ইউনিট-৩, লেসন-১ (বি)
প্রিয় শিক্ষার্থী, আজ ইংরেজি পাঠ্যবইয়ের ইউনিট-৩, লেসন-১ (বি) নিয়ে আলোচনা করা হলো।
Read the text carefully and answer questions 1, 2 and 3.
Health is the condition of our body and mind. It may be good or bad. Good health means healthy body free from diseases. It is essential for everyone to lead a happy life. If we are not in good health, we cannot concentrate on any activity in our life.
A proverb goes, ‘Health is wealth.’ It means health is equally valuable as gold or any other personal possessions. We may have vast wealth and property, but if we are not healthy we cannot enjoy them.
To keep ourselves healthy, we have to do certain things. We have to take a balanced diet. We must exercise regularly to keep our body fit for work.
There is an old saying :
‘Early to bed and early to rise
Makes a person healthy, wealthy and wise.’
So we must not keep late hours. We should go to bed early at night and rise early in the morning. Peace of mind is another condition for good health. So we must not worry over small things of life.
1. Choose the best answer from the alternatives.
a. Health means the condition of ╛.
i. our body ii. our mind iii. our body and mind
iv. our environment
b. To lead a happy life everyone needs ╛.
i. money ii. good health iii. rich food iv. good shelter
c. The word ‘concentrate’ most closely means ╛.
i. to pay attention ii. to consider iii. to converse iv. to show indifference
d. A healthy person is one who ╛.
i. is physically and mentally sound ii. eats good food
iii. has a lot of wealth iv. is over weight
e. To keep ourselves healthy, we have to take ╛.
i. rich food ii. lots of food iii. little food
iv. balanced food
f. The phrase ‘to keep late hours’ means ╛.
i. to go to bed late ii. to wake up late in the morning iii. to do things late always iv. to be late for the class
g. Good health means ╛.
i. diseased body ii. diseaseless healthy body
iii. stout body iv. strong body
h. Health is ╛ valuable than gold.
i. not less ii. less iii. equally iv. most
i. We cannot enjoy our vast property unless we are ╛.
i. not healthy ii. sick iii. healthy iv. poor
j. As it is used in the passage, the word ‘possession’ means ╛.
i. personal belongings ii. poverty
iii. personal works iv. patience
Answer to the question no. 1
a.-iii. our body and mind; b.-ii. good health;
c.-i. to pay attention; d.-i. is physically and mentally sound; e.-iv. balanced food; f.-i. to go to bed late; g.-ii. diseaseless healthy body; h.-i. not less; i.-iii. healthy; j.-i. personal belongings.
2. Give short answers to the following questions.
a. What does good health mean?
b. What do we need to lead a happy life?
c. What does the proverb ‘Health is Wealth’ mean?
d. Why is physical exercise necessary?
e. Why should we take a balanced diet?
f. Why is good health essential for us?
g. What does the term ‘balanced diet’ mean?
h. What does the old saying in the text advise?
i. Why should not we worry over small things of life?
j. Why should not we keep late hours?
Answer to the question no. 2
a. Good health means healthy body free from diseases.
b. We need good health to lead a happy life.
c. The proverb ‘Health is Wealth’ means health is equally valuable as gold or any other personal possessions.
d. Physical exercise is necessary to keep our body fit for work.
e. We should take a balanced diet to keep ourselves healthy.
f. Good health is essential for us to lead a happy life.
g. The term ‘balanced diet’ means regular food containing all the properties of food in right proportion.
h. The old saying in the text advise that we should go to bed early at night and rise early in the morning.
i. We should not worry over small things of life because mental peace is another condition for good health.
j. We should not keep late hours because it might cause serious damage to our health.
3. Read the text in A again. Now, write the summary of it in around 50 words.
Answer to the question no. 3
Health means sound condition of body and mind. A person is a healthy person who is free from diseases. A healthy person can lead a happy life. He can also concentrate to his work. To be healthy, one should follow some rules. He must take a balanced diet. He should sleep early and get up early in the morning.
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