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Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 6 - The Last Lesson [Latest edition]

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Chapter 6: The Last Lesson

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Warm up [Page 161]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Warm up [Page 161]

Warm up | Q A. | Page 161

Fill the globe with an acrostic poem.

Warm up | Q B. | Page 161

How can you make the world a better place?

Warm up | Q C. | Page 161

What does the picture symbolise?

Warm up | Q D. | Page 161

Find the name of the various UN organization with the logo given below and fill in the blank.

Warm up | Q D. | Page 161

Find the name of the various UN organization with the logo given below and fill in the blank.


________________________
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Warm up | Q D. | Page 161

Find the name of the various UN organization with the logo given below and fill in the blank.


______________________________

______________________________

Warm up | Q D. | Page 161

Find the name of the UN organization with the logo given below and fill in the blank.


________________________
________________________

Warm up | Q D. | Page 161

Find the name of the UN organization with the logo given below and fill in the blank.


________________________

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Warm up | Q D. | Page 161

Find the name of the UN organization with the logo given below and fill in the blank.


________________________

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Intext [Pages 163 - 165]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Intext [Pages 163 - 165]

Intext | Q a. | Page 163

What kind of news was usually put up on the bulletin board?

Intext | Q b. | Page 163

What was the usual scene when school began every day?

Intext | Q c. | Page 164

Other than the students, who were present in the class?

Intext | Q d. | Page 164

Why did Mr. Hamel say it was the last French lesson?

Intext | Q e. | Page 164

What was Franz asked to tell? Was he able to answer?

Intext | Q f. | Page 164

Why did Mr.Hamel blame himself?

Intext | Q g. | Page 165

What did M. Hamel say about the French language?

Intext | Q h. | Page 165

How many years had M. Hamel been in the village?

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Exercise [Pages 166 - 167]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Exercise [Pages 166 - 167]

Answer the following questions in two or three sentences.

Exercise | Q A. 1. | Page 166

Why did Franz dread to go to school that day?

Exercise | Q A. 2. | Page 166

What were the various things that tempted Franz to spend his day outdoors?

Exercise | Q A. 3. | Page 166

Why was the narrator not able to get to his desk without being seen?

Exercise | Q A. 4. | Page 166

What was Frank sorry for?

Exercise | Q A. 5. | Page 166

Why were the old villagers sitting in the last desk?

Exercise | Q A. 6. | Page 166

What were the thoughts of the narrator’s parents?

Exercise | Q A. 7. | Page 166

Why does M. Hamel say that we must guard our language?

Exercise | Q A. 8. | Page 166

M. Hamel was gazing at many things. What were they?

Exercise | Q A. 9. | Page 166

When and how did M. Hamel bid farewell to the class?

Answer the following questions in about 100-150 words.

Exercise | Q B. 1. | Page 166

We appreciate the value of something only when we are about to lose it. Explain this with reference to the French language and M.Hamel.

Exercise | Q B. 2. | Page 166

Give an account of the last day of M.Hamel in school.

Vocabulary

Exercise | Q C. | Page 167

In column A are some of the idiomatic phrases from the essay. Match them with equivalent single words in column B.

A B
go far reveal
blow up submit
show up explode
call on succeed
break off finish
knuckle under require
Exercise | Q D. | Page 167

Frame sentences of your own using the below idiomatic phrases.

go far blow up show up call on break off knuckle under
Exercise | Q E. | Page 167

Given below are some idiomatic phrases. Find the meaning of it using the dictionary.

A B
put on walk away
come in time out
try again try again
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Listening [Page 167]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Listening [Page 167]

Listening | Q F. | Page 167

Listen to the article titled “Remembering Nel Jayaraman”

In pairs, present an interview. One student will be the interviewer and the other would be Nel Jayaraman himself.

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Speaking [Page 168]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Speaking [Page 168]

Speaking | Q G. | Page 168

A road map is given below. Answer the questions that follow with the help of the road map. Work in pairs and discuss to give directions to get to one place from another.

  1. You are at the market. You need directions to go to the pharmacy.
  2. You are in a book shop. Ask your partner to direct you to the Art Gallery.
  3. Give your partner the directions to go from the Bank to the hotel.
  4. Direct your partner from the post office to the market.
  5. Your partner wants to go to the library from school. Give suitable directions.
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Reading [Page 170]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Reading [Page 170]

Read the poem carefully and answer the questions that follow.

Reading | Q H. 1. a) | Page 170

Fill in the blank

______ is the festival which fills our hearts with delight.

Reading | Q H. 1. b) | Page 170

Fill in the blank.

______ is referred to as a festival of sacrifice.

Reading | Q H. 2. | Page 170

What kind of joy is unfurled during the festival of sacrifice?

Reading | Q H. 3. | Page 170

How can we make our life worth living?

Reading | Q H. 4. | Page 170

What does the poet mean by ‘Festival of flowers’?

Reading | Q H. 5. | Page 170

When are we in a state of trance?

Reading | Q H. 6. | Page 170

What do the people do when the festival of Music is celebrated?

Reading | Q H. 7. | Page 170

What makes us happy and free, according to the poet?

Reading | Q H. 8. | Page 170

Find out the rhyme scheme employed in the fourth stanza.

Reading | Q H. 9. | Page 170

Pick out the rhyming words from the first stanza of the poem.

Reading | Q H. 10. (a) | Page 170

Write down the word that alliterate in the poetic line below

Festival of Flowers.

Reading | Q H. 10. (b) | Page 170

Write down the word that alliterate in the poetic line below

That spreads treasures on a tree.

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Writing [Pages 171 - 174]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Writing [Pages 171 - 174]

Writing | Q I. 1. | Page 171

Create a poster for the following.

You are Raja/ Ranjani. Draft a poster to create awareness about the harmful effects of using plastics, in not more than 50 words.

Writing | Q I. 2. | Page 171

Create a poster for the following.

Say ‘No to Drugs’ – Design a poster for it is not more than 50 words. You may use slogans/ phrases.

Writing | Q I. 3. | Page 171

Create a poster for the following.

“ Save our Earth” is the need of the hour. Draft a poster with attractive slogans/ phrases for the same in not more than 50 words. Use attractive drawings.

Writing | Q I. 4. | Page 171

Create a poster for the following.

You are Sita/ Sudhan. Design a poster in not more than 50 words to focus on not wasting water. Be creative.

Writing | Q I. 5. | Page 171

Create a poster for the following.

Good handwriting is the index of an individual. Design a poster on the importance of good handwriting. Use catchy slogans or phrases. Your poster should not exceed 50 words.

Writing | Q J. 1. | Page 174

Draft Letter for the following.

You are Ajeet, living in a remote village in Tirunelveli. You participated in a health camp organized by your school. You were surprised to observe that most of the residents were unaware of health and hygiene. As a concerned citizen, write a letter to the editor stating the need to organize such camps focusing on the importance of health and hygiene.

Writing | Q J. 2. | Page 174

Draft Letter for the following.

You are Sanjay. Your colony utilizes solar energy to light the common areas. You find many friends of your colony forgetting to switch off the lights in the common area. As a responsible citizen, write a letter to a newspaper, echoing the importance to conserve and preserve solar energy.

Writing | Q J. 3. | Page 174

Draft Letter for the following.

You are Sadasivam. You recently visited your native town in Vellore. You happened to accompany your grandmother to your family temple. You were shocked to notice the poor condition and maintenance of the temple. Write a letter to the Editor of the local newspaper highlighting the poor condition of the temple. Also, give some suggestions and request the HRC to take steps to improve the situation.

Writing | Q J. 4. | Page 174

Draft Letter for the following

You are Sudha. Your neighbour has a pet dog that barks continuously. Write a letter to the Editor of a weekly newspaper of your locality, highlighting the nuisance and noise pollution created thus. Also, suggest ways to solve the problem.

Writing | Q J. 5. | Page 174

Draft Letter for the following.

You are Raja. The street lights of your area do not work properly. As a responsible citizen, write a letter to the newspaper enlightening them about the problem and also suggest ways to brighten the area.

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Grammar [Pages 175 - 178]

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board Chapter 6 The Last Lesson Grammar [Pages 175 - 178]

Fill in the blanks appropriately.

Grammar | Q A. 1. | Page 175

Mahatma Gandhi ______ the father of our nation.

Grammar | Q A. 2. | Page 175

There ___ ten dogs in my street.

Grammar | Q A. 3. | Page 175

They_____ to write the exercises neatly.

Grammar | Q A. 4. | Page 175

Butter milk ____ good for health.

Grammar | Q A. 5. | Page 175

Fruits ____ good for health.

Grammar | Q B. 1. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

The quality of dal ___ not good.

Grammar | Q B. 2. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

The horse carriage ___ at the door.

Grammar | Q B. 3. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

My friend and teacher _____ come.

Grammar | Q B. 4. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

___ your father and mother at home?

Grammar | Q B. 5. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

Honour and glory ____ his reward.

Grammar | Q B. 6. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

The ship with its crew ___ sailing good.

Grammar | Q B. 7. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

Gullivers Travels ___ an excellent story.

Grammar | Q B. 8. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

Neither food nor water ___ found here.

Grammar | Q B. 9. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

Mathematics ___ a branch of study.

Grammar | Q B. 10. | Page 176

Fill in the blank with the appropriate verb.

Fifteen minutes ___ allowed to read the question paper.

Grammar | Q C. | Page 176

Change the singular nouns to plurals by either adding's, ‘ies’, ‘es’, ‘ves.

Sr.No. Singular Plural
1. leaf leaves
2. lorry lorries
3. bat bats
4. clock clocks
5. table tables
6. lamp lamps
7. doll dolls
8. biscuit biscuits
9. knife knives
10. loaf loaves
Grammar | Q D. 1. | Page 177

Identify the non-finite in the following sentence and underline them.

Roshan dreams of becoming an architect.

Grammar | Q D. 2. | Page 177

Identify the non-finite in the following sentence and underline them.

We must aim at fulfilling Dr. APJ Abdul kalam’s dream to make India the most developed country by 2020.

Grammar | Q D. 3. | Page 177

Identify the non-finite in the following sentence and underline them.

Taking the children to the museum is Seema’s responsibility.

Grammar | Q D. 4. | Page 177

Identify the non-finite in the following sentence and underline them.

Having finished the work, the manager decided to return home.

Grammar | Q D. 5. | Page 177

Identify the non-finite in the following sentence and underline them.

Travelling with her family, Tara enjoyed every minute of it.

Grammar | Q E. 1. | Page 178

Replace the underlined word by a participle in the following sentence.

While Sudha was climbing the stairs, she tripped and fell down.

Grammar | Q E. 2. | Page 178

Replace the underlined word by a participle in the following sentence.

After her evening prayers, my grandmother went to the temple.

Grammar | Q E. 3. | Page 178

Replace the underlined word by a participle in the following sentence.

Since he is a king, he can order everybody.

Grammar | Q E. 4. | Page 178

Replace the underlined word by a participle in the following sentence.

They took the last wicket and walked back to the pavilion.

Grammar | Q E. 5. | Page 178

Replace the underlined word by a participle in the following sentence.

When he saw the train in the platform he rushed.

Fill in the blank with the correct alternative.

Grammar | Q F. 1. | Page 178

______ on the flute, Krishna returned it.

  • played

  • having played

Grammar | Q F. 2. | Page 178

We wish she continues ______ healthy.

  • being

  • be

Grammar | Q F. 3. | Page 178

The doctor advised him against ______ in the sun.

  • wander

  • wandering

Grammar | Q F. 4. | Page 178

I like ______ rasam.

  • drinking

  • drink

Grammar | Q F. 5. | Page 178

______ the scissors I returned it to her.

  • using

  • having used

Grammar | Q G. | Page 178

Tick the correct sentences.

1. I had desired to eat a cake.   I had desired to have eaten cake.  
2. My son is fond of music.   My son is fond to music.  
3. Sreena avoids eating fruits.   Sreena avoids to eat fruits.  
4. Bravery is not to pick a quarrel.   Bravery is not picking a quarrel.  
5. It is easier to say than do.   It is easier said than done.  
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Chapter 6: The Last Lesson

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English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board - Shaalaa.com

Samacheer Kalvi solutions for English Class 10th SSLC Tamil Nadu State Board chapter 6 - The Last Lesson

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