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  1. My grandmother likes the tomatoes/tomatoes very much.

  2. I love the trees/trees in your garden.

  3. I will see you on the Saturday/Saturday.

  4. I always watch the TV/TV in the morning.

  5. Susan goes to work by the bus/bus.

  6. Please, do not be late for the school/school.

  7. Susan cannot go to the cinema now. She is playing the tennis/tennis.

  8. He has never been to the Sahara Desert/Sahara Desert before.

  9. What about going to Alaska in the summer/summer?

  10. I need to get to the work/work as soon as possible.

  11. Sandra went sailing around the Lake Ontario/Lake Ontario.

  12. My friend has been living in the Denmark/Denmark for nine years.

  13. The Danube/Danube runs through different European cities.

  14. The Indian Ocean/Indian Ocean has different types of fish.

  15. Mike loves swimming in the Atlantic Ocean/Atlantic Ocean.

  16. Sonya stayed in the Beijing/Beijing for several years.

  17. Alex’s wife comes from the Florida/Florida.

  18. The students studied geology of the Atacama Desert/Atacama Desert.

  19. Grandpa Edward is the oldest/oldest person in my family.

  20. The film/film I saw yesterday was so boring.

  1. Tomatoes.

  2. The trees.

  3. Saturday.

  4. TV.

  5. Bus.

  6. School.

  7. Tennis.

  8. The Sahara Desert.

  9. Summer.

  10. Work.

  11. Lake Ontario.

  12. Denmark.

  13. The Danube.

  14. The Indian Ocean.

  15. The Atlantic Ocean.

  16. Beijing.

  17. Florida.

  18. The Atacama Desert.

  19. The oldest.

  20. The film.

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Kebeg

There is a deep dub, or pool, on 1.____ Ballacoan stream, which 2.____ children of Laxey call Nikkesen's. It is 3.____ home of Nyker, 4.____ Water Goblin. It has no bottom; and 5.____ brambles and 6.____ ferns are growing round it, and fir trees and hazels are hiding it from 7.____ sight. No child, no grown-up person even, will go near it after dark. 

A great many years ago a beautiful girl living at Ballaquine was sent to look for 8.____ calves, which had gone astray. She had got as far as Nikkesen's, when she took a notion that she heard 9.____ calves over 10.____ river in Johnny Baldoon's nuts. At once she began to call to them:

'Kebeg! Kebeg! Kebeg!'

So loud that you could hear her at Chibber Pherick, Patrick's Well. 11.____ people could hear her calling quite plainly, but behold, a great mist came and rolled down 12.____ valley, and shut it from sight. 13.____ people on one side of 14.____ valley could hear her voice yet calling through 15.____ mist:

' Kebeg ! Kebeg ! Kebeg ! '

Then came a little sweet voice through 16.____ mist and 17.____ trees in answer:

' Kebeg 's here ! Kebeg 's here! '

And she cried:

'I'm comin' ! I'm comin'! '

And that was all. 

18.____ fairies who live in 19.___ Nikkesen's had pulled her in and carried her to their own home.

She was never heard of again.

Morrison, S. (1911) Manx Fairy Tales. David Nutt. http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/fulltext/sm1911/index.htm

Kebeg

There is a deep dub, or pool, on 1. Ballacoan stream, which 2. the children of Laxey call Nikkesen's. It is 3. the home of Nyker, 4. the Water Goblin. It has no bottom; and 5. brambles and 6. ferns are growing round it, and fir trees and hazels are hiding it from 7. sight. No child, no grown-up person even, will go near it after dark.

A great many years ago a beautiful girl living at Ballaquine was sent to look for 8. the calves, which had gone astray. She had got as far as Nikkesen's, when she took a notion that she heard 9. the calves over 10. the river in Johnny Baldoon's nuts. At once she began to call to them:

'Kebeg! Kebeg! Kebeg!'

So loud that you could hear her at Chibber Pherick, Patrick's Well. 11. The people could hear her calling quite plainly, but behold, a great mist came and rolled down 12. the valley, and shut it from sight. 13. The people on one side of 14. the valley could hear her voice yet calling through 15. the mist:

' Kebeg ! Kebeg ! Kebeg ! '

Then came a little sweet voice through 16. the mist and 17. the trees in answer:

' Kebeg 's here ! Kebeg 's here! '

And she cried:

'I'm comin' ! I'm comin.'

And that was all.

18. The Fairies who live in 19. Nikkesen's had pulled her in and carried her to their own home.

She was never heard of again.

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