Have a Cup of Nice Tea

Answer the following questions.
1. Who is ‘I’ in the lesson?
Answer – ‘I’ in the lesson is a three years old tea shrub from the garden of Kerala.
2. How is the beverage (tea) made?
Answer – The fermented dried leaves of the tea are infused to make the beverage (tea).
3. The phrase ‘A Cup of Nice Tea’ is generally used for which tea?
Answer – The phrase ‘A Cup of Nice Tea’ means Indian tea.
4. What is the subject of violent dispute?
Answer – The best manner of preparing tea is the subject of violent dispute.

इस साईट में दी गई सभी सामाग्री (अंग्रेजी विषय को छोड़कर )हिन्दी में लिखे गए है। उन्हें आप ऊपर दर्शाए गए झंडे पर जाकर अपनी भाषा में अनुवाद कर सकते हैं। केवल अंग्रेजी विषय की सामग्री हिन्दी में अनुवाद नहीं होगे। बाकि सब अंग्रेजी में अनुवाद हो जाएगें..

Q2. Tick the correct answer.
1. The lesson is in the form of an autobiography because it is about:
a. the tea .
b. the shrub that talks about itself.
c. the place.
d. the country.
Answer – b. the shrub that talks about itself.
2. The beverage (tea) is made from :
a. young shoots or leaves
b. young roots
c. the fruits
d. the seeds
Answer – a. young shoots or leaves
Q3. Complete the flow chart to show how you make tea:
Arrange the phrases in the box.

4 Imagine yourself as the tea shrub given in the passage and fill the bio-data
Bio Data:
Name:- Tea Shrub
Address:- Gardens of Kerala
Age:-3 years
Weight:- About 1.5 kg. (Not given in the text)
Characteristics:-I am delicate, innocent, alert always happy and beautiful.
Your views about the beverage (tea):
1. Tea is the most common beverage in our country.
2. Tea stimulates best when prepared with milk
3. Tea is a refreshing drink.
4. It can be prepared easily.
5. Several ingredients are used with tea.
6. it tastes best when served hot.
7. Many people prefer it during cold weather.

Complete the following webs by adding more words
Shrub:- Rose, tea , Hibiscus , wild lilacs, holy basil , rose, marigold, mehandi , sunflower,
Beverage: Tea, coffee, milk, sharbat, lemonade, lassi, soft drinks, soda,

Q2. Read the riddles and try to find out the correct words.

(i) I am a five letter word
I am shorter than a tree
I have ‘rub’ in me
I rhyme with tub
What word am I ?
Ans – Shrub
(ii) I am a seven letter word
I rhyme with follow.
I mean “not deep”
I end with-low
What word am I
Ans. Shallow
(iii) I am an eleven letter word
My suffix is … ‘tion’
I have ‘the power to make one active’
What word am I ?
Ans. Stimulation
(iv) I mean ‘bring to rest’
I am a six letter word.
I start with ‘set’
What word am I?
Ans. Settle


A place where films are shown is a cinema hall.
A place where stamps are bought, letters, and parcels are sent is called a post office.
A police station is a local office of police in a town or city where complaints can be made.
A place where buses stop for passengers to get in or out is a bus stand.
A thing that is used for keeping things is a bag.A person who is trained to treat people while they are ill is a doctor.
A thing that is used to drink tea, coffee, milk etc is called a cup.

Given are some pictures. Write an autobiography imagining yourself to be one in the picture and write a small paragraph using the clues given in the box.

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