Unit-9, Lesson: (1-2)
A long time ago, when Raju was in class 5, there was a fire in his school. Everyone was very afraid, but no one panicked. The teachers helped the students to leave the building quietly and safely. Soon the fire fighters come and put out the fire. Raju watched the fire fighters from the school yard. He thought about the fire and the fire fighters for a long time. After college, Raju joined a volunteer fire department. As a volunteer, he didn’t get any money for his work. But Raju didn’t mind. Now Raju is a full-time fire fighter. It is his job. So he earns money for it. Most of the time his work is putting out fires, but he also teaches new fire fighters about safety. He likes teaching very much. In his free time, Raju visits schools. He talks to students about fire safety. He tells them what to do if there is a fire. They shouldn’t panic. They should listen to their teachers and leave the building quietly.
1. Match the words of column A with their meaning that is mentioned in the text in the column B.
Or, Fill in the blanks with the best word from the box. There are extra words which you do not need to use.
a) A long time ago, when ¾ was in class 5, there was a fire in his school.
b) Soon the ¾ come and put out the fire.
c) After ¾, Raju joined a volunteer fire department.
d) It is his ¾.
e) He talks to students about fire ¾.
2. Write true in your answer script if the statement is true, Write false if the statement is false. 1×6=6
a) The teachers left the students in the building during the fire.
b) There was a fire at Raju’s school when he was in class 5.
c) They shouldn’t listen to their teachers.
d) Now Raju is a full-time fire fighter.
e) In his free time, Raju visits school.
f) Raju didn’t see the fire fighters put out the fire at his school.
3. Answer the following questions: 2×6=12
a) Who is Raju?
b) Why did Raju want to be a fire fighter?
c) What is the main duty of a fire fighter?
d) What does Raju do in his free time?
e) How did the teachers help the students?
f) What should you do if there is a fire in your school?
Write a short composition about a job like. [Write at least five sentences to the topic. Remember to use capital letters, punctuation, correct spelling and sentence structure.] 10
(a+iii) Soon = Immediately.
(b+iv) put out = extinguish.
(c+i) volunteer = freely offer to do something.
(d+ii) fire fighter = a person whose job is to extinguish fires.
(e+vii) Safety = The condition of being protected from danger, risk or injury.
a) Raju b) Fire figters
a) Raju is a fire fighter.
b) Raju watched the activities of fire fighters from the school yard. He was very impressed and so he wanted to be a fire fighter.
c) The main duty of a fire fighter is to put out fires.
d) In his free time Raju visits schools.
e) The teachers helped the students to leave the building quietly and safely.
f) If there is a fire in my school, I shouldn’t panic. I should listen to my teachers and leave the building quietly.
4. A job I like
Of all jobs, I like the job of fire fighting. When I was a student of class 5, there was a fire in our school. I observed the activities of the fire fighters. I impressed very much to see them. Then after college, I joined a volunteer fire department. Now I am a full time fire fighter. I enjoy my job so much. My main job is putting out fires. I also teach new fire fighters about safety.