Complete the text, putting te verbs in brackets in the present simple , actve or passive
India, Sri Lanka and China ... grow most of the world's tea. The tea plant can grow to 12 meters high, but it ....usualy cuts to 1.5 meters. The leaves .... don't plck until the plant is about five years.
Tea ...is produced like this. Frst the tea leaves ......pick. Then they .... are taken to special rooms to dry. Yhey ....leave in these rooms for a day. Then the elaves .are ...broken by machines. This .... allows the tea leaves .... come out of the ovens, they ...are packed in wooden boxes. Some of the tea .... are exported and some of it ....are kept in the country where it was grown
Tea ....was probably discovered in China, about 5,000 years ago. According to one story Emperor Shang Yeng was drinking hot water in this garden when some leaves .....was fallen off a wild tea bush into his cup. He .... loves the drink and soon tea bushes ....are planted all over China. For a long time, tea .... is used good horse ....costs about 68kilos of tea.
Tea ...didn't brought to England until 1657. At first only rich people ....drank it because it was expensive. But it soon .....became a very popular drink. Most people now .....make tea with tea bags. In fact, every day in Britain , 150 milion cups of tea ....are made from tea bags.