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Nowadays, globalization influences the __________________ of languages. New words appear, existing words acquire new meanings, native words give way to international terms.
Almost all languages change. A rare exception is written Icelandic, which has changed so little that __________________ of modern Icelandic can read sagas written a thousand years ago.
If you drew a map of Europe based on languages, it would be different from a conventional map. For example, Switzerland would practically __________________, becoming part of the surrounding areas of French, Italian, and German.
Italy, too, would appear on the map not as one language, but as a whole __________________ of broadly related but often mutually incomprehensible dialects.
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Mark’s Visit to Ravenscar
Mark and Fenella were the first to arrive at Ravenscar. Mark had not been to Ravenscar for a long time, but even so he had not forgotten the spectacularA22 ______ from the library windows. As he and Fenella were ushered into the room by Cecily Deravenel, he A23 ______ his best not to rush over to the windows to enjoy the view.
“It’s lovely to see you both,” Cecily was A24 ______, and then her face broke into smiles. “Ah, here’s Bess, your greatest admirer, Fenella. And Nanny with the other children.”
A moment later Fenella and Cecily were surrounded by the youngsters, all clamoring for attention, and Mark took the opportunity to walk to the other end of the room. Mark always thought that A25 ______ up children was so boring.
Turning around Mark allowed his eyes to sweep the room for an admiring moment, taking in long shelves of books, several memorable paintings, and the handsome antiques, made of dark, ripe woods. There were A26 ______ sofas and chairs arranged near the huge stone fireplace. A27 ______ the warm weather, a log fire was blazing. It was a pleasure to be in such a nice room.
His eyes settled on Fenella, who was momentarily preoccupied with the youngsters, and he had to admit he had never seen such beautiful children in his life. They might have just stepped out of a portrait by one of the greatest artists of the eighteenth century, Thomas Gainsborough, George Romney, Sir Joshua Reynolds. Suddenly he A28 ______ he had had children.