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Cambridge English: Advanced

Learn the areas of grammar and vocabulary tested in the Open Cloze task

CAE Use of English: Part 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 |


About Part 2 Open Cloze

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You will read a short text which has 8 gaps. For each gap you have to fill in the missing word. In the exam you transfer your answer to a special answer sheet. Part 2 tests your knowledge of grammatical structure.
Open Cloze video tutorial

Now try our exercises

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1. Pronouns
The missing word is sometimes a pronoun such as 'you', 'her', 'she'. Try this exercise to see how well you can identify them:
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2. Relative pronouns
Words like 'that', 'which', 'who' are often the missing word.
Online Exercise | Print Version

3. Articles/Determiners
Articles, 'a', 'the' and determiners like 'much', 'many', 'all', 'enough' etc. are often required.
Online Exercise | Print Version

4. Modal/Auxiliary Verbs
Verbs like 'must', 'can', 'be' and other modal or auxiliary verbs are often the missing word.
Online Exercise | Print Version

Dos and don'ts

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Read the title and text through before you start filling in the missing words. Make sure your spelling is correct or you won't get a mark.

How to improve

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Learn and record phrases, not just individual words. Get a new collocation and phrasal verb expression every day from our FREE Word Bank exercise.

Try a test

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Try an online Reading and Use of English Part 2 (Open Cloze) test in the 'Practice Tests' area.

Extras

Print off a mark sheet to keep a record of your scores.

When you've finished these exercises try an online Use of English Part 2 (Open Cloze) test in the 'Practice Tests' area.

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