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Unit 9 : Democracy and Human Rights Inauguration Speech of Nelson Mandela A) Ways with words Find the words in the text that mean the same as the following. The first letters are given. a) the system that completely separated black people from white people (apartheid) b) formal objection (protest) c) an ethnical group of people (tribe) d) an act undertaken to achieve a set goal (campaign) e) the formal beginning of any movement (inauguration) f) a strong feeling of excitement and happiness (exhilaration) g) being set free from legal, social, or political restrictions (emancipation) B) Find these words…

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Unit 8 Humour and Satire A Few Kind Words for Superstition Exercise from the Book        Ways with words (Page:74 ) A) Match the following. Ans: a. transcendental iv. spiritual, nonphysical or mystical b. deplore   i. to feel or express strong disapproval of (something) c. absolve vi. set free from blame, guilt, or responsibility; release d. juju ii. a charm or fetish used by some West African peoples e. crude iii. natural state f. chronicle v. a written record of historical events B) Find the contextual meanings of the following words from the text and then…

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Unit 7 Ecology and Development Foresters without Diplomas Exercise from the Book:  Ways with words Page: 66 Match the words with their meanings. Ans:  a. constituency    i. electoral district  b. pursue  ii. to follow in an effort to overtake or capture  c. Infiltrate iii. to enter or gain access to (an organization, place, etc.) secretly and gradually c. nomadic iv. living the life of roaming d. anatomy v. art of studying the different parts of any organized body e. subversive vi. seeking or intended to overthrow an established system or institution Page: 66/67 Comprehension Answer these questions.…

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Unit 6 Health and Exercise                                               You May Scoff… Exercise Page:57 A) Ten words in the bold face in the text correspond to the definitions below. Match the definitions with the corresponding words. Make sentences of your own using the same words in bold type. a) in spite of what has just been said or referred to Ans: nevertheless Ans:  We are not interested in math class, but the class was interesting nevertheless. b) a strong desire…

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Unit 5 Life and Love The Looking Glass Ways with words A) Match the words with their meanings.  a. exhausted            i. vision b. apparent               ii. wavy c. vista                       iii. predetermined d. undulating            iv. prevent, hinder  e. destined               v suffocating, airless f. stuffy                       vi. tired g. restrain                  vii. clear Ans: a. exhausted            vi. tired b. apparent              vii.  clear c. vista                       i. vision d. undulating            ii. wavy  e. destined               iii. predetermined f. stuffy                       v. suffocating, airless g. restrain                  iv. prevent, hinder B) Write the meaning and word class of the following words. Then use them in sentences of your own.…

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Unit 4  History and Culture Qin Dynasty Exercise from the Book  Ways with words A) Match the words with their meanings. Ans:  a. brevity v. lasting only for a short time b. conquest      vii. victory over a place or people by use of military force c. resemblance      i. the state of being alike d. barbarian        ii. a member of an uncivilised group of people or culture e. ally x. one state united to another by a treaty or a league for a military purpose f. nobility     iii. state of being noble in character, quality, or rank…

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Unit 3 Media and Society Social Media: Its Influence and Control over People’s Lives Exercise from the Book: Ways with words  (Page:24) Find the words from the text that have the following meanings  A) a personal or corporate website  Ans: Blog  B. a job requiring expertise in a particular field Ans: Profession C. a feeling of sadness Ans: Disappointment D. put under custody Ans: Detained  E. found guilty Ans: Convicted  F. breaking or disregarding rules or system Ans: Violating G. advantages and disadvantages Ans: Pros and Cons H. a non-statutory monetary penalty Ans: Amercement Comprehension A. Fill in the…

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Unit-2                                       Chapter: Communication ‘Free Writing’   Exercise From The Book (Page:13) Ways with words Page: 16  The words in the crossword puzzle are from the text. Find them in the text to solve the puzzle based on the clues given below. Down: to be preoccupied with a single topic or emotion : Obsessed to move slowly and quietly in a particular direction: Creep orderly, logical and consistent : Coherent Across: to utter rapidly or unintelligibly: Babble to insert something between other things:  Interpose…

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Unit-1 Education and Humanity ‘Education First’                                                                           Exercises from the Book Ways with words  (Page:7) A) Find the words from the text which mean the following. a) a messenger or representative, especially one on a diplomatic mission Ans: Envoy b) the state or quality of being worthy of honor or respect Ans: Dignity c) harm done to someone in response to harm…

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