word And the word was God.5. Who is the second comer? 10. 10. Who does ‘I’ refer to? Ans. Who must be killed? 6. The allusion is from The Bible. Why did the poet feel honoured? Ans. Poem 6: The Man He Killed 1. A glass for wine or beer. The poet. 8. Who is the Lord of Life? Ans. The allusion is from The Bible. Who does the poet like? 7. Who were staring face to face? Ans. Dust thou art. 2.crown.No. Because he was his enemy. 2. 3. 7.com . A unit of foot soldiers. From 1 to 7: The snake.crown mean? Ans. Because the snake has visited his house. The poet and his enemy. And I wished he would come back. Why did the poet shoot the other soldier? Ans. 8. Enemy soldier. Who was afraid? 9.T.
To nestle in the warm and silent earth 7. as one who has drunken 13. uncrowned in the underworld METAPHOR A comparison without ‘as’ or ‘like’ 1. like muffled drums. Like a king in exile. Speech that came like leech craft 5. dreamily. He lifted his head from his drinking as cattle do 10. 2. and sunlight filled the spaces 10. You were the dawn. Like a golden swarm of fireflies 7. You bleached our souls soiled with impurities 8. Life is but an empty dream In the world’s broad field of battle Footprints on the sands of time Not in a dreamy and inane abstraction To sleep our life our way 5. 3. Still achieving. I missed my chance with one of the lords of life ALLITERATION Alliteration is the repetition of the same consonant sound in several nearby words. That hung like clustered stars 8. Till the gossamer thread you fling catch somewhere. Still. As humble plants by country hedgerows growing 4. still pursuing Learn to labour and to wait For the soul is dead that slumbers ERC Note: Teachers are requested to drill the students to fix ERCs PROSE ESSAYS Q. Be not like dumb. driven cattle 3. 4. 1. They help to form similes. And flickered his tongue like a forked night on the air 11. 52 to 34 1x10=10 www. And lifted his head. And so.com . 12. Writhed like lightening and was gone. O tongues of fire! You came devouring 9. unseeing.kalvisolai. are beating 2. Ex. And I like a second comer waiting 9. O my soul 6.No.SIMILE Find the words ‘as’ and ‘like’. O winged seeds! You crossed the furrowed seas. into the air 14. And looked around like a God. O winging words like homing bees you borrow 6.
They crossed several abandoned Bhutia villages. If all the women of the world gather together. As they struggled to keep themselves warm. The bad weather made them lose their confidence but they were determined to reach their destination. 11. He made them participants of all the social activities. He tried to prove that Caesar was not ambitious. they would kick the atom bomb without fear. Gandhi had a long life experiment with truth. The Oration of Mark Antony: Mark Antony was a talented orator. 3. love and fortune.08. 10. He touched the heart of the Romans and stirred them. Oct: 07. He believed that truth was God. 09.08. 08 ‘To the Land of Snow’ is an interesting travelogue by Ahtushi Deshpande. He rejoiced at Caesar’s valour. He wept and said that that was the unkindest cut of all. Oct: 07. JULIUS CAESAR Mar: 06. It was a lengthy trekking from Munsiyari to Milam glacier. Conclusion: The two speeches are typical of the two great leaders. He despised to call women as weaker sex. He showed the wounds on Caesar’s body inflicted by Brutus and his friends. He assured that he loved Rome more than Caesar. Ceaseless Crusader Ceaseless crusader of women: Mar: 2007. Gandhi never supported the blind following of old traditions. They were delayed by cold winds and incessant rains. 10. It was a painful experience for nearly six days. June: 06. It was his firm belief women are mentally stronger than men. Gandhi believed in ahimsa and satyagraha. they resorted to distraction. 07. Gandhi hoped that the future is with women if non-violence becomes the law of the world. Oct: 06. (The main points are given in a simplified form to help the students) Introduction: ‘Julius Caesar’ is a play written by William Shakespeare. untouchability.kalvisolai.com . They should be abolished once and for all. Women can display love better than men. Women are the true soldiers of the army of satyagraha. He tirelessly supported womens’ equality. 2012June: 07. June: 09. He tried to justify the murder of Caesar. he said. 2. how he wept for the poor and how he refused the kingly crown thrice at Lupercal. Ahimsa means infinite love. But he killed Caesar because he was ambitious. Women have been sent to this world by God as messengers of the gospel of non-violence. He told that if Caesar were alive all Romans would be slaves. child marriage and child widowhood are old practices. He never strayed from the path of truth. According to him. He explained how Caesar filled the state treasury.To the Land of Snow: Mar: 06. Thus he successfully convinced the angry mob. After a tiresome journey by bus the author trekked to the glacier accompanied by Khem Nam and Laxmi.1. He spoke about the will of Caesar but refused to read it. 10. This strong belief led him to experiment the strength and weakness of womanhood. www. The oration of Brutus: The oration of Brutus is simple. 09.
When they reached Milam. The boys surrounded the snake armed with sticks. Gunga Ram cautioned them strictly. Women’s Rights This poem expresses the wishes of women. We must work hard. According to the poet. men do not mind the sufferings of women. we should be like heroes.No. After paying respect to Goddess Nanda Devi. They are strong and powerful. We must make our lives great. The Mark of Vishnu It is a story that mocks the deep superstitious beliefs of men. Gunga Ram was an illiterate servant. They always www. One day the boys spotted the snake basking in the sun. But the snake bit Gunga Ram on the very mark of Vishnu on his forehead. The lives of great men teach great lessons. They used to tell him that one day they would catch the kala nag and give it to a snake charmer. they saw the two peaks of Nanda Devi Main and Nanda Devi East. There was a poisonous snake in the garden of the house. They battered the snake and broke its back. Women have a mission.They treaded carefully on the icy tracks. Men should not ignore their thoughts.com Marks . 67 to 69 1x5=5 A Psalm of Life It is a poem of optimism and positive thinking. They successfully scaled the Milam glacier. watched beautiful pools. We should make use of the present. We should forget the past. We need not worry about the future. This world is a temporary camp. they came back to Munsiyari. We should be ready to face anything in our life because there is no end for our achievements. It is real and earnest. The author realized that patience is an art well learned when one is at the mercy of nature. Generally.kalvisolai. Our world is like a battlefield. life is not a dream. and tasted the sweetest waters of the ponds. Time is passing without a stop. He would be very happy to see the milk disappear the next morning. 4. They do not even waste a single minute. Neither enjoyment nor sorrow is our goal. They put the snake in a tin and tied the lid with a string. Women like to enjoy many rights. Men cannot deny them their rights. Women lead a quiet and peaceful life. it snowed continuously for three days and three nights. not like dumb driven cattle. It was his belief that as long as he gave milk to the snake it would not harm anyone in the house. Gunga Ram died on the spot. POETRY PARAGRAPHS Q. As long as we live. On the way. There Gunga Ram stood with a bowl of milk. He prostrated in front of the snake begging for its forgiveness. because life is short. The next day the boys took the tin to school and gave it to the science teacher. We should act in the present having faith in God. We have to struggle and win. He was full of superstitions. Then they started climbing down. When the teacher unfastened the string. He believed all creatures were holy. The playful boys in the house always poked fun at the innocent Gunga Ram. Every night he would place a bowl of milk in front of the hole in which the snake lived. He called it kala nag. crossed many hills. the snake came out of it and rushed towards the door.
The snake did not harm him. They live unknown and die unknown. But he harmed the snake. If these two had met in an inn. On a hot summer day a snake came to his water trough to drink water. They were soldiers made out of poverty. He shot at his enemy and killed him on the spot. He was so sorry for his mean act. The poet was in the battlefield. The same was the case with his enemy. It was like a guest that came to his house. Actually they were not patriots. They bring happiness to those who are around them. Likewise women spread the fragrance of happiness though they get meager love from men. It was only the situation that forced them to be cruel to each other.spend their time in looking after their family and children. Snake Snake is a wonderful poem. The poet blames the war for this tragic event. These plants gather water from occasional rains. They are like the humble plants that bring forth fragrant flowers. This gave the poet enough time to study the snake. His inner voice urged him to kill the snake.com . It was golden in colour. His knowledge of education cautioned him that it was a poisonous snake. Now the poet felt guilty. It speaks about the poet’s feelings towards the snake. www. The Man He Killed It is a poem that brings out the ugly face of war. they would have become friends and bought a drink to each other. The snake was shocked and ran into its hole. The poet had to wait for his turn to take a pitcher of water. He insulted his guest. The snake took a long time to drink water. Why should he kill a person who had done him no harm? Was there any personal enmity between the poet and his so-called enemy? The meaningless war made them meaningless enemies. Now a thought crossed the mind of the poet. He took a log and threw at the snake. The poet joined the army because he was unemployed.kalvisolai.
c) He did this work intentionally. d) Fatty foods increase your weight. c) Those who are disrespectful to others will receive the same from others. Gunga Ram was squashed. d) Efforts are being made to control atomic energy for all positive purpose. The scientists are busy trying to harness atomic energy. a) Guna was conceited b) Orange juice is a healthy drink. a) Kumar was punished for his dishonesty. The bus followed in hot pursuit of a rabbit.Lexical Competencies) (Marks : 30) 1. b) Scientists are trying to find out the harmful effects of atomic energy.English .Model Question paper 1 Language . a) We have to make atomic energy harmless.Part II. b) The shop was so hot that the child higher studies.kalvisolai. c) There is a small weakness in that construction. use the Arabic numerals 1 to 69 of the questions you answer.com : 5X1=5 . b) He was respected for his deed. c) We are trying to distribute the sources of energy. A. 2. a) A sound mind a sound body. 5. d) Mr.Paper I (Reader and Linguistic Competences) Time Allowed : 3Hours) Introduction: In yower . Frailty the name is woman. a) She sped away in her car with journalists chasing her with determination.book. 3. 4. (Maximum Marks : 100 Section-A (Vocabulary . For Brutus is an honorable man. b) Athletes are sturdy and strong. Choose the most appropriate of the four given context which equates with that of the italicized item in each of the following sentences 1. www. Johnson is known for his principles.
www. The protruding ……… of the tree obstructed our …. a) unimportant b) worthy c) significant d) long. There are many people who despise the snake…. a) active b) afraid c) bold d) doubtful. 5X1=5 7. a) fear b) appreciate c) kill d) worship. (route / root).c) She was thrilled at the prospect of visiting Paris. Write a sentence using the expanded form of CPU. Truthforce. 10. “To hell with it’ .. detect. 8. d) He was subdued after the defeat. B. activity. 13. a) humble b) disloyal c) truthful d) plan. Answer any ten of the following : 11. Choose the most accurate of the four given words opposite in meaning to the italicized word.com . He was my friend faithful and just to me. 12. 16. Use the idiom ‘Once in a blue moon’ a sentence of your own. 18.kalvisolai. trivial phrase. a) dynamic b) strong c) weak d) ambitious 9. He is a sturdy young man. the power of enlightened non.violence is neither passive nor timid. 10 X 2 = 20 C. Write a sentence of your own using the American English word for ‘biscuit’. introduction. 6. 17. Form a word by blending the words ‘travel’ and ‘catalogue’ and use the blended word in a sentence of your own. Write sentence using ‘love’ as a verb and ‘love’ as a noun. 15. Syllabify any two of the following words: laboratory. Write a sentence using the plural form of medium or ‘index’. 14.a facile.
a) Noun + Noun b) Noun + Adjective 22. the advice of your parents. This novel was written by O. Man proposes ……………. (Use a suitable link word) www. Use the compound word ‘out . (write the kind of passive voice. (Use a modal verb) He …………… (submit ) his form. (use the given verb in suitable form). 20. (teach) him I had time. 26. Write a sentence of the pattern SVCA.com 10 X 1 = 10 28. 30. God disposes. 27. A. 29. (Use a quasi modal) Students ………… Speak English fluently will easily get jobs. Fill in blanks of the following sentence: 24. Write sentences each using the clipped words from “suitcase” and handkerchief. (Use a phrase / preposition) I ………. .. So he can participate.. Form compound words. (Use a relative pronoun) You must not go ………. 23. succeed. 31. Henry. This is an example of ………. leaks badly.) 33. 25. I bought only a week ago. Write sentence using the phrasal verbs ‘go ahead’ and ‘go against’.19. 32. Section -B (Grammatical Competencies) (Marks : 20) II. You ………… not read every chapter. tion. (Use a relative pronoun) This fountain pen ………. passive voice. 21. I hope she …………….kalvisolai. Write a sentence using a word with the prefix ‘mis’…… or the suffix …….patient’ in a sentence of your own.
(Combine the sentence into a simple sentence) 38. (Begin the sentence with ‘Had’) 36. (Combine the sentence using ‘though’) Section . he would not have been punished.kalvisolai. 42. The Niligiri’s Biosphere has been affected by pollution. 41.B. For Programming. www. A.C (Reading Competencies) (Marks : 15) III. As there was heavy rain. He could not open the box. the match was delayed. He hit a sixer in the very first over of the match. I forgot my birthday. Identify each of the following sentence with the semantic field in the list given below. : If he had told them the truth. It is long since we’ve met.com 5X1=5 . My friend greeted me on that day. people use the binary system. What brings you here ? I have just come to see you. Let us have coffee. Rahul 35. by understanding the words serving as the clue: 39. 40. 43. A painting displayed in the exhibition was beautiful. Report the dialogue: Mathan Rahul Mathan : : : 5 X 2 = 10 Hello Rahul. How are you ? Fine Mathan. He tried his best. (Rewrite as a compound sentence) 37. Spicy food can cause acidity in the stomach. Transform the following sentence as instructed: 34. Thank you.
Prose) (Marks : 15) IV. The many calamities. This is why we have injured people.(Sports. As man drifted away from Nature. A Answer any one of the following questions in a paragraph of about 100 words : 1X5=5 49. his problems increased and his heart became hard and cold. man cleared pristine forests and polluted the environment. nutrition and dietetics. How is Gandhiji’s faith in women described in the lesson “The Ceaseless Crusader ? 50. In his quest for development. art) B. As man became civilized. Describe the superstitious practice of Gunga Ram. The earth does not belong to us for us and abuse.kalvisolai. he slowly lost his attachment with Nature. The magnitude of destruction increased in proportion to the magnitude of his greed. animals and environment. What is the prime responsibility of man ? Whom does the earth belong to ? When does man lose attachment with Nature ? What is the manifestation of man’s greed ? What do you do to set things right ? Section . If we want to set things right we must reconnect with Nature. It belongs to our children. What does Johnson want the readers to remember regarding the English Dictionary ? B. misfortunes and problems of our times are but the manifestation of this greed.com . 51. Read the following passage and answer in your own words the questions given below: 5 X 2 = 10 Preserving Nature is man’s prime responsibility. 47. 45. Questions: 44.D (Writing Competencies . 46. 48. Write an essay in about 250 words on any one of the following: 1 X 10 = 10 www. environment. computer.
54. detached in measureless 57. Where does the soul stand ? (iv) O tongues of fire ! You came devouring. Read the following five sets of poetic lines and answer the questions given below each of them: (i) Art is long.kalvisolai.Poetry) (Marks : 20) V. Who reached down ? From where did he reach down ? 6X1=6 Read the following three sets of lines and answer the questions given below each set of lines: i) Speech that came like leech . Compare and contrast the speeches of Brutus and Mark Antony. B. 60.E (Literary Competencies .com . Why is art supposed to be long? (ii) You cannot rob us of the rights we cherish 56. What is the figure of speech employed here ? ii) And I thought of the albatross.craft. What cannot be robbed ? (iii) Surrounded. Bring out the trekking experience of Ahtushi Deshpande. and time is fleeting 55. Section .52. Write an essay on the aftermath of atomization on Hiroshima. 53. 59. A. 3 X 1 =3 www. What is referred to as tongues of fire ? (v) He reached down from a fissure in the earth-wall in the gloom. 61. 58.
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24. will 25. has submitted 26. need not 27. who 28. which / that 29. against 30. would teach 31. She is a doctor now 32. Personal Passive Voice 33. but 34. Mathan greeted Rahul and asked him how he was. Rahul replied that he was fine and asked him what brought him there. Mathan said that he had just come to see him and added that it was long since they had met. Rahul thanked him and suggested to have coffee. 35. Had he told them the truth, he would not have been punished. 36. There was a heavy rain and so the match was delayed. 37. In spite of me forgetting my birthday, my friend greeted me on that day. (or) My friend greeted me on my forgotten birthday. 38. Though he tried his best, he could not open the box.
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a) Doubtful b) Hateful 8. But Khem Nam is not be deterred. They were industrious enough to slave in the paddy field. a) Enemity b) Indifferent 7. a) Arvind is a hardworking boy. b) Anitha is a humble girl.5. .kalvisolai.com .no dictionary of a living tongue ever can be perfect. Thereby achieving the maximum destruction. Choose the most accurate one of the four given words opposite to the italicized word: 5X1=5 6. c) Produce d) Indecent. www. c) Dass worked in a reputed company. a) Imperfect b) Peaceful 10. c) Certain d) Happy c) Disloyal d) Dishonest 9. a) Damage b) Construction c) Defeat d) Warning.. He looked sullen and suspicious. He was my friend faithful and just to me. a) Discouraged b) Detained c) Detached d) Encouraged. d) The production decreased suddenly.. B..
... 16......... 10 X 2 = 20 Use the idiom ‘in the pink of health’ in a sentence of your own. Fill in the blanks of the following sentences: 24........ 14... astrology.. The scientists .. Syllabify any two of the following words: Institution. Write a sentence using the expanded form of LPG.. teaches us English is our class teacher. 17.. (Use the given verb in the suitable form) 26.....or the suffix -less’ Form compound words: a) Noun + Verb b) Gerund + Noun 22...... Form a word by blending the words ‘medical’ and ‘care’ and use the blended word in a sentence of your own.. (Fill in the blanks with adapted / adopted) 15...... (Use the correct tense form of the verb given in brackets) 27. Niveditha’s .. Write a sentence of your own using the American English word for ‘tap’. 13..( achieve) ‘the chain reaction’...... A. son.... submit the record note books on time.. Mrs. Write sentences using the phrasal verbs ‘keep up’ and ‘keep on’.Benitha . 18. (burst) into peals of laughter..... 10 X 1 = 10 Students .. 20... dramatic..... 19.... 12. 21. Answer any ten of the following: 11... Write a sentence using the plural form ‘foot’ or ‘criterion’... ( Use a relative pronoun) www..... himself to the new environment.. 23........ Use the compound word ‘shop owner’ in a sentence of you own....kalvisolai.. Write a sentence using a word with the prefix ‘un’.... Write sentence using the clipped words from ‘demarcate’ and ‘mathematics’ SECTION-B (Grammatical Competencies) (Marks: 20) II... The children .. (Use a semi-model verb) 25.C. entertain. Write sentences using ‘tear’ as a verb and ‘tear’ as a noun....................com ...
......... Report the dialogue: Shop-keeper Student Shop-keeper : : : Why did you bring this book? 5 X 2 = 10 Ten pages are missing in this book. Karthi is intelligent. ( Rewrite using ‘if’ clause) SECTION-C (Reading Competencies) (Marks: 15) III.... Identify the following sentences with the fields in the list given below by understanding the word or words serving as the clue: 39... In spite of being old he walks quickly. I would have helped him.com .....kalvisolai...28... Frame a sentence of the pattern SVIODO. He will get a job.... (Begin the sentence with ‘Had’) 36. ( Use a relative pronoun) 29... A....... he returns. One .... Metals have been replaced by plastics...... (Combine the sentences into a compound sentence) 38.. ( Rewrite as a complex sentence) 37.. He is the man.. (Use a suitable link word) B.. ( Use a model verb) 30....... He asked me to wait. (Fill in the blank) 33.... 5X1=5 An astronaut has to undergo vigorous training to go to space...... Anne was happy...... I could not visit him. passive voice.. 35.. www.. 41.. Please bring the bill.. This is an example of .. Hockey is our national game....... 31. Transform the following sentences as instructed: 34.............. If he had explained the problem..... 40....... I will exchange it with a fresh copy.. always keep his promises..... bike is stolen.... (Use a suitable phrase/preposition) 32. The gallstones have to be removed by the laparoscopic operation... her poverty. He did not give his address.
Questions: 44. Space. tiny object like a grain of sand gets inside the shell.42. To protect itself from the object the oyster begins to cover the object with a thick fluid from its own body. 45. The oyster does not make the pearl for the purpose of adorning the necks of women. 48.com . It is grown in the shell of an oyster. Sports. 47. 51. Medicine.kalvisolai. Write an essay in about 250 words on any one of the following: 1 X 10 = 10 52. Gandhiji was no advocate of blind adherence to tradition. How did Johnson collect the words for his dictionary? 1X5=5 B. 50. Read the following passage and answer in your own words the questions given below: 5 X 2 = 10 The pearl is considered one of the most beautiful jewels. A. another layer is added. when this layer hardens and the irritation begins again. 54. 43. www. The oyster has no way to free itself of it. Explain the cause and effects of atomisation on Hiroshima. (Music. 53. Answer any one of the following questions in a paragraph of the about 100 words: 49. Deshpande’s trekking experience from Ragashkund to Surajkund. Michael Jackson is known as the King Pop. Sometimes a hard. Critically analyse the funeral oration of Mark Antony. It makes it only as a means of self protection. Nutrition. It is one gem that is not dug up from a mine in the earth. This goes on for many years – until finally the oyster has produced a beautiful pearl. Dietetics) B. Where does the pearl come from? What irritates the soft sensitive flesh? What does the oyster cover the object with? How are the layer formed? How long does the oyster take to produce a pearl? SECTION-D (Writing Competencies – Prose) (Marks:15) IV. Describe how Gungaram’s superstitious practices lead to his death. Explain. Rice contains more carbohydrates. It irritates the soft sensitive flesh. 46.
“Had he and I but met By some old ancient inn” 65. 3X1=3 Mention the figure of speech used here.com . And I wished he would come back my snake”. A. unknown beyond the cherished circle” 56. Write out the words in alliteration iii) “And I thought of the albatross. “Learn to labour and to wait”. Why did the poet shoot him? B. out of itself” “In the end will be the WORD And the word will be God in Man” www. “It launched forth filament. Give the meaning of ‘cherished circle’. Read the following three sets of lines and answer the questions given below in each set of lines: i) 61. 6X6=6 What is the message for the youth in this line? ii) “To live. Who was the king in exile? v) “I shot him dead because – Because he was my foe” 60. What is the allusion used here? C. Read the following five sets of poetic lines and answer the questions given below each of them: i) 55. filament. iii) “You blossomed into a nascent loveliness” 57. 58.kalvisolai. Explain any two of the following sets of lines with reference to the context: 2X3=6 64. Whom does the word ‘you’ refer to? What does the poet mean by nascent loveliness? iv) “Like a King in exile. 59. “Like the golden swarm of fireflies you came”. filament. 63. uncrowned in the – underworld”. 66. ii) “For the soul is dead that slumbers” 62.SECTION-E (Literary Competencies – Poetry) (Marks: 20) V.
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23. uncomfortable . whose 29. achieved 27. useless . She keeps on talking. sunrise washing machine 22. 31. burst 26. personal 33. Maths .kalvisolai. The student replied that ten pages were missing in that book. SECTION – B II.My favourite subject is maths. Had he explained the problem I would have helped him. mark . ought to 25. She gave me a pen. 24. must / should 30. The shopkeeper asked the student why he had brought that book.The chair is uncomfortable.20. 21. who 28. A. You must keep up your promise.We have to mark the boundaries. despite / in spite of 32.com . until / till B 34. 35. The shopkeeper requested him to bring the bill and said he would exchange it with a fresh copy.This car is useless. www.
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He went to meet Mrs.com . 9. 17. 13. The Giant’s final journey was to Paradise. The only people who were pleased to stay in the Giant’s garden were the snow and the frost. Write a paragraph by rearranging the following sentences in correct sequence: (The first and the last sentences are already in order) 1x5=5 1. -He went to meet Mrs. The tree in the farthest corner of the garden was covered with white blossoms. 6. Her aunt believes that the hunting party will return. 8. 5.ENGLISH PAPER – II I Section A: Supplementary Reader: A. 16. The selfish Giant longed to see the little child. 2. 7.kalvisolai. 11. Sappleton. Vera was Mrs. Sappleton.QN: 1. The Giant visited his friend Cornish Ogre. QN: 2 . Ans. The Giant heard a linnet singing outside the window. www. The autumn gave no fruits in his garden. -Vera was Mrs. 4. -He wanted to stay in a calm rural retreat for cure. The children entered the Giant’s garden through a little hole in the wall. The Giant lay dead covered with white blossoms.6: Supplementary reader one word Questions. The Giant stayed with his friend for seven years. 12. Framton Nuttel was afflicted with a nerve disorder. The poor children had no place to play. 1. 10. -Framton Nuttel was afflicted with a nerve disorder. -Vera told him about the tragedy of her aunt. The Giant understood that the little boy was Child Jesus/Jesus Christ. Sappleton’s niece. He wanted to stay in a calm rural retreat for cure. The little boy said that the prints of nails were the wounds of love. Vera told him about the tragedy of her aunt. 15. 3. B. There were 12 peach trees in the Giant’s garden. 14. The Giant built a huge wall around the garden. Sappleton’s niece. (Choose the best answer) Marks: 5 THE SELFISH GIANT The children visited the Giant’s garden every day. -Her aunt believes that the hunting party will return. The Giant died when he became old and feeble.
The actual number of the lottery ticket was series 9499 number 46. 15.THE LOTTERY TICKET 1. Pneumonia was a deadly person. 5. 11. 4. Mr. 2. 14. 5. Djinn punished the camel using his magic. Behrman was a friend to Sue. Mr. Sue found Behrman smelling strongly of juniper berries. 17.000 on immediate expenses. 6. Sue and Johnsy were painters by profession. 12. 3. THE LAST LEAF 1.com . 8. HOW THECAMEL GOT ITS HUMP 1. 9. Ivan went to none of these places. 4. 4. Sue hoped that she would die when the last ivy leaf fell. 9. 5. Mr. 2. 13. www. Mr. Johnsy had an attack of pneumonia. Ivan considered his relatives as reptiles. Ivan thought of Masha’s relatives as beggars. The woolen shoulder scarf which Sue was knitting was blue in colour. 16. The deadly disease pneumonia spread in the month of November. Ivan had no faith in lottery ticket. The camel did not work for three days. They started a studio in Greenwich Village.kalvisolai. Behrman’s masterpiece was the last leaf. 13. Johnsy was counting backward from number twelve.000. 11. Sue came from Maine. One of the countries Ivan wished to visit was India/Italy/France. 2. Johnsy wanted to paint the Bay of Naples. 6. Behrman died of Pneumonia. Ivan planned to spend 10. Ivan Dmitritch earned 1200 roubles a year. The possibility of winning the prize in the lottery ticket bewildered them. 10. 3. 8. 3. The camel lived in the middle of a Howling desert. Disappointment in not winning the prize made Ivan and Masha hate each other. 10. Ivan Dmitritch was a middle class man. Old Behrman was a painter who lived on the ground floor. 7. 7. The total amount of the winning prize was 75. Johnsy came from California. The three animals made a complaint to Djinn. The camel refused to work because he was lazy. 12. The first 25000 of the prize money was to be spent on real estate. Behrman earned some money by posing as a model to artists.
4. 7. 4. 7. 9. 10. 5. The friends were taken prisoners by the Prussians. The Djinn in charge of all deserts travelled in a cloud of dust. Mrs. 12. The vendor made the old man buy noodles. 9. The noodle vendor stopped near the old man because he was keen on selling. The child was the old man’s grandson. 10. 2. 13. 10. THE REFUGEE 1. 7. Djinn was in charge of all deserts. The camel has never learnt how to behave.com . The old man decided not to spend his money on food because he decided to spend the money on buying seeds to sow. Besieged Paris was in the throes of famine. 8. www. Monsieur Morrisot was a watchmaker by profession. 13. 2. The Prussian officer ordered the fish to be fried. The camel can work without eating for three days. 11. 11. All the animals were angry at the camel’s attitude. The uncommon men and women who entered the city were from one region.kalvisolai. TWO FRIENDS 1. The refugees wore garments woven out of the same dark blue cotton stuff. 12. The value highlighted in this story is patriotism. 6. The horse came with a saddle on his back. The two friends drank absinthe when they met after a long time. THE OPEN WINDOW 1. 6. Monsieur Morrisot was strolling along the boulevard one bright January morning. After shooting them dead the Prussians threw them into the river. The passerby gave the old man a silver coin and a copper coin. The refugees were well-dressed in uniform. 8. The horse came to meet the camel on Monday. 2. Monsieurs Morrisot and Sauvage had a common interest in fishing. The old man kept the silver coin to buy seeds to his grandson. The Prussians offered to release the friends in exchange for the password. 5. The people of Paris were angry with the Prussians. The camel got a hump on its back. Vera was fifteen years old. 3. The city was full of refugees. 9. They encountered the Prussians while fishing in the river. The friends were finally shot dead. The French window was kept open on an October afternoon. 14.6. 8. 3. 3. The dog came to the camel with a stick in his mouth. Sappleton was the aunt of Vera.
He had no faith in lottery ticket. The doctors had advised Mr. The hunting party was engulfed in a bog. Taking pity on the little boy the Giant put him up on the tree. He came out of his house to find the children playing in his garden. The hunting party always went out through the French window. 10. But he never came. He could not climb up the tree. The hunting party was accompanied by a spaniel. Vera said that the visitor might have been terrified on seeing the dog. 11. The spring came everywhere but it was still winter in the Giant’s garden. Q. Nuttel to take complete rest. The children of the village enjoyed playing in the garden after school.4. 7. The Giant returned to his garden after seven years.com . 12 Marks 1x10=10 Main points have been given to guide the students. She asked him to see the result of the lottery ticket in the newspaper. Ivan reluctantly went through the results. He was Jesus Christ. THE LOTTERY TICKET Ivan Dmitritch was a middle class man. He noticed the prints of nail on the palms and the feet of the little boy. One morning the Giant was surprised to listen to the song of a linnet. No. The children had no place to play. Sappleton’s niece. He took the Giant to His Garden. The Giant became old and feeble. 5. One cold morning the Giant saw the little boy standing in his garden. The boy said that they were wounds of love. Vera was Mrs. He chased away the children and built a high wall around the garden. 6. Now the children could come and play in the garden at any time. Sappleton’s husband and her two younger brothers went to the moor for snipe shooting. www. He became angry on seeing the children playing in his garden. They had come through a hole in the wall. The Giant realized his mistake and at once knocked down the wall. He had a humble income of 1200 a year.kalvisolai. Romance at short notice was Vera’s speciality. His wife Masha had bought a lottery ticket. The Giant longed to see the little boy. THE SELFISH GIANT The Giant had a large garden. 9. A small boy was standing under the tree. The boy hugged the Giant and kissed him. The Giant recognized the boy. Now it was spring in the garden except in one tree in a corner. 8.
Sappleton. The husband and the wife believed that they had won the first prize.kalvisolai. But Behrman had an attack of pneumonia because of his being exposed to the cold weather. It was believed that they were engulfed in a bog. She narrated a tragic story that had never taken place. Framton Nuttel was a nervous patient. THE LAST LEAF Sue and Johnsy were painters by profession. She believed that she would die when the last leaf fell off the ivy vine. They started dreaming about how to spend the money. So he came to visit Mrs. The bodies were never recovered. But Mrs. Ivan thought of Masha’s relatives. And he also thought of his own relatives. The doctor told Sue that she would recover only if she had the will to live. Nuttel. Johnsy was counting the leaves backwards from twelve. he hoped. She said that the husband and the two brothers of her aunt went to the nearby moor for snipe shooting.He saw the series 9499 only. All their dreams disappeared and they came back to reality. Johnsy recovered very soon. THE OPEN WINDOW Mr. The leaves of the ivy vine were falling one by one in the cold wind. Sappleton’s house with a letter of introduction from his sister. Behrman was a failure as an artist. That was the reason why she always kept the window open. He suddenly looked at the newspaper and found out the winning number to be series 9499 number 46 and not 26. She was bedridden. The last leaf was Behrman’s master piece. Johnsy was looking through the window. The next morning Johnsy saw one leaf still clinging to the brick wall. He decided to spend another 10000 for immediate expenses. Vera decided to play a joke on Mr. At first he met the niece of Mrs. They shared an apartment. Sue calmed down Johnsy and put her to bed. Ivan dreamt of buying a real estate for 25000. The remaining 40000 could be deposited in a bank for interest. The prize amount was 75000 roubles. On hearing the account of Sue Behrman decided to help Johnsy. They never returned.com . Johnsy had an attack of pneumonia. He called them reptiles. On the advice his doctor he came to stay in a rural area. That night he went to the brick wall and painted an ivy leaf. but he did not find out the number of the ticket. She met old Behrman and told him about the foolish belief of Johnsy. Her hopes of living were revived. Her name was Vera. He died after two days. She saw an old ivy vine clinging to a brick wall. a fifteen year old girl. They would ask for more even if he gave them some money. Sappleton firmly believed that her husband and her brothers would return one day. www.
Explain reprography. Who is a lexicographer? A person who compiles a dictionary. meaning and usage. pronunciation. 10. 13 TO 17 Marks 5x2=10 1. Now Mrs. What are the steps to be followed while summarizing? (a) Identify the main sentence (b) find all key words 15. atlases and thesaurus. What does an electronic section contain? Audio CDs. 7. Framton Nuttel saw three figures walking towards the house along with a dog. He rushed out of the house grabbing his hat and walking stick. yearbooks. 9. Electronic section and Reprography. Framton Nuttel to forgive her for keeping him waiting. Q. the husband and the brothers of Mrs. Framton Nuttel had told her that he was afraid of dogs. What does a reference section contain? Dictionaries. 14. 13. What does a journal section contain? Journals and periodicals are kept here. What is a thesaurus? It is a book of synonyms and antonyms. Stack section. Sappleton had gone for snipe shooting only that morning. usage. Mrs. What are the two most widely used systems of classification of books? (a) Dewy Decimal System (b) American Library of Congress system 12. What is the difference between note making and note taking? www. 8. What is note making? Reading the given passage and summarizing it. When and why do you consult a dictionary? (Uses of dictionary) To know the spelling. When asked Vera said that Mr. Sappleton cried loudly to say that they were arriving. 11. He thought they were ghosts. What is a dictionary? It is a book of words arranged in alphabetical order with meanings. In the dim evening light Mr. They were expected to come back anytime now. 2. 4.NO. Xerox taking is done here.kalvisolai. It is the opposite of a dictionary. What are the different sections of a library? Reference section. Sappleton rushed into the room repeatedly asking Mr. She said that she was expecting her husband and her brother along with their pet dog spaniel anytime. etc. 3. Video CDs and microfilms. 17. What is note taking? Taking notes while listening to a lecture. What does a stack section contain? Books are stored here. 5. 16.Actually. What is microform? Printed matters reduced in size by micro photography is called microform. 6. Journal section. How do you search a book in a library? (a) Author index (b) Title index and (c) Computer search.com .
BBC. Ans. Educational institution: snrcollege@gmail. Ans. email@example.com. As he was honest. 9. Give any two instructions for using the library. 19. 6. 23. 5. 10. Ans. Expand and explain OPAC. 7.com.com. 3. Ans. gymnastic No one know the answer.com 22. 21. Ex. bag and baggage. knows If I was a bird. Ex. Online Public Access Catalogue. Boycott. womenwelfare@yahoo. What is a cliché? Derived from the French word ‘clicher’. (or) He worked hard but he failed. Ans. Ans. 8.kalvisolai. Ex. Kalam Abdul. He kicked the bucket = He died. 24. (or) He was honest and so he was praised. 25. I would fly.com Social organization: udavumkarangal@gmail. As he was honest and so he was praised. Sita is one of the tallest girl in the class. were Though he worked hard but he failed. 26. Blind = Visually challenged. What is euphemism? Give an example.No 18 to 22 Marks 5x1=5 Note: Possible areas of errors have been given. An acronym can be pronounced as a word. summarizing it. It stands for the use of a word or phrase to the point of monotony. The students may be trained in these areas. What is the difference between an abbreviation and an acronym? An abbreviation cannot be spelt as a word. The English left India with their bag and baggage. girls I prefer coffee than tea. Looking through the window and he saw the crowd. Ans. Write e mail ids’. 4. furniture I learnt gymnastic. 1. Though he worked hard. It is derived from Captain Charles Boycott. (b) Do not fold the corners of the page.com Women organization: annaiteresa@gmail. Use book marks. Ex. Ex. Arrange the names of two authors ‘Abdul Kalam’ and ‘Samuel Johnson’ as found in the library catalogue. he was praised. gymnastics I learnt gymnastics skills. Ans. he failed. What are the skills involved in note taking? Listening and writing skills. (a) Observe silence inside the library. Using an inoffensive word in the place of an offensive word. www. firstname.lastname@example.org . to I bought some furnitures.NOTE MAKING NOTE TAKING Reading the given passage and Listening to the lecture and taking notes. 2. Johnson Samuel Q. It is an interactive search module for searching books in a library. What are eponymous words? Words whose origin is traced to individuals are known as eponymous words. 18. Ans. GATE 20.
The sun rises in the east. 23 Summary Writing Marks 1x5=5 Distribution of marks: Title . 24 Letter Writing Please refer the format given below. Looking through the window. Ans.No. 11. (or) He looked through the window and saw the crowd. Yours faithfully.1mark. I herewith enclosed my Bio-data. Age & DOB 4. 15. 14. Sex 5. Rough Draft . (kindly take the address from the Q paper) Dear sir/madam.1mark. ____. If I am given an opportunity. Guilty must be punished.No. Qualification 10. Name 2. My father gave me a lot of advices. The guilty must be punished. Ans. Experience : xxx : zzz : dd/mm/yyyy : male/female : Indian : Single/married : yyy : Tamil. With reference to your advertisement in The Hindu dated _____ I wish to apply for the post of _______. yyy. he saw the crowd. 12. From xxx. Ans. Ref: Your advt. Q. Languages known 9. www. Father’s name 3._____. ____. Fair Draft . My father gave me a lot of advice. A group of twelve students is travelling together. Thanking you.Ans. Marital Status 7. To ____. Ans. Nationality 6. I will prove my worth. A group of twelve students are travelling together. He/She is my cousin brother/sister. xxx BIO DATA 1. English : : worked as a _____ for ___ years Marks 1x10=10 Declaration The above given details are true to the best of my knowledge. Sun rises in east.kalvisolai. Address 8. He/She is my cousin.3marks Q.com . 13. Sub: Application for the post of ______ reg. Ans. in the THE HINDU dtd.
26 Road map Guidelines for three instructions. I was in the theatre. No. Turn right/left.kalvisolai. Rain water harvesting Marks 1x10=10 www. Go straight. Police : Where were you at that time? Man : Er. 3. 6. 3. Walk a few yards. Science and its uses 3. My ambition in life or The profession I like 2. 25 Non .No. Environmental pollution 4. To express our hesitation To express agreement To express our consent To make others to be silent To express our doubt To express joy : : : : : : Er Mmm Uh Sh Hmm Ah Marks 2 Example Police : Were you in town that night? Man : Mmm.Place: yyy Date: dd/mm/yy Address on the envelope (Write the To address) xxx Signature Q. 37 to 39 General Essay POSSIBLE ESSAYS 1. 5. 2.Lexical fillers 1. 2. Q.com . 1. I was certainly in town. 4. Marks 3x1=3 Q. The book I like most 5. ____ is on the left/right.No. Deforestation 6.
(The first and the last sentences are already in order. a) Coffee b) Absinthe c) Wine www. . B) Complete the following by choosing the correct answer from the options given: 5 x 1 = 5 2. a) Two days b) Four days c) Three days d) One week 4.Her aunt believes that the hunting party will return.kalvisolai. 3. SECTION – A (Supplementary Reader) (Marks : 25) I. Sappleton’s niece.He wanted to stay in a calm rural retreat for cure.com . -He went to meet Mrs. when they met after long time. a) Many places b) No place c) A few places d) A playground. The two friends drank …………………….Model Question paper 1 Language – Part II – English – Paper II (Supplementary Reader and Communicative Competencies) Time Allowed : 3 Hours Maximum Marks : 80 Instruction: In your answer book. The poor children had ………………………… to play. The camel did not work for ……………………. use the Arabic numerals 1 to 39 of the questions you answer. -Vera was Mrs.A) 1. Sappleton. .) 5 . Write a paragraph by rearranging the following sentences in correct sequence. -Vera told him about the tragedy of her aunt.Framton Nuttel was afflicted with a nerve disorder.
counting the falling leaves of the ivy plant .Johnsy attacked by pneumonia .d) Water 5. a) Guns b) Ghosts c) Strangers d) Dogs C) Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow: 5 x 1 = 5 “It’s very nice making day-dreams at other people’s expense !” is what her eyes expressed “No. Questions: 7. “Series 9499 ! Number 46.Behrman’s death due to pneumonia . What was the number of their lottery ticket? D) 12.Behrman . that the evenings were long and wearisome …………….bold gesture of Behrman .com .Did they actually win the lottery? 10. don’t your dare !’ Her husband understood her look. that the supper they had been eating was not doing them good. Write an essay by developing the following hints: 10 Friendship between Sue and Johnsy . Why did hatred and hope disappear all of a sudden? 11. but lying heavy on their stomachs.his masterpiece. Framton Nuttel ran away as he was afraid of ……………………….change in Johnsy’s outlook motivation to live . Who is the lady mentioned here? 8.. The noodle vendor stopped near the old man because he was ………………………… a) Kind b) Keen on selling c) Tired d) Not interested 6.her thought of death . hatred began stirring again in his breast and the newspaper and read out triumphantly.kalvisolai. Who was day-dreaming? 9.painting the fallen leaf . www.Sue’s effort . According to Vera. not 26 ! Hatred and hope both disappeared at once and it began immediately to seem to Ivan Dmitrich and his wife that their rooms were dark and small and low-pitched.his aim in life .
spot the errors and correct them: 5 x 1 = 5 18. These three people see the different aspects of education. 22. There is an university at Madurai. SECTION . They think that bread winning is more important than knowledge. He is confident on his success. 16. B) Read the following. Expand and explain OPAC. He prefers coffee than tea.cursed by the native workers .the new horde of refugees .a passerby taking pity giving money . Mention the complete e-mail IDs of two service organizations. 17.the reason for the starvation . SECTION . A) 23.C (Occupational Competency) (Marks : 15) III. Arrange the names of two authors ‘Charles Dickens and ‘Rudyard Kipling’ as found in the library catalogue. 19. 21. He gave me a lot of advices.B (Learning Competency) (Marks : 15) II. Write the summary of the following passage in about 100 words: 5 Some think that education should aim at giving knowledge.OR Refugees pouring into Beijing . A) Answer the following: 13.keeping the silver coin for buying seeds. 15.each carrying baskets slung upon a pole . To others earning a living is the aim of education.not beggarly . What is Euphemism? Give an example. In fact a good education should www. Still others think that education should make people patriots and good citizens. What are the instructions to be followed in a library? 14. Although Raju is poor but he is generous.kalvisolai. 20.cold welcome by the city dwellers .an old man .com . They want the students to study books to add on to their knowledge.the fate of his son and daughter-in-law .
Guide an old man from the bus-stop to the nearby Government Hospital. Apply within 10 days to “The Hindu” P. A) 25. Write three instructions by way of helping him. fluency in English and good communication skills. Preferably 5 years experience. I’ll make it. Ramu : …… That’s fine. Chennai – 2. Salary negotiable. B) 24. Box.O. It should give them knowledge and vision.247. besides making them self reliant and helpful to others. Fill in the blanks with the non –lexical fillers in the following conversation: Conversation: Ramu : Is this painting perfect? Gobu : ….kalvisolai. SECTION . Here you find the road map.aim at these three things together.com . No. I feel it needs a little more colouring. B) 26. Respond to the following advertisement considering yourself fulfilling the conditions specified (Write XXX for your name and YYY for your address) : WANTED Wanted female Receptionist : Smart graduate with computer knowledge. 3 x 1 = 3 Govt Hospital Temple You are here * Bus stop www.Life Skills) (Marks : 5) IV.D (Strategic Competency .
Tooth paste 34. e) a comfortable sole in a cosy hole. B) Match the slogans with their relevant products : Products 32. d) Appearances are not always true. Write a general essay in about 200 words on any one of the following topics: 1 x 10 =10 37. 38.F (Extensive Reading) (Marks : 10) VI. A) Match the proverbs with their meanings: Proverbs 27. Slow and steady wins the race 30. Role of women in modern India.SECTION . Strike the iron while it is hot 28.E (Creative Competency) (Marks : 10) V.kalvisolai. SECTION . Pen is mightier than the sword 31. Glass 33. ******************* www. Air-conditioner 36.com . All that glitters is not gold 5x1 = 5 Meanings a) Writing wins the heart and leads to action. e) Make use of every opportunity. 39. Health is wealth 29. Environmental pollution. Shoes 35. Credit card a) buy now pay later 5x1 = 5 Slogans b) bring Switzerland into your room c) handle with care d) use for a while and get a sparkling smile. b) Systematic schemed work pays c) Good mind and body is productive. My ambition in life.
b.keen on selling 6. no place 3. Vera told him about the tragedy of her aunt. 1. Rudyard 15. Do not tear pages. Sappleton’s niece. Eg.c. SECTION B II A. Return the books on or before the due date. Dickens.b.Ivan Dmitrich 9. 14.No 10. He kicked the bucket. www. 13.dogs C. = He died.com banyan@yahoo.Masha 8. Vera was Mrs.d. Do not hide the books deliberately.They did not win the lottery.absinthe 5. 2. Observe silence in the library. Do not fold the corners of the page. Using inoffensive words in the place of offensive words. Her aunt believes that the hunting party will return.A.b. Charles Kipling. He wanted to say in a calm rural retreat for cure. B.com .Framton Nuttel was afflicted with a nerve disorder. 11.kalvisolai.three days 4.Key To The Model Question Paper 1 Language Part II English Paper II 1.com 16. He went to meet Mrs.7. udavumkarangal@gmail. Sappleton.Series 9499 – Number 26.
. 19. 247... Online Public Access Catalogue. he is generous (or) Raju is poor but he is generous 22. Box.He gave me a lot of advice. www. Ref : Your ad in The Hindu dt . From XXXXXX.. SECTION C III B 24. He is confident of his success.17. YYYYYY. There is a University at Madurai.... To The Hindu.Although Raju is poor. A. YYYYYY. It is an interactive search module for searching books in a library.com .2. Sub : Regarding the post of a female receptionist..O. SECTION – B II. 18..kalvisolai.. 20. Sir / Madam. Chennai . P.He prefers Coffee to tea. 21.
Computer Literacy : 19. Yours. Reference : SECTION D IV A. www. You will find the Government Hospital on the left. I wish to apply for the same. 1. 3. SECTION – E V A. Area of interest : 20.I saw your advertisement for the post of a female receptionist. 27. I have enclosed my bio-data for your kind perusal. e) Make use of every opportunity. Go past the temple. I have all the qualifications required by you. Languages known : 21.kalvisolai. Educational Qualification : 17. Walk straight and turn left. I expect your call to attend the interview. Nationality : 15. Err Mmm 26. Address for Communication : 16. Previous Experience : 22. Date of birth and age 14. XXXXXX BIO – DATA 12. Extra curricular activities : 18. 2. Name : 13.com . 25. Thanking you.
32. pay later.com . 29. d) Appearances are not always true. d) Use for a while and get a sparkling smile 34.kalvisolai. a) Writing wins the heart and leads to action. a) Buy not. 31. c) Good mind and body is productive.28. c) Handle with care. 33. B. www. b) Bring Switzerland into your room 36. e) A comfortable sole in a cosy hole 35. b) Systematic schemed work pays 30.
The first and the last sentences are already in order) 5 The city of Beijing was full of refugees. Section –A (Supplementary Reader) Marks: 25 I. MaximumMarks:80 B) Complete the following by choosing the correct answer from the option given: 5x1=5 2. a) Middle b) At the southern end c) In a corner www. A) 1.. The old man used only the copper coin to buy some noodles for his grandson. A passer-by noticed the old man and took pity on him. The camel lived in the ………………. He dropped a silver coin and a copper penny into the old man’s apron.com . a) Photographers b) Painters c) Musicians d) Dancers 4.English-Paper II (Supplementary Reader and communicative) Time Allowed: 3Hours Instruction: In your answer book use the Arabic numerals 1 to 39 of the questions you answer.kalvisolai. There was an old man at the end of the long procession of refugees. A vendor was selling hot noodles nearby. Sue and Johnsy were………………….of the howling Desert.Model question paper 2 Language –part II. The twelve peach trees broke out into delicate blossoms of a) Pink and pearl b) Blue and pearl c) Back and blue d) Pink and white 3.by profession. Write a paragraph by rearranging the following sentences in correct sequence.
the dog and the ox? 8. What did the man decide to do with the camel. Then he said humph and went away again. and a powwow on the edge of the desert: and the camel came chewing on milk weed-most scruciating idle and laughed a them. with the world so new-and-all? “certainly not” said the Djinn. Romance at short notice was……………………speciality.kalvisolai. Question: 7.Sappleto’s b) Vera’s c) Mr. the Dog and the ox together and said three O there I’m very sorry for you (with the world so new-and-all) but that humph-thing in the desert can’t work or he would have been here by now so I am going to leave him alone and you must work double-time to make up for it “That made the three very angry (with the world so new-and-all) and they held a palaver and an Indaba and a panchayat. Why was the man sorry for the Horse. The two friends were a) Soldiers b) Spies c) Anglers d) Officers 6. Who was in-charge of all the Deserts? 11.Nuttels sister’s d) The doctor’s C) Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow: 5x1=5 At the end of the day the man called the horse. who refused to do work? 9. a) Mrs. What made the three hardworking animals very angry? 10. What was Djinn’s opinion on idleness? D) 12. Presently there came along the Djinn in charge of all deserts.com . “Djinn of all Deserts” said the horse “is it alright for any one to be idle. Rolling in a cloud of dust (Djinns always travel that way because it is magic) and he stopped to palaver and pow-wow with the three. Write an essay by developing the following hints: 1x10=10 www.d) Remote part 5.
Sappletion’s husband and two young brothers went for shooting-didn’t return-window wide open Mrs.Nuttel came to visit Mrs. She said that she can drive a car. Esection-B (Learning Competency) Marks:15 II. The cow is an useful animal. couple-masha bought lottery ticket. Bring out the meaning of ‘cliché’ and use in a sentence first and foremost” 17.ivan saw the newspaperseries 9499-stated dreaming –new estate-good summer and winter-wished to go broad – relatives would ask for money-masha number 26-paper unmber 46-dream dropped. 19. Mary is superior than Jose in drawing. What are the ways in which you can search for a book in the library? Mention any two. We sell wooden furnitures.kalvisolai. 22. (Or) MR. 20. Arrange the names of two authors William Wordsworth and William Shakespeare as found in the library catalogue. 16. 5x2=10 B) Read the following spot the errors and correct them: 5x1=5 18. Section-C (Occupational Competency-Job Skills) www. A) Answer the following: 13.Sappletion-met Vera-narrated tragedy-three years ago – Mrs.Invan Dmitritch and masha. What is a thesaurus? 15. Working hard and he passed. 21. What does the Journal section in modern library contain? 14.Sappletion entered soon the three arrived with the spaniel-Frampton Nuttel rushed out Vera said-he was once hunted by a pack of dogs-her specialty-Romance at short nitice.com .
The scheme includes traffic regulation.O box 765 New Delhi-110 005. It also conducts national integration camps to understand and appreciate the culture of each state. discipline. it conducts camp for ten days in rural areas. Respond to the following advertisement considering yourself fulfilling the conditions specified (write XXX for your name and YYY for your Address): 10 Wanted A public sector company requires a stenographer for its office preferably a graduate with 5 years experience. A) 23.com . Write the summary of the following passage in about 100 words: 5 Today the sense of responsibility and the devotion to work is disappearing slowly among the younger generation. B) 24. Only persons with a good command over English.kalvisolai. adult education etc. A coordinator has been appointed for the conduct of the scheme. www. adjustability. good typing speed and good in shorthand need apply Apply within a week to P. a sense of responsibility and service mindedness. rural service. Fifty students from higher secondary classes are admitted into the scheme. The aim of the scheme is to inculcate the qualities like leadership. team spirit. cleaning the surroundings. In colleges students who are wiling to join the scheme are enrolled in it. Cooperation. In every school and college a teacher is deputed I charge of it. With this view in mind the centre has introduced the national service scheme in schools and colleges. helping the public. Really this scheme shapes the youth into good and dutiful citizens.Marks:15 III. So it has become essential to prepare the youth for their prosperous future and for the stronger nation. Students agitation has become a common scene nowa-days.
Even Homer nods 30. Fill in the blanks with the non-lexical fillers in the following conversation: Preacher: Faith heals everything. B) Match the slogans with their relevant products given below: 5x1=5 www.Section-D (Strategic competency-Life Skills) Mark:5 IV. An old man wants to go to Hotel Residency. Tell me what’s your problem? B) 26. Call a spade a spade 31.com . 28. Man proposes God disposes a) What you do to others you will have in turn. Beggars cannot be choosers b) Say the truth 29. The onlooker: person. A) Match the proverbs with their meanings: 5x1=5 Proverbs Meanings 27.kalvisolai. Preacher: ………………. As you sow so you reap c) Divine help is essential to make efforts fruitful d) Even great men can make mistakes e) One should know his limitations. Write three instructions by way of helping him: 3x1=3 ………………. A) 25. Is that so? Then I have come to the right Bank Hotel Residency School * You are here Section-E Creative Competency Marks: 10 IV. Here you find the road map.
---------------------- www.com .kalvisolai. An Exciting Day in my life 38. Whirlpool 33. Computer Slogans a) Information at the door step b) It guarantees great safety c) Soft on clothes and hard on dirt d) Fits your wrist like an ornament e) Carved with love and care. National integration.Products 32. Is science a blessing or a curse? 39. Write a general essay in about 200 words on any one of the following: 1x10=10 37. Furniture 36. Lock 35. Watch 34. Section-F (Extensive Reading) (Marks: 10) VI.
He dropped a silver coin and a copper penny into the old man's apron. 4. a) pink and pearl b) painters a) middle c) anglers b) Vera's SECTION B II A. Eg. William Wordsworth. It it not right for anyone to be idle. 7. 2.kalvisolai. It contains journals and periodicals. 14. 5. A passer-by noticed the old man and took pity on him. Author Index. It also has back issues. Derived from the French verb ' clicher' . The man decided to let the camel alone.com . B. www. Because the camel refused to work. 15. It is the opposite of a dictionary. Our first and foremost is to obey our parents. It is a book of synonyms and antonyms. It stands for the use of a word or a phrase to the point of monotony. 3. The city of Beijing was full of refugees. 10. 11. A vendor was selling hot noodles nearby. 13. There was an old man at the end of the long procession of refugees. 9. 17. 8. Shakespeare. Djinn. The old man used only the copper coin to buy some noodles for his grandson. Title Index. William 16. Because they had to do extra work.Key To The Model Question Paper 2 SECTION A A) 1. 6. C.
YYYYYY.com .. I have enclosed my bio-data for your kind perusal. SECTION C III B... I have all the qualifications required by you. The cow is a useful animal. YYYYYY. Ref : Your ad in The Hindu dt .O.. Working hard. 756. To P. Mary is superior to Jose in drawing. I wish to apply for the same. New Delhi – 110 005. I expect your call to attend the interview. From XXXXXX. She said that she could drive a car.. he passed.. Thanking you. We sell wooden furniture.kalvisolai. 22. I saw your advertisement for the post of a stenographer.B 18. 20. www. 24. Sub : Regarding the post of a Stenographer. 21. Sir / Madam.... Box.. 19.
Name : 2. Previous Experience : 11. 2. 3. www. Computer Literacy : 8.Yours. Turn right and you will find Hotel Residency on the left. 1.kalvisolai. Date of birth : Age : 3.com .Walk a few yard and go past the school. Extra curricular activities : 7. Reference : SECTION D IV A) 25. 26. XXXXXX BIO – DATA 1.Go straight and turn left. Languages known : 10. Area of interest : 9. Nationality : 4. Educational Qualification : 6. Address for Communication : 5. Err Mmm B.
d) Even great men can make mistakes. 34.SECTION – E V A) 27. you will have in turn. e) Carved with love and care. 28. 31.com . 33. e) One should know his limitations.kalvisolai. a) Information at the doorstep. 36. a) What you do to others. www. 30. B) 32. d) Fits your wrists like an ornament. 29. 35. b) Say the truth. c) Soft on clothes and hard on dirt. c) Divine help is essential to make efforts fruitful. b) It guarantees great safety.
Mahathma Gandhi was a Ceaseless Crusader of Women’s equality 3. To him all life was sacred 6. The most pertinent was his relationship with his wife 3.a bolt from the blue www. They promised sanguinely III)Write the Plurals of: 1. Rockets struck unheralded by sound or Sight II)Antonys: 1. We battered Wasps 6. The memories Vanished 4.com .at logger heads 3.formula 5. It may repress the triumph of malignant criticism.radius 3.Self Test ENGLISH I PAPER I)Synonyms: 1. 5.analysis 4. Memories of the bizarre Journey Vanish 4.leaf IV)Use the given idioms in sentences of your own: 1. What withholds you? 2. I found our speech Copious 5.datum 2.kalvisolai. Be patient till the last 2.be on cloud nine 2.
2. He works hard _____________ get a first class. 4. VII)Use the suitable Phrase / Preposition: 1.go a long way 5. There are many people living ____________ the poverty line. This is the boy __________ won the race 2.breakfast + lunch www. RADAR 4. Show me the book ____________ you bought yesterday. VIII )Blend the words and use them in sentences of your own: 1. 3. Kumar must be ____________ telling lies. They enjoyed their picnic ______________ the weather was terrible.4. 4.news + broadcast 2. ATM 5.a change of one’s heart V)Abbreviations: 1.Smoke + fog 4. Most of the friends ______________ she had invited came for her wedding. 5. 5.kalvisolai.com . Sita continued to work _____________ her shoulder injury. PC 2. _______________ lived in the 16th century is considered to be the greatest dramatist .travel + catalogue 3.Medical + Care 5. ISRO VI)Use the suitable Relative Pronouns: 1. That is the house _____________ I was born 3. Shakespeare. CPU 3.
association X)Write the American English word for the given British English word and use them in sentences: 1.Son-in-law 2.autumn 2.accident 5.biscuit 3.ir 2.Laboratory 4.Well-to-do 3.Petrol 5.Pavement XI)Use the given Compound words in sentences of your own: 1.com .im Suffix – ish – tion www.Week end XII)Write a sentence using a word with the Prefix or Suffix: Prefix 1.domestic 3.kalvisolai.IX)Syllabify the words: 1. President 2.long forgotten 5.groundfloor 4.duty free 4.
Pre – able – ly – ous XIII)Form Compound words for the given pattern: 1.ex 4.Verb + Noun 3.call off 3.com .Noun + Noun 2.Adjective + Noun 4.break in 2.helicopter 5.non 5.advertisement 2.Gerund + Noun XIV)Write sentences using the phrasal verbs: 1.kalvisolai.Preposition + Verb 5.gymnasium 3. www.3.Mathematics XVI)Fill in the blanks with modal auxiliaries: 1.keep away 5.Stand up XV)Write sentences using the clipped words: 1.See about 4.Eve teasers ___________ be punished severely.laboratory 4.
2.The sky is overcast. It __________ rain. 3.I wish you ____________ tell me the truth. XVII)Fill in the blanks with Semi-modals: 1.You __________ feel sorry for what you have done. 2.My father __________ take long walks. 3.My marks are so poor that I __________ not show my progress report to my father. XVIII)Write sentences for the following patterns: 1. S V A 2. S V O 3. S V O C 4. S V IO DO 5. S V A C XIX)Use suitable link words: 1. _____________ the cat is away, the mice are at play. 2. He is intelligent ______________ lazy. 3. Hurry up _______________ you will be late.
Key to Self Test
ENGLISH PAPER I
I. Synonyms 1. silent 2. fighter 3. unusual / strange 4. restrain 5. thrashed 6. unannounced II. Antonyms 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. allows impertinent appear meagre / scarce unholy hopelessly
III. Plurals 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. data – We store the data in the computer. radii – Find the radii of these circles. analyses – We made several analyses. formulae – Learn all the formulae. leaves - The leaves are green.
IV. Idioms 1. She was on cloud nine on getting a state rank. 2. Ram and Ganesh are always at logger heads. 3. The sudden death of my friend was a bolt from the blue. 4. We have to go a long way to improve the company. 5. I found a change of heart in him. V. 1. PC – Personal Computer – I have a personal computer. 2. CPU – Central Processing Unit – Central Processing Unit is the brain of the computer. 3. RADAR – Radio Detection and Ranging – Radio Detection and Ranging is a modern device. 4. ATM – Automated Teller Machine – I withdrew money from the Automated Teller Machine.
5. ISRO – Indian Space Research Organization – Indian Space Research Organization lauched a satellite recently.
VI. Relative Pronouns 1. who 2. where 3. whom 4. who 5. which / that
VII. Phrase / Preposition 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. in spite of / despite in spite of / despite in order to / to below ashamed of
VIII. Blending 1. newscast - I watched the BBC newscast. 2. travelogue – I read a travelogue. 3. smog – The smog was heavy yesterday. 4. medicare – Excellent medicare is given in this hospital. 5. brunch – I had my brunch at home.
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im. -tion .I do not enjoy myself in the fall. 3.examination . XI Using Compound words in sentences 1.ex-minister . 2. 5.immortal . pre.Don't break in while I am talking. I went to my village for the weekend. He is a well-to-do businessman. 4.com . 4. Suffix 1. -ly .Her behaviour is very childish. noun + noun = school girl verb + noun = crybaby adjective + noun = blackboard preposition + verb = income gerund + noun = washing machine XIV Phrasal Verbs 1. 4. 3. cookie – I ate a cookie.kalvisolai.She is a courageous woman. -ous . See about – I will see about the seating arrangement. 2. Call off .God is immortal.slowly – He walked slowly. -able – comfortable . non. 5. My son-in-law is a doctor. 5.She passed her examination. 2. XIII Forming compound words 1.irregular . 4. 5.He is an ex-minister. 4. This is a duty free shop. gasoline . fall .This chair is comfortable. break in . 2.X. 5. sidewalk – We walked on the sidewalk. first floor – I live on the first floor.non-violence . www. 3. ex. British English / America English 1.Gandhi believed in non-violence.There is no gasoline in the car. It is a long-forgotten novel.The strike was called off. 2.childish .preplanned . 2. XII Prefix 1. -ish .courageous .He is always irregular.It was a preplanned murder. 3. ir. 3. 3.
They elected him president. XIX 1.I saw the ad.4. SVIODO – She gave me a pen.gym – I go to the gym regularly. SVO . Keep away – Keep away from bad company. When /AS 2. 5. Helicopter – copter – The copter landed safely. 4. 3. 3. advertisement . but 3. Stand up – I always stand up for truth. dare XVIII Sentence Patterns 1.lab – The teacher is in the lab. 2. would XVII Semi-modals 1. may 3. SVAC – She is now a doctor. SVOC . need 2. Gymnasium . used to 3.He kicked the ball. 5. or / or else / else / otherwise SVA . 2. XVI Modals 1. Mathematics – maths .The birds are flying in the sky. should / must 2. Laboratory . 4. www. XV Clipping 1.ad .Maths is my favourite subject.com . 5.kalvisolai.
2. 5.Sue and Jonshy were ____________ by profession a)actor’s b)painters c)singers d)dancers 4. If I was a bird. a)3 b)4 c)5 d) 7 5.I learnt gymnastic III.The two friends were finally ____________ a)released b)shot deed c)hanged d)pardoned 6.No one know the answer 5.The actual number of the lottery ticket was series 9499………… a)46 b)26 c)86 d)36 3. 4. 1. a)15 b)16 c)17 d)18 II)Spot the errors: 1.The refugees wore garments woven out of the same ____________ cotton stuff.The Camel did not work for ________ days. When and why do you consult a dictionary? What are the different sections of a library? What is note-taking? Expand and explain OPAC.com .kalvisolai. 3. www. Answer the following.I prefer coffee than tea. 2. a)every day b)once a week c)once a month d)once a year 2.The children visited the giant’s garden ………. a)dark blue b)dark brown c)dark yellow d)dark green 7.Vera was ____________ years old.Self Test ENGLISH – II PAPER I)Choose the best option: 1. I would fly 3. Write e-mail IDs of two service organisations. Sun rises in the east 4.
Kavya : Is it? Thank you... Eraser Air-conditioner Lens Toothpaste Computer - Meanings a)Make use of every opportunity b)Always speak the truth.. Ramya : Wait. Proverbs 1. it's here. c)Strong will-power paves the way. Honesty is the best policy 4. 3. Make hay while the sun shines 5..kalvisolai... Where there is a will there is a way VI. 5. Match the proverbs with their meanings. Fill in the blanks with the non-lexical fillers in the follwing conversation... Products 1.com . . e) Think well before taking any action Slogans a) Pearls in your mouth.... 4.. b) Gives clear vision c) Erases everything but the past d) Doorstep to knowledge e) Keeps cool www.. Look before you leap 3. Match the slogans with their suitable products. 2.. I don't think the answer will be found in this book.... d) Words can be more powerful than wars......IV. Pen is mightier than the sword 2. Let me find out.... V. Ramya : Did you find the answer in this book? Kavya :.
Electronic section and Reprography. No one knows the answer 5. Journal section. a) 15 II. b) 26 3. 3. b) shot dead 6. I learnt gymnastics. 2. I would fly 3. meaning and usage.kalvisolai. 4. b) Painters 4.com IV. a) 3 5. Taking notes while listening to a lecture. To know the spelling. a) dark blue 7. Reference section. Stack section. If I were a bird.Key to the paper II self test I. a) every day 2. 1. pronunciation. Online Public Access Catalogue.com . I prefer coffee to tea 2. 5. Spot the errors 1. 1.com banyan@yahoo. Err: Mmm www. It is an interactive search module for searching books in a library. udavumkarangal@gmail. The sun rises in the east 4. III.
kalvisolai. b) Always speak the truth. 3.V. c) Erases everything but the past.com . 1. 4. 3. e) Keeps cool. 2. d) Words can be more powerful than wars. 4. c) Strong will-power paves the way. 2. a) Make use of every opportunity. 5. b) Gives clear vision a) Pearls in your mouth d) doorstep to knowledge www. VI 1. 5. e) Think well before taking any action.
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