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Olvasott szöveg értése - Task 3

Angol középszintű érettségi, 2010. május

Read this article on recycling. Some parts of sentences have been removed from the text. Your task is to find fill the gaps with the correct parts. Remember that there is an extra part that is not used. When you have chosen all your answers, cick on the button Check answers. If you make a mistake, please try again until all your answers are correct.

Recycling litter funds honeymoon

John and Ann Till, from Petersfield, in Hampshire, Britain, had been planning for a while to get married but they did not have enough money to cover the cost of their dream honeymoon in the USA. Then, one day they had an idea while they were doing their shopping at the supermarket in Havant, .
They decided to take cans and bottles to the recycling centre at the supermarket, because, although they had enough money for a Queen Mary 2 cruise to New York, . The couple started collecting rubbish in their home town. For every four recycled items, they earned a reward point which was then converted into British Airways air miles. They collected 36,000 miles, .
Mr Till said they had collected almost every night for three months during spring. He said "At the very beginning, we were concerned it would not be achievable, .
It's not to say the pavements were full of litter, it was . There was enough rubbish out there to fly us to the moon and back."
They reached their air miles goal in May, . They married in August, then sailed to New York on the Queen Mary 2 and spent a few days in Washington .
Their recycling feat came to light as part of its Read Around The World competition. Out of the stories sent in it was found to be the most interesting one.
The automated recycling machines were being trialled in a few of the larger UK stores. The supermarket chain spokesman David Nieberg said "We support all our customers . We have got a set of environmental targets and if it helped the Tills go on honeymoon - even better - we congratulate them on that."
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Utolsó módosítás: 2010. 05. 10.