Cycling (Correct Verb Form)

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Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct correct verb form


People engaged in cycling are referred to as "cyclists", "bikers", or less commonly, as "bicyclists". Apart from two-wheeled bicycles, cycling also includes the riding of unicycles, tricycles, quadracycles, and similar human-powered vehicles (HPVs).

Bicycles were introduced in the 19th century and now number approximately one billion worldwide. They are the principal means of transportation in many parts of the world.

Cycling is widely regarded as a very effective and efficient mode of transportation optimal for short to moderate distances.
Source: Wikipedia
  1. Cycling also   a reduced consumption of fossil fuels, less air or noise pollution, and much reduced traffic congestion.

  2. Bicycles   numerous benefits in comparison with motor vehicles, including the sustained physical exercise involved in cycling, easier parking, increased maneuverability, and access to roads, bike paths and rural trails.

  3. These   to less financial cost to the user as well as to society at large.

  4. In addition, cycling   a variety of health benefits.

  5. The World Health Organization (WHO)   that cycling can reduce the risk of cancers, heart disease, and diabetes that are prevalent in sedentary lifestyles.

Discussion

Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below


  1. Are you into cycling? Why ? Why not?

  2. What does the World Health Organization say about cycling? Do you agree?

  3. What makes cycling a popular form of exercise?

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