প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থী, আজ ইংরেজি পাঠ্যবইয়ের ইউনিট-১, লেসন-১(বি) নিয়ে আলোচনা করা হলো।
Read the text carefully and answer the questions 1, 2 and 3.
Folk songs are songs sung in the traditional style of a community or country. Here the traditional style includes the themes, words and tunes of the songs that have existed for a long time among the common people.
We have a rich history and collection of folk songs in Bangladesh. Of them, Palligiti, Bhatiali, Bhawaiya, Jari, Sari, Gambhira, Lalongiti, Palagaan and songs of Hason Raja are very popular. The traditional musical instruments are usually played with these songs.
- Choose the best answer from the alternatives.
a. Folk songs are usually sung in the ╛ way.
i. modern ii. conventional iii. hip hop iv. advanced
b. The word ‘tune’ means ╛.
i. harmony ii. word iii. language iv. style
c. We have a ╛ collection of folk songs in Bangladesh.
i. total ii. rich iii. low iv. negligible
d. Folk singers usually use ╛ musical instruments.
i. high quality ii. local iii. modern iv. expensive
e. Folk songs are popular among ╛ people.
i. modern ii. old iii. intellectual iv. mass
Answer to the question no-1
a. ii. conventional; b. i. harmony; c. ii. rich;
d. ii. local; e. iv. mass;
- Give short answers to the following questions.
a. What do you understand by the term ‘folk songs’?
b. What does the traditional style include?
c. How is our collection of folk songs?
d. What are some popular folk songs of our country?
e. What types of instruments are used with folk songs?
Answer to the question no-2 a. The term ‘folk songs’ refers to songs sung in the traditional style of a community or country. b. The traditional style includes the themes, words and tunes of the songs. c. Our collection of folk songs is very rich. d. Some popular folk songs of our country are Palligiti, Bhatiali, Bhawaiya, Jari, Sari, Gambhira, Lalongiti, Palagaan and songs of Hason Raja. e. Traditional musical instruments are usually used with folk songs.
- Read the text in A again. Now, write the summary of it in around 50 words.
Answer to the question no-3
Palligiti, Bhatiali, Bhawaiya, Jari,Sari, Lalongiti, etc. Usually, traditional musical instruments are used with these songs.-Folk songs are an integral part of our culture. These songs are sung following the traditional style of a community. We have a rich collection of folk songs like
বীরশ্রেষ্ঠ মুন্সী আব্দুর রউফ পাবলিক কলেজ, ঢাকা