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13. Write a paragraph on " A day labourer' by answering the following question.
(a) Who is a day labourer? (b) What work does he usually do? (c) What sort of life does he lead? (d) What happens when he earns more? ( e) What happens when he cannot find work?
14. Suppose you are Saber/ Sabera of Banda Road , Barisal. Your friend Azad/ Azadi lives at 134, WAPDA Road, Rampura, Dhaka. He/s he wants to know the benefits of reading newspapers. Now write a letter to your friend telling him/her about the benefits of reading newspapers.
Or, Write a composition in about 200 words on ' Digital Bangladesh.'
Part A: Reading Test
-(iv)big (b)-(iii) follows (c)-(i) pious Muslims (d)-(i) too (e)-(ii) Muslims
False: Ramadan is a month of self-judgment.
False: Not only prayer but also exchanging greetings, visiting friends' and relatives' houses are the events of the day.
False: Eid is important not only for spiritual but also fro wordly life.
False: Muslims regain the normal life after Ramadan.
False: Muslims are inspired to reshape their lfie.
Other (b) big (c) after (d) reshape (e)fasting (f)keeps (g) regarded (h) purify (i) thanks (j)enjoy
Eid-ul-Fitr is the greatest festival of the Muslims. Ramadna is called the month of self-judgement. The month gives the Muslim an opportunity to reshape their life. The month of self-judgment prohibits all wrongs, inhuman and harmful activities. After a month long fasting. Eid-ul-Fitr comes to the Muslim as the greatest cherished festival . it has significance for Mulsim to reshape their life in this month through prayer. Eid is certainly a celebration for joy for the pious Muslim who followed the commandments of the Almighty during the holy month.
Eid-ul-Fitr is the greatest festival for the Muslims after a month long fasting.
The common scene on Eid day is exchanging greetings after prayers, visiting family members, friends and neighbours.
The Muslims should follow the dictates of Islam to enrich and better their worldly and spiritual life.
The pious Muslims enjoy the day by visiting family members, friends, relatives and neighours.
The pious Muslims are inspired to reshape their life during Ramadan.
Concretely (b) say (c) exchange (d) visit (e) enriched (f)establish (g) exploitation. (h)lies (i)peaceful (j) follow
7. On Eid day I usually wake up very early and have my bath. After that I go to maidan with my father to pray. After Eid prayer we exchange greetings and the whole family sit together for a meal. Special foods are prepared on the occasion. Then we all go to visit grandfather and grandmother to get their blessings. I like the special sweets that grandmother prepares for Eid. I spend my Eid mostly with my family and relatives. I enjoy Eid in this way.
8. Ramadan is a month of self-restrain and self purification. It prevents Muslims form doeing anything wrong. Eid come after the month long fasting I Ramadan. It is time to forget the differences between class division of the society and promise to make a healthy society.
Part B: Vocabulary
(a)knowing (b)know(c) associates (d)flock (e)unite (f)similar (g)known (h) choice (i)happiness (j) upon
(a) wealth (b)than (c)lucky (d)fertile (e)only (f) easily (g) hard (h)ploughed (i) great (j) increased
Part C: Writing
11. (a) Everyone was wondering at the wisdom of the young lawyer.
(b) Everyone thought she was an unusual lawyer.
(c ) Portia had disguised her appearance and he r voice so well that even her husband Bassanio faile to recognize her.
(d) Antonio went up to Portia as soon as the trial was over.
(e) He requested her to accept the three thousand ducats that Shylock had lent him.
(f)Portia firmly refused to take the money.
(g) Bassanio begged her to accept some token of the gratitude.
(h) She said that she would accept the ring that Bassnio was wearing.
(i) He told her that his wife gave the ring to him.
(j)He said his wife would not like if he gave the ring t Portia so he refuse to do so.
12. One day Rip Van Winkle went out for a walk with his gun and his dog. On the way he came across a group of strange looking fellows in a place. There he drank a drink and soon fell into a deep sleep; when he woke up, he rubbed his eyes and looked about. There was no sing of the strange people with whom he drank. Suddenly he felt something strange on his face and he put his hand. To he surprise he found that he had a long white beard more than a foot long. He also found his clothes all in rags and failing to pieces. He found his old gun lying on the grass rusty and useless. He though that perhaps he had been dreaming.
13. A Day Labourer
A day labourer is he who works hard for his daily living. He lives from hand to mouth. He has practically no land of his won. A day labourer can be a sweeper, a blacksmith, a mason, a carpenter, peasant or an earth digger. As he has no fixed income, he does not see a good future. He gets wages if he can work. All his family members wait for his return after the sunset. during rainy days, he find no work and has to starve along with is family members. Sometimes he passes his days in great joy if he can earn above his expectation. In our country the life of a day labourer is full of uncertainty and tension. He does not know whether he will get
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