Tamil Nadu Board of Secondary EducationSSLC (English Medium) Class 9

You stayed with your grandparents at your native village during Pongal. You had an unforgettable time with them. - English

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You stayed with your grandparents at your native village during Pongal. You had an unforgettable time with them. You visited the village fair and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life like bathing in the river, strolling in the fields, eating food cooked in earthen utensils over firewood, sleeping on a cot on the terrace under the star-lit sky, visiting temple fairs, and watching Karagattam presentation.

Write a letter to your friend, describing the joy of celebrating festivals in a village, with the inputs given above.

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Solution

19, Balaji street,
Mumbai-23.
20-1-2020

Dear Sunil,

I am fine and wish to hear the same from you. Last month I celebrated the Pongal festival in my native village “Chinna Thadakam” in the Coimbatore district. My grandparents are living there. I had an unforgettable time with them. Since Pongal is the festival of harvest, the farmers bathed their cows and bulls and painted their horns. There were a village fair and bullock cart race. Jallikattu, the traditional bull-taming spectacle, was also held as part of the four-day Pongal festival. I visited the village fair and enjoyed the simple pleasures of life like bathing in the river, strolling in the fields, eating food cooked in earthen utensils over firewood, sleeping on a cot on the terrace under the star-lit sky, visiting temple fairs, and watching Karagattam presentation. I really enjoyed the rural life. Next year I wish to take you to our native village to celebrate Pongal.

Convey my love to your parents.

Yours lovingly,
R. Prashanth
Address on the Envelope:

To,

Mr. Sunil,
15, Gupta street.

Notes

To

Mr. S.Balu,
S/o. Mr.G.Srinivasan,
18, Patel Street,
Tiruvallur.

Concept: Letter Writing
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  • need for improvement and regular cleanliness under proper supervision.

You are Shivam/Shivani of C-12, Janakpuri, Indore. You wish to make a pilgrimage to Badrinath, Kedarnath and Haridwar with your family of six. Write a letter to R.K. Travels, enquiring about the schedule of their conducted tour by Deluxe buses to these places. Ask about the charges, boarding and lodging arrangements and the total time needed for the tour. (Word limit 100-120 words)


Write a letter to the librarian, City Library, in not more than 120 words, for purchase and addition of popular fiction and non-fiction titles in Braille and also the intake of audiobooks, to promote inclusion. You are an NGO employee, from the same city. You may use ideas from Unit 2: Education, along with your own ideas to write this letter.


You are a sports scout. Write a letter to the Governor of your region, drawing attention to the need for creating and upgrading sport facilities and following practices to enable the local/indigenous sporting talent from your city, to hone their skills. Include specific recommendations. Write the letter in not more than 120 words using ideas from Unit 1: Health and Medicine, along with your own.

* A person who uses their expertise and knowledge of the sport to identify potential talent and recruit individuals who can contribute to the team's success.


You are Anita/Anil of Panday Park. You recently worked on a school project on the powerful impact of media in promoting national integration. Write a letter to the editor of The Hindu, sharing your views on the role of media-word limit 100-120 words.


As Vaishali Nathani of 214, Indrayani Apartments, Vaishali Street, Daipur, you believe that forming Ecology clubs and appointing Eco-minders in your city can aid in the preservation and conservation of nature.

Write a letter to the MLA of your city area, in about 120 words, suggesting the need to form such clubs. Share their importance and implications. Recommend the involvement of resident volunteers for implementation of eco-club activities that nurture and protect the local ecosystem.


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 Rita/Rahul, you purchased a T.V. set from Capital Electronics. However after a month the T.V. set stopped working properly. The volume could not be adjusted and the screen kept going dark. 

Write a letter of complaint to the Manager of the store asking them to send a technician and if required replace the T.V. set since it was within warranty period.


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 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.


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

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.


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.


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


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.


The street lights of your locality are not functioning properly leaving stretches of dark/blind spots at night. Due to this problem, chain and mobile snatching incidents have increased.
Write a letter to the editor of a local daily, in about 120 words, expressing your concern at the situation and suggesting measures to resolve the problem and drawing attention of the concerned authorities. You are Tamay Saroha/Gauri Saroha of 709, Gold Apartments, Prem Vihar, Amar Nagar.


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.


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.


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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