<![CDATA[<h3 class="post-title entry-title" style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #003366; font-family: georgia, palatino, serif;">ICSE 2019 English Paper 1: Grammar and Composition: Practice Paper 8</span></h3>
Question 1 You accidentally left one of your books in a shop. Write a letter to the owner of the shop requesting him to find the book and to keep it with him if he finds it. Give the shopkeeper the details you think are important to help him find the book.  Question 2 Join the following sentences to make one complete sentence without using and, but or so.  i. There was nothing to do. We went home. ii. I saw Tom. I was going to school. iii. I have purchased some pens. They are very beautiful. Question 3 Fill in each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate word.  i. I don`t know what prevented him ______ attending the meeting. ii. He was told to put ______ the black shoes.… Read More “ICSE 2019 English Paper 1: Grammar and Composition: Practice Paper 8”
Question 1The road in your locality was washed away in the previous monsoon rains, but it has not yet been repaired. Write a letter to your local Member of Parliament pointing out this serious problem and requesting him to get the road repaired at the earliest.Question 2Join the following sentences to make one complete sentence without using and, but or so. i) You refused to take part in the dance competition. Can you tell me the reason?ii) Napoleon was an enlightened reformer of France. He made the entire Europe shiver.iii) My eldest brother left the village. At that time, I was only seven.Question 3Fill in each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate word. i. They were waiting ______ the bus stop. ii. The teacher called the students one ______ one. iii. The old man was suspicious ______ the foreigner`s intentions.
<![CDATA[<h2 style="text-align: center;">English Paper – 1 Practice 01</h2>
You accidentally left one of your books in a shop. Write a letter to the owner of the shop requesting him to find the book and to keep it with him if he finds it. Give the shopkeeper the details you think are important to help him find the book
Join the following sentences to make one complete sentence without using and, but or so.
There was nothing to do. We went home.
I saw Tom. I was going to school.
I have purchased some pens. They are very beautiful.
Fill in each blank in the following sentences with an appropriate word.
I don`t know what prevented him …….. attending the meeting.
I am a resident of Splendid Nagar, Hyderabad and I wish to bring to your
attention a grievous problem faced by the residents of my locality.
There are only five buses plying in the route 255 from Splendid Nagar to
Glamour Street Cross Roads which is not adequate for this busy route. The
inadequate number of buses in this route is causing dire difficulties to the
residents of the Splendid Nagar as they solely depend on the buses in this
route to arrive at Glamour Street Cross Roads, a centre of educational
institutions and business center.
The students from our locality find it difficult to reach in time at
their school or college. Moreover, the lack of sufficient buses in the evening
makes them return home only after the nightfall.
<![CDATA[<p align="justify">Your aunt has been ill for a while and now she is recuperating. Write a letter to her enquiring about her health as well as explaining why you are not able to visit her.Offer her help if she needs any. </p>
<![CDATA[<div style="font-family: Georgia,"Times New Roman",serif; text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: small;">A reputed Industrial Firm is looking for Manager Trainees.Candidates must be at least 23 years of age and possess a degree in English. Write a letter to the Managing Director of the firm giving your details, seeking more information about the training period and expressing interest in the offer.</span><br />
You should practise Application for the post of different types of jobs with the relevant qualification and other pertinent details. e.g.
Post of an English Teacher.
Post of a Art Teacher. Post of a Clerical Assisstant. Post of Private Secretary.
(a) You have been requested to judge a One Act Play Competition. However, you are unable to do sodue to unavoidable circumstances.Write a letter of regret to the Principal of the host school, declining the invitation.
(b) Recently your class was sent to participate in a Science exhibition organized by the State Education Department at the district headquarters. Write your uncle living in Singapore, explaining two salient features of the exhibition.
Question 1 The trend of organizing weddings at ‘Marriage halls’ is fast catching on. This convenient to all, except the occupants of the residential areas where these have sprung up. Write a letter to the District Commissioner of your town complaining about the noise pollution and other inconveniences caused by this new trend. Suggest a suitable remedy. Question 2 Change the voice 1. I was happy at the glad news.
2. Trust in God and do the right.
3. God helps those who help themselves. 4. They will not agree to this proposal.
5. Who has injured you?
6. Do it now and here.
7. His friends laughed at him. Question 3 Do as directed
1.Very few foods are as healthy as milk. [ Change into superlative]
2. Andrew is the best cobbler in our town. [ Change into positive]
3. Hyderabad is one of the cleanest cities in India.… Read More “Grammar and Composition Questions”