English IV

Solutions Chapter 18 – Going to Buy a Book

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Question 1:

alone    bookshop    machines    finally    climbed

Answer

1) Alone: when no one else is present Example sentences: 1) I will stay alone at home in the evening. 2) The teacher was sitting alone in the class.

2) Bookshop: a shop where books are sold Example sentences: 1) The bookshop gets closed in the evening. 2) The bookshop was very small.

3) Machines: mechanical device Example sentences: 1) We brought machines from Paris. 2) The fax machine is not working.

4) Finally: after a long time Example sentences: 1) We finally decided to go to Manali. 2) The resultsfinally got declared.

5) Climbed: to go or come up a slope Example sentences: 1) He climbed the hill easily. 2) My sister climbed the stairs with a stick.

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Question 1:

Why did grandfather give the children money?

Answer

The grandfather gave money to the children to buy books.

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Question 2:

Where did they go to buy books?

Answer

They went to a small bookshop to buy books.

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Question 3:

Did the girl buy a picture book?

Answer

No, the girl bought a fat book with many stories in it.

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Question 1:

In small groups one child will give directions orally only once; the others will listen and hunt for the following:

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1. a circle
2. a square
3. a triangle
4. a piece of paper with three signatures
5. a piece of paper with red colour
6. a piece of paper with a number
7. a piece of paper with the label of tea
8. a twig in the shape of an alphabetic letter
9. a slab of mud with a drawing
10. a flower in the shape of a number

Answer

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

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Question 1:

Is there a bookshop near your home? If there is, do you like to visit it?

Answer

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

Yes, there is a bookshop near my home. Yes, I usually visit it on Sundays when I am free.

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Question 2:

What are the different kinds of books in this bookshop or in any other bookshop you have seen? Tell the class.

Answer

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

There are many different types of books available in the bookshop like mysterious, comedy, drama and poetry.

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Question 1:

Look at these sentences in the story – (a) Should we go to the big market? (b) Should we go to the small shop? (c) Should I buy a thin book?

The coloured words above are describing words. Now fill in more describing words into the passage below – It was a ______________ night. A _____________ girl sat up in bed listening to her mother tell a ___________ story. Her ________ eyes opened wide and she gave a ___________ smile. “Now go to sleep, Paro,” her mother closed the book. “______________ dreams.”

Answer

It was a dark night. A small girl sat up in bed listening to her mother tell a short story. Her blue eyes opened wide and she gave a sweet smile. “Now go to sleep, Paro,” her mother closed the book. “Sweet dreams.”

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Question 2:

Imagine that you will go to the bookshop tomorrow. What will you do there? Write five sentences beginning with – (a) I shall __________________________________ (b) I shall __________________________________ (c) I shall __________________________________ (d) I shall __________________________________ (e) I shall __________________________________

Answer

Disclaimer: These are sample answers. Students are advised to write the answers based on their own experiences and observations.

(a) I shall buy a picture book. (b) I shall buy a small story book. (c) I shall buy an encyclopaedia. (d) I shall buy a riddle book. (e) I shall buy a sport magazine.

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Question 3:

Tina goes to her school library to borrow a book. Complete her dialogue with the librarian by using and or or in the blanks.

Tina: Ma’am, I want to borrow a book. Librarian: Do you want a story book _________ a book of poems? Tina: I want a story book. Librarian: Do you like stories about animals ________ adventure stories? Tina: I like both. Librarian: Go to the second cupboard. On the first shelf, you will find animal stories ______ on the second, adventure stories. Tina (after selecting two books): Ma’am, I want Black Beauty _______ Panchantantra Stories. Librarian: You can have either Black Beauty _______ Panchantantra Stories.

Answer

Tina: Ma’am, I want to borrow a book. Librarian: Do you want a story book or a book of poems? Tina: I want a story book. Librarian: Do you like stories about animals  or adventure stories? Tina: I like both. Librarian: Go to the second cupboard. On the first shelf, you will find animal stories and on the second, adventure stories. Tina (after selecting two books): Ma’am, I want Black Beauty  andPanchantantra Stories. Librarian: You can have either Black Beauty or  Panchantantra Stories.

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Question 4:

What is your favourite book? Write down the name of the book. Then write down the story.

Answer

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

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