In the following passage some words have been deleted. Fill in the blanks with the help of the alternatives given. Select the most appropriate option for each blank.
In a way, adult education is an educational movement through the medium (1)______ village schools. In the beginning, the (2)______ were suspicious. It was hard to persuade (3)______ to realise that they were really getting something (4)______ the schools. They were not at all sure that they wanted their (5)______ to leave their homes.
Select the most appropriate option for the blank numbered 1.
Identify the most appropriate option to substitute the underlined segment. If no substitution is required, select No substitution. The shoebill stork can be recognise from its long legs and broad wings.