Variant 3

1. Read the text and mark the following statements «True» or «False».
1 A small boy wanted to buy a hamster. FALSE
2 The money the boy had was not enough to buy a puppy. TRUE
3 Lady was the mother of the puppies. TRUE
4 The puppies were small and puffy. TRUE
5 One puppy couldn’t hear well. FALSE
6 The little boy wanted the puppy that limped. TRUE
7 The store owner presented the puppy to the boy. TRUE
8 The boy insisted on paying the full price for the puppy. TRUE
9 The boy needed a puppy to run and jump and play with him. FALSE
10 The boy had a damaged leg so he believed he could become a good friend to the puppy. TRUE

2. Complete the text with the correct words from the table.

A Museum Fit for a King

Located on (1) the Seine River in the heart of Paris, the Louvre is (2) the biggest art museum in the world. It has seven major areas, (3) more than one hundred different rooms, and (4) nearly 300,000 items in (5) its collection.

The Louvre is (6) made up of several different buildings that (7) were added over many centuries. The very first section, built more than eight hundred years ago, was originally (8) used as a fortress to protect Paris from the Vikings. Within a hundred years, King Charles V had turned one of the towers into a library. (9) During his reign," King Henry" IV added a huge section called the Grande Galerie. After the French Revolution, the art in the Louvre was available for everyone to enjoy. The museum opened to the public for the first time (10) on November 8, 1793.

Today, the Louvre is owned and operated by the French government.


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