READING AND USE OF ENGLISH (1A)

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David Lopez Estrada
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Read the text and decide which option best fits each gap

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Question 1

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Read the text and select the option that best fits on each gap Number (1) HOME AND ABROAD After a short time living in a foreign country, I noticed conversations with locals assumed a predictable pattern. There were standard answers to the usual questions. Most questions caused little (1) ______- it was rather like dancing, where both partners know how to avoid (2) ___________ on each other's toes. But, 'When are you going home?' was a question I (3) __________ to answer, whenever I (4) __________ my life and the direction it seemed to be (5) _________ In the last ten years, I had lived in a dozen countries. And I had travelled through dozens more; usually in (6) ___________ of a purpose or a person; occasionally to see the attractions. This kind of travel is not (7) ________ wandering, but is the extensive exploration of a wide (8) _________ of cultures. However, it doesn't allow you to put down roots. At the back of your mind, though, is the idea of home, the place you came from
Answer
  • puzzle
  • trouble
  • obstacle
  • barrier

Question 2

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Read the text and select the option that best fits on each gap Number (2) HOME AND ABROAD After a short time living in a foreign country, I noticed conversations with locals assumed a predictable pattern. There were standard answers to the usual questions. Most questions caused little (1) ______- it was rather like dancing, where both partners know how to avoid (2) ___________ on each other's toes. But, 'When are you going home?' was a question I (3) __________ to answer, whenever I (4) __________ my life and the direction it seemed to be (5) _________ In the last ten years, I had lived in a dozen countries. And I had travelled through dozens more; usually in (6) ___________ of a purpose or a person; occasionally to see the attractions. This kind of travel is not (7) ________ wandering, but is the extensive exploration of a wide (8) _________ of cultures. However, it doesn't allow you to put down roots. At the back of your mind, though, is the idea of home, the place you came from
Answer
  • touching
  • moving
  • walking
  • stepping

Question 3

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Read the text and select the option that best fits on each gap Number (3) HOME AND ABROAD After a short time living in a foreign country, I noticed conversations with locals assumed a predictable pattern. There were standard answers to the usual questions. Most questions caused little (1) ______- it was rather like dancing, where both partners know how to avoid (2) ___________ on each other's toes. But, 'When are you going home?' was a question I (3) __________ to answer, whenever I (4) __________ my life and the direction it seemed to be (5) _________ In the last ten years, I had lived in a dozen countries. And I had travelled through dozens more; usually in (6) ___________ of a purpose or a person; occasionally to see the attractions. This kind of travel is not (7) ________ wandering, but is the extensive exploration of a wide (8) _________ of cultures. However, it doesn't allow you to put down roots. At the back of your mind, though, is the idea of home, the place you came from
Answer
  • worked
  • completed
  • stretched
  • struggled

Question 4

Question
Read the text and select the option that best fits on each gap Number (4) HOME AND ABROAD After a short time living in a foreign country, I noticed conversations with locals assumed a predictable pattern. There were standard answers to the usual questions. Most questions caused little (1) ______- it was rather like dancing, where both partners know how to avoid (2) ___________ on each other's toes. But, 'When are you going home?' was a question I (3) __________ to answer, whenever I (4) __________ my life and the direction it seemed to be (5) _________ In the last ten years, I had lived in a dozen countries. And I had travelled through dozens more; usually in (6) ___________ of a purpose or a person; occasionally to see the attractions. This kind of travel is not (7) ________ wandering, but is the extensive exploration of a wide (8) _________ of cultures. However, it doesn't allow you to put down roots. At the back of your mind, though, is the idea of home, the place you came from
Answer
  • considered
  • thought
  • reflected
  • believed
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