Practise the vocabulary you need to answer the Use of English Multiple Choice Cloze
You will read a short text which has 8 gaps. For each gap you have to select the missing word from a choice of four (A, B, C or D). In the exam you transfer your answer to a special answer sheet. Part 1 tests your knowledge of vocabulary.
Multiple Choice Cloze video tutorial
You will need to be able to identify common collocations, that is words that go together.
2. Phrasal verbs
Phrasal verbs are frequently tested in Part 1 of this paper. You need to look out for missing verbs or prepositions/particles.
You will need to be able to identify common collocations, that is words that go together. For example:
'on no account'
'hold your breath'
Make sure you know the difference between the common linking words used in English. Example: 'despite', 'although' etc.
Read the title and text through first of all. Try to anticipate what should go in the gap before you look at the 4 options. Don't leave the answer sheet blank for any question. If you don't know the correct answer you should always make a guess.
Record phrases and collocations, not just individual words. Get a new collocation and phrasal verb expression every day from our FREE Word Bank exercise.
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