Read the text and practice the answers of questions 1, 2, 3 & 4.
Saikat Islam lives with his parents in a flat in Bogra. His father Mr. Rashidul Islam is a banker. But in his free time Mr. Islam writes stories and listens to music. Saikat's mother is Mrs. Monwara Islam. She is a housewife. In her free time she enjoys sewing. She makes dresses. She often gets orders from her friends and neighbours. Saikat is in Class 5. He is a good student. He wants to improve his English, so he watches cartoons on TV every day. He also reads English books. He likes books about animals, especially tigers and lions.
Parents (n) = father and mother, Banker (n) = person who works in bank, Leisure time (n)= Free time, Sew (v) = stitch, Neighbor (n) = person who lives around us,
Improve (v) = develop.
2. Match the words of the column A with their meaning that is mentioned in the text column B.
(i) Person who works in bank
(ii) take pleasure in
(iii) International language
(iv) animated film
(v) House Ans. a + iv, b + iii, c + v, d + i, e + ii.
a. Saikat lives with his grandparents. False
b. His father only listens to music in his free time. False
c. His mother loves sewing. True
d. Saikat desires to develop his English. True
e. In his free time Saikat reads French books. False
f. Saikat is an idle student. False
4. Answer the following question.
a)What are the names of Saikat's parents?
Ans. The name of Saikat's father is Rashidul Islam and mother's name is
Monwara Islam. They live together in Bogra.
(b) Where does Saikat's family live?
Ans. Saikat's family lives in Bogra. They live in a flat.
(c) What does Saikat's mother enjoy in her free time?
Ans. Saikat's mother enjoys sewing in her free time. She makes dresses.
(d) Why does Saikat watch cartoons on TV everyday?
Ans. Saikat watches cartoons on TV everyday to improve his English. He also reads English books.
(e) How does Saikat improve his English?
Ans. Saikat improves his English by watching English cartoons and
reading English books.
(f) What animals does Saikat like?
Ans. Saikat likes lions and tigers. He reads books on them.