The second part of the Use of English paper in the FCE , CAE & CPE Cambridge examinations is the open cloze, in which students use one word to fill each space in a short text. The required words are usually from different word categories , such as pronouns, articles, prepositions, auxiliary verbs and so on.
This document contains a list of the words that usually come up most frequently in the open cloze task of the Use of English paper of the Cambridge English exams.
The book consists of twenty two sections and students aims to gain a broad perspective on various issues. There are approximately 1700 unique questions you can test your English grammar in detail in the first chapter. This section contains questions designed to test the logic down to the smallest detail in all the above mentioned tests and is intended to resolve your grammar short. The second sentence completion section, paragraph completion, translation and so on.
MOST COMMON TRANSFORMATIONS (KEY WORD TRANSFORMATION)
This book contains a compilation of the words and expressions that come up most frequently in the Key Word Transformation task of the Cambridge Reading and Use of English paper. It will help you to familiarise yourself with the usual transformations among set phrases , phrasal verbs, phrasal prepositional verbs, idioms ,etc.
Cambridge Proficiency. 100 Key Word Transformations - Answer Key Included The final part of the Reading and Use of English paper is Key Word Transformations. A sentence followed by a key word and a second sentence which has a gap in it. You have to use the key word to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence. Each question is marked in two halves and it's perfectly possible to get one whole point in the exam just for getting a single word correctly, even if you don't know the other words to put in the gap. So you should always give every question a try.
This document contains a distilled list of the most common clue words that usually come up in the gapped text exercise of the Reading paper of the Cambridge English exams.
Having done well over 500 gapped text exercises in the last few months, while studying this task thoroughly, I've put together a list of the clue words and expressions that frequently come up at this part of the Reading test. You can download this cheat sheet here.
Just look out for these words at the beginning and at the end of the paragraphs as well as before and after the gaps and you will see your scores skyrocket.
FCE-CAE OPEN CLOZE MADE EASY (preview but useful) This is the book that will help you pass the second part of the Cambridge Use of English test, i.e. the always difficult open cloze task. It contains detailed explanations about why you should choose one word rather that another and why , in different sample texts. Easy to understand grammar and punctuation explanations with examples , will help you to complete this task successfully. There are also some very specific techniques or tricks that will help you to notice typical scenarios and decide on your answers.