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【單字吃飽飽】 Ivy 單字 unit 5 : 1~10個
【文法來車拚】 完成 Bewley’s Oriental Cafés [Simple Present, Present Perfect, Simple Past, Past Perfect]
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Bewley’s Oriental Cafés
Fill the gaps with the correct tenses.
- Bewley’s (be) an old Irish tea house chain.
- The history of the famous Bewley’s Oriental Cafés (begin) in 1835 when Charles Bewley (import) over 2000 chests of tea directly from the Chinese province of Canton to Dublin.
- It (not / look) like a great deal today, but back then it(be) a coup: no man before (dare) to import tea directly into Ireland.
- Bewley’s initiative (put) an end to the East India Trading Company’s tea monopoly which before 1835 (force) the Irish to import their tea from London.
- Samuel Bewley’s son Joshua also (become) a tea merchant.
- Like his father, he (import) tea into Ireland.
- The Irish (like) the idea of not having to import old tea from London.
- A tea expert (notice) that even the poorest Irish people (buy) only the finest tea.
- By the end of the 19th century a tea culture (develop) in Ireland.
- In 1894, Joshua’s son Ernest Bewley (want) to stimulate the market for a product that (be) rather unknown that far: coffee.
- In the back of his shop in Dublin’s George’s Street, he (begin) to run coffee making demonstrations.
- His wife (bake) scones to go with the coffee, and the couple soon (find out) that their idea (be) extremely popular among customers.
- That (mark) the beginning of the first Bewley’s Oriental Café.
- In Dublin’s Grafton Street, Ernest Bewley (open) another Bewley’s Oriental Café in 1927, on which he (spend) nearly 60,000 Pound.
- Still now the interior furnishings and wonderful stain glass (provide) a very special oriental flair.
- During World War II, Bewley’s (must restrict) the supply of tea to an ounce per head, and many customers (switch) to coffee.
- Today, Bewley’s (be) Ireland’s leading supplier of quality coffees and teas.
- It (create) a catering service for larger customers such as Trinity College and it (open) cafés in book stores and Dublin Airport.
- Bewley’s Clipper Gold Tea and Espresso Prima (win) Gold Awards in the London Great Taste Awards.