You are going to read an article about the Tower of London. Some words are missing from the text. Use the words in brackets to form the words that fit in the gaps (1-11). Then write the appropriate form of these words in the text. There might be cases when you do not have to change the word in brackets.

Gap-fill exercise

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The Tower of London, a 900-year-old fortress that is one of Britain's top tourist (1) (attract), will be added to the list of endangered world heritage sites unless the (2) (threat) from encroaching skyscrapers is resolved, the UN's cultural body said yesterday. Local planners had not done enough to (3) (sure) that views to and from the Tower would not be obstructed by (4) (surround) development, including a 310- meter-high "Shard of Glass" - Britain's tallest building, due to be (5) (complete) in 2010, according to a UNESCO report. "It's a question of visual integrity and that's a problem in all major cities," World Heritage Centre spokeswoman Gina Doubleday said. Though being listed as an endangered heritage site can help secure additional (6) (fund) and support, citing the Tower would be an (7) (embarrass) for Britain. Currently the only site in the (8) (develop) world listed as endangered is the Everglades National Park in the United States, which made the list in 1993. But the government's Department of Culture, Media, and Sport dismissed the concerns, expressing their (9) (confident) that the Tower would not be placed on the list. "In this country we have a development control commission that demands very extensive (10) (consult) on public matters," department spokesman Toby Sargent said. "The role of the Tower and its place was properly taken into (11) (consider)." The Tower, built by William the Conqueror in the 11th century, was made a World Heritage site in 1988, one of 830 such sites throughout the world.