Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationHSC Arts Class 12

Read the following letter carefully, discuss with your partner and answer the questions Sir, I request you to publish the following letter in your daily to address an important - English

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Read the following letter carefully, discuss with your partner and answer the questions

Sir,

I request you to publish the following letter in your daily to address an important issue which needs immediate redressal.

During week ends motorcyclists are seen racing on the East Coast Road and the Old Mahabalipuram road of Chennai. The amateur racers are risking their own lives and of the public as well. They are fearless and irresponsible, not knowing the price of human lives. Risking others and their lives for their pleasure is highly condemnable.

Even school students indulge in such activities and cause fatal accidents. The racers have started occupying the lanes and streets of busy localities. As such, the violation of traffic rules often results in loss of young lives. Such reckless riders who violate traffic rules should be punished severely. 

As a responsible citizen of the society, I request the authorities concerned to take appropriate measures to put an end to this menace.

Yours truly,

Srivatsav

Questions:

  1.  Who is the sender of the letter? 
  2. Who is the receiver? 
  3. What is the issue? 
  4. What is the request of the sender?
  5. Who will take steps after reading it?
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Solution

  1. The sender is Srivatsav
  2. The editor of a Newspaper (unnamed).
  3. Bike racing on the East Coast Road and the Old Mahabalipuram road of Chennai is the issue.
  4. The reckless riders who violate traffic rules must be punished. This is the request of the sender.
  5. The authorities concerned will take steps after reading it.
Concept: Letter Writing
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Enchanting Beauty: Chikhaldara

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  • Total Cost
  • Accommodation
  • Worth seeing places
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The Incharge, Tourism Department, Chikhaldara,
Dist.: Amravati

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As Armaan Khan, the School Literary Captain of Ujjwal Academy, Old City, Kiladerabad, you believe that languages can help bridge regional divides and promote unity.

Write a letter to the Editor of a national daily, in about 120 words, suggesting the introduction of an online regional language learning programme managed and run by student councils and language clubs in the city. The programme aims to help residents who have recently relocated to a new region in picking up the local language organically. Share the importance and credibility of such a programme and suggest a feasible way to execute it along with possible activities.


When you think about your city, you feel proud of its historical monuments, places of cultural interest, shopping centres and beautiful parks. Write a letter in 100-120 words to the editor of a national daily expressing your views on 'Your City'. Also, suggest ways to increase footfall to these places like the government's recent initiative of free entry to all historical monuments on the occasion 75th Independence Day.

You are Sangeeta/Sanjay, 45 Vijay Nagar, Delhi. (Word limit 100-120 words) 


You are Ankit/Ankita of Mahavir Public School, Delhi. You have seen an advertisement in “The Times of India’ regarding the starting of new batches of 'Astronomy Club’ by the National Science Centre. You wish to join the club. Write a letter to the Director, enquiring about the venue, duration, fee-structure, activities, etc. (Word limit 100-125 words)


Technology today is an effective and convenient means of learning.

TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION
PROS CONS
Improves engagement and retention. Distracting
Promotes interactive collaborative learning Reduces problem solving skills
Prepares students for the future Reduces direct peer interaction
Reduces costs Expensive to maintain
Promotes technological skills Information may not be authentic
Provides current information Communication

You are Meera/Vaibhav and would like to share your views on the pros and cons of technology in education.

Write a letter to the Editor of a newspaper expressing your views in about 100-120 words.


You are Aruna/Arjun C.C.A. incharge of St. Joseph's High School, Pune Cantt. You have read an advertisement by the National Tourist Corporation, offering excellent prices for group tours.

Write a letter to enquire about the following:

  • Duration of tour
  • Sight seeing itinerary
  • Cost of package discount
  • Mode of transport
  • Destinations being offered

Stakeholders associated with education of children are concerned about the poor reading habits of students today. There are multiple reasons for this disinterest in students. Academic pressure, technology and distraction, social media, parents don't read, children don't visit libraries, lack of leisure time are some of the reasons. As a concerned parent write a letter to the editor in about 100-120 words, expressing your concern. Suggest innovative ways in which children can be brought back to books. You are Sahil/Sushila.


You are Aruna/Arjun C.C.A. incharge of St. Joseph's High School. You have read an advertisement in a newspaper regarding admission into a foreign languages institute.

Write a letter in about 100-120 words to the Director of the institute 'Lingua for All' making relevant inquires:

  1. Eligibility
  2. Duration of Course
  3. Time Schedule
  4. Fee Structure
  5. Faculty
  6. Placement

Draft a letter to the editor of a renowned daily in 120-150 words on the need to keep our surroundings clean to avoid outbreaks of common diseases like malaria and dengue. You are Bharat/Bharati.

Use the given cues along with your own ideas to compose this letter.


You are Anil/Anita of Vasant Road, Lucknow. You saw the given advertisement in the newspaper and wish to apply for the position advertised. Write a letter of application in 120-150 words, along with a detailed biodata.

Credence. Pvt. Ltd.

Required: Food Technologist

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

2 years degree/diploma in Food Technology, having minimum 2 years Lab experience.

Competency in basic computer skills.

Send your bio-data within 10 days to Manager, Credence Pvt. Ltd., Hazratganj, Lucknow.

For further details, check our web site - www.credence.com.


You are a resident of Pranihar Colony and a member of the Resident Welfare Association. During your morning walks, you have noticed that the parks are in dismal condition. Due to neglect, the parks are no longer safe for residents or children to play. Write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper in about 120-150 words, expressing your views on the situation and suggest ways of improving and maintaining the park. You are Satish/Sunaina, member RWA. Use the given cues along with your ideas to compose this letter.

Reasons for Neglect

  • Unpruned trees
  • No dustbins
  • Stray dogs
  • Lack of security

Efforts to be taken

  • Regular maintenance
  • Removal of broken benches
  • Security tightened
  • Waste bins

You are Prerna Seth, you saw the given advertisement in the newspaper and wish to apply for the position advertised.

Dimla Pvt. Ltd.

Required - an accountant with a minimum of 5 years experience.

Lob Responsibilities - prepare salaries, accounts, and the record of income and expenditure.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications - B.Com., C.A. with knowledge of computers, especially Excel.

Send your bio-data within 10 days to Rajiv Arora, Personnel Manager, Dimla Pvt. Ltd., Nehru Enclave, Indore.

Write a letter to The Managing Director, Dimla Pvt. Ltd., along with your bio-data, expressing your interest in the situation vacant.


The newspapers today have full-page advertisements promoting luxury items. With the increase in consumerism, people find it difficult to resist and soon find themselves trapped in a world of social one-upmanship. Write a letter to the editor expressing your views on the consequences of this consumerism, giving suggestions on how to control this habit. You are Renu/Rajan. Use the given cues along with your own ideas to compose this letter.

Consequences

  • trapped in a competitive world
  • social acceptability
  • living beyond budgets
  • mental trauma

Solutions

  • responsible role of media
  • make informal decisions

Mitali Kedia sees the following advertisement and wishes to apply for the position advertised. Write a letter of application in 120-150 words, along with a detailed bio-data.

Skill Development Institute

  • Requires Part-time Trainers for Computers/Car Mechanics
  • The applicant must be professionally qualified.
  • Must be competent in basic computer skills.
  • Experience-minimum 5 years as a trainer.

Apply within 10 days to the Director, Skill Development Institute, Meerut.


A survey reveals that advertisements impact both young and old. They are lured by the discounted prices and the promises made by the product manufacturers. Write a letter to the editor of a national daily expressing your views in 120-150 wards on how advertisements may mislead consumers and give suggestions on how they can make informed decisions. You are Carol/Philip. You may use the given input.

Advertisements

–Read with care

  • Inaccurate facts
  • Exaggerate features
  • Heavy discounts
  • Promote products with unproven value
  • Distract with visuals

Mansi/Manu of Viewside Road, Kanpur, sees the following advertisement in 'The Everyday News' and decides to apply for the job of Marketing Executive. Write a letter of application along with the bio-data in 120-150 words to the Personnel Manager, India Book House, Mall Road, Kanpur.

India Book House

– Requires Marketing Executive

Qualification:

  • Graduate in Marketing and Sales
  • Experience 3-5 years
  • Fluency in English and Local language
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills Job requirement.
  • Setting targets and timelines
  • Supervising sales

You are concerned about the increase in the number of incidents taking place on poorly lit roads in your city. Write a letter in 120-150 words to the editor of a national daily expressing your views and suggesting solutions. You are Hamida/Hamid. You may use the cues given below.

BE SAFE

  • Poorly lit roads
  • Do not travel alone at night
  • Be alert of your surroundings
  • Road accidents-hit and run incidents
  • Petty crimes – snatching valuables at knifepoint

You are Anita/Andrew of B-15, M. G. Road, Jammu. You read the advertisement for an Accounts Officer in the local newspaper and wish to apply for the same. Write a letter of application in 120-150 words along with your bio-data.

World Solutions Delhi - Requires Accounts Officer

Qualification - B.Com.

Experience - Minimum 2 years

Job Requirement - Maintaining books of accounts, preparation of Balance Sheets

Knowledge of basic computer skills

Apply to:

Managing Director
World Solutions
Galaxy Building
Geetanjali Enclave
New Delhi


A survey reveals that most of the health issues faced by teenagers are related to excessive use of gadgets. You are concerned about this. Write a letter to the editor of ‘Navbharat Times’ in 120-150 words expressing your views on the topic. Offer solutions. You are Mala/Mohan of M. G. Road, Jhansi. You may use the cues given below.

Gadgets And Health

Problems

  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Obesity
  • Social isolation
  • Emotional disorders

Solutions

  • Disciplined use of gadgets
  • Spend family time
  • Follow an exercise routine

Anita/Amit of Civil Lines, Kanpur, sees the following advertisement in ‘The World News’ and decides to apply for the job of Sales Manager in a reputed export house. Write an application along with your resume in 120-150 words to the Personnel Manager, Dezine Furniture Exports, Kanpur.

Dezine Furniture Exports: requires a Sales Manager

Qualification: B.Corn

Experience: 3-5 years

Job requirement: Managing executives, setting targets and timelines.

Apply to:

The Personnel Manager
Dezine Furniture Exports
Tara Deep
Kanpur


Letter writing.

Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Informal Letter -

Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Mr and Mrs Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of their daughter's twenty-first birthday, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time, and venue in about 50 words.


Imagine you are Soham/Sohini Dargan residing at 208, Swarnadham, Hira Colony, Mumbai-400052.

Read the following snippet and write a letter based on it:

Sports and games are activities which make a person more capable with a high level of efficiency. It removes the mental exhaustion and makes us capable to do any hard work. It improves blood circulation all through the body, thus improves the physical and mental well being of the person.

Formal Letter:

Write a letter to the Editor of a newspaper to create awareness about the role of sports in a student’s life.


Imagine you are Shivam/Shivangi Patil residing at 47 Raman Baugh, Satara. Read the following poster and attempt any one of the following letters:

Developing Writing Skills

  • Read prose and poetry lessons purposefully and loudly.
  • Enrich your vocabulary by reading newspapers and story books.
  • Try to converse in simple English with your friends and teachers.
  • Write down new words and find out their meanings from the dictionary.
  • Write your thoughts, ideas and feelings neatly in your own words.
  • Review your studies regularly.

Poster prepared by:
The Incharge,
Eng. Club, Satara

Write a letter to your friend who is not doing well in English. Advise him/her to study well. Make use of the points given in the poster.
* Add your own points.


Imagine you are Shivam/Shivangi Patil residing at 47 Raman Baugh, Satara. Read the following poster and attempt any one of the following letters:

Developing Writing Skills

  • Read prose and poetry lessons purposefully and loudly.
  • Enrich your vocabulary by reading newspapers and story books.
  • Try to converse in simple English with your friends and teachers.
  • Write down new words and find out their meanings from the dictionary.
  • Write your thoughts, ideas and feelings neatly in your own words.
  • Review your studies regularly.

Poster prepared by:
The Incharge,
Eng. Club, Satara

Write a letter to The Club incharge, English Club, Satara, thanking him for giving poster of 'Developing Writing Skills'. Also, assure him the tips and guidance in the poster are useful to every English Learners.

  • Add your own points.

Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Letter writing.

Send a formal letter of invitation in 50 words to Dr. Mehra, noted novelist and educationist, to speak on, 'The Importance of Books'. You are Lena/Sanjay, Secretary, Literary Club, S. S. Public School. Mention the day, date, time and venue.


Informal Letter -

Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Informal Letter:

Write a letter to your friend describing the details of the vacation.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Letter Writing

In your locality, dirty gutters are overflowing. It has made the hygienic conditions of the area very poor. Write a letter to the editor of a newspaper bringing to the notice of the public the above-mentioned matter and its harmful effects. Suggest some possible solutions.


Mr. and Mrs. Agarwal of Pushp Farms, Kolkata, are hosting a party on the occasion of the twenty-first birthday of their daughter, Vinita. Write a letter of invitation to Sonakshi, their niece, giving details of the date, time and venue in about 50 words.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


Write a letter to the curator of the museum seeking permission for a school visit.


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