CLASS 8 English Lesson 21 Flavours Of Thailand

CLASS 8 English Lesson 21 Flavours Of Thailand

CLASS 8 English Lesson 21 Flavours Of Thailand

CLASS 8 English Lesson 21 Flavours Of Thailand
CLASS 8 English Lesson 21 Flavours Of Thailand
CLASS 8 English Lesson 21 Flavours Of Thailand

Reading Comprehension

  1. Answer the following questions –
  2. Where is Thailand situated?

Answer – Thailand is situated in South East Asia.

  1. What is interesting about the Thai Calendar?

Answer – The interesting thing about the Thai Calendar is that it is 543 years ahead of the western calendar.

  1. Write about some famous places in Thailand?

Answer – Some famous places in Thailand are Chao Praya River Valley, Khorat Plateau and ‘Doi Intharion’- the highest mountain peak of Thailand.

  1. What is unique about ‘Thai’ food?

Answer – The unique thing about ‘Thai’ food is its balance of all the five basic flavours in every dish – hot (spicy), sour, sweet, salty and bitter tastes.

  1. What does a ‘Thai’ meal consist of?

Answer – A typical meal consists of sweet-smelling Jasmine rice, lovely smelling curries, stir-fried items and other dishes cooked with large quantities of chilly, lime juice and lemon grass.

  1. Name some of the important towns in Thailand?

Answer – Some of the important towns in Thailand are Bangkok, Nakhon, Rat Chasima, Udon Thai, Kakhon Sawan, Chiang Mai, Surat Thani, Phuket, Hat Yai etc.

  1. What happens during the Elephant Round-up?

Answer – During the Elephant Round-up, the elephants play football (soccer).

  1. Who was Little Doi Swan?

Answer – Little Doi Swan was the keeper of the guest house in Thailand.

B. Solve the quiz:

Vocabulary

  1. Look at the following phrases and frame 10 more phrases:

neat looking guesthouse

ever smiling nature

Answer –

Note – To make it easy – I have used the phrases from the text.

  1. Folded hands
  2. Thai gesture
  3. Unique country
  4. Warm hearted
  5. Open terrace
  6. The highest mountain peak
  7. Very aromatic and strong tasting fish sauce
  8. Typical meal
  9. The capital city
  10. Thick skinned animals

 

  1. Use the following words in your own sentences:

courteous, managed, riverbanks, disappointed, aromatic, museum.

Courteous – Indian people are very courteous with the tourists.

Managed – Our works should be managed if we want to be successful.

Riverbanks – The riverbanks are great tourism places.

Disappointed – The crime of the person disappointed his parents.

Aromatic – I love aromatic flowers.

Museum – We should visit museum to know more about our history.

Grammar

  1. Use the information given below in box ‘A’ and ‘B’ and complete the sentences. Use (had + III verb):

One is done for you.

Example: The children had left the class before the teacher came.

A

B

reach, leave, finish, make, start, set, take, cut, steal, tear

station, the class room, home

work, a doll, lunch, the trees,

purse, the sun, the newspaper, bath

  1. The children had left the class before the teacher came.
  2. The train had reached at the station before we arrived there.
  3. We had finished our homework before our father came home.
  4. My daughter had made a doll before we came back home.
  5. They had started lunch  before we joined them.
  6. The sun had set before she returned home.
  7. My father had taken bath before I got up.
  8. Someone had cut the trees before the forest guard arrived.
  9. Someone had stolen the purse before the passenger came back.
  10. The baby had torn the newspaper before his grand father read it.
  1. Complete the table:

Regular verbs

 

Irregular verbs

I

II

III

I

II

III

reach

reached

reached

leave

left

left

finish

finished

finished

make

made

made

start

started

started

set

set

set

look

looked

looked

read

read

read

climb

climbed

climbed

steal

stole

stolen

hear

heard

heard

tear

tore

torn

listen

listened

listened

eat

ate

eaten

touch

touched

touched

weep

wept

wept

play

played

played

fall

fell

fallen

look

looked

looked

drink

drank

drunk

clean

cleaned

cleaned

speak

spoke

spoken

paint

painted

painted

see

saw

seen

wash

washed

washed

rise

rose

risen

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