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A Chinese Vase
When I was a child I loved visiting my grandmother. I thought her house was as beautiful as a palace. As I grew older the house and garden seemed smaller, but I still loved visiting the old lady. There were so many lovely things to look (1) ______ in the house.
I loved her paintings and the old clock, but (2) ______ all I loved a big Chinese vase which stood in the hall. It was (3) ______ than me, and I couldn’t see (4) ______ it. I walked round and round it looking at the beautiful ladies and the birds and flowers and trees, and Grandmother often (5) ______ me stories about these ladies. She said that her grandfather had brought the vase with him when he returned from a long (6) ______ to China.
We live in a modern house, and I’m afraid my husband and I often nag at the children. “Don’t make the new carpet dirty, Paul!” “Be careful with the new table, Philip!”
Before she died, Grandmother gave me the vase I loved so much. It (7) ______ beautiful in our modern hall.
One day I came home from the shop. The boys met me at the door. “I’m as strong as George Bes, Mummy,” said Paul. “I got a goal and I broke the vase.” Philip tried to be more diplomatic than Paul, “It doesn’t really matter, does it? You told us it wasn’t new. You aren’t cross, are you?”
- А) out B) at C) into D) about
- А) mostly B) great of C) greatly D) most of
- А) higher B) larger C) taller D) greater
- А) about B) around C) inside D) outside
- А) said B) spoke C) talked D) told
- А) voyage B) tour C) hike D) excursion
- А) looked B) viewed C) appeared D) seemed