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Villa For Sale Class 9 English NCERT
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Villa For Sale NCERT Class 9
1. Copy and complete the following paragraph about the theme of the play using the clues given in the box below. Remember that there are more clues than required.
sell, buying, house, enthusiastic, comes, 200 thousand francs, taking, favour, get, sleeps, money, 300 thousand francs, unhappy, his in-laws, walks in, strikes, keep
Juliette, the owner of a Villa wants to ____________ it as she is in need of _____________. Moreover, she is not in _____________ of the house. Jeanne and Gaston, a couple visit her with the aim of _____________ the Villa. While Jeanne is __________ about buying, Gaston detests the idea as he does not want his ___________ in that house. Also, he finds the asking price of ____________ to be expensive. When Jeanne and Juliette go around the house, another customer ____________and starts talking to Gaston ___________him to be Juliette's husband. Gaston ____________ a deal with the customer by which he is able to give ____________ to the owner and _______________ one thousand francs for himself.
2. Answer the following questions briefly.
a) Why does Jeanne want to buy a villa?
b) Why is Gaston not interested in buying the villa in the beginning?
c) Mrs. Al Smith makes many statements about the French. Pick out any two and explain them.
d) Juliette says"................... now I have only one thought that is to get the wretched place off my hands. I would sacrifice it at any price", Does she stick to her words? Why / Why not?
e) Who is better in business - Juliette or Gaston? Why?
f) Do you like/dislike Gaston? Give your reasons.
6. Read the following extracts and answer the questions that follow by choosing the correct options.
(A) But the sign has been hanging on the gate for over a month now and I am beginning to be afraid that the day I bought it was when I was the real fool.
a) Why is Juliette disappointed?
(i) she is unable to get a role of cook in the films.
(ii) her maid is leaving as she has got a role in the films.
(iii) she is unable to find a suitable buyer for her villa.
(iv) Gaston is offering a very low price for the villa.
b) Why does she call herself a fool?
(i) she has decided to sell her villa.
(ii) there are no buyers for the villa.
(iii) she had bought the villa for more than it was worth.
(iv) the villa was too close to the film studios.
(B) 'But your parents would take possession of it, every year from the beginning of spring until the end of September. What's more they would bring the whole tribe of your sister's children with them.'
(a) What does Gaston mean by 'take possession'?
(i) her parents would stay with them for a long time.
(ii) Juliette's sister has many children.
(iii) Gaston does not like children.
(iv) Juliete's sister's children are badly behaved.
(C) 'While you were upstairs, I have been thinking a lot about your Papa and Mamma.
(a) What is the discrepancy between what Gaston said earlier and what he says now?
(i) Earlier he did not want Juliette's parents to stay with them but now he is showing concern for them.
(ii) Earlier he wanted Juliette's parents to stay with them but now he does not want them to come over.
(iii) Earlier he wanted to buy a house for them but how he wants them to come and stay in their villa.
(iv) Earlier he stayed in Juliette's parents' villa but now he wants them to stay with him and Juliette.
(b) What does the above statement reveal about Gaston's character?
(i) he is selfish.
(ii) he is an opportunist.
(iii) he is a caring person.
(iv) he is a hypocrite.
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