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Seaside Artist

He was once a textile designer for a leading fashion house, but these days Andrew Ruffhead (0) …. seaside rubbish into art. Andrew is what is sometimes (1) …. a beachcomber. He goes out gathering rubbish on his local beach, where all sorts of interesting things are (2) …. up. He later uses these as the (3) .… materials for his artwork, mostly sculptures and collages in the shape of fish, like tuna, and crustaceans, (4) …. crabs and lobsters. Andrew's eye-catching work, which looks equally good in kitchens, bathrooms and gardens, has been a great success with seaside fans all over the globe, with his funky fish drifting as (5) .… afield as Greece and Cape Cod in New England.

(6) …. as Andrew can tell you which beach materials from each sculpture came from, he is also (7) …… to know where his work will be hung. It is this interaction with the public that he particularly enjoys. Open to the public by (8) …… , his small informal studio also (9) ……him with an opportunity to get direct (10) …… from his customers. People often bring their own beach finds to the studio, although they are not always willing to (11) …… their treasures, preferring to (12) …… Andrew's advice about how to make them into works of art. It's advice that Andrew's happy to give.


0. A turns B swaps C reforms D switches
1. A named B known C entitled D called
2. A thrown B washed C dumped D tossed
3. A natural B crude C plain D raw
4. A such as B for instance C for example D much as
5. A distant B long C far D remote
6. A Indeed B Quite C Rather D Just
7. A desire B fond C keen D wish
8. A schedule B appointment C timetable D booking
9. A provides B gains C gives D produces
10. A review B feedback C opinion D report
11. A let go B part with C give out D leave off
12. A search B enquire C seek D pursue

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    I'll give you the first two, and then YOU must give your best effort for the rest. Someone here will check your answers.

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    He was once a textile designer for a leading fashion house, but these days Andrew Ruffhead (0) turns seaside rubbish into art. Andrew is what is sometimes (1) called a beachcomber. He goes out gathering rubbish on his local beach, where all sorts of interesting things are (2) …. up. He later uses these as the (3) .… materials for his artwork, mostly sculptures and collages in the shape of fish, like tuna, and crustaceans, (4) …. crabs and lobsters. Andrew's eye-catching work, which looks equally good in kitchens, bathrooms and gardens, has been a great success with seaside fans all over the globe, with his funky fish drifting as (5) .… afield as Greece and Cape Cod in New England.

    (6) …. as Andrew can tell you which beach materials from each sculpture came from, he is also (7) …… to know where his work will be hung. It is this interaction with the public that he particularly enjoys. Open to the public by (8) …… , his small informal studio also (9) ……him with an opportunity to get direct (10) …… from his customers. People often bring their own beach finds to the studio, although they are not always willing to (11) …… their treasures, preferring to (12) …… Andrew's advice about how to make them into works of art. It's advice that Andrew's happy to give.

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    Here are my answers, can you help me to check it, teacher?
    thank you very much
    2.D
    3.D
    4.D
    5.C
    6.D
    7.C
    8.B
    9.A
    10.B
    11.B
    12.C

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    2 and 4 are incorrect.

    All others are correct.

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    Yup.

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    Hello teacher,can ypu help me to check my answers to these questions,please?
    thank you
    p/s:my answers are before the question number.
    A 1. There was even a bathroom, a....... may had never enjoyed before.
    A. luxury B. entertainment C. accommodation D. refreshment
    C 2.. The report was... to the approval of the chairman.
    A. emitted B. submitted C. committed D. admitted
    B 3 we have to observe a million petty... on the way we do business. A. obligations B. regulations C. observations D. considerations
    A 4. I did not set out to achieve this; it is the ...result of my actions.
    A. indirect B. nervous C. fruitful D. intentional

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