II. Grammar and Vocabulary26’
Section A 16’
Directions: After reading the passages below, fill in the blanks to make the passages coherent and grammatically correct. For the blanks with a given word, fill in each blank with the proper form of the given word; for the other blanks, use one word that best fits each blank.
A young man was getting ready to graduate from college. For many months he 17 (admire) a beautiful sports car in a dealer's showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was ____18 ___ he wanted.
As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father had purchased the car. Finally, _____19 _ the morning of his graduation, his father called him into his private study and handed his son a beautifully wrapped gift box. Curious, and somewhat disappointed, the young man opened the box and found a Bible, with the young man's name 20 (mark) in gold. Angrily, he stormed out of the house, 21 (leave) the Bible.