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 5

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. The first night's talk will touch on topics ____________ as ornithology and global warming.
  2. You're ____________ from perfect, Jon. Only last year, you lost those files, remember?
  3. The lack of authority from higher levels in the company is ____________ of the problems the review will look into.
  4. I used to understand how to work this phone but I no ____________ do! Can you help me?
  5. I went to bed very late and slept terribly, ____________ the result that I feel awful today.
  6. ____________ your poor record of turning up on time, we want to extend your contract because we like your work.
  7. An increase in tourism ____________ 17% helped the country recover from recession.
  8. Jenkins is ____________ more a marketing expert than my grandfather. He's a fraud!

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