Symposiums (Adjectives)


Grammar — Advanced Level
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Complete each sentence choosing the correct option

  1. It was a forum for men of   families to debate, plot, boast, or simply to revel with others.

  2. The men at the symposium would discuss a multitude of topics—often   , such as love and the differences between genders.

  3. The Greeks and Romans customarily served their wine mixed with water, as the drinking of pure wine was considered a habit of   peoples.

  4. Certain formalities were observed, including libations, the pouring of a small amount of wine in honour of various deities or the   dead.

  5. The word "symposium" has come to refer in English to any event where   speeches are made.


Practice your writing skills by discussing the questions below

  1. Have you attended a symposium? If yes, what was it all about?

  2. What type of symposium would you be interested in attending?

  3. Do you enjoy public speaking? Why or why not?


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