1) read the newspaper article and write the prepositions in the correct spaces.in, on, at , before, after ,with, without, about, from, to, for.
Berlin: city___________ borders.in 2009 the world celebrated 20years of the thel fall of the berlin wall. but few people know how it really happened.inthe early days of november 1989, east germans were protesting_________ reform. the dictatorial government issued new regulations for trips to try to calm the people down. however, they were not so different fromthe old ones; most of the restrictions were still there.on november 9, a press conference was sheduled. the government spokesman received a message minutes ____________ the beginning of the conference __________ some news ________ the regulations, but he didn't have time to read it carefully.the confererence was boring, but in the end, a journalist _________ italy asked about the trips andthe spokesman remembered the message. he was a bit confused but in the middle of his speech he saidthings like " exit via border crossings "and" possible ____________ every citizen'' __________ that, all the journalists woke up. '' when does that go into force? shouted one. ''mmediately? shouted another. thespokesman was desperately trying to find this information in the notes but finaly confirmed: ''immediately''.by 7 pm , the news was reporting that the berlin wall was open. initially, the news was rather timid, though. around 11 pm, however, a major tv announced it more clearly : this is a historic day. east germany has annouced that is borders are open .'' thetv went live to the brandenburg gate, but therewas no one _________ the streets. some guards____________ a border crossing were watching tv and were confused. they had no orders to open anything. they called their superiors and theysaid the gates should remain closed.east germans, who could watch western tv illegally, believed the news and and began to gather on their side of the wall. they were chanting: open the gate , open the gate! the crowd was growing.the guards estimated that any reaction would only generate violence and eventually raised the trafficbarriers. as the images of people going into the west arrived_________ the east, more easterners were going ____ the streests to see what was happening. throughout the night, borders were oponed in much the same way . that night, the decades long cold war division of germany ended.