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Fourth,Workbook IN T :t

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by Nirmali Hettiarachchi Mrinali Thalgodapitiya and Rajiva Wijesinha

Illustrated by Sybil Wettasinghe

Published by the EnglishAssociationof Sri Lanka Junior EnglishProject


of Sri Lanka @EnglishAssociation Project JuniorReaders

Chief Editor

: Nirmali Hettiarachchi

EditorialAssistant: Malathi Thalgodapitiya EditorialBoard

: Nihal CooraY Nirmali Hettiarachchi Rajiva Wijesinha

r sB N-955-9068-34-2

This workbook is at the Fourth level of the Learning English Series PrePared the by the Junior ReadersProject of the English Associationof Sri Lanka, with assistanceof a â‚Źrant from the Canadian International DevelopmentAgency.


as a hel-pfu1 This is your very own English workbook. Treat, it Keep it neat and tidy. Put a cover to it and always write friend. in iL as neatly as you can. Try your best to get all the exercises But, most of all, have fun with it. right. Answer in complete sentences.

1) tilhat is your full

name?

2) t{hat i s your home.address?

3) Whatis the nameand addressof your school?

4) t{hat gamesdo you like to play?

5) Whatare your favourite kinds of foorl?

6) Howdo you spendyour free time?

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7', Do you like readingbooks?

I ) t{hy rlo you or don't you I i ke reading? '1


Read this

poem ouL 1oud.

Rain rain go away Comeagain anotherday Don't comeback whenrltebrantto plav Rajn rain go away.

Notice . that same.

the

last

Pick the words that

z

word in

rhYme with

rag

each word rhymes :

ie.

sounds the

the word gi-ven.

hot

hat

mat

map

cat

- rat

rai n

- pain

pin

tin

plt

sin

hut

- nut

but

hum cut

gun

bun

clot

hot

dog

pot

log

knot

mane make Spain sit

cot

hill

shame rake tfri n shut


l,Irite a rhyming word under letter. Eg: bed - red .'.

bed

each word

by changing

.. just

the

first

house

fai I

ki n9

boat

red

brelI

Now find

my

bu

-----\J-

st|,eet

words that

rhyme with

the words given below

tlai n

hand

t

DOIn ----t-----

see

frock

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Mixed Stories The sentences given below are not in Write them dornn in the correct order.

Arrnaheats the o iI. Arnnamixesthe mixture. Armafries the kavum.

the

order

4.

u.

@o Sheeats her lunch. Mala comeshomefrom school. Shewashesher hands. g.

4

of

the

Pictures.


Fil1

in the blanks with

1) Anuna

i6

2) ',r

or are.

gbing to market. in school now.

3) ttJe

studentsof this school.

4' tt|e

sitting on the wall.

5) She 6) T h e y 7l H e 8) I

-

9) S h e

10) Thatha 11) They 12) l'|e

going 56sppin9today. not going for the match today.

not feeling well today. soing by bus to school todaynot goodat aritfrmetic" cominghomeearly today. children-. not well behavecl very hungry.

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An extract

from Mala and Ravi at Home?

Tikka comesto stay MaIa and Ravi were play'ing'in the gardenbrhenthey heard a noise. They went downto the gate to see what it t.lasand sah, a little puppywho.lookedvery hungry. Ravi carried the puppy to Anna and asked her if they could keep him. when Thatha camehomehe said they could keep the puppy if no one came for him. Theykept the puppyand called him Tikka. Tikka became very fond of Ma'laand Ravi. He would run races with them and wouldbark happily whenhe sawthemcominghomefrom school.

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1) MaIaand Ravi found Tikka near their 2) Ti kka looked very 3) Ravi

the puppyup to Amnna and

askedher if they could

him.

4) Thathasaid they could keep the puppy if camefor him. 5) Tikka wouldrun 6) He would

with Malaand Ravi. happily whenhe saw

themcominghomefrom 7',)No one camefor Ti kka so they 8) Everyonebecamevery

him. o f T ikka.


Here are the names of the things

ducks, kites, toffees,

inside

each box.

mango' butterflies, cups,

balls,

fish, flowers, hats

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tr# sg 44 s9

3G

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@g

How manv of each are there?

Thereis one

manqo

r

Thereare ttlto Thereare six Thereare three Thereare seven Thereare four

Thereare eight

Thereare five Thereare nine Thereare ten 8


SiFiilar

Words

From the right the one on the

friend

hand column pick left and write it

'-pa:l

word that The first

means the same as is done for vou.

pr'bsent

sift

cycle

bi ke

Painti ng

frock

pussy

picture.

dress

cat

paI

carry

leave

go

reply

cry

shout

answer

hreep

scream

I ift

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We know that Proper Nouns, that, is, nouns that people or places, begin with a capiLal letter.

name for

instance

From the following list, choose which words should begin capital letters. Rewrite these words as Lhey should be written.

.,.1

with

4.

burma

amerrca

mouse

saman

sun

tree

chair

cow

ravi

dog

ti kka

man

mala

moneragala

jaffna

school

market

elephant

india

bench

R ovi

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Put a capital for you.

leLter

where it

is

necessary.

SenLence L is

done

1) mydog's nameis tikka-

.

_."

j, ,

U malais dressingfier doll.

:

3) malli makesa kite"

4) , dine s h i s c l e a n j n g h i s b icycle .

5) thatha is going to iaffna tomorrow.

6) akka camefrom moneragalayesterday.

7) the queenof englandwill visit sri lanka.

8) the nameof mYbookjs 'raththa'.

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WriLe these sentences in a sensible

order.

After that she pouredboiling water into the pot. Thenshe put sometea in the pot Motherput the ketile to boil A few minuteslater she pouredtea for us.

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He said goodbyeand ]eft for school. Thenhe brusherlhis teeth Anandagot out of berlr Next he had his breakfast. After which he washedhis face.

book5' il."'u*'o;-[*grothes andco]tectedhis school


Make sensible

1) play

Mala

2) gives

5) lik e

l4

and

Sharma thei r

Sharma her

3) sitting

4) dress

sentences out of these jumbled up words.

gTA S S

the

is

together

the

M a la

are

d o l I 's

to

llith

d o ll

on

on

they

grass

they play

clolls


These senLences have been in two.. Joj_n ttie proper together again and write oui :ut the complete sentences below.-

Wego to school Motor cars must be driven Peoplerust trtalk l{e must al}rayswashour hands Hater must be boiled }{hen!{e are sick l{e must alwayswrite

parrs

before it is drunk. we hhve to go to a doctor. before eating. on the left of the road. on the right side of the road. on weekclays. very neatly.

1)

2) 3) 4',)

s)

a

6)

7',)

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Make questions out of the following to add question marks.

jumbled up words. Dontt forget

1) you are going to school today

2) a blackboardthere is your in classroom

: I

3) lik e d o your lessonEngtish you

4) the teacher classroomis in nowthe

5) sing can you this song

6) sky is bird in a that the

7) comesee h,iI I me you to

8) write letter s h e d i d a 16


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EarLier on we looked aL rhyming words' that is, wgrds that sound Find the same. Sometimes rhyming words can be spel-t differently. sPelt may be They given below. words words that rhyme with the Eg: Tea differently. Sea Me

+ I

t l +3

sueet neat

my buy

feel heal

or

goal

s.a]e

saht

hole

sai I

:

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Unrepentant

I

Theytook awaymy catapult, Theytook awaymy gun, Andgavemesucha walloping Because of what I'd done. But jf you had an UncleBede Whobent to tie his shoe, Anclturned his great big bulgy back Up to the sky and you Well, wouldn'tyou haveclonethe same? The stone went whizzing- THWACK. 0h! It r,rasworth the wallopjng To hear that lovely smack.

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before? Then you will Have you used a dictionary a dictionary words appear in alphabetical order' look up a dictionary words.

and write

down the

meaning of

know that

the

in

following

unrepentant

catapult

walIopi ng

Make a sentence with each word.

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Answer the folloring

qu""tions

in complete sent.ences.

1) }{hywas he given a walloping?

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2) l{ould you havedonethe samething if you had an uncle like UncleBede?

3) If you dicl wouldyou be repentant?

4) Do you like the chilcl in the poem?

5) Whatdo you think of the personwhowallopedthe child?

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