English IV

Solutions Chapter 17 – Books

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Question 1:

library    wide    galore    skinny    shelves    wonderful

Answer

1) Library:   a room containing collection of books Example sentences: 1) I have a library near my house. 2) There is an outstanding collection of books in our school library.

2) Wide: to a great extent Example sentences: 1) The old man was walking on a wide road. 2) His eyes opened wide after hearing the news.

3) Galore: in abundance Example sentences: 1) There were chocolates galore for everything. 2) Daffodils galore in my garden.

4) Skinny: very thin Example sentences: 1) Reena has skinny legs. 2) The hockey players of our team were very skinny.

5) Shelves: a support for holding objects Example sentences: 1) There were five books on the shelves. 2) The shelves was broken.

6) Wonderful: something that gives pleasure Example sentences: 1) She was looking wonderful in the party. 2) The principal gave a wonderful response after the function.

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Question 1:

What did the library door say?

Answer

The library door said “Come in, come in”.

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Question 2:

What did the books in the library look like?

Answer

The books in the library looked tall and skinny.

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Question 3:

Why did the child in the poem like looking at the pictures?

Answer

The child in the poem liked looking at the pictures because it told stories.

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Question 1:

Listen to the words

Come in, come in Go out, go out

What word signs have you seen or heard –

at home ___________________
at the vegetable shop ___________________
at the library ___________________
at the doctor’s place ___________________
at the bus stop ___________________
at the toy shop ___________________

Answer

at home Welcome
at the vegetable shop Please do not bargain
at the library Keep silence
at the doctor’s place Stay healthy
at the bus stop Please stand in a line
at the toy shop Come! Let’s Play

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Question 1:

Do you like reading story books?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer provided to you. Students are requested to write the answers based on their own experiences.

Yes, I like reading story books. It makes me feel happy.

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Question 2:

What kinds of stories do you like?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer provided to you. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

I like to read mysterious stories.

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Question 3:

The word galore means in great numbers. Do you also have a class library or a school library which keeps many books? Can you borrow books?

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answer based on their own experiences and observations.

Yes, I have a school library which keeps many books. Yes, I can borrow books for a week from there.

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Question 4:

Tell the class about your favourite story book. Talk about the character you liked most in the book.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a sample answer. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

My favourite story book is ‘Alice in Wonderland’. The rabbit is my favourite character in the story. It is because he wears funny clothes.  He is excited every time and the at the same time is also very shy. It is only because of the charm of the rabbit that Alice went down the rabbit hole. He becomes extremely nervous when he has to meet the queen.

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Question 1:

Let’s play Book Chain

Form groups of five or six children in the class. Sit in circles. The first child will begin the book chain by saying the name of a story book. The next child extends the chain by saying the name of another book. In this way a book chain is formed. The more the rounds the children can go on for, the longer the book chain will be. See which group makes the longest book chain.

Disclaimer: Kindly refer the textbook for the image.

Answer

Disclaimer: This is a group activity to be done along with your friends in the classroom.

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Question 1:

Make word families. The first word in each has been written for you.

Look at this sentence −

A library is a place where books are kept.

Now fill in the blanks after reading these sentences. 1. An ______________ is a place where aeroplanes take off and land. 2. A _________________ is a place where food is cooked. 3. A _______________ is a place where sick people are taken care of. 4. A _______________________ is a place where you can buy things. 5. A __________________________ is a place where children study.

Answer

1. An airport is a place where aeroplanes take off and land. 2. A hotel is a place where food is cooked. 3. A hospital is a place where sick people are taken care of. 4. A market is a place where you can buy things. 5. A school is a place where children study.

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