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My mother decided it was time for me to go to school. I was sent to Merrywood Elementary when I was six and I thought it was a complete waste of time. What was the (1) _______ of school when I could learn all I needed at the docks? It turned (2) _______ that Mum had other plans for my future which didn’t include joining Uncle Stan in the shipyard.
Once Mum had dropped me off each morning, I would hang around in the yard until she was out of sight, and then slope off to the docks. I made sure I was always back at the school gates when she returned to pick me up in the afternoon. On the (3) _______ back home, I had to be very inventive. I would (4) _______ her everything I’d done at school that day. I was good at making up stories. (5) _______, it wasn’t long before she discovered that was all they were: stories.
Occasionally Mr. Haskins, the gatekeeper, decided he’d seen me leave the school too often and I’d be (6) _______ to the headmaster. My form master, Mr.Holcombe, never let on if I didn’t show up for his class, but then he was a bit soft.
One or two other boys from my school also (7) _______ to hang around the docks but I kept my distance from them. They were older and bigger and never missed a chance to beat me if I got in their way.
- A) help B) goal C) point D) aim
- A) off B) out C) in D) over
- A) trial B) path C) track D) way
- A) speak B) say C) tell D) talk
- A) moreover B) however C) therefore D) although
- A) reported B) remembered C) reminded D) required
- A) held B) kept C) used D) had