The News (A) Narendra Singh – Broke Record – Long Jump – Regional Meet – Principal Sent Congratulations – Also President Youth Federation - English - Communicative

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The news
(a) Narendra Singh – broke record – long jump – regional meet – Principal sent congratulations – also President Youth Federation
(b) Narendra Singh from St. Michael’s School has broken the regional long jump record. The principal of St. Michael’s has sent his congratulations. Best wishes have also come from the President of the Youth Federation.

Work individually, and note down some events that occurred recently in your school or local area in the same way as the example in (a). Write a short report about it in the space given below.
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Exchange notes with your partner. Read out your partner’s information as a news broad¬cast. Use the present perfect tense to report I express actions completed in the recent past but whose effect still remains.

Use your imagination to make the news item sound exciting

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Solution

A spate of unfortunate events in Madurai — valuables worth Rs. 50,000 stolen — a car snatched at dagger point — a cloth merchant stabbed in broad daylight — the Accountant of the Sugar Mill deprived of cash while coming out of the bank — Some girls teased and molested by some youths — Superintendent of Police assured early arrest of the culprits.

There has been a spate of some unfortunate events in Madurai. The thieves entered a house at night and decamped with valuables worth Rs. 50,000. A cloth merchant has been stabbed in broad daylight over a rupee. The Accountant of the Sugar Mill has been deprived of his briefcase. He was carrying the salary of the staff in it. Some girls have been molested by some youths. The Superintendent of Police has assured early arrest of the culprits.

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CBSE Class 9 English Communicative - Workbook Interact in English
Chapter 1.1 Verb Forms
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