Complete the
passage with the correct form of the verbs in brackets.
MOBILE-PHONE NOVELS


In recent years, thousands of romantic novels (1) ……………………… (publish) in
Japan, in the form of text-message novels. These are different from traditional
novels because they (2) ……………………… (write) specially for mobile phones, to be
read screen by screen. Unlike books, they (3) ……………………… (can / carry) easily, with
no weight other than the phone, and accessing them (4) ……………………… (cost) less
than a novel in book form. One Japanese student said that he (5) ………………………
(think) at first that the idea (6) ……………………… (will never work) because of the
small size of phone screens. He admitted that he (7) ……………………… (be) totally
addicted. “Since I began reading mobile-phone novels, my long, boring train
ride (8) ……………………… (become) something that I actually look forward to,” he
added. According to a Japanese newspaper, at present the market for
mobile-phone novels (9) ……………………… (grow) by over 200 per cent a year.
(10) ……………… this new trend ……………………… (adopt) in Europe as well? We’ll just
have to wait and see..

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Respuestas

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Have been published
are witten / have been written
can be carried
cost
thought
will never work
was
became
has grown
Will (this new trend) be adopted...?