There is no exact definition for “exotic” pets. This term usually refers to any animal that ___HAS_NOT_BEEN___ domesticated yet. Many people keep bears as pets. For example, Ivan the Terrible kept two bears in his palace. They ___WERE_GIVEN___ to him by the boyars.
Perhaps the ___EARLIEST___ ruler in history with a soft spot for bears was Ptolemy II, king of Egypt. He was fond of a “white bear” kept in his private collection.
Education for everyone
Thomas Jefferson made a considerable contribution to the development of education. He hoped that one day all young people on our planet ___WOULD_HAVE___ the right to education.
Today, his dream ___HAS_COME___ true. At the global level, the United Nations recognises the right of everyone to education.
Although education is compulsory in most places, school attendance is optional, therefore some parents choose home-schooling for their ___CHILDREN___.
A visit to the dentist
My tooth hurt through the night. I had to take a painkiller to lessen the pain. ___WORST___ of all, I did not sleep the whole night.
The next morning I told my mother about my toothache. It was obvious I ___COULD_NOT___ go to school. So I had to go to the dentist.
At nine o’clock we were waiting outside the dentist’s office. There was a small crowd. The nurse came and opened the door. I was the ___FIRST___ patient to rush into the office.