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Choose the best ending for each of the sentence extracts below from the list underneath:

Unit Eight

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© A&CBlack Publishers Ltd 2007. For reference seeEasier English Dictionary for Students (978 07475 6624 3).

6.

Some students are reluctant/ unhappyto ask questions because they are shy.

7.

The contents/ indexat the back of a book allows the reader to find specific information.

8.

In some parts of the world, children have to work very long hours, to the detriment/ expenseof
their education and even their health.

9.

The idea that HIV and AIDS only affect homosexuals is a complete error/ fallacy.

10.

The number of people living on our planet is on an upward trend/ patternand is expected to top
10 billion in the years to come.

11.

While our reserves of oil and coal are fixed/ finite, energy sources such as the wind or the sun will
in effect never end.

1.

It is very important that a child's linguistic

2.

Teachers have noticed an increase in aggression, …

3.

The US Navy has the largest fleet

4.

Medical researchers managed to correlate

5.

University courses used to be very rigid

6.

From a very early age, children develop a spatial

7.

During the Korean War, communist countries aligned

8.

Some countries have a president, while others have a monarch,…

9.

The European Union has reduced most of the bureaucracy

10.

Because of radio telescopes, we can now detect

11.

It is vital to make sure that the structure of a bridge will not oscillate

a.

…awareness allowing them to understand where things are around them.

b.

…which may be caused by the food which children are eating.

c.

…themselves with the North, with capitalist countries aiding the South.

d.

…either a king or a queen.

e.

…of ships in the world.

f.

…abilities develop fully so that it can communicate and learn.

g.

…up and down or from side to side, as this would cause it to collapse.

h.

…distant stars which are invisible from Earth.

i.

…and offered students no real choice or flexibility.

j.

…associated with customs, thereby simplifying trade regulations.

k.

…asbestos to lung cancer and other respiratory diseases many years ago.

From the list below, choose one word which could be used in place of the language shown in bold
without changing the meaning of the sentence. Remember that you may need to change the form
or in some cases the grammatical class of the word:

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