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Part 1: Complete the article with the words in the box

attacking
clear
eventually
screamed
swimming
thought

professional

Friendly dolphins save swimmers


One morning in November 2004, four people were _____ in the sea about 100 metres from the beach
near Auckland. New Zealand. They were _____ lifeguards on a training swim. Suddenly, about ten dolphins
appeared and started to swim around them in circles. At first the swimmers were worried they _____ that the
dolphins were _____ them. One of the swimmers, Ron Howes, tried to swim back to the beach, but the dolphins
stopped him and pushed him back to other swimmers, Suddenly, one of Ihe swimmers _____
There was a three-metre shark and it was swimming towards them through the _____ blue water. It came
very close to the swimmers. It was only metres away, but it couldn't attack them because the dolphins were
there. The dolphins stayed with the swimmers for 40 minutes. _____ the shark swam away and the dolphins let
the swimmers return to Ihe beach. A scientist, Rosemary Finn, who studies Ihe behaviour of dolphins wasn't
surprised when she heard the story. Dolphins often help other animals and fish when they are in trouble in the
sea. she said.
Part 2: Complete the text with the words in the box.
admire

coach

famous

joined

played

retired scored

team

win

matches

Ferenc Puskas
A Ferenc Puskas was a _____ Hungarian footballer. He was born in 1927 in Budapest His father was a
foolball _____ so Ferenc started playing at an early age.
B At the age of 16 Puskas joined Honved football club and helped them to _____ five Hungarian league titles.
In 1945 he _____ for Hungary for the firrst time and was a member of the _____ that won the Olympic Gold
medal in 1952.
C In 1956 he left Hungary, and in 1958 he _____ Real Madrid. Although he was already in his thirties, he won
the Spanish league five times and the European Cup three times before he _____ in 1967, at the age of forty.
D I _____ him because he _____ in almost every match he played in - 357 goals in 354 ____ for Honved, 54
goats in 179 matches for Real Madrid and 83 goals in 84 matches for Hungary
Part 3: Read the article and choose the most suitable heading (A-G) for each paragraph. There is one
extra heading that you do not need.
Olympic Flame
1 _________________________ Every four years the world watches the Olympic Games, which start when
somebody from the hast country carries a torch into the stadium and lights the flame in the opening ceremony.
The flame continues to burn throughout the games until it is extinguished iff the dosing ceremony.
2 _________________________ This is a tradition that started in ancient Greece, when a fine burnt throughout
the ancient Olympics, but it wasn't introduced to the modern games until 1928 The modern world welcomed the
idea of an Olympic flame with enthusiasm, (n 1 936 Carl Diem, a German sports official, came up with the idea
of an Olympic torch relay for the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin. Since then the torch reiay has been part of
the Olympic Games.
3 _________________________ The Olympic torch is lit many months before the opening ceremony at
Olympia, the site of the ancient Olympics in Greece. Eleven women take pan and one of them lights the torch
from the sun using a special mirror, After this there is a ceremony in the Athenian Panathmaiko Stadium where
the Athens city authorities deliver the torch to the officials of the host city.

4 _________________________ This ceremony is then followed by the torch relay. Traditionally, runners,
including athletes, celebrities and ordinary people carry the torch on a journey from Athens to the host city. The
relay lasts for many months and goes through many countries Sometimes the torch travels by boat, or by plane.
5 _________________________ The relay ends when the torch arrives at the Olympic stadium where the
Games will take place. The final earner
of the torch is often kept secret until the last moment, and is usually a famous sportsman or woman. They run
around the track and towards a huge cauldron, which is usually at the top of a staircase. They use the torch to
light the Olympic flame.
6 _________________________ The torch relay represents the passing of Olympic traditions from one
generation to the next. Originally the flame represented the 'endeavour for protection and struggle for victory.
Since it was introduced again in 1928, it has come to represent 'the light of spirit, knowledge, and life'.
A The end of the journey
E The end of the Olympics
B The history of the flame
F Carrying the torch
C The beginning of the Olympics
G Lighting the torch
D The symbolic meaning of the flame
Part 4: Put in the correct preposition

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Part 6: Rewrite the following sentences as instructed


51. Apples are usually cheaper than oranges.
Apple are not_____________________________________________________________________________
52. I advice you to put your money in the bank.
Youd___________________________________________________________________________________
53. She isnt accustomed to life in London
Shes not used to__________________________________________________________________________
54. He left school and then joined the army.
After ___________________________________________________________________________________
55. Somebody stole his watch yesterday.
His watch _______________________________________________________________________________
56. The last time she had a swim was five years ago.
She hasn't _______________________________________________________________________________
57. The bus takes longer than the train.
The train_________________________________________________________________________________
58. My husband didnt leave the car keys, so I couldnt pick him up at the station.
If my husband____________________________________________________________________________
59. The postman was bitten by our dog.
Our dog_________________________________________________________________________________
60. The cake was so hard so I couldnt cat it.
It was___________________________________________________________________________________
Part 7: Your grandparents have just sent you some money for your birthday present
Write a note to them say:
- Thank them for the money.
- Say what you used the money for and why you did that.
Write 25-35 words.
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