FCE Paper 3 Use of English (< Previous > Next)

Time allowed: 45 minutes

PartTask typeTask focusQuestions
1. Multiple choiceA text with twelve gaps. Candidates choose the correct missing words by answering twelve multiple-choice questions with four options.Collocation, phrasal verbs, idioms, phrases12
2. Open clozeA text with twelve gaps. Candidates fill in the missing words.Grammatical items12
3. Word formationA text with ten gaps. Candidates form the missing words from the given stem words.Prefixes and suffixes, compound words10
4. Key word transformationsEight separate questions, each containing a lead-in sentence, followed by a 'key word' and a second (gapped) sentence. Candidates complete the second sentence in two to five words, and must include the 'key word'.Grammar and vocabulary8

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