Subject : English 2nd paper
Part –A : Grammar (Marks: 30)
Unity is strength
Once there was an old farmer in a certain village. He had four sons. The were very fond of quarrelling and used to quarrel among themselves all the time. So, there was no peace in the house and this made the old man extremely anxious. The farmer and his wife were unhappy for it. One day while the sons were quarreling , the farmer called his sons. He asked them to bring four sticks together. The brought the sticks. He told his wife to tie the sticks together. Then he gave the bundle to his sons one after another and told them to break the bunle. The tried again and again but could not break the bundle. Then he told his wife to untie the bundle and give one stick to each of their sons and told them to break. This time they easily broke the sticks. He then told his sons, “if you are united , nobody can harm you.” The sons understand the matter and stopped quarrelling forever.
A library is a place where books are kept for reading. It is a store house of books. It is a part and parcel of a school. So there is a library in our school. There are many kinds of books in our school. The students peacefully go there and borrow books from the librarian.
A TEA STALL
A tea stall is a small shop where tea is prepared and supplied to the people. It is a common sight in our country. It is found in cities, bazars, towns , railway stations, bus stands , beside school, college and even in villages. There are several chairs, tables and benches in a tea stall. Prepared tea is sold here. Biscuits , cakes, bananas, cigerates and betel leaf are also sold here. In a tea stall, there is a boy or two who serve to the customers. The manager sits generally in front of the cash box and collects money from the customers. A stall stall opens in the morning and closes at night. A tea stall is a popular place. People come and take tea here. They talk on various subjects, village politics, national and international politics and on current affairs. Actually a tea stall is an important place of social gathering. The customers spend their free time in the tea stall for extra enjoyment .
My name is Mahinur Akter Monika. I am 13 years old. I live in Dhaka city. I am a student of class 7. I read in Shahajuddin Sarker Model School. My school starts at 8 am and finishes at 1 p.m. I am studying Bangla , English, Math, Social science, General science, Religion in the school. I go to school on foot and return home by rickshaw. All the teachers of my school are very friendly and helpful. I love my school very much.
I live with my parents. I have one brother and one sister. They are students too. My father is a businessman. My mother is a housewife. On holidays, she cooks special dishes. She works at home. My hobby is gardening. I work in my garden in the afternoon. I enjoy cricket very much. During leisure I read novels , story books an watch T.V. I always help the poor. I teach the illiterate when I go to my village home during holidays.
Parents are the source of our life on earth. I have also parents who are bringing up me since I was born. They are my best friends and well wishers. My father’s name is MD. Siddikur Rahman. He is a B.A. He is a businessman. He looks very smart. He goes to market on foot. When he returns home from his shop, he plays with me. Sometimes he takes me to school when he is at home. Mrs. Mahmuda is my mother. She is also a B.A. She is a house wife. She works at home. She prepares our breakfast, lunch and dinner. She takes care of us. She helps me in my studies. Everyday she takes me to school. Sometimes she tells me stories. She is a pious woman. She teaches me religion. Sometimes she goes to market. In spite of this, they always take care of my studies. They look after the whole family. My parents always wish that I may be honest, sincere, hard working, polite and first class citizen in Bangladesh.
Milk is a liquid food. It is nutrious. It is white in colour. It is liked by all. We get milk from our domestic animals such as cows, goats, sheep etc. Milk is a very good food for the babies. It is good for sound health. Milk has all the elements of a good food. Different kinds of sweets are made from milk.