Circle the best option A, B, C, or D for each gap to complete the passage
Many visitors come to Tatter bridge to see the wonderful art (1) _____________ and museums, the
beautiful buildings and the fantastic parks. Few people go outside the city, and so they miss out on (2)
_____________ the scenery and the fascinating history of this beautiful area. This brochure will tell you
what you can see if you (3) _____________ a short bus ride out of the city.
The beautiful village of Tatter bridge was (4) _____________ to the children's writer Jane Potter,
whose stories of Benjamin Bear (5) _____________ loved by adults and children around the world. Jane
Potter's home is now a museum and tea shop, and is well (6) _____________ a visit just for its wonderful
gardens. It also has a gift shop where you can buy (7) _____________ and books. Tatter bridge has a
number of interesting shops (8) _____________ an excellent cake shop, and 'Wendy's Gift shop' where
you can find lots of unusual gifts made (9) _____________ hand by local artists. Lovers of Jane Potter's
books should also walk to the Green Valley woods, which have not changed since Jane Potter (10)
_____________ her stories there one hundred years ago.
1. A. workshops B. stations C. restaurants D. galleries
2. A. experiencing B. questioning C. understanding D. welcoming
3. A. bring B. drive C. take D. sail
4. A. school B. home C. shop D. cottage
5. A. be B. have C. been D. are
6. A. worth B. value C. excited D. known
7. A. vegetables B. souvenirs C. costumes D. materials
8. A. preserving B. advertising C. including D. purchasing
9. A. at B. in C. with D. by
10. A. carved B. designed C. moulded D. wrote
II. Use words in the box to complete the passage.
When; paintings; craft; artisan; as; situated;
parts; villagers; and; engaged.
Recently, we made a trip to revisit Dong Ho Village with a desire to meet old artisan Nguyen Huu
Sam. Just when we arrived at the dyke in the village and talked with the villagers about the (1)
_____________, they intimately told us about him. The old house owned by the artisan is (2)_____________ in a long alley of the village. On the walls
of the house, there are many folk paintings in different genres, from daily life paintings to landscape (2)
_____________ shown in a set of "four seasons"Mr. Sam told us about his past. (4) _____________ he was three years old, he was instructed in the
craft of making Dong Ho paintings by his father. At five, he could help his father apply the Dong Ho paintings. At seven, he was able to draw with a pen (5)_____________ made the most difficult samples.Years went by and the soul of Dong Ho folk paintings has kept seashell powder paint to the Poonah-
paper.In the 1940s this craft flourished. At that time, Nguyen Huu Sam was assigned by bis parents to take the paintings to the market for sale. Mr. Sam said that 17 families in the village had been (6)_____________ in making Dong Ho paintings. Artisan Nguyen Huu Sam has always been devoted to the making of Dong Ho paintings and has waited for opportunities to restore this traditional (7) _____________. In 1967, when the local authorities assigned him to restore the traditional gen re of Dong Ho folk paintings, he gathered 50 (8) _____________ with professional skills and collected hundreds of woodblocks to establish the Dong Ho Painting Cooperative, Thanks to his efforts, such famous paintings (9) _____________ "Rat's wedding", "Rooster", "Scene of jealousy" and "Writing verses about precious flowers" have been revived. Dong Ho paintings have been available in many (10) _____________ of the world such as Japan, France,
Germany, Singapore and the United States.