NCERT Class 6 English Solutions: A Game of Chance Chapter – 8 – Part 3

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Answer C:

Fill in the blanks in the paragraph below with words from the box.

Huge big foolish interesting tiny unlucky last

There was a________________ Eid fair in our village. We could buy anything from a ______________ toy to a____________________ camel. I went to the fair on its ______________ day with Uncle and Bhaiya. We went to the Lucky Shop. It was very_______________ . I tried my luck but did not win any prize. Later, Uncle told me that I was more _________________ than________________ .

Answer.

  • There was a huge Eid fair in our village. We could buy anything from a tiny toy to a big camel. I went to the fair on its last day with Uncle and Bhaiya.

  • We went to the Lucky Shop. It was very interesting. I tried my luck but did not win any prize. Later, the uncle told me that I was more foolish than unlucky.

Speaking and Reading Aloud

Question A:

Question 1:

Suppose you are Rasheed. Describe in your own words your visit to the fair. Do not refer to the Lucky Shop.

Answer:

  • One-day my uncle took me to the Eid fair. He left me in the company of my domestic help, called Bhaiya. He warned me not to go far from that place. Secondly, I must not buy anything in his absence.

  • He went away to spend some time with his friends. I along with Bhaiya went from one shop to another. When uncle returned, he bought me some gifts.

Question 2:

Read aloud the two paragraphs that describe the boy and the old man at the Lucky Shop.

Answer:

For self-attempt

Question 3:

Listen to these children. What are they talking about?

Children talking

Children Talking

Question B:

Work in pairs. One of you is an agent and the other is a client looking for accommodation in a hotel. Talk to each other. Use the clues given below.

Agent and Client
Agent and client

Agent

Client

What sort of accommodation would you prefer?

I’d Prefer a_____________________

Would you like your own room or would you like to share a room?

I’d like ____________________

I don’t think I’d like___________________________

Would you like a room with a television?

Yes, I do want________________

Do you need to hire a car?

No, thanks. I don’t need ____________

No, I,d prefer ___________________

What sort of location are you interested in?

I’d like to stay in _________

Have you any other requirements?

Yes, I must have ___________

Yes, give me_________

No, no other requirements.

Answer:

1. I’d prefer small but nice accommodation

2. I would like to have a room of my own for study as well as sleep.

3. Yes, I do want a room with a television

4. No, thanks. I don’t need a hired car.

No, I’d prefer a car of my own to go by public bus.

5. I’d like to stay in a posh locality.

6. Yes, I must have a big terrace.

Yes, give me your contact number.

No, no other requirement.

Dictation

Question 1:

Some words are given below. Listen carefully to the word from the list the teacher speaks, and write against it another word that has the same pronunciation but different spelling. The first is an example.

Fair Fare

Buy _____

One _____

Which ____

Two _____

No _____

Here _____

See _____

There _____

Hare _____

Nun _____

Answer: For self-attempt.

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