The camel was very thirsty. His last drink had been weeks ago. His feet sank in the hot sand and he ___CAN___ hardly move. «When will I reach water?» he thought. «And I ___NOT/EAT___ for ages.» It was obvious that if the camel didn’t find any water and food soon, he ___DIE___. He made a few steps toward another dune. It was ___EASY___ to walk along the top of a hill, than along the bottom. At last he ___SEE___ something green in the distance. Was it a mirage or an oasis? He hoped for the best and the hope helped ___HE___ move faster. Soon, that distant green colour turned into real trees and grass. There ___BE___ a small stream of water and some palm trees that gave shade. Their wide ___LEAF___ could protect the camel from the sun’s rays. Though the sun ___SHINE___, it didn’t burn anymore. Unfortunately, it was impossible to stay there forever. A short rest and the camel had to move on towards his destination.