If we don’t know the meanings of such words
and phrases use in the text, it is not possible to
comprehend fully what it was about. The reader
needs not go to a dictionary every time he
encounters an difficult or unfamiliar word. The
reader should develop the ability for recognize
the meaning of a words from the contextual clues.
Work Sheet – 1
Q1. The following passage has not been edited. There is one error in each line. Underline incorrect word and write the correction in the space provided. 3 marks
Q2. Correct the following sentences: 4
a. One of them were present there.
b. He is taller than me.
c. Let’s go out for walk.
d. Where you are coming from?
Q3. Rearrange the following words in meaningful sentences: 3 marks
(i) the/ alone/ the/ brave/ deserve/ fair.
(ii) you/ player/ than/ Ram/ I/ is/ a/ think/ better.
(iii) sky/ gray/ a/ spread/ the/ cloud/ over.
(a) phrases use in = used
(b) it was about = is
(c) reader needs not = need
(d) encounters an difficult = a
(e) ability for recognize = to
(f) a wordsfrom = word
a. One of them was present there.
b. He is taller than I.
c. Let’s go out for a walk.
d. Where are you coming from?
(i) The brave alone deserve the fair.
(ii) I think Ram is a better player than you.
(iii) A gray cloud spread over the sky.