Tamil Nadu 7th Standard English Book Term 3 Jane Eyre Solution | Lesson 3.1

Lesson 3.1 Jane Eyre

7th Standard English Book Term 3 - Jane Eyre Book Back Answers

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Discuss in pairs and answer

1. What are the basic human rights?

Right to life and liberty, freedom from slavery, freedom of expression, the right to work and education, and many more.

2. What is education?

• Education is a key to save a person from poverty, unemployment, discrimination, ignorance and corruption.
• It is the process of the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
• It is a gradual process, which brings positive changes in the human life and behavior.

3. Why do we need education?

Education is a key. We need it to save us from poverty, unemployment, discrimination, ignorance and corruption.

Think and Answer

1. How would life be on this planet if some of the human rights are excluded?

Our world would be a jungle and there would be no civilization.

2. Are there any rights you would still like to add to the human rights list?

Right to basic needs of Food, Shelter and Clothing

Discuss and Answer

1. Why does Jane want to go to school or learn anything in the first place?

Jane is interested in reading books and so she wants to go to school.

2. Why does education become such an important issue for her as a child?

Jane is an orphan child. To survive her life, education becomes an important issue.

3. What does Jane’s education at Lowood prepare her to do?

Jane’s education at Lowood prepares her to become a teacher.


A. Read the list of words. Write down all the words related to those words. Create a “map” using a graphic organizer and discuss it in groups. One is done for you.


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Book
  • news
  • story
  • novel
  • newspaper
  • magazine
  • fact
  • moral
  • tragic
  • comic
  • Tamil
  • English
  • weekly
  • monthly


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Agricultural
  • Commercial
  • Residential Educational
  • Religious
  • Farmhouse
  • Bank
  • Apartment
  • School
  • Church
  • Chicken coop
  • Gas stations
  • Villa
  • Library
  • Temple
  • Cow Shed
  • Super markets
  • Nursing home
  • Museum
  • Mosque


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Print
  • Media
  • Territory
  • Newspaper
  • Television
  • Retail
  • Magazine
  • Radio
  • Local
  • Directory
  • online
  • National.


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Performing
  • Media
  • Visual
  • Literary
  • Theatre
  • Film
  • Painting
  • Fiction
  • Dance
  • Installation art
  • Crafts
  • Poetry
  • Music
  • digital art
  • sculpture.


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Wild animal
  • Domestic animal
  • Line, Tiger
  • cat
  • cow
  • king of forest
  • protection
  • pet
  • milk


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Plants
  • trees
  • flowering plants
  • Non—flowering plants
  • Exogenous
  • Endogenous
  • rose
  • jasmine
  • crotons
  • money plant
  • conifers
  • softwoods
  • deciduous
  • hardwoods.


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • College
  • School
  • Professors
  • Lecturers
  • Reader
  • Secondary Grade teachers
  • Bachelor of Teaching teachers
  • post Graduate teachers.


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • CPU
  • Monitor
  • Printer
  • Linux
  • Windows, C++.


WordsRelated (Semantic) Words
  • Formal education student
  • Non formal education student
  • school student
  • college student
  • University student
  • open university student
  • Tutorial student

B. Fill in the table with monosyllabic, disyllabic and trisyllabic words from the play ‘Jane Eyre’.

Monosyllabic Words Disyllabic WordsTrisyllabic Words
tenservant – ser-vantdependent – de-pen-dent
deadbreak fast – break-fastbeautiful – beau-ti-fu1
auntuproar – up-roarremember – re-mem-ber
moodfrozen – fro-zendesperate – des-pe-rate
bookcompose – com-posebehaviour – be-ha-viour
floordelay – de-layadvertise – ad-ver-tise
girlpicture – pie-turequarrelling – qua-rrel-ling
lawnmorning – mor-ning family – fa-mi-ly


C. Listen to the conversation between a father and daughter and say whether following statements are true or false.

  1. Dad hasn’t been to this fishing spot since last year. – ( True )
  2. Dad used to go fishing with his father. – ( False )
  3. Dad has talked a lot about this fishing spot in the past. – ( True )
  4. The daughter also loves to fish. – ( True )
  5. Dad says his daughter MUST fish. – ( False )
  6. The daughter is going to cook the fish. – ( True )
  7. Dad’s fishing place hasn’t changed since he was a boy. – ( False )


D. Imagine that below are some of the paintings of Jane Eyre. Discuss with your partner and describe the paintings.

All the paintings by Jane are very beautiful. A tree with white flowers brings peace in our heart. The colouring sense of the picture ‘A house in the forest’ is excellent. The snow-covered mountain and the pine trees in the picture are so intricate and awesome. ‘The sailboat’ painting looks so realistic. All these pictures are master pieces of Jane.


E. Read the story and fill in the grid by ticking each character’s qualities.

Discuss in pairs to rate the characteristic and give marks from 1 to 10 depending on the grade of each quality.

Justify your views in one or two sentences.

CharacteristicsJane EyreMrs. ReedBessieHelen BurnsMiss. Temple

Jane Eyre is emotional and self-disciplined. Mrs.Reed is so arrogant and cruel. Bessie is kind and caring. Helen friendly and patient. Miss.Temple is caring and patient.


F. Arrange the jumbled sentences and write a paragraph. Use appropriate conjunctions.

  • Jane Eyre is an orphan.
  • She lives with her aunt Mrs. Reed.
  • Mrs. Reed does not like Jane because Jane is not her daughter.
  • Jane’s uncle Mr. Reed likes Jane, but he dies.
  • He makes Mrs. Reed promise to take care of Jane, but instead she sends Jane
  • away.
  • Jane is ten years old, she is sent to Lowood school.
  • Jane graduates and stays there to teach.
  • She leaves for Thornfield, where she is a governess.
  • She is very happy there.


Jane Eyre is an orphan and she lives with her aunt Mrs.Reed. But Mrs.Reed does not like Jane because Jane is not her daughter. Jane’s uncle Mr.Reed likes Jane, but he dies. Yet He makes Mrs.Reed promise to take care of Jane, instead, she sends Jane away. Though Jane is ten years old, she is sent to Lowood School. Jane graduates and stays there to teach. She leaves for Thornfield, where she is a governess and she is very happy there.


G. Read the passage. Choose between a little, a lot of, a few, few, fewer, many and much to fill in the gap.


Two years ago, I moved to a new neighbourhood. There seemed to be very few people in this area without telephones, so I expected to get a new phone quickly. I applied for one as soon as I moved into my new house. ‘We aren’t supplying manv new phones in your area’, an engineer told me. Many people want new phones at the moment and the company is employing fewer engineers than last year so as to save money. A new phone won’t cost you much money, but it will take a little time. We can’t do anything for you before December. ‘You need a lot of patience if you’re waiting for a new phone and you need a few friends whose phones you can use as well. Fortunately, I had both. December came and went, but there was no sign of a phone. I went to the company’s local office to protest. ‘They told me I’d have a phone by December, I protested. ‘Which year?’ the assistant asked.

H. Read the Time Line of Harish. Write sentences using the present perfect tense.

  • 1971 – Harish is born in Maduari.
  • 1976 – Harish and his family move to Chennai.
  • 1993 – Harish finishes college and starts working for Indian Oil.
  • 1996 – Harish is promoted as a manager at Indian Oil.
  • 1997 – Harish meets Amina.
  • 2000 – Harish and Amina get married.
  • 2001 – They have a child.

Ans ;

  • 1971 Harish was born in Maduari.
  • 1976 Harish and his family has moved to Chennai.
  • 1993 Harish has finished college and has started working for Indian Oil.
  • 1996 Harish has promoted as a manager at Indian Oil.
  • 1997 Harish has met Amina.
  • 2000 Harish and Amina have got married.
  • 2001 They have got a child.

I. Read the following passage and fill in the blanks with the correct form of the verb.

Where had I gone? What had I done?

What had I seen?

I have never seen (see) such beautiful sights before I visited Paris in 2012. I had saved (save) money for five years, before I booked my trip to Paris. I was very excited! Before my trip to Paris, I had never been (be) out of India.

When I went to Paris, I spent many days touring the city. The city was big. Sometimes I got lost and asked for directions. I asked for directions in French. That was easy because I have studied (study) French for two years before I visited Paris.

By the time I left Paris, I had toured (tour) many beautiful places. The Eiffel Tower, the Notre Dame Cathedral, and the Luxembourg Gardens were just a few of the places I saw. Before I visited Paris, I have only seen (see) those places on television.

J. Look at the picture and write eight sentences using prepositions. Where is the rabbit?

in front of

1. The rabbit is in front of the bag


2. The rabbit is behind the bag


3. The rabbit is below/under the bag.


4. The rabbit is inside the bag.

on top of

5. The rabbit is on top of the bag


6. The rabbit is between the two bags


7. The rabbit is outside the bag


8. Rabbits are around the bag

K. Answer the questions below. Write your answers in the second column of the table.

a. How old are you?

b. How tall are you?

c. What bicycle do you have?

d. How many languages do you speak?

e. At what time do you usually wake up?

f. How far is your home from school?

Heightl35 cm140 cm135 cm145 cm130 cm135 cm
BicycleAtlas – Green Hercules – GreenAtlas – Green BSA – RedHero – GreyBSA – Blue
Number of Languages1 or 23121 or 21
Wake Up Time6.00 am5.30 am5.45 am5.30 am5.30 am6.00 am
Distance to
1 km5 km2 km4 km3 km0.5 km

Work in groups of six. Write the other students’ names at the top of the table. Interview each student using the above questions and complete the table with their answers.

L. When you have all the answers, use the results to write three comparative and three superlative sentences about the students in your group.

Examples: I am the oldest in my group. My bicycle is more colourful than Jane’s bicycle.


1. Ragu speaks more than two languages.
2. Ragu is taller than Raja.
3. Raja is younger than Ragu.
4. Ragu is one of the early risers among his roommates.
5. Salim is the tallest boy.
6. Arivu’s house is nearer to school than Ragu’s house.

M. Read the following article about the amazing similarities between the assassination of John F.

Kennedy and Abraham Lincoln; then underline the passive forms.

  • Abraham Lincoln was elected to Congress in 1846. Voters elected John F. Kennedy to Congress in 1946.
  • Lincoln was elected president in 1860. Voters elected Kennedy president in 1960.
  • Both men were particularly concerned with civil rights.
  • Both wives lost their children while living in the White House.
  • Lincoln was shot on a Friday. Someone shot Kennedy on a Friday.
  • Lincoln was shot in the head. The gunman shot Kennedy in the head.
  • Lincoln’s secretary was called Kennedy. Kennedy’s secretary was called Lincoln.
  • Lincoln was assassinated by a Southerner. A Southerner assassinated Kennedy.
  • Lincoln was succeeded by a Southerner named Johnson. A Southerner named Johnson succeeded Kennedy.
  • Andrew Johnson, who succeeded Lincoln, was born in 1808.
  • Lyndon Johnson, who succeeded Kennedy, was born in 1908.
  • John Wilkes Booth, who assassinated Lincoln, was born in 1839. Lee Harvey Oswald, who assassinated Kennedy, was born in 1939.
  • Both assassins were known by their three names and both names are composed of fifteen letters.
  • Lincoln was shot at a theatre named “Ford”. The gunman shot Kennedy in a car called a “Lincoln” that the company Ford made.
  • Booth ran from the theatre and was caught in a warehouse. Oswald ran from a warehouse and the police caught him in a theatre.
    Booth was assassinated before his trial. Someone assassinated Oswald before his trial.

Reported Questions

1. Jane told Bessie that she would hide herself in the library with Uncle Reed’s book.

Jane said to Bessie, “I will hide myself in the library with Uncle Reed’s book.”

2. John ordered Jane to come there when he called her.

John said to Jane, “Come here when I call you.”

3. Eliza asked Jane what she was doing then.

Eliza said to Jane, “What are you reading now?”

4. Mrs. Reed told Bessie to take her away to the red room and lock her in there.

Mrs. Reed said to Bessie, “Take her away in the red room and lock her in there.”

5. Miss. Temple asked Jane whether she could read and write.

Miss. Temple said to Jane, “Can you read and write?”

6. Miss.Miller asked Miss. Temple where she should put Jane. Miss.Miller said to

Miss.Temple, “Where shall I put Jane?”

7. Jane asked Helen why they called it an institution.

Jane said to Helen, “Why do they call it an institution?”

8. Helen asked Jane why she had come there.

Helen asked Jane, “Why have you come here?”

9. Jane asked Mrs.Fairfax whether she would have the pleasure of seeing Miss. Fairfax that night.

Jane asked Mrs.Fairfax, “Shall I have the pleasure of seeing Miss.Fairfax tonight?”

10. Miss. Adela told Jane that she could sing and dance.

Miss.Adela said to Jane, “I can sing and dance also.”


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