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A Thirsty Crow

                        A Thirsty Crow There was a crow. At a very hot summer day he was feeling very thirsty. He flew from place to place in search of water, but he could not find it anywhere. He was very sad and disappointed at not …

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A Liar Shepherd

              A Liar Shepherd Once upon a time there was a shepherd boy in a village. Every day he was herding goats in the pasture away from the village. The shepherd was a naughty child. He liked nosy to others. On a hot day, he was herding his goats …

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A Fox without a Tail

                 A Fox without a Tail Once, a fox was quietly crossing a field. But alas, suddenly he got trapped. Then he tried hard to come out of the trap. It was only after a tough struggle that she got free. But his tail got cut off. He …

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Grasp All Lose All

                       Grasp All Lose All Once upon a time there lived a farmer in a village. The farmer was very poor and within his small income he was unable to continue his family properly. He always thought how to increase his income. One day he …

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A Dog with its Shadow

                                                     The Dog with its Shadow One upon a time, there was a dog in the village. One day it stole a piece of meat from a butcher’s shop. It …

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A Foolish Crow and a Cunning Fox

                       A Foolish Crow and a Cunning Fox Once, a fox was feeling very hungry. He roamed here and there in search of food but could not find anything to eat. After searching food in different places he became tired. So, to take rest it …

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At the airport

                                         Unit One                              Going on a foreign trip                                                Lesson 1: At the airport  Read the text and find out if your guesses are correct. Zara lives (dwell, stay, abide, …

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Final Model Test on English First Paper for HSC 2013

PART-A : Seen Comprehension (40 Marks)  Read the following passage and answer the questions 1-4:  In recent years, there have been many alarming reports that the world’s climate is undergoing a significant change. All these reports provide strong evidence that world temperatures are increasing day by day. This increase in global warming is caused by …

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Our Folk Songs

Unit Six: A glimpse (sight, scene, hint, preview) of our culture (nation, philosophy)  Lesson 1: Our folk (traditional, common, popular, general, informal) songs B Read the text and answer (response, reply, reaction) the following questions. Folk songs are songs sung in the traditional (old, old style, outdated) style of a community (public, communal) or country …

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Nakshi Kantha

                                                   Lesson 2: Nakshi Kantha Nakshi kantha is a kind of embroidered (sewed, sewn, inflated) quilt. The name was taken from the Bengali word, ‘naksha’ which means artistic (creative, imaginative, inventive) …

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