Časi: postavi glagol v oklepaju v ustrezno obliko (aktiv). / Verb forms: put the verbs in brackets into the correct form (active voice).
Almost two million young workers in the U.K. have to live with their parents because they cannot buy a place of their own or rent one. Newspapers in Britain call them the “clipped wing generation” because they are like birds who ____________________ (1 HAVE) their wings cut. House prices in the U.K. are now so high that many young people cannot afford ____________________ (2 BUY) one. This means a quarter of young adults have to live with their parents or grandparents. A poll found that 48 per cent of the people said they ______________________ (3 NOT MANAGE) to save enough to move away yet due to high housing costs. Britain has a long history of young people moving away from the family home when they start ____________________ (4 WORK). Rising house prices ____________________ (5 NOW/MAKE) this more and more difficult to do.
A 32-year-old woman ____________________ (6 SAVE) money for over ten years to pay the deposit for a new apartment. She complains that the more she ____________________ (7 HAVE), the more house prices go up. She is worried about ____________________ (8 NOT BE ABLE) to buy her own home in the future. She told reporters why she didn’t want to leave the family home and rent, saying: “If I ____________________ (9 MOVE) to my own place, I’d be stuck paying expensive rents for the rest of my life…. I have to face he fact that I ____________________ (10 LIVE) like a teenager into my late 30s or even 40s, and the thought is really disheartening.” A charity for homeless people said Britain’s government needed to build more homes and sell them at a price that is low enough for younger people.
(Adapted from breakingnewsenglish.com on 1st August, 2014)