Where can you see these notices?

1. You can look but, don`t touch the pictures.

2. Please give the right money to the driver.

3. No parking please.

4. Cross bridge for trains to Edinburgh.

5. Keep in a cold place.

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The stars.

There are millions of stars in the sky. If you look (6) the sky on a clear night, it is possible to see about 3000 stars. They look small, but they are really (7).. big hot balls of burning gas. Some of them are huge, but others are much smaller, like our planet Earth. The biggest stars are very bright, but they only live for a short time. Every day new stars (8)..born and old stars die. All the stars are very far away. The light from the nearest star takes more (9)four years to reach Earth. Hundreds of years ago, people (10)..stars, like the North Star, to know which direction to travel in. Today you can still see that star.






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Good smiles ahead for young teeth.

Older Britons are the worst in Europe when it comes to keeping their teeth. But British youngsters (11) more to smile about because (12).teeth are among the best. Almost 80% of Britons over 65 have lost all or some (13).their teeth according to a World Health Organisation survey. Eating too (14)sugar is part of the problem. Among (15)12-year-olds have on average only three missing, decayed or filled teeth.






Christopher Columbus and the New World.

On August 3, 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from Spain to find a new route to India, China and Japan. At this time most people thought you would fall the edge of the world if you sailed too far. Yet sailors such as Christopher Columbus had seen how a ship appeared to get lower and lower on the horizon as it sailed away. For Christopher Columbus this (16)..that the world was round. He (17)..to his men about the distance travelled each day. He did not want them to think that he did not (18)exactly where they were going. (19) ., on October 12, 1492, Christopher Columbus and his men landed on a small island he named San Salvador. Christopher Columbus believed he was in Asia, (20).. he was actually in the Caribbean.






In this section you must choose the word or phrase which best completed each sentence.

21. The little won`t go to sleep ..... we leave a light on outside their bedroom.

22. You give me your spare keys in case I ..... home before you.

23. My holiday in Spain gave me a great ...... to improve my Spanish accent.

24. The pop star ended the concert ..... her most popular song.

25. Because it had not rained for several weeks, there was a ..... of water.

26. I`ve always ..... you as my close friend.

27. She came to live here ..... a three months ago .

28. Don`t make such a ..... ! The doctor is only going to look at you.

29. She spent a long time looking for belt which ..... with her new dress.

30. Fortunately, ..... from a bump on the leg, he suffered no serious injuries from his fall.

31. He had changed so much that ..... anyone recognized him.

32. ..... teaching French, he also writes children`s book.

33. It was clear that the young couple were ..... of taking charge of the cafe.

34. This book ..... of eight chapters, each one covering a different topic.

35. Sarah was disappointed with her new dress as the colour ..... very quickly.

36. National leaders are expected to attend the ..... meeting.

37. Angela remained calm when she won the lottery and ..... about her business as if nothing had happened.

38. I suggest we ..... outside the stadium tomorrow at 9.00.

39. My remarks were ..... as a joke, but he was offended by them.

40. We ought to take up swimming for the ..... of our health..

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