Exercise 11. Complete the sentences with suitable words from the box.
Stormy, land, delayed, storm, passengers, airport, punctual, late, journey, air
Look, I can see it. The plane is still in the ______ , but it is going to ______ at the _____ in a few seconds. Good! I was afraid the flight would be an hour or so _____ or _____ until tomorrow, but fortunately it is quite _______.
Now the crew and _______ are coming out. I am sure they did not enjoy the _________, because they flew through such a _________. People often get sick when it is _________, you know. I would, for sure.
Exercise 12. Complete the text with the words from the box.
Last week Cliff Fenn went down to Southampton Docks to see my friend off to New York on one of the largest ______. What colossal ships these steamers are when you see them from the landing-stage alongside the _____. As he had a pass, he went on _____ and had a look round. From the top _____ he could see the great cranes lifting the _____ and depositing it in the holds. He saw members of the _____ carrying out their duties in various parts of the ship, while the _____ watched the operations and gave his orders from the ______. Then the siren sounded and the ______ were asked to leave the ship. Finally the liner began to ______ and the passengers leaning over the ______ waved good-byes to their relatives and friends standing below amongst the crowd on the quay. Slowly the ship left the ______, passing beyond the _____ and gradually disappeared in the distance.
Exercise 13. Complete each sentence with a word from the list: