A NEW CLOZE (B1)
READ THE TEXT BELOW AND THINK OF THE WORD WHICH BEST FITS EACH SPACE. USE ONLY ONE WORD IN EACH SPACE. CONTRACTIONS COUNT AS ONE WORD.
Every year their magazines and TV programmes ____________(1) read and watched by millions of people around the world. The National Geographic Society ____________(2) in 1888 with just a ____________ (3) members and now it is one of the largest scientific and educational organizations __________(4) the world. It was created ____________(5) a group of 33 teachers, explorers and businessmen ____________(5) 13th January 1888 in Washington DC. They met ____________(6) talk about their interest ____________ (7) geography.
Later that year the first edition of the National Geographic was ____________(8). The articles and reports were ____________(9) by professors but they weren´t very interesting for people ____________(10) weren´t experts in geography.. But then ____________(11) magazine became ____________(12) to read and included more and more photos, especially in colour. Some ____________(13) amazing photos have ____________(14) printed in the magazine from all corners of the planet. So , ____________ (15) one day you need to look up some information about geography, why not start by ____________(16) up a copy of the National Geograhic?