GRAMMAR MIX [****]

Write the words in the correct order to make sentences. Be careful with capital letters!

a) left / for the airport / just / have / they

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b) on Sundays / go / I / to school / never

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c) catches / the bus / always / Ted / home / at 5.00

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d) on holiday / to the countryside / Anne / tomorrow / is going

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e) often / Tim and I / our bikes / ride / in the morning / to the park

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Today, people travel frequently. 1 young people have been abroad. It is not unusual to hear: "We 2 to France on holiday next month" or " I 3 back from Rome two days ago." These days, travelling is easy. Some people 4 their holidays months ahead, but others decide where to go at the last minute.

In the 19th century, life was different. There weren't 5 aeroplanes. People 6 long distances by train and ship. Journeys 7 a long time and were very difficult. Ships were uncomfortable. Passengers' rooms were 8 they are today and they weren't cleaned very often. Train travel was more comfortable but the trains weren't 9 they are today.

1) Any / Many / Much
2) have flown / flew / are flying
3) came / was coming / will come
4) planned / plan /plant
5) some / much / any
6) were travelling / used to travel / will travel
7) took / take / have taken
8) as small as / smaller than / the smallest
9) as fast as / faster / the fastest

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will * has * years * 20th * as * planes * Boeing * but * new * A380
In the late century, the American company Boeing made most of the world's largest . But recently, an European company, Airbus, begun to compete with . In 2005, they finished developing a plane, the Airbus A380. It took the company many to develop the Airbus , but now it is popular as the Boeing 747. Who sell more planes in he future? No one knows, Boeing is not alone at the top any more.

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