C1 Advanced (CAE) >> Open Cloze Worksheets >> The second part of the Reading & Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is open cloze, in which students use one word to fill each space in a short text. The required words are usually grammatical, such as pronouns, articles, prepositions, auxiliary verbs and so on.

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Open Cloze Worksheet 11

For each space, choose ONE word which you think best completes the sentence. Look carefully at the words both before and after each space.

  1. ____________ to your mother, the party has been cancelled because the catering company went bankrupt.
  2. Jenny has ____________ or no aptitude for marketing. We need to move her to another department.
  3. I'm very hungry. On the ____________ hand, I just want to get home.
  4. Tell me about your childhood again, Margaret. I want to indulge ____________ some old fashioned nostalgia!
  5. Do ____________ of you in this room know a Mr. Dobson?
  6. This tiny little island was discovered, ____________ many were in the 18th century, by the British navy.
  7. The people ____________ I really admire are those that have built something successful by themselves.
  8. I asked in the bookshop about 'Falconry Monthly' magazine and they told me it's ____________ longer available.

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