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Class: English K2000 – Term 2

  1. Do you often cook the meals for your family? Why? Why not? Do you think that knowledge of cooking is essential? Why so? Why not?
  2. Some people say that cooking is the duty of women and girls only, men and boys don’t need to learn how to cook. Do you agree with them? Why? Why not?
  3. ‘I am the only child of my parents so though I’m a girl, I don’t have to do any housework. I just have to study. In my freetime, I can go out with my friends, listen to music or watch TV. Everything in the house is done by my mother because she doesn’t go to work,’ said Mai, a 19-year-old student.

What do you think about Mai’s behaviour at home and her duty to her family?

  1. Some people say that cooking is a waste of time because fast food is available now, and that we should save time to do other necessary things. What do you think about this idea? Completely agree? Partially agree or disagree? Why?
  2. Read the dialogue below and answer the questions given.

A: I’ve been looking at your brooch. It’s very unusual. Where did you get it?

B: I got it in Malaysia.

A: Oh, did you? How long were you there? By the way, I’m John Gooch,...

B: I’m Sylvia Martin. I was there for three years actually.

A: Really? That must have been a wonderful experience. Wht did you enjoy most?


1. Do you think the two people in the conversation have known each other before? How do you know that?

2. How does John Gooch start the conversation? What is the common way to start a conversation?

  1. Many students have meals in the school canteen or in a café near their school or where they are living, but there are some students who cook for themselves. Which do you think is better?
  2. Read the dialogue below and answer the questions given.

A: May I introduce myself? I’m Robert Munns.

B: How do you do? I’m Tina Morley.

A: How do you do?


1. What is the relation between Robert Munns and Tina Morley? How do you know that?

2. How do Robert and Tina introduce themselves to each other? What other information should people give when introducing each other?

  1. In the exam room, what do you do if you do not know or are not sure of the answer? If your friends have different choice or answer to a question from yours, will you change your mind?
  2. As a student of English, what English subjects or skills are you learning? Which do you find the most difficult? Do you know the reason why? What do you think you have to do to learn that subject or skill better?
  3. Read the dialogue below and answer the questions given.

A: Mr. Granger, I’d like you to meet Nick Thomas, from our Boston office.

B: How do you do, Nick.

C: Please to meet you, Mr. Granger.

B: Please call me Philip.


1. What information should we mention when introducing someone to another?

2. what is the correct order when introducingsomeone to another? (In terms of age, sex, and position in society)

  1. What is the role of grammar in learning English? What is its relation to the other skills?
  2. Can you explain why a student cannot express himself or herself or be understood by others although his/her knowledge of grammar is good? He/She can do grammar exercises well and his/her writing skill is rather good.
  3. Are you worried or nervous when examinations are coming? What are you worried about? In order not to be worried about taking exams, what do you think you have to do during the semester?
  4. Should you help your friends in the exam room? Why? Why not? How should you help your friend(s)?
  5. What time do you go to bed every day? Do you go to bed later than usaul when examinations are coming? Some students stay up too late or even the whole night before the exam. Do you think that is a good way of learning? Why? Why not?
  6. Some students often feel sleepy when they are learning hard for the exams. How about you? What do you do if you feel sleepy when learning, going to bed or trying to do something to be awake? Why do you do so?
  7. Do you think that examinations are important in the process of teaching and learning? Why? Why not?
  8. Have you ever failed in your exams? If yes, how did you feel and what did you do after that to improve the situation? If not, how do you think you will feel? What will you do after that?
  9. If your friends or younger brothers or sisters ask you to give them some advice to prepare well for examinations, what is your advice?
  10. Talk about your summer holiday this year. What are you going to do after taking the exams?

Questions & Answers

Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
Smarajit Reply
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