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 4

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. Job losses at this factory were all ____________ to the fact that the economy did so badly last year.
  2. Football, or soccer ____________ it's generally known in the US, can truly be called a global sport.
  3. These are rubies and these ones are sapphires. ____________ stones as these are very valuable.
  4. I can't believe the ease with ____________ he convinced her to go!
  5. Looking at these figures, it should ____________ obvious that the company isn't doing well.
  6. The high tackle in rugby is a serious offence for ____________ the player is usually punished.
  7. She continued dancing on the table, seemingly unaware or uncaring about what she looked ____________.
  8. Many animals, foxes and wolves ____________ them, hunt at night and therefore have good vision.

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