B2 First (FCE) >> Gapped Text Reading Worksheets >> The second part of the B2 First Reading section is gapped text - a single page of text with some numbered gaps which represent missing sentences. After the text there are some sentences which are not in the right order. Students have to read the text and the sentences and decide which sentence best fits each gap. This is a short article, Aromatherapy for Paris Metro.

B2 First

Gapped Text Reading 11

In the following text, four sentences or parts of sentences have been removed. Below the extract you will find the four removed sentences PLUS one sentence which doesn't fit. Choose from the sentences (A-E) the one which fits each gap (1-4). Remember, there is one extra sentence you do not need to use.

Aromatherapy for Paris Metro

  1. Officials were concerned the smell was deterring passengers.
  2. But some, who have smelled the mixture, say it is more like disinfectant.
  3. Eventually it will be introduced across the 98-year-old network's 380 stations.
  4. It was abandoned after generating more complaints than praise.

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