Sunday, April 23, 2023

Class 10 English Solution New Course | Unit 7 Parents-I

Unit 7
Class 10 English Solution New Course | Unit 7 Parents-I

Reading I


A. Choose the words/phrases given below and write against the correct definitions.

[munching, ridiculous, window shopping, stammer, obsessed, lurking, outfit, leer, swerve,stamp]

a. remaining hidden so as to wait for somebody secretly -lurking

b. preoccupied with something continually to a troubling extent-obsessed

c. the act of looking at goods displayed in shop windows without intending to buy them-window shopping

d. bringing down one's feet heavily down on the ground-stamp (stamping)

e. deserving or inviting disapproval; absurd- ridiculous

f. a set of clothes worn for a particular occasion or activity-outfit

g. to turn aside abruptly from a straight line or course-swerve

h. eating something hard, steadily and noisily- munching

i. look or gaze in an unpleasant and offensive way- leer

j. speaking with difficulty, repeating sounds or words and often stopping-stammer

B. Rewrite the following sentences in a chronological order.

c. Anuja told father that she wanted to see her new friend.

e. She told her father about her new e-friend.

a. Her father accompanied her to meet the friend.

g. He observed that Anuja was looking like a boy in her new dress.

d. She revealed of her secret e-identity with her father.

b. They saw a car on the other side of the road.

h. They waited for Anuja's friend for ten minutes.

f. Anuja's father shared the incident with his friend.

C. Read the story again and answer these questions.

a. Why do you think Anuja was unwilling to take her father along with her to meet her new friend?

Anuja was unwilling to take her father along with her to meet her new friend because she was afraid that his physical appearance, particularly his age, large belly, and baldness, would embarrass her.

b. How does she criticise her father?

Anuja criticizes her father by calling him obsessed.

c. Describe Anuja's e-friend.

Anuja's e-friend is 12 and Anuja is very fond of her.

d. What (Why) did Anuja's father propose to go with her?

Anuja's father proposed to go with her because he wanted to meet her friend and make sure that she was safe.

e. What was the shocking news for her father?

For her father, the shocking news was that she chatted with her e-friend as a boy.

f. Why did they return without meeting Anuja's friend?

They returned without meeting Anuja's friend because they couldn't find any girl at the place where they were supposed to meet. They waited for ten minutes and saw a car parked with dark windows on the other side of the road, but it sped away. The narrator concluded that the girl was fake, and they left.

g. Why do you think Dhurva laughed at the story of Anuja's father?

Dhurva laughed at the story of Anuja's father because he found the situation humorous. He revealed to the narrator that the reason Anuja's friend and her mother did not appear at the meeting place was because they saw an old man with a big stomach and a bald head lurking around.

h. How did the girl's mother see Anuja's father?

Why didn't they talk to each other? The girl's mother saw Anuja's father from her car as he was lurking around the meeting place. All she could see was an old man with a big stomach and a bald head. They didn't talk to each other because she drove the car back home without meeting him.

D. What can be the consequences of faking your identities and bullying other people on the social media and the internet?

Faking your identity and bullying others on social media and the internet can have serious consequences. Some of these consequences include:

- Legal consequences, as cyber bullying is often considered a crime in many countries.

- Damage to reputation, as your actions online can impact your personal and professional life.

- Mental health consequences, as both the victim and the bully can experience negative effects on their mental health.

- Social isolation, as being known for bullying or using fake identities can lead to being shunned by others.

- Online harassment and retaliation, as bullying can result in retaliation from the victim or others standing up against cyber bullying.

Grammar I

B. Complete the sentences below with should, ought to or must. Use the negative forms where necessary.

a. Every child should take good care of their aging parents.

b. If you want to lose weight, you ought to exercise regularly.

c. A: Someone picked my pocket.

B: You must inform the police about it.

d. A: How was the movie?

B : It was great. You should go and see it.

e. We must not disrespect our nation at any cost.

f. You look ill. You should see a doctor.

g. In order to maintain healthy habits, we should go to bed early and get up early in the morning.

h. You must not offend people with your harsh words.

i. We should learn to apologise with people to build trust and cooperation.

j. If you find someone's goods, you should try to return them to the respective person.

Writing I

B. Imagine that you are Niti, and that you were unable to attend the function. Write a reply email to Sambridhi apologising for your inability to attend her brother's wedding due to an urgent family business.



Subject: Apology for incapability to attend the wedding

Dear Sambridhi,

Thank you so much for the invitation to your brother Naman's wedding reception. I am deeply sorry that my family and I won't be able to attend the celebration as we have to attend to an urgent family business that cannot be postponed.

We are extremely disappointed that we will miss the opportunity to share this special day with you and your family. Please do convey our best wishes and heartfelt congratulations to your brother Naman. We hope that the wedding day will be filled with joy, love, and wonderful memories that will last a lifetime.

Once again, thank you for inviting us, and please accept our apologies for not being able to attend.

Warm regards,

Niti Thapaliya

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