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7. Change the narrative style by using indirect speeches. 5'You look a little bit like my mother', he said 'especially in the dark by the fire.' 'But you were only four then, when you came here.' 'Have you remembered how she looked all these years?' said the authoress. 'My mother lives in Manville', he said.
8. Identify the unclear pronoun references in the following paragraph. Where necessary, rewrite the sentence so that all pronoun references are clear. 1×5=5
The term 'Diaspora' is used to refer to people who have left his homelands and settled in other parts of the world, either because they were forced to do so or because they wanted to leave on their own. It is increasingly used for such people as a collective group and /or a community. The world has seen many such but scholars have been studying the phenomenon with great interest only in recent decades. Among the great diasporas of history is that of the Jewish people, who were forced to leave their lands in ancient times.
9. Read the following text and use modifiers as directed in the blank spaces. 0.5×10=5
Once a cook roasted a duck for his master. The roast looked (a) ___ (pre-modify the adjective with an intensifier) delicious. He failed to resist (b) ___ (pre-modify the noun with a possessive) temptation and ate one of its drumsticks. When his master sat down (c) ___ (post-modify the verb with an infinitive), he quickly noticed the (d) ___ (pre-modify the noun) leg and asked him about it. The cook replied that the duck had (e) ___ (pre-modify the noun) leg only. The master said that there was no such thing as one (f) ___ (pre-modify the noun) duck. He insisted that this duck had only one leg. (g) ___ (pre-modify the verb with a present participle) angry, the master threatened (h) ___ (post-modify the verb with an infinitive) him from the job. The cook looked out of the window and some ducks (i) ___ (post-modify the noun with a present participle) outside in the yard. He saw one duck (j) ___ (post-modify the noun) one leg folding the other one inside. [চলবে]