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5th English Guide Term 2 Lesson 2 Poem The Swimmer

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6th std English Guide Term 2 Lesson 2.2 Sports – The Swimmer


  • strokes – a particular style of moving the arms and legs in swimming.
  • rips – pull (something) quickly or forcibly
  • cheer – expressing good wishes
  • flair – ability / talent
  • strain – force
  • give up – surrender

A. Take out the correct rhyming pair from the poem and match with the given word.

B. Answer the following.

1. How did the girl seem?

  • The girl seemed higher and taller than all.

2. How were her strokes?

  • Her strokes were like dancing light.

3. Why did the audience cheer?

  • The audience cheered because she swam with perfect flight.

4. Why did she pick up her pace?

  • She increased her pace, when she saw the finish was near.

5. Did she give up the fight?

  • No. She did not give up the fight.

6. What does she want?

  • She wants to win the race.

Let Us Know

Let us recall.

A conjunction is a word that joins two words or sentences.


He has a pencil _________ a paper. (and/or/but)

Ans : and


He has a ball _________ not a bat. (and/or/but)

Ans : but


Do you want apple _________ pear? (and/or/but)

Ans : or


Let us see some more connecting words.

A. Match the following

  1. The cat was hungry – because I had a headache.
  2. I was on leave – so it ate a fish.
  3. He was afraid of the dog – because she had to attend function.
  4. She went home early – so he ran away.

Ans : 1 – b, 2 – a, 3 – d, 4 – c

A. Fill in the blanks with correct connecting words

  1. He ate two chocolates _______ he got cough.Ans : because
  2. The rat ran fast _______ a cat was chasing it.Ans : because
  3. He missed his purse _______ he was sad.Ans : so
  4. Tom left the class _______ he was sick.Ans : because
  5. He lost the key _______ he couldn’t open his room.Ans : so

Let Us Listen

Listen to the audio and answer the questions.

1. What does the red signal mean?

  1. to go
  2. to stop

Ans : to stop

2. What does the green signal mean?

  1. to wait
  2. to go

Ans : to go

3. When do we cross the zebra crossing?

  1. when vehicles are stopped
  2. when vehicle are going

Ans : when vehicles are stopped

4. Why do we wear helmet ?

  1. to avoid head injury
  2. to get rid of sunlight.

Ans : to avoid head injury

5. Can we use cellphone while driving?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Ans : No

Let Us Speak

Police man : Hey boy! Who are you? Why are you standing alone?

Boy : My name is Robert. I am lost.

Police man : Why did you come here?

Boy : I came here with my parents for car festival.

Police man : Oh! Come, I can help you find your parents. I will buy you something to eat.

Boy : Thank you. But, my parents and teachers adviced me not to go with any stranger.

Police man : That’s good. But, I will never harm you.

Boy : Sorry. I am finding a police man or traffic police for my guidance.

Police man : Fine. Don’t worry, I am also a police man.

Boy : If so, I will give my father’s phone number. please call him. But, I will not come with you.

Police man : That’s good. I call your father.

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