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    For each of the numbered blanks, write down a suitable connector
     
A.   This is how you make a call from a public telephone. ___1___, lift the receiver. ___2___, drop your money into the slot fo the coin box. Note: there are three slots, ___3___ be sure that you drop your coin into the correct one. ___4___ will be the slot that is about the size of the coin. ___5___ dial the number you want. When the other side answers, press Button A. Do not press Button A ___6___ you are sure that your call has got through.

Do not misuse public telephones. If you damage a public telephone you may regret it ___7___ when you need to make an urgent call. For example, last Wednesday, Raja was very happy when he managed to get a "free" telephone call. ___8___ his mother was ill and he could not phone for an ambulance because he had damaged the telephone.

     
     
B.   There are may reasons why girls should be sent to school. ___1___, a girl's intelligence is not lower than that of a boy's. A girl has as much chance of doing well in schoolwork as a boy does. ___2___, not all girls want to stay at home and become housewives and mothers. Some girls do not like housework. Some girls will not be happy staying at home all the time. ___3___, even though a girl might want nothing more than to be a wife and mother, she may not find anyone she would like to marry. ___4___, it must be stressed that girls are people with feelings too and should be given a choice to decide on their own future.
     

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A.   This is how you make a call from a public telephone. First, lift the receiver. Then, drop your money into the slot fo the coin box. Note: there are three slots, so be sure that you drop your coin into the correct one. That will be the slot that is about the size of the coin. Then dial the number you want. When the other side answers, press Button A. Do not press Button A until you are sure that your call has got through.

Do not misuse public telephones. If you damage a public telephone you may regret it later when you need to make an urgent call. For example, last Wednesday, Raja was very happy when he managed to get a "free" telephone call. Later his mother was ill and he could not phone for an ambulance because he had damaged the telephone.

     
     
B.   There are may reasons why girls should be sent to school. Firstly, a girl's intelligence is not lower than that of a boy's. A girl has as much chance of doing well in schoolwork as a boy does. Secondly, not all girls want to stay at home and become housewives and mothers. Some girls do not like housework. Some girls will not be happy staying at home all the time. Thirdly, even though a girl might want nothing more than to be a wife and mother, she may not find anyone she would like to marry. Finally, it must be stressed that girls are people with feelings too and should be given a choice to decide on their own future.
 
 
 

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