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Open Cloze - (C2) Certificate of Proficiency in English

For questions 1-8, read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning (0).

Happy Hearts

Born in the Czech Republic, the supermodel Petra Nemcova was scouted walking through Prague (0) AS a young girl. She worked her (1) ............ up through the ranks, gracing the covers of magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Elle and Sports Illustrated, to name but a few. (2) ............ Petra may be well known for her modelling career, she has also gamed public acclaim in recent years (3) ............ of her philanthropic work. It was the Thailand tsunami of 2004 that (4) ............ about this change in Petra's life. (5) ............ been caught up in the huge wave when on holiday there, she managed to cling onto a palm tree and survive the ordeal. However, the experience (6) ............ a profound effect on Petra, who decided to help children affected by similar natural disasters. The Happy Hearts Fund, a not-for-profit foundation that she (7) ............ up, has been involved in various charitable projects, including the rebuilding of schools in disaster areas. As she says, (8) ............ her modelling work brings glamour and beauty to people, helping others brings depth and meaning to her life.

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