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Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board chapter 2 - The Necklace [Latest edition]

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Chapter 2: The Necklace

Warming Up!English Workshop Part lEnglish Workshop Part ll
Warming Up! [Page 17]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Necklace Warming Up! [Page 17]

Warming Up! | Q 1 | Page 17

Write a few lines about yourself - your name, appearance, family, the place where you live, your school, your friends, neighbours, relatives, your likes, dislikes, hobbies, what you are good at, etc.

Now create an imaginary ‘persona’ for yourself. It can be quite different from your real self. Or, you may choose a fictional character - a character from a novel, story, etc. Write a few lines about this imaginary persona and introduce yourself in that role.

Real Self Imaginary Persona

Hi, I am ____________________

____________________________

____________________________

Hi, I am ____________________

____________________________

____________________________

Warming Up! | Q 2 | Page 17

Is there something that you would like to own more than anything else? Describe your dream possession with the help of the following points. You may add your own points, too.

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English Workshop Part l [Page 21]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Necklace English Workshop Part l [Page 21]

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (a) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“Look, here’s something for you.”

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (b) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“Why, the dress you go to the theatre in !”

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (c) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“I would rather not go to the party.”

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (d) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“Choose, my dear.”

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (e) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“You have nothing else?”

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (f) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“Would you lend me this, just this?”

English Workshop Part l | Q 1. (g) | Page 21

Read the following sentence aloud. Write who said it and to whom.

“What! ... how ! ... That’s impossible! ”

English Workshop Part l | Q 2 | Page 21

Write a few lines about what Mathilde had and what she dreamt about.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (a) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde was beautiful, and so she wanted to marry an aristocrat.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (b) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde was sad because she did not get any luxuries

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (c) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde felt that her house was shabby and poorly furnished.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (d) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde wanted other people to envy her.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (e) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde was not happy to see the invitation.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (f) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde wanted a new dress for herself.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (g) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde borrowed a diamond necklace from her friend and wore it to the party.

English Workshop Part l | Q 3. (h) | Page 21

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde.

Mathilde lost the necklace.

English Workshop Part l | Q 4 | Page 21

Prepare a formal invitation using the following format:

Mr and Mrs _______________________ solicit the pleasure of your company on the occasion of the ____________________ of their __________________ on _______________ (day), date _______________.

Venue __________________ Time ____________________

(Include other requests like RSVP, No presents please, etc. at the bottom.)

English Workshop Part l | Q 5 | Page 21

Read the following :

  • The necklace
  • an error
  • all these things
  • another woman
  • one evening
  • her husband.

In all these phrases we see some words used before the nouns. They specify or make it clear what noun we are talking about. These words that are used at the beginning of a noun phrase are known as determiners.

Determiners include articles (a, an, the), possessive pronouns (my, our, your, her, etc.), demonstratives (words like this, that), quantifiers (much, many, etc.), numerals, etc.

Write your phrases using each type of determiner.

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English Workshop Part ll [Pages 25 - 26]

Balbharati solutions for English Kumarbharati 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board Chapter 2 The Necklace English Workshop Part ll [Pages 25 - 26]

English Workshop Part ll | Q 1 | Page 25

Complete the following table.

No. Utterance Who said it To whom When
(a) I touched it in the hall at the ministry. ___________ ___________ ___________
(b) It will give us time to look some more. ___________ ___________ ___________
(c) I might have needed it. ___________ ___________ ___________
(d) You must have made a mistake ___________ ___________ ___________
(e) Well, I lost it. ___________ ___________ ___________
(f) Mine was an imitation. ___________ ___________  ___________
English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (a) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde despaired over the loss of her necklace.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (b) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde wrote a note to her friend as dictated by her husband.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (c) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde and her husband decided to replace the necklace.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (d) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde returned the diamond necklace to her friend.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (e) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde did not tell her friend about the loss and replacement.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (f) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde worked very very hard to pay the debt.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (g) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde and her husband paid off the debt in ten years.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 2. (h) | Page 25

Write what you think about the following thoughts and actions of Mathilde :

Mathilde told her friend about the lost necklace.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 3 | Page 25

Form pairs. Discuss how ‘Part II’ of the story could have been different. Write your storyline in the form of bullets showing the main events.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 4 | Page 25

Imagine what must have happened after Mathilde’s friend discovered that the diamonds were real. Do you think she would return the necklace to Mathilde? Would that make Mathilde happy?

English Workshop Part ll | Q 5. (a) | Page 25

Discuss the following and write about the following in your own words in 5-6 lines.

What would you do, if something like this happens to you?

English Workshop Part ll | Q 5. (b) | Page 25

Discuss the following and write about the following in your own words in 5-6 lines.

What opinion do you form about Mathilde’s husband from her story?

English Workshop Part ll | Q 5. (c) | Page 25

Discuss the following and write about the following in your own words in 5-6 lines.

Which events in the story (Part I and Part II) changed Mathilde’s life?

English Workshop Part ll | Q 6. (a) | Page 26

Make a table of verb forms for your own reference. Try to arrange the verbs in alphabetical order. Keep adding new verbs to your table from time to time. When you write, check your work to see whether you have used the correct verb form.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 6. (b) | Page 26

List at least 10 verbs, the last letter of which is doubled in the present participle. Example: put- putting

English Workshop Part ll | Q 6. (c) | Page 26

List at least 10 verbs, the last letter of which is doubled in the past participle. Example: write - written

English Workshop Part ll | Q 6. (d) | Page 26

List at least 10 verbs, the last letter of which is doubled in the past tense form. Example: sob - sobbed.

English Workshop Part ll | Q 7 | Page 26

Read: ‘The Gift of the Magi’ by O. Henry.

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Chapter 2: The Necklace

Warming Up!English Workshop Part lEnglish Workshop Part ll
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