Class 2 English Chapter 5 A Pleasant Surprise

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Class 2 English Chapter 5 A Pleasant Surprise

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(এ প্লিজাণ্ট ছাৰপ্ৰাইজ) এক আনন্দদায়ক চমক

Chapter – 5

ইংৰাজী (ENGLISH)

Role play:

(1) Is this a picture

book, mother?

(2) No, it’s not. It’s a 


(3) It has a lot of news in it.

(4) Yes, it has. 

(5) It has a lot of pictures in it.

(6) Can we have a look at it to find some more interesting things? 

(7) Sure. Take it and go through it. It;s a good habit to read a newspaper.

Ranjit and Mili are busy reading a newspaper. 

Listen to what Ranjit and Mili are talking about:

Ranjit: Oh my god! I see my poem hear! Mam must have sent it to the newspaper. I never thought I could find my name in a newspaper some day. Look! the title of my poem is “Busy Bee”.

Mili: Ou! yeah poem? Let me recite it.

অসমীয়া ভাবানুবাদ : ৰঞ্জিত : হে ভগবান! মোৰ কবিতাটো ইয়াত দেখা পাইছো! বাইদেওৱে নিশ্চয় এইটো বাতৰি কাকতলৈ পঠাইছে। মই কেতিয়াও মোৰ নামটো বাতৰি কাকতত ওলাব বুলি ভবা নাছিলো। চোৱা! মোৰ কবিতাৰ নাম “ব্যস্ত মৌমাখি”।

মিলিঃ ওউ! এটা কবিতা? মোক এইটো আবৃত্তি কৰিবলৈ দিয়া।

Busy Bee

I ran to the garden

to catch a busy bee,

‘It’ll sting’, said mother

Let it fly free.

It moves very gently

It make a lovely sound, 

How can such a lovely thing 

Sting me when I’m around?

অসমীয়া ভাবানুবাদ : 

মই বাগিছালৈ দৌৰি গৈছিলো

এটা ব্যস্ত মৌমাখি ধৰিবলৈ

মাই কৈছিল ‘ই বিন্ধিব’

ইয়াক দিয়া উৰিবলৈ মুক্ত মনে।

ই বৰ ধুনীয়াকৈ উৰে

ই এটা ধুনীয়া শব্দ কৰে,

কেনেকৈ এনে এটা মৰম লগা বস্তুৱে 

মোক বিন্ধিব পাৰে।

Mili: That’s really a good poem. I’ll also try to write one today. Some of my drawings and paintings were published in our school magazine. Did you know that?

অসমীয়া ভাবানুবাদ : মিলি: এইটো সঁচাই এটা ভাল কবিতা। ময়ো আজি এটা কবিতা লিখিবলৈ চেষ্টা কৰিম । মোৰ কেইখনমান ছবি আমাৰ স্কুলৰ আলোচনীত প্ৰকাশ পাইছে। তুমি সেইটো জানানে?

Ranjit : You are lucky! You didn’t tell me that before. Can I see them now?

Mili: Sure. (Mili runs to her room. She comes back with a few of here drawings and shows them to Ranjit.)

অসমীয়া ভাবানুবাদ : ৰঞ্জিত : তুমি ভাগ্যৱতী! তুমি মোক সেইটো আগতে কোৱা নাছিলা। সেইবোৰ মই এতিয়া চাব পাৰোনে?

মিলিঃ নিশ্চয়। (মিলি দৌৰি নিজৰ কোঠালৈ গ’ল। তাই কেইখনমান ছবি লৈ উভতি আহিল আৰু ৰঞ্জিতক সেইবোৰ দেখুৱালে।)


1. Let’s find out how much we have understood: 

(a) Why are Ranjit and Mili busy? 

Ans: Ranjit and Mili are busy because they are reading a newspaper.

(b) Who wrote a poem for the newspaper? 

Ans: Ranjit wrote a poem for the newspaper.

(c) What is the name of the poem? 

Ans: The name of the poem is “Busy Bee”. 

(d) Who recited the poem?

Ans: Mili recited the poem.

(e) Who draws pictures? 

Ans: Mili draws pictures.

(f) Where were the pictures published? 

Ans: The pictures were published in the school magazine. 

2. Neha wrote a poem for her school magazine: 


I am a little boy

Lucky you may say,

I have a caring mother

Who loves me all day.

উঅসমীয়া ভাবানুবাদ :

মই এটি সৰু ল’ৰা

ভাগ্যবান বুলি তুমি ক’ব পাৰা,

মোৰ এগৰাকী যত্ন লোৱা মা আছে

যিয়ে মোক গোটেই দিনটো মৰম কৰে।

3. Let’s complete the poem with the help of the given words:

Mina is my sister.

She likes to cook.

Mother is happy.

When she picks up a book.

Search for the rhyming words in this poem and write them on the leaf:

4. This is a joke written by Nita for the newspaper. Read and enjoy:

Teacher: Manoj, can you tell me the difference between an apple and an orange?

Manoj: The colour of an orange is orange and the colour of an apple is not apple. 

5. Let’s read:

Montu is going to his grandmother’s place. He leaves a note for his mother:


I am going to grandma’s house. I will come back at 8 p.m. Please don’t worry.

– Montu

Read aloud Montu’s note and copy it in the box below: 

Mother,I am going to grandma’s house. I will come back at 8 p.m. Please don’t worry……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Montu

6. Read the story of a farmer:

Once there was a farmer. There were many animals on his farm. He took great care of his animals. But one day he found all his animals missing.

Now, draw the farm and the farmer: 

7. Role play: 

8. Put a fullstop or a question mark at the end of each sentence:

(a) My name is Mili.

(b) What is your name? 

(c) He is my father.

(d) My mother is reading a book. 

9. Let’s read this joke: 

One evening, Nasiruddin Mullah was sleeping. His wife in the kitchen. Suddenly his wife heard a big sound, “What’s that?’ She said, “It’s my shirt”, Mullah said. “Can the shirt make such a big sound?”, the wife asked. “Oh! I was inside it”, Mullah replied.

অসমীয়া ভাবানুবাদঃ এদিন গধুলিপৰত নাছিৰুদ্দিন মোল্লা শুই আছিল। তেওঁৰ ঘৈণীয়েক পাকঘৰত আছিল। হঠাৎ তেওঁৰ ঘৈণীয়েকে এটা ডাঙৰ শব্দ শুনা পালে। তেওঁ ক’লে, “এইটো কি?” মোল্লাই ক’লে, “এইটো মোৰ চোলা।” ঘৈণীয়েকে সুধিলে, “চোলাটোৱে এনে এটা ডাঙৰ শব্দ কৰিব পাৰেনে?”“ও! চোলাটোৰ ভিতৰত মই আছিলো”, মোল্লাই উত্তৰ দিলে।

Now, note the full stop [.] comma] [,]question mark[?] and inverted commas “- “in the sentences.

10. Find some sentences with inverted commas (” “) in the joke and write:

(a) “What’s that?” She said,

(b) “It’s my shirt”, Mullah said.

(c) “Can the shirt make such a big sound?”, the wife asked. 

(d) “Oh! I was inside it”, Mullah replied.

11. Work in pairs. Talk about things you can do with your friends:

I can write stories. I can draw pictures. Can you? 

Yes, I can.

No, I can’t. 

Complete the following sentences with the words “Yes, I can.” or “No, I can’t.”: 

(a) Can you spell the word newspaper?

Ans: Yes, I can

(b) Can you recite a poem? 

Ans: Yes, I can.

(c) Can you write jokes? 

Ans: No, I can’t. 

(d) Can you tell a story? 

Ans: Yes, I can. 

(e) Can you play roles? 

Ans: Yes, I can .

(d) Can you say words that have sh, sc, sk at the beginning? 

Ans: Yes, I can. 

Let’s say these words aloud: 

School Scale     Scooter        Score         Scorpion Scream Skirt        Sky        Skip         Skin Skeleton         Sketch 

12. Listen:

I lost my umbrella on Monday, 26th January at the playground of Janakpur M.E. School. It was black. Anyone who has found it may contact at the following 


Jonak Doloi

C/o Mohan Doloi

Janakpur, Golaghat, Assam

অসমীয়া অনুবাদ : যোৱা সোমবাৰ ২৬ জানুৱাৰী তাৰিখে জনকপুৰ এম. ই. স্কুলৰ খেল পথাৰত মোৰ কলা ৰঙৰ ছাতিটো হেৰাইছে। কোনোবাই যদি পাইছে তলৰ ঠিকনাত যোগাযোগ কৰে যেন: 

জোনাক দলৈ 

প্রযত্নে মোহন দলৈ 

জনকপুৰ, গোলাঘাট, অসম।

13. Let’s see how much we have understood: 

(a) Who lost that umbrella?.

Ans: Jonak Doloi lost that umbrella, 

(b) When did he lose his umbrella?

Ans: He lost his umbrella on Monday, 26th January. 

(c) What is the colour of the umbrella?

Ans: The colour of the umbrella is black.

14. Write six sentences from the following table to make questions:

WhenWhoWhereWhatlost the umbrella? Was the umbrella lost? was the colour of the umbrella? Did Jonak lose his umbrella?

Ans: (i) When was the umbrella lost?

(ii) Who lost the umbrella? 

(iii) When did Jonak lose his umbrella?

(iv) Where did Jonak lose his umbrella? 

(v) What was the colour of the umbrella? 

15. Listen to the instructions and draw:

Join points 1 and 2.

Join points 2 and 3.

Join points 3 and 4. 

Join point 1, 6, 8 and 4. 

Join points 4 and 5. 

Join points 5 and 7. 

Say what it is and colour it.

Ans. It is a ship. 

16. Role play: 

Do you read the newspaper every day?

Yes, I do.

Do you watch TV every day?

No. I don’t.

Does Ranjit Listen to the radio news?

Yes, he does:

Does Mili like to watch cricket on TV.?

No. She doesn’t.

17. Project : Collect jokes and poems from newspapers/magazines and share them with your friends

                                                     Where is God?

God is in the flowers

God is in the trees

God is in the butterflies

And the birds and bees

God is in the sunshine

God is in the storm

God is in the snow and frost

That makes you wrap up warm

God is in the good

God is in the bad

God is in what makes you happy

And what makes you sad  

God is everywhere you look

And everywhere you go

God is your best friend always

Because God loves you so.

18. Write a sentence below each picture:

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