Test 1. B4-B10. A Scottish Castle.

Gap-fill exercise/ Задание на образование грамматических форм

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For more than 800 years the castle was a fortress against the English and rival Scottish clans. It originally (STAND) on the banks of the river on a hill top overlooking the sea.

For the most part the castle was in a state of neglect since then. About 150 years ago it became a luxurious farm house and thousands of (SHEEP) were kept on the surrounding hillsides.

Then in the early part of the twentieth century it became a hunting and fishing lodge. Wealthy visitors paid good money trying to catch Atlantic salmon — Scotland's (STRONG) sporting fish.

The inspiration to restore the castle came to John Faulkner when he (SWIM) in the sea on an unusually warm August afternoon.

Seeing the castle's walls and towers over the sparkling water, he imagined how it must have looked in (THESE) glorious far off days.

Now, ten years after that summer swim, he is in the mood for celebration as he finally (REALISE) his biggest ambition.

All the difficult and expensive restoration was finished, and his (ONE) guests are due to arrive this evening.

Задание составлено на основе пособия «Практикум по английскому языку» Е.Н. Соловова, John Parsons, «Центр изучения английского языка Елены Солововой», Москва, 2011Соловова Практикум Грамматика и лексика.jpg