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Complete the sentences with the words given in the boxes! There are 5 extra words!

Confessions of a horse _________ (1) I was young I lived upon my mother's milk, as I could not eat grass. In the daytime I ran by her side, and _________ (2) night I _________ (3) down close by her. When it was hot we _________ (4) to stand by the river _________ (5) the shade of the trees, and when it was cold we had a nice warm shed near the grove. As _________ (6) as I was old _________ (7) to eat grass my mother used to go out to work in the daytime, and come back in the evening. There were six young colts in the meadow _________ (8) me; they were older _________ (9) I was; some were nearly _________ (10) large as grown-up horses. I used to run with them, and had _________ (11) fun; we used to gallop all together round and round the field as hard as we could go. Sometimes we _________ (12) rather rough play, for they _________ (13) frequently bite and kick as well as gallop. One day, when there was a good _________ (14) of kicking, my mother asked me to come to her, and then she said: "I wish you to _________ (15) attention to what I am going to say to you. The colts who live here are very good colts, but they are cart-horse colts, and of _________ (16) they have not learned manners. I _________ (17) you will grow up gentle and good, and never learn bad ways; do your work with a good will, lift your feet up well when you trot, and never bite or kick _________ (18) in play." I _________ (19) never forgotten my mother's _________ (20); I knew she was a wise old horse, and our master thought a great deal of her. Her name was Duchess, but he often called her Pet.

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Everyone _________ (1) a place which he remembers most from his childhood, and _________ (2) do I. One of the places I remember from my childhood is a farm in the country _________ (3) my parents owned in Abruzzo, a region of Italy. I spent my summers in that place _________ (4) I was a teenager, and only now am I _________ (5) to appreciate the farm again. It was lovely to _________ (6) there. There were a _________ (7) of animalscows, sheep, hens, and naturally dogs and cats. My sister and I sometimes enjoyed helping the _________ (8) women graze the sheep or make bread or cheese. I can _________ (9) remember that _________ (10) Thursdays we _________ (11) the bread and on Tuesdays, the cheese. I love that farm _________ (12) it was there that I learned to love animals and not be scared _________ (13) them. Sometimes we saw a sheep _________ (14) birth _________ (15) its baby, and we enjoyed _________ (16) there to see how lovely the little lamb _________ (17). Now my sister and her son are _________ (18) this place. My nephew is crazy about the place. I hope that he has such a good _________ (19) there that when he is older, he will remember the place _________ (20) I do.

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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT ANTS

_________ (1) all insects, ants have six legs. _________ (2) leg has three joints. The legs of the ant are very strong so they _________ (3) run very quickly. If a man could run as fast for his size _________ (4) an ant can, he could run faster _________ (5) a racehorse. Ants can lift 20 _________ (6) their own body weight. The average life expectancy of an ant is 45-60 days. Ants use their antennae not _________ (7) for touch, but _________ (8) for their _________ (9) of smell. The head of the ant has a _________ (10) of large, strong jaws. The jaws open and shut sideways like a pair of scissors. Adult ants cannot chew and swallow solid food. _________ (11) they swallow the juice _________ (12) they squeeze from pieces of food. They throw away the dry part that is left _________ (13). The ant has two eyes, each eye is made _________ (14) many smaller eyes. The Army Ant of South America, can have as _________ (15) as 700,000 members in its colony. The Leaf Cutter Ants are farmers. They cut out pieces of leaves which they take back to their nests. They chew them into a pulp and a special fungus grows it. Ants cannot digest leaves because they cannot digest cellulose. Many people think ants _________ (16) a pest but I like them. To stop them _________ (17) into my kitchen I put some sugar _________ (18). They have so _________ (19) to eat that they are not interested _________ (20) coming into my kitchen.

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My Childhood Village

The place _________ (1) I spent my childhood, is a small village in Salamanca province. I lived there with my parents _________ (2) I was fourteen _________ (3) old. I remember _________ (4) after school with my friends, _________ (5) were my neighbours. We _________ (6) played in the main square, which was the place where everybody met. After playing more or _________ (7) two hours, my sister and I always went home. My sister, who is two years older than I am, _________ (8) care of me. We were very _________ (9) friends and today we are _________ (10) very close. When we arrived home, we had to _________ (11) our homework, and after dinner we went to bed. I liked my parents' house, _________ (12) was located in the main square. It had four floors, and my family always lived on the third floor. _________ (13) though the house was very big, my sister and I shared the same room. I loved to be with my sister in our room because it was where we talked about things and _________ (14) our "secrets." I especially remember the summer when my parents, who are from Asturias, came to visit us. They had two daughters, who were the same age _________ (15) my sister and I. The four of _________ (16) spent all our time together playing in the main square. _________ (17) the daytime, when the _________ (18) was hot, we went to the swimming pool. Other days, we took a tour to the small villages which were near La Alberca. I have good _________ (19) of my childhood and the nice _________ (20) I shared with my friends in my parents' village.

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Culture Shock You _________ (1) read about Romulus and Remus, _________ (2) culture shock came when they went back to the world of human _________ (3) after being _________ (4) by a wolf. Tarzan's culture shock came when he _________ (5) that he was not a "white ape" but a man. Emily Carr preferred the culture of the First Nations people and the life she _________ (6) on her explorations to the dresses and polite conversations of _________ (7) own culture. You now know that First Nations culture did not _________ (8) school or even business activity, people spent _________ (9) of their time in nature or around the fire of their home talking, _________ (10) stories and making the things they needed to survive. Psychologists tell us that there are four basic stages that humans pass _________ (11) when they enter and live in a new culture. _________ (12) process, _________ (13) helps us to deal _________ (14) culture shock, is the way our brain and our personality reacts _________ (15) the strange new things we encounter when we move _________ (16) one culture to _________ (17). If our culture involves bowing when we greet someone, we may feel very uncomfortable in a culture that does not involve bowing. If the language we use when _________ (18) to someone in our own culture is influenced by levels of formality _________ (19) on the other person's age and status, it may be difficult _________ (20) us to feel comfortable communicating with people in the new culture.

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ABRAHAM LINCOLN Abraham Lincoln _________ (1) born in 1809 and _________ (2) a lawyer in 1836. He then _________ (3) to go into politics and joined the Republican Party in 1856 to start his fight _________ (4) slavery. He was _________ (5) popular, and his views were so _________ (6) expressed, that he was _________ (7) the Republican nominee for President in 1860. Lincoln _________ (8) the Democratic Party and became the 16th president of the U.S. His election victory was not _________ (9) many votes and it was clear _________ (10) there _________ (11) be trouble ahead _________ (1) many people in the South did not like Lincoln. Civil War _________ (12) out not _________ (13) after he became President and, to begin _________ (14), the North did not _________ (15) very well in the war. Lincoln's _________ (16) belief in democracy and his belief in General U.S. Grant helped win the war and enabled Lincoln to begin his reconstruction plan. Unfortunately he was killed before he could finish the work he _________ (17) begun. Lincoln was _________ (18) by the actor John Wilkes Booth in 1865. He was in the theatre _________ (19) a play and the bullet from Booth's gun was fatal. A monument was _________ (20) to Lincoln in 1917 in Washington, D.C. It was designed by Henry Bacon and contains a statue of Lincoln by Daniel Chester French.

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Kids More Spoiled Than Decade Ago Eighty percent of Americans surveyed _________ (1) children are more spoiled today than a decade ago, and two-thirds of parents say their youngsters are very or _________ (2) spoiled, Time magazine said in a poll _________ (3) on Sunday. Many people believe children are more influential within their families than a generation _________ (4), with 48 percent saying children have too _________ (5) of a role in everyday family decisions, the poll _________ (6). Thirty-five percent of parents said they were more permissive with their children than their parents _________ (7) been with them, while 75 percent said children have _________ (8) chores to do _________ (9) children did 10 or 15 years ago, Time said. _________ (10) the survey found _________ (11) general, the family atmosphere is has not become _________ (15) chillier in the past 10 years, it has also _________ (16) clear that arguments _________ (14) parents and their children most often deal with kids cleaning _________ (15) their rooms, with 62 percent of adults reporting conflict _________ (16) the issue. The poll, conducted by Harris Interactive for Time and CNN, interviewed 1,015 American adults on July 17 and July 18. Adults also expressed concern about the barrage of marketing aimed at children, _________ (17) 71 percent saying they were exposed _________ (18) too much advertising about toys and games they could buy. More than half of the parents, 55 percent, said fights among siblings caused arguments between them and their kids, and 48 percent said children staying up _________ (19) was a _________ (20) of conflict.

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IGOR STRAVINSKY Igor Stravinsky is often _________ (1) something _________ (2) a revolutionary, in part _________ (3) on the loud reception of his ballet The Rite of Spring. Stravinsky's career, _________ (4), suggests more evolution _________ (5) revolution. Perhaps _________ (6) other composer in this century -- or any -- _________ (7) written in _________ (8) a variety of styles. And it is the unique genius of Stravinsky that his musical personality is detectable in _________ (9) of these styles. Stravinsky came from a musical family, _________ (10) his training was limited, reflecting his family's desire that he should study law. _________ (11) a student at the university in St. Petersburg, he _________ (12) the acquaintance of Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov, and studied with the older composer. His music quickly _________ (13) the attention of Serge Diaghilev, the director of the Ballets Russes in Paris. Stravinsky stayed longer in Paris, but with the advent of World War I and the problems in Russia that would _________ (14) to the October Revolution, Stravinsky took refuge in Switzerland. After the war he returned to Paris, _________ (15) more ballets for Diaghilev, as _________ (16) as a wide variety of other _________ (17). In 1939, he emigrated to the United States, _________ (18) he attempted unsuccessfully to write music for films. He continued composing late into his life, and when he was well into his eighties he worked again as a conductor, _________ (19) in concert and on record. These recordings serve as valuable documentation of Stravinsky's ideas _________ (20) his own music.

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Playing Pilgrims "Christmas won't be Christmas _________ (1) any presents," grumbled Jo, _________ (2) on the rug. "It's _________ (3) dreadful to be poor!" sighed Meg, looking down _________ (4) her old dress. "I don't think it's _________ (5) for some girls to have _________ (6) of pretty things, and other girls nothing at _________ (7)," added little Amy, with an injured sniff. "We've got Father and Mother, and _________ (8) other," said Beth happily from her corner. The four young faces on _________ (9) the firelight shone brightened at the cheerful words, _________ (10) darkened again as Jo said sadly, "We haven't got Father, and shall not have him for a long time." She didn't say "perhaps never," but each silently added it, _________ (11) of Father _________ (12) away, where the fighting was. Nobody _________ (13) for a minute; then Meg said in an altered tone, "You know the _________ (14). Mother proposed not _________ (15) any presents this Christmas was because it is going to be a hard winter _________ (16) everyone; and she thinks we _________ (17) not to spend money for pleasure, when our men are suffering in the army. We can't do _________ (18), but we can _________ (19) our little sacrifices, and ought to do it gladly. But I am afraid I don't" And Meg shook her head, as she thought regretfully _________ (20) all the pretty things she wanted.

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Many years _________ (1) lived an emperor, _________ (2) thought so _________ (3) of new clothes that he spent _________ (4) his money in _________ (5) to get them; his only ambition was to be always well _________ (6). He did not _________ (7) for his soldiers, and the theatre did not amuse him; the only thing, in _________ (8), he thought _________ (9) of was to drive out and show a new suit of clothes. He had a coat for _________ (10) hour of the day; and as one would say of a king He is in his cabinet, so one could say of him, The emperor is in his dressing-room. The great city where he lived was very happy; every day many strangers from all parts of the globe arrived. One day two swindlers came to this city; they _________ (11) people believe that they were weavers, and said they _________ (12) make the finest cloth to be imagined. Their colours and patterns, they said, were not _________ (13) exceptionally beautiful, _________ (14) the clothes made _________ (15) their material possessed the wonderful quality of _________ (16) invisible to any man who was unfit for his office or really very stupid. That must be wonderful cloth, thought the emperor. If I _________ (17) to be dressed in a suit made of this cloth I should be able to _________ (18) out which men in my empire were unfit for their places, and I could tell the clever from the stupid. I must _________ (19) this cloth made for me _________ (20) delay.

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Peter Breaks Through _________ (1) children, _________ (2) one, grow up. They _________ (3) know that they will grow up, and the way Wendy knew was this. _________ (4) day when she was two years old she was playing in a garden, and she plucked _________ (5) flower and ran with it to her mother. I suppose she must _________ (6) looked rather delightful, for Mrs. Darling put her hand to her heart and cried, Oh, why cant you remain like this for ever! This was all that passed _________ (7) them on the subject, but from then Wendy knew that she must grow up. You always know after you are two. Two is the beginning of the end. Of course they lived at 14, and _________ (8) Wendy came her mother was the head of the family. She was a lovely lady, with a romantic mind and _________ (9) a sweet smile. The way Mr. Darling won her was this: the many gentlemen who _________ (10) been boys when she was a girl discovered _________ (11) the same time that they loved her, and they all ran to her house to propose to her except Mr. Darling, who _________ (12) a cab and _________ (13) there first, and so he got her. Mr. Darling _________ (14) to boast to Wendy that her mother not _________ (15) loved him but respected him. He was one of _________ (16) deep ones who know about stocks and shares. Of course no one _________ (17) knows, but he _________ (18) seemed to know, and he often said stocks were up and shares were down in a _________ (19) that would have _________ (20) any woman respect him.

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Cedric _________ (1) knew nothing _________ (2) about it. It _________ (3) never been even mentioned _________ (4) him. He knew that his papa had been an Englishman, because his mamma had told him so; but then his papa had _________ (5) when he was _________ (6) little a boy that he could not remember very _________ (7) about him, except _________ (8) he was big, and had blue eyes and a long moustache, and that it was a splendid thing to be _________ (9) around the room _________ (10) his shoulder. _________ (11) his papa's death, Cedric had found _________ (12) that it was _________ (13) not to talk to his mamma about him. When his father was ill, Cedric had been _________ (14) away, and when he had returned, everything was _________ (15); and his mother, who had been very ill, too, was only _________ (16) beginning to sit in her chair _________ (17) the window. She was pale and thin, and all the dimples had _________ (18) from her pretty face, and her eyes looked _________ (19) and mournful, and she was dressed _________ (20) black.

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JOHNNIE AND BILLIE LEARN TO JUMP SAMMIE and Susie Littletail, the rabbits of _________ (1) I told you in the book just before this, lived in an underground house _________ (2) a burrow, but Johnnie and Billie Bushytail _________ (3) their home in a nest on a _________ (4) tree. No, they were not birds, _________ (5) they did live in a nest. Yes, you have _________ (6) it. They were squirrels. Once upon a time Billie and Johnnie, who were brothers, lived with their papa and mama in a nice nest, on the Orange Mountains, but one day the papa and mama squirrels were _________ (7) in a trap by a boy. He did not _________ (8) to be cruel, but he did not know _________ (9) better, so he took the two poor, frightened squirrels away with him. He _________ (10) them in a nice cage, with a wheel that whirled around faster than the _________ (11) merry-go-round you ever rode upon. The boy _________ (12) the squirrels nice things to eat, and was very kind _________ (13) them, but of course he did not know _________ (14) they would much _________ (15) have been let _________ (16), to run in the woods. They would have liked to do this and not play _________ (17) day in the wire house with the whirling wheel, that went around _________ (18) fast. But the boy kept Mama and Papa Bushytail shut up, though one day they got free, and they were very glad! But I am not going to tell you about that now. I will save that for another story and for this time I will _________ (19) you how Johnnie and Billie Bushytail _________ (20) to jump.

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A Town by the Sea Felipe and Maria finally arrived _________ (1) Luarca - a small town in the north of Spain. As they _________ (2) for the Tourist Information Office, a woman stopped them and asked _________ (3) they were looking _________ (4) beds for the night. Tired and _________ (5) they nodded and were _________ (6) to a room above a _________ (7) restaurant. The inside _________ (8) quite comfortable. There was a red plastic sofa and two armchairs _________ (9) the window. The sleeping area was separated _________ (10) a chocolate satin curtain that _________ (11) from the ceiling at one end of the room. Felipe walked into the living area and _________ (12) his wife adjusting the silk flowers in the pink plastic vase placed in the middle of a glass-topped coffee table. They _________ (13) up, smiled and _________ (14) noticed an oil painting of a stormy sea on the wall. Suddenly, like the crash of a wave against the shore, there was a knock at the door - _________ (15) was the landlady. She _________ (16) if everything was all right. They said it was and quickly _________ (17) to an agreement _________ (18) the cost of the room for the night. Once Felipe and Maria had unpacked, they went downstairs and had supper. An hour _________ (19) they returned upstairs, cleaned their teeth and went to _________ (20). They decided to go sightseeing in the morning.

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