Fill in the spaces with the correct word. There is only one (1) word for each space.
Thank you for your e-mail. Living in Australia sounds really great. I’m glad that you like (1) _________
new house. (2) ________ it very hot in Australia? Does it rain much? I heard that a (3) _______ of Australians live near the beach. Have you been for a swim? How about
the students in your new school? Are (4) ________ friendly? And send some photos too – I would like to know more about them. I’ve got (5) _______ go now, but I’ll write again soon.
Is there a good skatepark in your town? We’ve now got the (6) ________ fantastic skatepark ever, and it’s all because of my friends and me!
Our old skatepark was full of broken equipment, so none of us ever went there. But we all agreed that (7) ________ we had a better skatepark in our town, we’d use it. And teenagers might come (8)________ other towns to join us.
So I set up an online questionnaire to find out what local people wanted. I asked them whether we should improve our old skatepark (9) ________ build a completely new one. People voted to build a
Then we held some events to get money to pay for it. In the end we collected half the cost, and the local council paid the rest. It (10) _______ finally finished last month. So come and try it – you’ll have a great time.
(C) Ballet dancer
After five years of karate lessons, Hans Jensen, 13, swapped his black belt for ballet shoes. Hans gave his first public performance only a year ago when he danced in ‘The Nutcracker’ with the local dance school. Hans’s mother said, ‘He was actually helping (11) _______ his little sister. She was very shy on stage until her brother was given a small part as a soldier. Hans enjoyed it so much that he (12) _______ himself in ballet classes.’
Hans has already (13) _________ attention in the ballet world and recently won a scholarship to join the Royal Ballet School. He loves it there and is working hard to increase his range of dance steps. ‘I want to become stronger, (14) _________ experience and learn as much as I can,’ he said.
His teacher, Mr Gregorevic, who has danced professionally in a variety of lead roles, said, ‘Hans has
natural ability and always works hard.’ Hans has (15) _______ himself the goal of one day dancing