Gap Fill - Timber Shortage - Level 6


  • Choose the correct word from the drop-down menus below.
  • Click the button at the bottom to check your answers.
  • Press the "refresh" button on your browser to play again.
  • After this paragraph, go to Paragraph 2.

   additional      availability      clock      dearth      demand      industry      lockdown      reasons      spike      suppliers  

Paragraph 1

A shortage of timber worldwide is causing a in supply and major problems for the housing and construction . The decrease in the of timber has caused a sharp in the prices of newly built homes around the world. In some countries, the price builders pay for timber has shot up by about 25 per cent. One of the builders are struggling to get supplies is because people have been repairing or reforming their homes during . Another reason is that post-lockdown construction and DIY projects have created "extraordinary ". A timber trade federation said were "working around the " but are "struggling to keep up".

Now go to   Paragraph 2.

Back to the timber shortage lesson.

Share this lesson

More Free Sites by Sean Banville

Online Activities