Try these exercises to appreciate the various word forms that are tested in Part 1 Multiple Choice Cloze
In the Part 1, Multiple Choice Cloze task 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. You should be able to identify collocations, idioms, phrasal verbs and other set expressions. You get one mark for every correct answer in this part.
In the Multiple Choice Cloze you will often come across many set expressions that consist of two words connected with 'and'. For example, 'here and there', 'by and large'. One of these words will sometimes be gapped:
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Read the title (if one exists) 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.
As with all the other parts of this Paper you should endeavour to read as much as possible in English. If you want extra practice with similar exercises then consider signing up for CPE Exam Success Plus!
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