Read the following passage and mark the letter A, B, C, or D on your answer sheet to indicate the correct answer to each of the questions
Package holidays, covering a two weeks” stay in an attractive location are increasingly popular, because they offer an inclusive price with a few extras. Once you get to the airport, it is up to the tour operator to see that you get safely to your destination Excursions, local entertainment, swimming, sunbathing, skiing – you name it – it’s all laid on for you. There is, in fact, no reason for you to bother anything friends. You make friends and have a good time, but there is very little chance that you will really get to know the local people. This is even less likely on a coach tour, when you spend almost your entire time traveling. Of course, there are carefully scheduled stops for you to visit historic buildings and monuments, but you will probably be allowed only a brief stay overnight in some famous city, with a polite reminder to be up and breakfasted early in time for the coach next morning . You may visit the beautiful, the historic, the ancient, but time is always at your elbow. There is also the added disadvantage of being forced to spend your holiday with a group of people you have never met before, may not like and have no reasonable excuse for getting away from. As against this, it can be feeling that for many people, particularly the lonely or elderly, the feeling of belonging to a group, although for a short period on holiday, is an added bonus They can sit safely back in their seat and watch the world go by.
In spite of its disadvantages, spending a holiday with a group is particularly good for ____
schoolboys and schoolgirls
the lonely or elderly people
newly married young couples
those who always travel by themselves
Correct answer: GET
In spite of its disadvantages, spending a holiday with a group is good especially for …………
(Despite its disadvantages, going on vacation with a group is especially good for ….)
Answer: B. In spite of its disadvantages, spending a holiday with a group is good especially for the lonely or elderly people.
Despite its disadvantages, going on vacation with a group is especially good for lonely people or the elderly.