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FCE cambridge english / use of english / open cloze


Task Type:                                Open cloze

Focus:                                      Grammatical/lexico-grammatical

Format:                                    A modified cloze test containing 8 gaps

Number of questions:             8

  • How many marks are there:   One mark for each correct answer

What is testing:

  • modal verbs and auxiliary
  • quantifiers/articles/determiners
  • prepositions
  • linking words and conjunctions
  • relative pronouns

General Advice

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


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