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Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board chapter 3 - The Will to Win [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: The Will to Win

Warming UpEnglish Workshop
Warming Up [Pages 122 - 123]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 The Will to Win Warming Up [Pages 122 - 123]

Warming Up | Q 1. (a) | Page 122

Get into pairs, discuss and tick the most appropriate answer :

You may have lost the match; but ____________.

  • It is important that you start fighting with your opponent.

  • It is important to have the will to win.

  • It is important that you blame the organizers for the rough ground.

Warming Up | Q 1. (b) | Page 122

Get into pairs, discuss and tick the most appropriate answer :

Success is always measured by :

  • Ability to pounce upon at the opponent and fight with full force.

  • Match-fixing before the match begins

  • Ability to bounce back after a fall.

Warming Up | Q 1. (c) | Page 122

Get into pairs, discuss and tick the most appropriate answer :

For attaining success; we need to :

  • Sleep day in and day out and dream about success.

  • Scheme out things to make the opponent fall.

  • Work hard day and night for it.

Warming Up | Q 2 | Page 122

How can we achieve success in life? Complete the boxes by filling the essential qualities required for achieving success.

Warming Up | Q 3 | Page 123

Discuss and write 5 proverbs/quotations related to the importance of having a strong will-power.

(a) ___________________________________________

(b) ___________________________________________

(c) ___________________________________________

(d) ___________________________________________

(e) ___________________________________________

Warming Up | Q 4 | Page 123

Complete the following table.

Make a list of great personalities of present and past who have achieved success in different walks of life. You can take help from your school library or search on the internet.

Politics Social work Sports Music
       
       
       
       
       
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English Workshop [Pages 125 - 127]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 10th Standard SSC Maharashtra State Board Chapter 3 The Will to Win English Workshop [Pages 125 - 127]

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 125

In order to achieve success the poet wants us to ________

(a) _____________________

(b) ______________________

(c) _____________________

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 125

Write as many phrases as you can using ‘enough’ and use them in your sentences.

Example: good enough

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 125

What does the word ‘Scheme’ mean here? Choose the correct alternative from the following.

  • Housing colony

  • Goal in life

  • Rhyme pattern

  • Plan of action

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 125

Do you think the line ‘Give up your time and your peace and your sleep for it’ means that one should be ‘desperate’ or restless’ to achieve one’s goal? Explain your opinion, in your notebook.

English Workshop | Q 1. (e) | Page 125

The following lines are given to you. Find their appropriate meanings after discussing them with your partner.

(a) To go out and fight for it.

(b) If you gladly sweat for, fret for, and plan for it.

(c) Lose all your terror of the opposition for it.

(d) With all your capacity, strength, and sagacity.

English Workshop | Q 1. (f) | Page 125

Read the poem again and complete the web showing all those things that can turn one away from one's efforts towards a goal.

English Workshop | Q 1. (a) | Page 125

Find the line from the poem which mean-

become crazy for the goal

English Workshop | Q 1. (b) | Page 125

Find the line from the poem which mean-

toil hard happily

English Workshop | Q 1. (c) | Page 125

Find the line from the poem which mean-

get rid of all fears

English Workshop | Q 1. (d) | Page 126

Find the line from the poem which mean-

make efforts continuously

English Workshop | Q 1. (e) | Page 126

Find the line from the poem which mean-

extremely poor condition

English Workshop | Q 2 | Page 126

The poet has mentioned some hurdles in the poem that keep us away from achieving our goal in our life. Discuss with your partner and make a list of all the hurdles mentioned in the poem. 

  • sickness
  •  
English Workshop | Q 3 | Page 126

The poem explicitly describes some strengths and weaknesses with the help of some words and phrases. The poet wants us to possess all the strengths and keep away from all the weaknesses. Make a list of all the words and phrases showing Strengths in table A and Weaknesses in table B. One is done for you.

A

Strengths

B

Weaknesses

  • Workday and night
  • Sickness
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
English Workshop | Q 4. (a) | Page 126

Listen to the poem carefully and state whether the following statement is true or false. Correct the false statement.

If you want a thing you should not give up your sleep.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 4. (b) | Page 126

Listen to the poem carefully and state whether the following statement is true or false. Correct the false statement.

You should be afraid of your opposition.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 4. (c) | Page 126

Listen to the poem carefully and state whether the following statement is true or false. Correct the false statement.

Cold or poverty cannot keep you away from achieving your goal.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 4. (d) | Page 126

Listen to the poem carefully and state whether the following statement is true or false. Correct the false statement.

You can achieve your goal with the help of God.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 4. (e) | Page 126

Listen to the poem carefully and state whether the following statement is true or false. Correct the false statement.

Life will not seem useless and worthless without achieving your goal.

  • True

  • False

English Workshop | Q 5 | Page 126

Form pairs and complete the web with suitable responses. Tell the class what all things the poet wants us to do to win.

English Workshop | Q 6 | Page 127

Match the phrases in table A with lines of the poem given in table B.

Phrases Lines
(1) Toil hard (a) If you want a thing bad enough...
(2) Get rid of all (b) If neither cold nor poverty, famished ...
(3) Extremely poor condition (c) To work day and night for it.
(4) Need desperately (d) Lose all your terror of the opposition for it.
English Workshop | Q 7 | Page 127

Every stanza begins with the word ‘if’. How does it add to the effectiveness of the poem?

English Workshop | Q 8. (a) | Page 127

In poetry, when words/ideas are arranged in ascending order of importance, the figure of speech used is called ‘Climax’. For example, Man should work for his family, his country, but most of all for God.

  • Pick out two examples of ‘Climax’ from the poem.
English Workshop | Q 8. (b) | Page 127

When some words, in the line of the poem, express the same idea in different ways, the figure of speech used is ‘Tautology’.

For example, 

  1. happy and joyful.
  2. motionless and still.
  • Pick out two examples of ‘Tautology’ from the poem.
English Workshop | Q 8. (C) (i) | Page 127

Pick out one example of the following Figure of Speech.

Antithesis : _____________________.

English Workshop | Q 8. (C) (ii) | Page 127

Pick out one example of the following Figure of Speech.

Alliteration : _______________.

English Workshop | Q 8. (C) (iii) | Page 127

Pick out one example of the following Figure of Speech.

Repetition: _______________.

English Workshop | Q 9 | Page 127

Work in a group and prepare and present a speech on ‘How to Achieve Success.’ (You may take the help of the poem).

English Workshop | Q 10 | Page 127

Read the poem again and write an appreciation of the poem ‘The Will to Win’ in a paragraph format.

Points 

  • Title
  • Poet
  • Rhyme scheme
  • Favourite line
  • Theme/Central idea
  • Figures of speech
  • Special features - Type of the poem, language, tone, implied meaning, etc.
  • Why I like/ dislike the poem.
English Workshop | Q 11 | Page 127

Make a list of Berton Braley’s collection of selected poems. You can take the help of your teacher, library, or search on the internet. Recite Braley’s one poem in front of the class.

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Chapter 3: The Will to Win

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