KET Reading and Writing Part 5

Index

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

Message in the Bottle

More than 110 years ago a young woman named Sofia Nielsen was walking (1) ... the seaside of the North Sea. (2) ... the trip she got a crazy idea. She wrote a message, put it in a green bottle and threw the bottle into the North Sea. What she didn't know is that the bottle would survive (3) ... long. Last week, a Danish fisherman found Nielsen's bottle when he was on his every day fishing trip. He carried it to a museum.

The historians there discovered that it's the (4) ... message in the bottle in the world! They also found Nielsen's grandson, Malthe, (5) ... is now 72 years old. He lives in Copenhagen and never (6) ... his grandmother who died in 1940. What did the bottle contain? Well, there was a letter inside. Nielsen asked the finder to return (7) ... to his home address in Copenhagen. They couldn't read the rest of the message (8) ... water got inside and damaged the ink. But it didn't stop the specialists. They're trying to figure out the entire message and hope it'll be possible to read it soon.

  1. A) in B) on C) at
  2. A) When B) While C) During
  3. A) so B) too C) enough
  4. A) oldest B) old C) older
  5. A) who B) which C) what
  6. A) meets B) met C) meeting
  7. A) them B) it C) its
  8. A) Some B) Any C) A
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AT THE SEASIDE

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DURING => all throught the time that something last.

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SO => very; extremely.

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OLDEST => THE + OLDEST = COMPARISON

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WHO => used to show which person or people you mean.

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MET => past simple.

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IT => used to refer to an animal or a thing that has already been mentioned.

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SOME => used to refer to certain types of a thing, but not all of them.