Exercise 1 (Intermediate)

If you think the underlined word should be followed by a preposition, write it in the space provided. Otherwise, write N/A .
1. Politicians emphasise the necessity for a universal pension scheme in Hong Kong.
2. An urgent meeting was called to discuss the problem of the staff shortage.
3. The students laid stress their commitment to the project.
4. Many homes in the village lack modern bathroom facilities.
5. Statistics show that a lack communication leads to marital breakdown.
6. Recent reforms put too much emphasis continuous assessment.
7. The teacher requested a sick note to verify the boy’s absence.
8. The employees demanded that the company reininstate their benefits.
9. Social workers complain that youth clubs lack funding.
10. Doctors put emphasis the need for a low fat diet.