Life was much better in the old days as there were no so-called useful inventions which mainly seem to cause us so many (1) ... . Imagine life without the telephone! How (2) ... it would be! You could have a bath without being interrupted by its demanding tones! We might even start writing letters to each other again! I've almost (3) ... what it's like to get a letter from a friend or relation.
Even more attractive still is the thought of having no television. We might start talking to each other again! I wouldn't be sorry to (4) ... goodbye to modern food preserving methods. Dried, frozen, tinned products certainly save the housewife (5) ... , but for what – to watch more television? Bring back the good old days of fresh food! I can (6) ... without the variety in the modern supermarket. Last but not least how much better it was to travel in the old days.
|1. A) delays||B) problems||C) mistakes|
|2. A) peaceful||B) expensive||C) proud|
|3. A) forgotten||B) forgiven||C) forbidden|
|4. A) speak||B) tell||C) say|
|5. A) time||B) moment||C) breath|
|6. A) do||B) make||C) take|