Cupid's Target - (error correction - extra word)
In most lines of the text there is one unnecessary word.
It is either grammatically incorrect or does not fit in with the sense of the text.
For each numbered line 1-16
find these words and underline them.
Some lines are correct.
0 √ Why is the heart the organ that represents love? In some ancient religions
00 it was regarded as the place where the spirit dwelled
and in the West it
- has always been associated with the moral courage. In medieval Europe the
- hearts of monarchs were often buried in the lands they had conquered
- and their bodies returned them to the places they had come from. A flaming
- heart was a frequent symbol in Western art of religious intensity and saints'
- hearts have become revered relics. Strangely, until the seventeenth century
- no one knew what the anatomical function of the heart really was being. It
- was the English surgeon William Harvey, who after years of research into.
- he discovered that it was a rather simple pump. Even after Harvey announced
- his discovery in 1628 the romantic mystery surrounding the heart grew up
- rather than diminished it. Poets like Shakespeare were increasingly inclined
- to use it as a metaphor for love. In the second half of the nineteenth century
- it became so fashionable to put stylised images of the heart as a symbol of
- romantic love on cards. Today modern medical science can mimic the
- mechanics of the heart to save some lives. It is, after all, just a pumping
- muscle. But try telling that to the broken hearted. They know where does
- love lies.
Complete the following article by writing each missing word in the spaces.
Use only one word for each space. The exercise begins with an example (0).
MAKING THE MOST OF CARNIVAL
Carnival is definitely
a spectator sport.
It's very difficult to really get
(1)______away by the atmosphere
(2) ______ you are taking part yourself and by that I mean
(3) ____ a disguise of some kind, even if it's nothing
(4)_______ than a mask or a funny hat. In fact, the
(5) _____of people who do not bother to dress up is usually fairly small, so you
(6)_____ almost certainly be conspicuous out of fancy dress.
You are bound to regret not
(7) _____ gone to a bit of trouble when you see everybody else having the time
(8) ______ their lives. Ask a friend to lend
(9)____ a costume if you do not have
(10) _____ You
(11) _____ even find that they are available for hire somewhere. If all else fails, you
(12)_____ always improvise with old sheets and clothes. After all, you don't
(13)_____ to look spectacular, elegant or beautiful, but you
(14) ____ try to enter into the spirit of the festivities if you want to enjoy
Make noun phrases for the following.
- wool taken from lambs
- the entrance where artists enter a theatre
- a show where boats are displayed
- a degree that takes three years to finish
- a sauce made with cheese
- a ceiling in a living-room
- a choir for children
- the tail on a rabbit
- the national monuments found in Poland
- a door on a cupboard
Complete these noun phrases in as many ways as you can think of.
- a bowl of...
- a carton of...
- a herd of...
- a set of...
- a bunch of ...
- a clove of...
- a packet of...
- a litter of...