|out of luck, chores||look up ,mystery||semester, true to his word ,between you and me|
question_answer8) Use the clues given below to complete this crossword puzzle. Across 1.very tired 2.had an angry look on the face 3.short trousers 4.a fault in a machine that prevent it from working properly 5.a small and naughty boy-fairy Down 6.work thgat must be done everyday,often boring 7.a basket with a lid 8.gave a short,high-pitched cryView Answer play_arrow
question_answer9) In the story Patrick does difficult things he hates to do, because the elf pretends he needs help. Have you ever done something difficult or frightening, by pretending about it in some way? Tell your class- mates about it. Say what you feel about homework. (The words and phrases in the boxes may help you.) Do you think it is useful, even though you may not like it? Form pairs, and speak to each other. For example: You may say, "I am not fond of homework." Your partner may reply, "But my sister helps me with my lessons at home, and that gives a boost to my marks."
|(not) be fond of (not) take to appeal to (not) develop a liking for (not ) appeal to (not) be keen on (not) have a taste for|
|Support assist with the aid of help be a boon give a boost to|
question_answer10) This story has a lot of rhyming words, as a poem does. Can you write out some parts of it like a poem, so that the rhymes come at the end of separate lines? For Example Patrick never did homework. "Too boring," he said. He played baseball and hockey and Nintendo instead.View Answer play_arrow
question_answer11) Look at these sentences. 1. "Too boring," he said. 2. Cleaned his room, did his chores, When we speak, we often leave out words that can easily be guessed. We do not do this when we write, unless we are trying to write as we speak (as in the story).View Answer play_arrow
question_answer12) Rewrite the following incomplete sentences carefully, so that the reader does not have to guess what is left out. 1. more and more books 2. too difficult 3. got up late, missed the bus 4. solved the mysteryView Answer play_arrow
question_answer13) Look at this cartoon by R.K. Laxman. Read the sentence given below the cartoon. Discuss the following questions with your partner. • What is it about? • Do you find it funny? If so, why? • Do you think a cartoon is a serious drawing? Why or why not? Get on with your homework-the sums, the composition, history, geography, chemistry, physics-and stop reading The Law Against Child Labour !View Answer play_arrow
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