By: Daily Janakantha
Class : Five Subject : English Unit : 12 [How far is Saint Martin’s]
17 Jun 2022
17 Jun 2022
Read the dialogue between Andy And Tamal and answer the questions 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Andy : Hi, Tamal! Can you help me with something?
Tamal : Sure, Andy!
Andy : What are the main tourist spots in Bangladesh? I know about Cox’s Bazar. I visited there last month.
Tamal : Oh, Cox’s Bazar is the most popular tourist spot.
Andy : And it’s beautiful! I loved the sea and the beach! But I’d like to see some new places this time.
Tamal : Right! There are many places to see in our country. You can go to Sreemangal. You can enjoy the beauty of the tea gardens there. From there you can go to madhabkundu. There are some wonderful waterfalls there. You can also go to Saint Martin’s Island. It’s a special place.
Andy : What is special about Saint Martin’s Island?
Tamal : It’s an island in the Bay of Bengal, and it’s the only coral island in Bangladesh. You can see coral in different shapes and colours. And the water in the Bay of Bengal is very clean and blue!
Andy : Oh, that sounds wonderful!
Tamal : Yes, it is! You can also see the turtles on the island. The turtles make their nests on the beach and then they lay their eggs in them. You can see many fish, too!
Andy : Wow! Really? Can I go sailing?
Tamal : Well, you can take a day cruise. You can go on wooden boats of sea truck. The cruises are exciting and safe. They are a great way to see the Bay.
Andy : Thanks for the information, Tamal!
1. Match the words of the column A with their meaning in column B.
Column A Column B
(a) Nest (i) a journey by sea
(b) Cruise (ii) not in danger
(c) Enjoy (iii) from a great distance
(d) safe (iv) a place to lay eggs
(e) Journey (v) the beauty of nature
(vi) to get pleasure from something
(vii) an act of travelling from one place to another
Fill in the gaps with the best word from the box. Find the information in the text. There are extra words which you need not use.
sailing sleeping sreemangal unsafe
sports safe Madhabkundu sports
(a) The waterfalls in — look wonderful.
(b) One can enjoy — in the Saint Marin’s Island.
(c) There are tea garden in —.
(d) The cruises are not —.
(e) Andy wanted to know about the tourist — in Bangladesh.
2. Write whether the following statements are true of false. If false, give the correct answer.
(a) Cox’s Bazar is the most commercial place of Bangladesh.
(b) Sreemangal has tea gardens.
(c) Waterfalls are found in Madhabkundu.
(d) Saint Martin is one of the coral islands in Bangladesh.
(e) Turtles make nests at the bottom of the sea.
(f) A day cruise is thrilling.
3. Answer the following questions in a sentence or sentences.
(a) What is the most popular tourist spot in Bangladesh? What did Andy like there?
(b) What can one see in Madhabkundu? What are there in Sreemangal?
(c) What are the tourist spots of Bangladesh besides Cox’s Bazar?
(d) What is special about Saint Martin’s Island?
(e) What are cruises? How are they?
(f) How can you go on the water in The Bay of Bengal?
4. Write a short composition about “The Saint Martin’s Island.” [Write at least five sentences to the topic. Remember to use capital letters, punctuation, correct spelling and sentence, structure.]
1. a + iv (a) Madhabkundu
b + i (b) sailing
c + vi Or (c) Sreemangal
d + ii (d) unsafe
e + vii (e) spots
2. (a) False. Correct answer : Cox’s Bazar is the most popular tourist spot of Bangladesh.
(d) False. Correct answer : Saint Martin is the only coral island in Bangladesh.
(e) False. Correct answer : Turtles make nests on the beach.
The most popular tourist spot in Bangladesh is Cox’s Bazar. Andy liked the sea and the beach there.
In Madhabkundu, One can see many beautiful waterfalls. There are beautiful tea garden in Sreemangal.
Besides Cox’s Bazar, Sreemangal, Madhabkundu and Saint Martin’s Island are some of the tourist spots of Bangladesh.
Saint Martin’s Island is the only Coral island of Bengal. It is situated in the Bay of Bengal.
Cruises mean the sailing into the sea by wooden boats or sea trucks. They are exciting and safe.
I can go on the water in the Bay of Bengal by wooden boat or sea truck.
4. The Saint Martin’s Island
The Saint Martin’s Island is one of the most popular and beautiful tourist spots in Bangladesh. It is the only coral island in Bangladesh. We can see beautiful coral of different Shapes and colours there. One can also see the turtles and variety of sea fishes too. Besides, one can take a day long cruise in the deep blue sea.
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