8th English (TL) POEM- 5 JIMMY JET AND HIS TV SET 8TH ENGLISH (TL)


8th ENGLISH (TL)

POEM- 5

JIMMY JET AND HIS TV SET

almost (अलमोस्ट) जवळजवळ

 brain (ब्रेन) मेंदू

watched (वाच्ड) पाहिला, पाहिले

lean (लीन) काटकुळा

frozen (फ्रोझन) गोठलेला

bottom (बॉटम) बुड, तळ

chin (चिन) हनुवटी

turned (टर्नड) परिवर्तित झाली

TV tube – टी.व्ही.चा पडदा प्रकाशमान करणारी नळी

face (फेस) चेहरा

TV screen – टी.व्ही. चा पडदा

knob (नॉब) फिरवण्याजोगे कशाचेही बटन

vertical (व्हर्टिकल) उभे

horizontal (हॉरिझॉन्टल) आडवे

plug (प्लग) विजेचा प्लग

tail (टेल) शेपटी

around (अराऊंड) सभोवती

antennae – अँटेना

instead (इनस्टेड) .. च्या ऐवजी




A. As Jimmy Jet watched TV continuously, he developed parts of television
in place of organs of his body. Match the organs with the parts of TV.

 

Ans.           A                      B

Chin          tuning dial

Hair           antennae

Brains           TV tubes

Face          TV screen

Ears          knobs




B. Tick the right answer.

1. Jimmy Jet…

a) always watched TV.

b) watched only the early show’ and the late show’.

c) from morning till night.

Ans. – a) always watched TV.  

2. ‘His eyes were frozen wide’ means

a) his eyes were closed.

b) his eyes were stuck to the TV.

c) his eyes became drowsy.

Ans. b) his eyes were stuck to the TV.

C. Answer the following questions.

1. What happened to Jimmy when he watched TV
day and night?

Ans: – Jimmy became very pale, thin, and seemed to merge with his chair.
His body parts started to resemble things you’d find on a TV, like antennae
growing from his hair.

2. According to the poet the TV makes a sound
when knobs are turned on or
off. Pick out the two sound words.

Ans: The two sound words are ‘VERT’ and ‘HORIZ’.

 

3. Do you think watching TV like Jimmy is good?
Discuss with your friends.

Ans: Answers may vary, but watching TV all the time like Jimmy may not be
good because it can make a person inactive and affect their health. It’s
important to balance TV time with other activities like playing outside,
reading, or spending time with family.

4. Which lines do you like very much? Why?

Ans: Answers may vary, but some might like lines 12-16 because they show
how Jimmy starts to transform into a TV, which is imaginative and funny.

5. Pick out the rhyming words from the poem
and add one more word of your own to rhyme with every pair

Ex. jet – set – yet

1) chair – hair – pair

2) chin – lean – thin

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