CPE / Open Cloze

Cambridge English: certificate of Proficiency (CpE) / open cloze


Task Type: Open cloze.
Focus: Grammar and vocabulary
Format: A text in which there are some gaps, each of which represents one missing word. You have to find the correct word for each gap.
Number of questions: 8.
How many marks are there: One mark for each correct answer.
What is testing:

  • collocations
  • quantifiers/articles/determiners
  • prepositions
  • linking words and conjunctions
  • relative pronouns

General Advice:
Read through the whole text as it may have an effect on the answer.
Make sure that any verb you write in a gap in agrees with its subject.
Take a guess if necessary! You will not lose marks.
Read through the text again.


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