Working in Pairs, Fill up the Table by Asking Your Partner About What He/ She Does on the Following Days and Times. - English - Communicative

Answer in Brief

(A) Working in pairs, fill up the table by asking your partner about what he/ she does on the following days and times.

Day 7.00 am 1.00 pm 6.00 pm

 (B) Write a brief account of his/her actions on the specified times and days, in the
space below. Ask further questions, if necessary. Use the simple past/past
perfect tense to write your description.
e.g. (a) Rani visited the zoo on Sunday.
(b) She had.finished all her homework by 5. 00 am on that day.



(A) Meant for working in pairs at class level. The table is filled in with the relevant information.

Day 7.00 am. 1.00 pm 6.00 pm
Sunday wake up visited the Mall to see a’ picture played tennis
Monday getting ready for school attending classes homework
Tuesday getting ready for school reading in library playing with friends
Wednesday getting ready for school attending classes homework
Thursday getting ready for school studying seeing TV
Friday getting ready for school taking lunch playing
Saturday getting ready for school extra-curricular activities



Students may make sentences in the Simple Past Tense and Past Perfect Tense to cover the activities given in the weekdays chart as per the examples given below :

Sunday1. Rani woke up at 7.00 am.
— Before that she had slept well.
2. Rani visited the Mall to see a picture at 1.00 pm.
— She had telephoned her friend Minu at 12.30 pm.
3. Rani played tennis at 6.00 pm.
— She had invited her friend Dipti at 5.30 to her home to play.

Concept: Writing and Grammar
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Chapter 1.1: Verb Forms - Exercises [Page 3]


CBSE Class 9 English Communicative - Workbook Interact in English
Chapter 1.1 Verb Forms
Exercises | Q 3 | Page 3


List common dilemmas that teenagers face involving the choice of one or more “roads”. Give examples of “roads” that you must travel (e.g. facing peer pressure, choosing friends, observing rules laid down by school and parents, acting on your own values).

Answer the following question briefly.

Do you like/dislike Gaston? Give reasons.

The Convict goes to Paris, sells the silver candlesticks and starts a business. The
business prospers and he starts a reformatory for ex-convicts. He writes a letter to the
Bishop telling him of this reformatory and seeks his blessings.
As the convict, Jean Valjean, write the letter to the Bishop.

After reading the information given in Question 8, complete the table given below by filling in the blank spaces. 

Sub species Countries Estimated    Population
Minimum Maximum
P .t. altaica Amur (a)…………………………………………….. (b)……… (c)………
Royal Bengal Tiger India (d)……… (e)………
P. t. corbetti
(Indo­Chinese tiger)
China (f)………… 40
P. t. sumatrae
(Sumatran Tiger)
(g)…………………………………. 400 (h)…………

The teacher/ student will read out the Radio programme again. Fill in as much information as you can in the following table. Then exchange information with your partner to complete the table. 
                             RADIO SHOW 

Content of programme  Details 
1. School News  .
2. Jokes  .
3. 'Meet the Teacher'  .
4. Advert Time  .
5. Safety at School  .

While you were away on holiday, your house was burgled. Write a letter to
your friend to tell him or her about it.
Use the underlined expressions in Column A above to help you. Include ...
1. how the burglar could have got in,
2. how he knew you had gone away, and
3. what you could have done to prevent the burglary.

Given below is a list or other expressions. Decide what each expression means, by writing D for 'difference' or S for 'similarity' against each. Try to add more expressions to your list and make use of them in writing your article in Question 6. 

Expressions  D or s 
X is different from Y in that _______  
X and Y are alike in that ______  
X and Y have _____ in common.   
Whereas X _________ , Y _____________  
Compared to X, Y ________  
X ____ In contrast, Y ____  
X _____ However, Y _____  
X and Y both  

Be careful with the use of said and told. Look at these examples.

(a) He told me to stop work.
They told us they had four children.
She said (that) they were finished.
We said (that) we were leaving at 6 o’clock.

What would you use when ordering somebody to do something: told or said?


Fill in the blanks using said or told.
Add any other words that you think are necessary.

  1. He ________ to sit down and I did.
  2. She ________ the weather would be hot and it was.
  3. They ________ about the disaster and we listened carefully.
  4. He ________ to go away and they did.
  5. She ________ there was no other way to do it.

The song 'We Are the World' has been sung by many famous singers of the West. Do you know why it is called 'We Are the World'? Why was it recorded? What were the singers trying to do? Did they succeed? 

Student/ teacher can sing the song.

Listen to the song and check whether you have guessed right in Question 1.  Listen again until you are ready to sing along with it. 

A student from a lower class asks you to help her illustrate for her class, the use of different prepositions.

In groups of four, choose one of the following lists of prepositions and draw simple pictures to illustrate their meaning.

Time Place Movement
since on through
at in along
until behind across
for beside down
after above round


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