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Read texts A & B, and in each of the the gaps write a suitable word. This word should be formed from the word with the same number in the box on the right of the text. The first question has been done for you.


The only way to 0. is through exercise. Spending your life as a 'couch potato' is almost the 1. thing that you can do. I'm not saying that you need to become 2. about keeping yourself fit and spend long miserable hours 3. jogging for miles in the rain every day. But it is essential that you do a minimum of 4. exercise . Have a 5. with your doctor, and then exercise 6.according to his 7..

2. fanatic

3. happy

4. day

5. discuss

6. system

7. instruct


8. you know someone who is 9. of spiders. The problem is so common that 10. even have a word for it - arachnophobia. No one is sure what it is that inspires this 11. terror. Some people believe it is the legs, the numerous eyes, or even their scuttling form of movement. Perhaps it is a 12. of all these things. Many people spray spiders with 13. as soon as they see them, despite the fact that spiders are useful in keeping down 14. of other insect pests in the house. Mind you, for some people anything is 15. to spiders!


9. terror

10. psychology

11. rational

12. combine

13. insect

14. infest

15. prefer


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