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Task 2 (10 points)
Fill each of the numbered gaps in the following passage with the most appropriate word from the wordbank. Write the appropriate letter in the gap. Use only one word in each space. An example (0) has been given. Note that there are more words than gaps.
 
ADVANTAGES OF A PAPERBACK
 
The popularity of e-readers has (0) I in recent years. The  cognitive (1)  that come from reading are indisputable. However, a recent study suggests that those who access reading material through the printed page have an (2)  over those who rely solely on a digital reading experience.
The study asked 50 readers to read the same short story, with half using an e-reader and half using a paperback. After testing readers on the (3)  of the story, such as objects, settings and characters, researchers found that those who used an e-reader were “significantly” (4)  at remembering specifics about the timing of events.
Anne Mangen of Norway’s Stavanger University, a lead researcher on the study, notes that “the tactile feedback of an e-reader does not (5)  the same support for mental reconstruction of a story as a paperback does”. She suggests that a tactile sense of progress which comes from turning pages and feeling the thickness of what you’ve completed, along with the fixity of a text on paper, might be (6)  for allowing the reader to (7)   and remember information.
It appears that not all reading  is (8)  . This might also be true when it comes to our emotional (9)  to a story. An earlier study by the same researcher found that those who read an upsetting short story via a paper book had greater empathy and immersion than those who read the same book on a tablet. So, you might want to curl up on the couch with a good paperback, and (10)   yourself in a very real and tactile journey thanks to the printed page.
 
A
immerse 
G
worse
B
provide 
H
equal
C
responsible 
I
increased
D
reliable 
J
advantage
E
benefits 
K 
response
F
digest 
L
details
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