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Some people ___ Scotland speak a different language called Gaelic.
There are ___ five million people in Scotland.
Edinburg is ___ most famous city.
A long time ago, there ___ many forests.
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Now there are only a ___ forests.
Alice Guy Blache
Alice Guy Blache was the first female film director. She first became involved on cinema whilst working for the Gaumont Film Company in the late 1890s. This was a period of great change in the cinema and Alice was the first to use many new inventions, ___ sound and colour.
In 1907 Alice ___ to New York where she started her own film company.
She was ___ successful.
When Hollywood became the centre of the film world, the best days of the independent New York film companies were ___.
When Alice died in 1968, hardly anybody ___ her name.
UFOs – do they exist?
UFO is short for ‘unidentified flying object’. UFOs are widely known as flying saucers, ___ that’s what they look like.
Their ___ is that of a flying saucer.
The ___ ‘flying saucers’ were seen in 1947 by an American pilot, but experts who studied his claim decided it had been a trick of the light.
Even people experienced at watching the sky, ___ as pilots, report seeing UFOs.
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In 1978 a pilot reported a collection of UFOs off the coast of New Zealand. A television ___ went up with the pilot and filmed the UFOs.
In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best completes each sentence.
The teacher encouraged her students ___ to an English penfriend.
They spent a lot of time ___ at the pictures in the museum.
Shirley enjoys science lessons, but all her experiments seem to ___ wrong.
____ from Michael, all the group arrived on time.
She ___ her neighbour’s children for the broken window.
As I had missed the history lesson, my friend went ___ the homework with me.
Whether she’s a good actress or not is a ___ of opinion.
The decorated roof of the ancient palace was ___ up by four thin columns.
Would it ___ you if we came on Thursday?
This form ___ be hundred in until the end of the week.
If you make a mistake when you are writing, just ___ it out with your pen.
Although our opinions on many things ___ , we’re good friends.
This product must be eaten ___ two days of purchase.
The newspaper report contained ___ important information.
Have you considered ___ to London?
It can be a good idea for people who lead an active life to increase their ___ of vitamins.
I thought there was a ___ of jealousy in his reaction to my good fortune.
Why didn’t you ___ that you were feeling ill?
James was not sure exactly where his best interests ___.
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He’s still getting ___ the shock of losing his job.
The tallest buildings – SKYSCRAPERS
Nowadays, skyscrapers can be found in most major cities of the world. A building which was many ___ high was first called a skyscraper in the United States at the end of the 19th century.
New York has perhaps the ___ skyscraper of them all, the Empire State Building.
The ___ beneath the street of New York is rock.
It is ___ enough to take the heaviest load without sinking.
It is therefore well-suited to bearing the ___ of tall buildings.
Scrabble is the world’s most popular word game. For its origins, we have to go back to the 1930s in the USA, when Alfred Butts, an architect, found himself out of ___.
He decided that there was a ___ for a board game based on words.
He ___ to design one.
Eventually he made a ___ from it.
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However, his original ___ was only three cents a game.
In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best fits each space in the texts.
Roger’s manager ___ to make him stay late if he hadn’t finished the work.
By the time he has finished his week’s work, John has hardly ___ energy left for the weekend.
As the game ___ to a close, disappointed spectators started to leave.
I don’t remember ___ the front door when I left home this morning.
I ___ to other people borrowing my books: they always forget to return them.
Andrew’s attempts to get into the swimming team have not ___ much success.
Although Harry had obviously read the newspaper article carefully, he didn’t seem to have ___ the main point.
A lot of the views put forward in the documentary were open to___.
The new college ___ for the needs of students with a variety of learning backgrounds.
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I find the times of English meals very strange – I’m not used ___ dinner at 6p.m.