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Angol olvasásértés 2014.október/4.

Középszintű angol érettségi 2014. október - 4. olvasott szöveg értése feladat.

Írd be a hiányzó szövegrészek betűjeleit!


Checking out at Tesco, the young cashier suggested to the older woman that she should bring her own grocery bags because plastic bags weren't good for the environment. The old woman (0) C , "We didn't have this green thing back in my earlier days." The assistant responded, "That's our problem today. Your generation (1) about saving our environment for future generations."

The old woman was right − our generation didn't have the green thing in its day. Back then, we returned milk bottles, soft drink bottles and beer bottles to the shop. The shop sent them back to the plant (2) , so it could use the same bottles over and over. We walked up stairs because we didn't have a lift or escalator in every store and office building. We walked to the grocers and didn't climb into a 200-horsepower machine every time we (3) .

Back then, we washed the baby's nappies because we (4) . We dried clothes on a line, not in an energy-gobbling machine burning up 2000 watts − wind and solar power really (5) back then. Kids got hand-me-down clothes from their brothers or sisters, not always brand-new clothing.

Back then, we had one TV or radio in the house − not a TV in every room. We didn't fire up an engine and burn petrol just (6) . When we were thirsty we drank from a tap instead of drinking from a plastic bottle of water (7) .

Back then, people took the bus − and kids rode their bikes to school or walked instead of (8) . We had one electrical socket in a room, not an entire bank of sockets to power a dozen appliances. And we didn't need to switch on a computerised gadget to receive a signal beamed from satellites 2,000 miles out in space (9) the nearest fish and chip shop.

But she was right. We didn't have the green thing in our day.

A) to be washed, sterilised and refilled
B) didn't have the throw-away kind
C) apologised and explained
D) throwing it away
E) did dry our clothes
F) in order to find
G) to cut the lawn
H) did not care enough
I) had to go two blocks
K) shipped from the other side of the world
L) turning their mums into a 24-hour taxi service

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