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NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 17 What Lost Identity? | Infinitive and Gerund

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NEB Grade XI Compulsory English Note | Language Development | Unit- 17 What Lost Identity? | Infinitive and Gerund

What Lost Identity? The Diaspora and Globalisation

Ways with words

A. Choose the words for the following meanings.

[confront, refugee, ravage, assimilation, enclave, usurp]
a. the severely damaging or destructive effects of something
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Answer:
ravage

b. someone forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster
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Answer:
refugee

c. to face a difficult situation
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Answer:
confront

d. take a position of power or importance illegally or by force
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Answer:
usurp

e. the process of becoming a part of a group, country, society, etc.
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Answer:
assimilation

f. an area within a larger territory whose inhabitants are culturally or ethnically distinct
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Answer:
enclave

C. Fill in the gaps with the correct word from the brackets.

a. I asked him if he was attending the ceremony and he …… his head 'no'. (shook/moved/ nodded)
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Answer:
I asked him if he was attending the ceremony and he shook his head 'no'.

b. They made a horrible decision which caused …… damage to our company. (hopeless/ inflexible/irreparable)
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Answer:
They made a horrible decision which caused irreparable damage to our company.

c. The leaders need to break down …… so as to create favorable environment in the nation. (barriers/obstacles/hindrances)
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Answer:
The leaders need to break down barriers so as to create favorable environment in the nation.

d. You ought to talk to the manager to ……the dispute. (solve/settle/clear up)
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Answer:
You ought to talk to the manager to settle the dispute.

e. Perhaps this issue will not get much media …… (security/examination/ coverage)
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Answer:
Perhaps this issue will not get much media coverage.

f. This week is the first week of Joan as an in-charge. Everything is running …… (smoothly/calmly/easily)
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Answer:
This week is the first week of Joan as an in-charge. Everything is running smoothly.

g. I haven't read the text thoroughly, but given a … glance. (fast/quick/rapid)
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Answer:
I haven't read the text thoroughly, but given a quick glance.

Comprehension

Answer the following questions.

a. Why did millions of Palestinians leave their country?
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Answer:
Millions of Palestinians left their country because in their country, they were denied basic human rights to find a better life and better economic opportunities.

b. How is the global culture formed? Is cultural identity possible even in the global culture? Justify.
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Answer:
The young generations from the huge waves of technological advancement form the global culture. Cultural identity is possible even in the global culture. Social media, street journalism and global trans-national corporations participate in providing a catalyst for the new dynamics of global culture formation. The sense of togetherness brought with globalization promotes cultural identity. In the new era of globalization, people become more concerned about the uniqueness and particularity of their own culture. Cultural identity provides the global significance of local knowledge and the sense of self, community and nation.

c. Why can moving from one side of the world to the other be an economic challenge for newcomers?
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Answer:
Moving from one side of the world to the other can be an economic challenge for newcomers because integration programme needs time; starting from learning the language, integrating culturally, integration into the labour market.

d. How can immigrants foster economy at different magnitudes of scale in their new homes?
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Answer:
Immigrants ca foster economy at different magnitudes of scale in their new homes by starting their own businesses.

e. Can immigrants fully integrate in the new societies? Give reasons.
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Answer:
No, immigrants can't fully integrate in the new societies because they are unwilling to be part of the new society and the society does not open its doors fully to allow them to integrate.

f. Mention any two benefits of integrating into a new society for the immigrants.
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Answer:

- Immigrants will have equal opportunities in learning, engagement and self-esteem. Afterwards, they can be a solid bridge between the two cultures or religions with mutual understanding.

- The receiving countries will enhance their economic opportunities where immigrants come from.


g. Why should the immigrants run in concordance with global culture?
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Answer:
The immigrants should run in concordance with global culture because of the following reasons:

- The cost of isolation and non-convergence is higher and more damaging than integration.

- They can face the fear of losing identity.


Grammar

Infinitive and Gerund

B. Complete each sentence using what/how/where/whether + one of these verbs:

[apply get do ride use go]

a. Do you know …… to Rama’s house?
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Answer:
Do you know how to get to Rama’s house?

b. I don’t know …… for the job or not.
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Answer:
I don’t know whether to apply for the job or not.

c. Have you decided …… for your picnic?
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Answer:
Have you decided where to go for your picnic?

d. Can you show me …… this camera?
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Answer:
Can you show me how to use this camera?

e. Ask Hari. He’ll tell you …… a bicycle.
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Answer:
He’ll tell you how to ride a bicycle.

f. I was really astonished. I didn’t know …… on the horse.
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Answer:
I didn’t know how to ride on the horse.

C. Paraphrase the following sentences using the verb in brackets as in the example.

Example: She has lost her weight. (seem)

She seems to have lost her weight.

a. Mahesh forgets closing the windows. (tend)
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Answer:
Mahesh tends to forget closing the windows

b. Your car has broken down. (appear)
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Answer:
Your car appears to have broken down.

c. Ashika is worried about her exam. (seem)
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Answer:
Ashika seems to be worried about her exam.

d. They have developed the theory. (claim)
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Answer:
They claim to have developed the theory.

e. He’s enjoying his new job. (pretend)
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Answer:
He pretends to be enjoying his new job.

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