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Paper 1: Reading - Time allowed: 1 hour 30 minutes

Part Task type Tests ability to Questions
1: Multiple-choice lexical cloze Read three texts each containing six gaps. Choose the correct word from four options to complete each gap. use the following language items correctly:
idioms and fixed phrases,
collocations,
phrasal verbs, complementation.
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2: Multiple-choice Read four texts on a theme from a range of sources. Answer two multiple-choice questions on each text. (Choose one from four options.) find detail and main idea; determine writer's opinion, attitude, tone, purpose and implication; understand features of text organisation 8
3: Gapped text Read a text from which paragraphs have been removed and jumbled up, and choose the correct place in the text for them. identify features of text organisation, including cohesion and coherence, and global meaning. 7
4: Multiple-choice Read a text and answer multiple-choice questions on it. (Choose one from four options.) As Part 2 7

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