C1 Advanced - Open Cloze Exercises

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

The second part of the Reading and Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is open cloze, in which you use one word to fill each space in a short text.

Example Question

3. You're ________ from perfect, Jon. Only last year, you lost those files, remember?

Open Cloze Exercise 19
Exercise Number: CAE159

Open Cloze Exercise 20
Exercise Number: CAE160

Open Cloze Exercise 21
Exercise Number: CAE161

Open Cloze Exercise 22
Exercise Number: CAE162

Exam Tip!

Some words frequently go together in English. You should familiarise yourselves with common collocations, as these can often provide clues to the correct word. Understanding which verbs, adjectives, or nouns typically pair can guide you in filling the gaps more accurately. Keeping a personal collocations vocabulary book will further help this process.

Open Cloze Exercise 23
Exercise Number: CAE163

Open Cloze Exercise 24
Exercise Number: CAE164

Open Cloze Exercise 25
Exercise Number: CAE165

Open Cloze Exercise 26
Exercise Number: CAE166

Exam Tip!

Read the sentence and predict what type of word is missing before trying to fill in the gap. Is it a verb, preposition, conjunction, or article? This method helps focus your thoughts and makes the task less difficult.

Open Cloze Exercise 27
Exercise Number: CAE167

Open Cloze Exercise 28
Exercise Number: CAE168

Open Cloze Exercise 29
Exercise Number: CAE169

Open Cloze Exercise 30
Exercise Number: CAE170

Open Cloze Exercise 31
Exercise Number: CAE171

Open Cloze Exercise 32
Exercise Number: CAE172

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