PET Reading Part 5


Read the text below and choose the correct word (A, B, C or D) for each space.

Stop the Invaders

Even if you take good (1) ... of your body, you can still get sick sometimes. Germs can invade even a healthy body! Getting sick can make you feel miserable, but there are some things that you can do to help yourself get better quickly and be more comfortable. The first thing to do when you are not feeling well is to (2) ... your parents know.

Sometimes it is hard to tell whether you have a cold, the flu, or something more serious. So your parents may take you to the doctor. Your doctor can (3) ... tests that will let you know what is making you sick. You may be ill because of bacteria. Strep throat is an (4) ... of an illness caused by bacteria. If bacteria has made you sick, your doctor (5) ... give you antibiotics. Antibiotics are medicines that are designed to help your body get rid (6) ... the bacteria that are making you sick.

  1. A) care B) responsibility C) attention D) trouble
  2. A) admit B) permit C) let D) allow
  3. A) do B) put C) carry D) follow
  4. A) case B) model C) symbol D) example
  5. A) have B) will C) is D) had
  6. A) for B) from C) of D) in

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