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Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide chapter 3 - The Visitor from Distant Lands [Latest edition]

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Chapter 3: The Visitor from Distant Lands

Warm UpRead and UnderstandVocabularyListeningSpeakingExerciseWritingCreative Writing
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Warm Up [Page 132]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsWarm Up [Page 132]

Warm Up | Q 1. | Page 132

Look at the pictures. What do their expressions tell you? Fill in the blanks with the item that tastes the same. One example is given for each.

  1.  Sweet: sugarcane ______ 
  2. Sour: lime ______
  3. Bitter: bitter gourd ______ 
  4. Salty: salt ______ 
  5. Astringent: betel nut ______
  6. Pungent: ginger ______
Read and Understand [Page 139]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsRead and Understand [Page 139]

Work in pairs. Choose the best option.

Read and Understand | Q A. 1. | Page 139

When Amma said,'Don’t upset our foreign visitor' she meant______.

  • potatoes

  • pepper

  • chilli

Read and Understand | Q A. 2. | Page 139

Selvi asked, 'Did they come in an aeroplane?' because she______.

  • was joking

  • did not understand her mother

  • thought it would be fun

Read and Understand | Q A. 3. | Page 139

Amma bought the vegetables from the______.

  • shops

  • shopping mall

  • super market

Read and Understand [Page 139]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsRead and Understand [Page 139]

Answer these questions.

Read and Understand | Q B. 1. | Page 139

Who first brought these vegetables to India?

Read and Understand | Q B. 2. | Page 139

Who came to India from Portugal in search of pepper?

Read and Understand | Q B. 3. | Page 139

What did Amma mean when she said tomatoes, ladies' fingers and corn came from other countries?

Read and Understand [Page 139]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsRead and Understand [Page 139]

Read and Understand | Q C. 1. | Page 139

Read the comic strip again. Make groups of four and frame some questions on what you have read. Each group should ask a question in turns. You cannot repeat the same question. The team which asks more questions is the winner.

e.g:

  • Which are the foreign vegetables mentioned?
  • What was sad for Columbus?
Read and Understand [Page 139]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsRead and Understand [Page 139]

Read and Understand | Q D. | Page 139

Discuss in groups and share your views in three or four sentences with others in the class.

What is your favourite dish? Do you know the spices that go into it?

Vocabulary [Page 140]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsVocabulary [Page 140]

Vocabulary | Q E. | Page 140

Add 'r' , ‘er’ or ‘or’ to get the name of the person who does the activity. Take turns in class to make sentences with the words you have formed.

e.g: A teacher is a person who teaches. Teach + er – Teacher.

  1. use
  2. buy
  3. sail
  4. watch
  5. operate
  6. foreign
  7. bake
  8. write
  9. govern
  10. act
Vocabulary [Page 140]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsVocabulary [Page 140]

Vocabulary | Q F. | Page 140

Complete this table with the help of the given example.

e.g: Portugal is the name of the country. People from Portugal are called the Portuguese.

COUNTRY NATIONALITY
Ex: Portugal Portuguese
  French
  Chinese
  American
  Sri Lankan
  Spanish
  Burmese
  Indian
  Thai
Listening [Page 140]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsListening [Page 140]

Listen to some interesting facts about spices and choose the best option.

Listening | Q G. 1. | Page 140

Red peppers have______.

  • Vitamin A

  • Vitamin C

  • Vitamin D

Listening | Q G. 2. | Page 140

Red chilli is also called______.

  • Paprika

  • Carica

  • Pyrus

Listening | Q G. 3. | Page 140

One pound is equal to______.

  • 480

  • 450

  • 500

Listening | Q G. 4. | Page 140

Mint leaves help to cure______.

  • body pain

  • fever

  • upset stomach

Speaking [Page 141]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsSpeaking [Page 141]

Speaking | Q H. | Page 141

Work in pairs. Take turns and speak about spices.

Saritha Saritha: Hi Divya, how are you?
Divya Hi, I’m fine Saritha.
Saritha What did you have for breakfast?
Divya ______ with onion chutney.
Saritha Do ______ onions ______?
Divya ______ Central Asia.
Saritha Do you know chilli too has come from somewhere else?
Divya Is it from______?
Saritha Yes______right.
Divya Many of the ______ came ______.
Exercise [Page 143]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsExercise [Page 143]

Exercise | Q I. 1. | Page 143

Correct the order of the words in bold and write them in the blank.

Green little the chilli ______ was very hot.

Exercise | Q I. 2. | Page 143

Correct the order of the words in bold and write them in the blank.

Sailors many brave ______ tried to find a sea route to India.

Exercise | Q I. 3. | Page 143

Correct the order of the words in bold and write them in the blank.

Brown dog the big______ barked at the children.

Exercise | Q I. 4. | Page 143

Correct the order of the words in bold and write them in the blank.

The spice most common ______ used today is the red chilli pepper.

Exercise | Q I. 5. | Page 143

Correct the order of the words in bold and write them in the blank.

The path mud long ______ led to a beautiful lake.

Exercise [Page 143]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsExercise [Page 143]

Exercise | Q J. | Page 143

Play this game in the class. Make two teams.

Each team should describe something in the class using at least three words. The other team should guess it.

Writing [Page 143]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsWriting [Page 143]

Writing | Q K. | Page 143

How do you cook rice in your house?

Fill in the gaps in this recipe for cooking rice. Use the words in the box

boil

water

heat

keep

rice

lid

low

water

more

ready

What you'll need 

  • 1 cup uncooked white rice 
  • 2 cups water 
  • pinch of salt

How to make it

  1. ______the rice until the ______runs clear. 
  2. Drain the water and ______ aside.
  3. In a medium sized pan, bring water to ______. 
  4. Add the salt, stir, and then add the rinsed and drained ______.
  5. Reduce the heat, cover the rice, and let it simmer on ______ heat for 20 minutes.
  6. Check after 15 minutes to see if all the ______ has evaporated. If it has, the rice is ______.
  7. If not, replace the ______ and let the rice simmer for 5 ______
  8. Remove from ______ and serve
Writing [Page 144]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsWriting [Page 144]

Writing | Q L. | Page 144

Work in groups.

  • Discuss how your mother cooks rice in your house.
  • Write down the ingredients you need like rice and water.
  • List the steps in cooking. The words in the recipe above will help you.
  • Each person in the group should tell others how rice is cooked in their house. 
  • Now write down the recipe.
Creative Writing [Page 144]

Tamil Nadu Board Samacheer Kalvi solutions for Class 6th English Term 1 Answers Guide Chapter 3 The Visitor from Distant LandsCreative Writing [Page 144]

Creative Writing | Q M. | Page 144

Your mother has written a message for you before going out. Write a message to her after finishing your lunch.

Write about the following in your message.

  • You ate lunch______. 
  • What you liked______ (mention the dish). 
  • You have cleaned the kitchen ______. 
  • You are going out to play. ______(mention when you will be back).

Chapter 3: The Visitor from Distant Lands

Warm UpRead and UnderstandVocabularyListeningSpeakingExerciseWritingCreative Writing
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