This article is taken from ChannelNewsAsia.
Click here for Comprehension Practice 1 and answer the questions below.
1) According to the passage, on which day was Ting Wen more impressive when she was competing? Which word in the passage tells us this?
It was on Saturday. The word is 'eclipse'.
The clue here is more impressive.
2) Which two-word phrase has the same meaning as going after?
The word is 'gunning for'.
3) Give two reasons why Oon Gin Gee is looking forward to the swimmers' performances when they represent Singapore in the near future.
The records came from several homegrown swimmers and their preparations look good for the major meets ahead of them.
You have to try to write in your own words.
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