1. Read the text and mark the following statements «True» or «False».
1 The flowers were in full bloom on that day. TRUE
2 The people of the village began to gather around the post office and the riverbank. FALSE
3 The lottery didn’t start exactly at ten o’clock. FALSE
4 The lottery in the village took two days. FALSE
5 There were not many people in the village, and that allowed the lottery to go quickly. TRUE
6 The lottery was held in one of the classrooms of the local school. FALSE
7 The women began gathering for the lottery before the men. FALSE
8 The women wore old dresses and warm sweaters. TRUE
9 The men were speaking about work on the farm and weather. TRUE
10 The children came as soon as their mothers called them. FALSE
2. Complete the text with the correct words from the table.