Lesson 4 : My Childhood
Difficult Word Meanings
Bought (बॉट)-खरीदकर लाए, Intense (इण्टेन्स)-अत्यधिक, Interest (इण्टरेस्ट)-ध्यान, Lasting (लास्टिंग)-अन्त तक रहने वाला, Impression (इम्प्रेशन)-प्रभाव, Captured (कैप्चर्ड)-पकड़, पूरी तरह प्रभावित, example (एक्जाम्पिल)-उदाहरण, realities (रीयलिटिज)-सत्यता, Moved (मूव्ड)-दिल से प्रभावित होना, Remember (रिमैम्बर)-याद रखना, Shy (शाइ)-शर्मीला, Avoided (अवॉइडिड)-कटना, दूर रहना, Companions (कम्पैनियन्स)-साथी, Inspection (इन्सपेक्शन)-निरीक्षण, Propmt (प्रॉम्प्ट)-प्रेरित किया, Copy (कॉपी)-नकल, Stupid (स्टुपिड)-मूर्ख, Pointed out (पॉइण्टिड आउट)-बताया, Effect (इफैक्ट)-असर।
Word Power (शब्द सामर्थ्य)
Choose from the given words and fill in the blanks
(दिये गये शब्दों में से छाँटकर रिक्त स्थान भरो)
(impression, lie, reality, copied, power.)
The life of Mahatma Gandhi left a lasting impression on my mind. Till today Gandhiji is a living reality for Indians. He is an example to be copied. He did not remember having told a lie during his school days. He taught us the power of nonviolence and non-cooperation.
Comprehension Questions (बोध प्रश्न) :
Answer these questions
(इन प्रश्नों के उत्तर दीजिए )
What was the task that Mr. Giles set?
मि. गाइल्स ने क्या कार्य करने को दिया?
Mr. Giles gave five words to write as spelling test.
(मि. गाइल्स गेव फाइव वर्ड्स टू राइट एज स्पैलिंग टेस्ट।)
मि. गाइल्स ने शब्द-ज्ञान देखने के लिए पाँच शब्द लिखने को दिए।
Why didn’t Gandhiji copy?
गाँधीजी ने नकल क्यों नहीं की?
Gandhiji did not copy because he did not want to use unfair means.
गाँधीजी अनुचित साधनों का प्रयोग नहीं करना चाहते थे अतः उन्होंने नकल नहीं की।
What left a lasting impression on Gandhiji’s mind?
किस चीज ने गाँधीजी के दिमाग पर गहरा प्रभाव छोड़ा?
The plays ‘Harish Chandra’ and ‘Shravana Kumar’ left a lasting impression on his mind.
‘हरिश्चन्द्र’ और ‘श्रवण कुमार’ नाटकों ने उनके दिमाग पर गहरा प्रभाव छोड़ा।
What were the two only companions of Mahatma Gandhi?
महात्मा गाँधी के दो साथी कौन थे?
His books and his lessons were the two only companions of Mahatma Gandhi.
उनकी पुस्तकें और उनके पाठ ही महात्मा गाँधी के साथी थे।
At what age Mahatma Gandhi left Porbandar for Rajkot?
महात्मा गाँधी ने किस उम्र में राजकोट के लिए पोरबन्दर छोड़ा?
Mahatma Gandhi left Porbandar for Rajkot at the age of seven years.
महात्मा गाँधी ने 7 वर्ष की आयु में राजकोट के लिए पोरबन्दर छोड़ा।
Grammar in Use (व्याकरण प्रयोग)
1. Make sentences of your own using the past tense of the verbs given
(दी गई क्रियाओं (Verbs) को भूतकाल (Past Tense) में प्रयोग कर अपने वाक्य बनाओ।)
cook, play, clean, wash.
- My mother cooked food.
- We played in the field.
- The maid cleaned my room.
- I washed my clothes.
make, write, ride, give.
- He made a fool of you.
- I wrote a letter.
- I rode a bicycle.
- I gave you a pen.
try, fry, copy.
- He tried his best.
- My mother fried peanuts.
- He copied my home work.
put, hit, read.
- He put the bag on the table.
- He hit the ball.
- I read the Ramayana.
2. Here are a few sentences written in simple present tense. Read them and change into simple past tense.
(यहाँ कुछ वाक्य Simple Present Tense में दिये गये हैं उन्हें Simple Past Tense में बदलिए।)
[Ramu says this about his grandfather.]
My grandfather woke up early in the morning. He went to market. He bought fruits, chocolates and vegetables. He came home. Then he had lunch and rested for a while. In the evening he told us stories from the Panchatantra. He related to us several events from his life. We like our grandfather.3. Complete the following chart:
(निम्न चार्ट को पूरा कीजिए )
Write three forms of the verbs given below
(नीचे दी गई Verbs की तीनों forms लिखिए)
Let’s Talk (आओ, बात करें)
[Work in pairs] (समूहों में कार्य करें।)
Discuss is pairs and find answers to the following questions.
Hint : Raju asks questions and Sonu answers them.
Raju : When was Mahatma Gandhi born?
Sonu : Mahatma Gandhi was born on 2nd October.
Raju : What was his father’s name?
Sonu : His father’s name was Karamchand Gandhi.
Raju : What was his mother’s name?
Sonu : His mother’s name was Putlibai.
Raju : When did he go to London?
Sonu : He went to London in 1888 to study law.
Raju : Why did he go to South Africa?
Sonu : He went to South Africa for a case.
Let’s Read (आओ पढ़ें)
See the passage and questions in the book.
(गद्यांश एवं प्रश्नों को पुस्तक से देखें।)
1. Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin in Kentucky, America, on 12 February, 1809.
2. In 1816. Lincoln moved to Indiana.
3. Abe wanted to shoot the bird because he hoped to give the bird to his mother so that she could cook it for dinner.
4. After picking the dead bird Abe decided not to shoot another bird in his life, and he never did so.
5. (a) Abraham Lincoln’s father was a rich man. (F)
(b) The bird lay there was still. (T)
Let’s Write (आओ लिखें)
Talk to your friend about Gandhiji and his life and write things that you would like to follow. Choose from the given words.
(Self-help, simplicity, truthfulness, nonviolence, vegetarianism)
I am greatly impressed by Gandhiji’s simplicity and truthfulness. I would like to follow them. I also like his principle of non-violence and his practice of vegetarianism. They are difficult to follow, yet I’ll try to follow them.
Let’s Do (आओ करें)
Draw the picture of three monkeys according to the quotations. Write these three quotations · below the appropriate picture.
- See no evil.
- Speak no evil.
- Listen no evil.
Students can draw the pictures themselves and write below these three quotations.
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