KET Reading and Writing Part 5

Index

Read the article about Irish holidays.
Choose the best word (A, B or C) for each space.

Have a great holiday!

Millions of Irish people travel to foreign countries on holiday each year. Many people go on package holidays with travel companies (1) ... they can arrange everything for you. The company books your train, plane or bus tickets and finds you a hotel or a flat. (2) ... summer, many people go to places 3) ... the weather is warmer (4) ... in Ireland. They go to the beach and swim or sunbathe.

Skiing holidays are (5) ... popular in winter. Many people travel to countries (6) ... as Austria , France, Switzerland, Sweden and Canada to go skiing and snowboarding. Many people also go on more adventurous holidays, like wildlife safaris in Africa. Irish people usually (7) ... holidays and in winter in Ireland there are a (8) ... of TV programmes about holidays. Irish people also have holidays in Ireland. They go to the seaside to swim and sunbathe, or go hiking in the country.

  1. A) if B) although C) because
  2. A) In B) On C) At
  3. A) where B) what C) which
  4. A) then B) than C) as
  5. A) enough B) too C) very
  6. A) like B) such C) so
  7. A) have B) has C) having
  8. A) many B) lot C) much
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BECAUSE => for the reason that.

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IN => is used with 'months, seasons, years, centuries and long periods'.

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WHERE => the place or situation in which.

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THAN => used to introduce the second part of a comparison.

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VERY => used before adjectives, adverbs to mean 'extremely'.

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SUCH AS => used to introduce one or more examples.

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HAVE => We use adverbs of frequency 'usually, always, sometimes, never, often' with the present simple.

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A LOT OF => a large number or amount.