Ex. 2. Think of the word which best fits each space. Use only one word in each space.

World Population

By 1993, ……THE…… world’s human population had reached 5.5 thousand million and, ………… the growth has slowed ……DOWN…… in recent years, it will be many decades ………… it stops. The reason ……OF…… this growth is causing so ……MANY…… concern is that we cannot keep up ………… the corresponding increase ………… demand for food, water, healthcare, jobs, education and housing. It also increases the likelihood of damage ………… the environment. Much of the growth has been in the poorer countries of the world, but overpopulation is also a problem for some rich countries, includingBritain. ………… a population of approximately 58 million,Britain has 233 inhabitants ………… square kilometer. Furthermore, it is estimated that the ………… of people in the country will have increased to 62 million by 2031, at ………… time it will start to decline again. Populations not ………… increase because of higher birth rates, but also because of people moving from poor to rich countries, and from the countryside to the towns. In …………, the latter cause is greater ………… general population growth and is creating many problems in the towns and cities, especially in poorer parts of the world.
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World Population
By 1993, ……THE…… world’s human population had reached 5.5 thousand million and, ………… the growth has slowed ……DOWN…… in recent years, it will be many decades ………… it stops. The reason ……THAT…… this growth is causing so ……MUCH…… concern is that we cannot keep up ………… the corresponding increase ………… demand for food, water, healthcare, jobs, education and housing. It also increases the likelihood of damage ………… the environment. Much of the growth has been in the poorer countries of the world, but overpopulation is also a problem for some rich countries, includingBritain. ………… a population of approximately 58 million,Britain has 233 inhabitants ………… square kilometer. Furthermore, it is estimated that the ………… of people in the country will have increased to 62 million by 2031, at ………… time it will start to decline again. Populations not ………… increase because of higher birth rates, but also because of people moving from poor to rich countries, and from the countryside to the towns. In …………, the latter cause is greater ………… general population growth and is creating many problems in the towns and cities, especially in poorer parts of the world.
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World Population

By 1993, ……THE…… world’s human population had reached 5.5 thousand million and, ………… the growth has slowed ……DOWN…… in recent years, it will be many decades ……FOR?…… it stops. The reason ……WHY…… this growth is causing so ……MUCH…… concern is that we cannot keep up …WITH……… the corresponding increase ……IN…… demand for food, water, healthcare, jobs, education and housing. It also increases the likelihood of damage ……TO…… the environment. Much of the growth has been in the poorer countries of the world, but overpopulation is also a problem for some rich countries, includingBritain. ……WITH…… a population of approximately 58 million,Britain has 233 inhabitants ……PER…… square kilometer. Furthermore, it is estimated that the …NUMBER……… of people in the country will have increased to 62 million by 2031, at ……WHICH…… time it will start to decline again. Populations not ……JUST?…… increase because of higher birth rates, but also because of people moving from poor to rich countries, and from the countryside to the towns. In …………, the latter cause is greater ………… general population growth and is creating many problems in the towns and cities, especially in poorer parts of the world.
World Population
By 1993, ……THE…… world’s human population had reached 5.5 thousand million and, ………… the growth has slowed ……DOWN…… in recent years, it will be many decades ……BEFORE…… it stops. The reason ……WHY…… this growth is causing so ……MUCH…… concern is that we cannot keep up …WITH……… the corresponding increase ……IN…… demand for food, water, healthcare, jobs, education and housing. It also increases the likelihood of damage ……TO…… the environment. Much of the growth has been in the poorer countries of the world, but overpopulation is also a problem for some rich countries, including Britain. ……WITH…… a population of approximately 58 million, Britain has 233 inhabitants ……PER…… square kilometer. Furthermore, it is estimated that the …NUMBER……… of people in the country will have increased to 62 million by 2031, at ……WHICH…… time it will start to decline again.

Populations do not ……JUST? (OK, but ONLY is more common)…… increase because of higher birth rates, but also because of people moving from poor to rich countries, and from the countryside to the towns.

In …………, the latter cause is greater ………… general population growth and is creating many problems in the towns and cities, especially in poorer parts of the world.
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