1. Read the text and mark the following statements «True» or «False».
1 The text tells the legend of the Loch Ness Monster. FALSE
2 From the text we can say in what part of the United States Bear Lake is situated. TRUE
3 There is no evidence of the monster’s presence before June, 1868. TRUE
4 S. M. Johnson was a scientist who first described the Bear Lake Monster. FALSE
5 The monster’s mouth is really huge. TRUE
6 The monster’s legs are as big as its ears. FALSE
7 The monster moves fast in the water as well as on land. FALSE
8 The monster has been seen only once. FALSE
9 People who saw the monster described it in the same way. FALSE
10 Bear Lake is really worth visiting even though there’s no monster in its waters. TRUE
2. Complete the text with the correct words from the box.
Paris — the City of Light — shines year-round, (1) but it has a special appeal in winter. Sure, the (2) weather can be cold but if you dress in layers, you’ll keep warm and easily deal with temperature changes as you go from cold streets to (3) heated museums and cafés.
Slow (4) down, and enjoy your favourite museums and monuments. — spending one-on-one time with the Mona Lisa and Venus de Milo is (5) worth the extra clothes you had to pack. Attend a (6) cooking demonstration or take a short course in art or architecture. Get into cafés to warm (7) up and enjoy a break from sightseeing or shopping.
One of Europe’s greatest treats is strolling down the glowing Champs-Elysées in winter. From (8) late November through mid-January, holiday lights adorn city streets, buildings, and (9) monuments, and the Champs-Elysées beams with a dazzling display of lights on the trees that line the long boulevard. The city springs for 1,000 fresh-cut fir trees to put up and (10) decorate around town, 300 of which ring the traffic circle at the lower end of the Champs-Elysées.