Read the text below and then decide which word
(A, B, C or D) best fits each space. The exercise begins with an example (0).
HELP ALWAYS AT HAND: A MOBILE IS A GIRL'S BEST FRIEND
If it fits inside a pocket, keeps you
as well as in touch with your office, your mother and your children, it is
worth having. This is the
ranks of female mobile-phone users who are beginning to
the consumer market.
Although Britain has been
to be one of the most expensive places in the world to
a mobile phone,
both professional women and
mothers are undeterred.
At first, the mobile phone was a rich man's plaything,
or a businessman's
Now women own almost as many telephones as men do
- but for very different reasons.
for most women customers is that it
a form of communications back-up, wherever they are, in case of
James Tanner of Tancroft Communications says: 'The
of people buying phones from us this year were women - often young women
- or men who were buying for their mothers,
wives and girlfriends.
And it always seems to be a question of
'Size is also
They want something that will fit in a handbag,' said Mr Tanner.
'The tiny phones coming in are having a very big
This year's models are only half the size of your hand.'
Use two words to complete each of the advanced future verb forms in these sentences.
EXAMPLE: We'd better hurry. The film is due to start in five minutes.
Choose between the alternatives to complete these sentences.
Read the two texts.
Use the words in the boxes to the right of the texts
to form one word that fits in the same numbered space in the text.
Write the word in the space. The exercise begins with an example (0).