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, Space Junk.

B2 First

Gapped Text Reading 7

In the following text, five sentences or parts of sentences have been removed. Below the extract you will find the five removed sentences PLUS one sentence which doesn't fit. Choose from the sentences (A-F) the one which fits each gap (1-5). Remember, there is one extra sentence you do not need to use.

Space Junk

  1. Many are much larger.
  2. But much of the space junk is made up of little pieces of things that were once bigger objects, until they struck each other and broke apart.
  3. Two big things become many smaller things.
  4. After a time, the junk burns up in the atmosphere.
  5. Right now, the costs of the clean-up have been too great.

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