The Dead Sea (Prepositions)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. The Dead Sea has attracted visitors   around the Mediterranean Basin   thousands of years.

  2. It was one   the world's first health resorts and it has been the supplier of a wide variety   products.

  3. Rainfall is scarcely 100 mm per year   the northern part   The Dead Sea and barely 50 mm in the southern part.

  4.   the 19th century and the early 20th century, the surface layers   the Dead Sea were less salty than today.

  5.   deep seeps, the Dead Sea constantly spits up small pebbles and blocks   asphalt.

  6. The Dead Sea area has become a location   health research and potential treatment   several maladies.

  7.   times of flood, the salt content of the Dead Sea can drop   its usual 35% to 30% or lower.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. What is the Dead Sea known for?

  2. Do you enjoy visiting the seaside?

  3. Do you think you would like to visit the Dead Sea? Why or why not?


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