1. A : What’s your idea about food adulteration?
B : It’s (a) — very dangerous thing today.
A : Yes, almost all kinds of food are adulterated by (b) — dishonest businessmen.
B : But they don’t think how much harm they are doing to (c) — customers and countrymen.
A : They mix different kinds of harmful chemical and colours with food.
B : And (d) — people who eat this food meet (e) — untimely death.
A : So, these (f) — dishonest businessmen must be punished.
B : Of course. And (g) — government must stop all (h) — sources of these chemicals and colours.
A : I do agree with you.
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2. A : Can you remember your first day at school?
B : Yes. It’s (a) — memorable day in my life. I am sure you also can remember (b) — day you first stepped into school.
A : Definitely. Everybody remembers this day in his/her life.
B : I had been waiting (c) — long time for entering into school. I heard many stories about school from my elder brothers and sisters.
A : So, they had (d) — advantage of moving about with (e) — air of superiority.
B : Right. Anyway, my desired day came on 12 January in 2009. I went to school with my (f) — mother. (g) — headmaster greeted me first in his room. I found many boys and girls walking and running in the veranda and in the field.
A : (h) — unknown teacher entered the headmaster’s room and told me ‘‘How are you boy?” But I could not answer as I got afraid.
B : What about your school now?
A : Now it is a favourite place for me.
B : That’s nice.
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3. A : Can you tell me something about school magazine?
B : Yes. It’s (a) — periodical published by (b) — school. Some schools publish it every year, whereas some schools publish it after two or three years.
A : I think our school should publish a magazine also.
B : I also think so. It teaches us many things. A magazine contains (c) — writings of students and teachers.
A : So, it increases (d) — creativity of the students.
B : Exactly. So, we should request our headmaster sir to publish a magazine this year. We will also propose him to form (e) — committee for this purpose.
A : (f) — ex-student can be (g) — adviser to the magazine.
B : Our (h) — headmaster sir should be the chief adviser.
A : Right.
B : Thank you.
A : Welcome.
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