B1 Preliminary (PET) >> Open Cloze Worksheets >> The final part of the B1 Preliminary reading paper is open cloze, in which students use only one word to fill each space in a short text. The words that are needed are usually grammatical, such as pronouns, articles, prepositions, auxiliary verbs and so on.

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Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET)

B1 Preliminary

Open Cloze Worksheet 1

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

1. The lift is ___________ of order, we have to use the stairs.

2. He borrowed my book and promised to give it ___________ by Friday.

3. It must ___________ been very challenging to climb Mount Everest.

4. Michael began his career ___________ a photographer after his photos were discovered by a magazine editor.

5. Children often imitate people ___________ TV without understanding the consequences.

6. According to the recipe, the dessert should ___________ served chilled.

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