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(Comprehension questions)

 1.	Formal dress is required in the dining room. Captain
	Rolf Draper will give a champagne toast party before
	dinner.

 2.	The word means anything about sailors or ships.

 3.	She will raise money for cancer research.

 4.	Some of the symptoms are gum swelling, bleeding and 
	loose teeth. There can also be internal bleeding, 
	fractures and weight loss.

 5.	Yes, they can. They need to eat foods high in vitamin
	C to prevent it.

 6.	People need to eat oranges, limes or lemons. 

 7.	The British navy gave sailors limes to prevent scurvy.

 8.	He thought he had landed on the Asian coast.

 9.	He named the islands in honor of 11,000 martyred 
	Virgins. (from the Catholic religion).

10.	It was named after Charlotte Amelia, the bride of King
	Christian V of Denmark. It is the capital and the 
	largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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(Cloze activity)

 1.	appointment

 2.	gossip

 3.	scuttlebutt

 4.	participant

 5.	provisions

 6.	symptoms

 7.	disadvantaged

 8.	strategic

 9.	folly

10.	profit
Author: Torsten Daerr