Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
The following quizzes and exercises are to help you prepare for Cambridge C1 Advanced examination.
Paper One - Reading and Use of English
Part 1 - Multiple Choice Cloze
The first part of the Reading and Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is multiple choice cloze where you have to choose the correct word from four similar given words. This is a test of your vocabulary knowledge primarily, your ability to use the correct word (noun, verb, adjective) depending on context.
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Part 2 - Open Cloze
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. The required words are usually grammatical, such as pronouns, articles, prepositions, auxiliary verbs and so on.
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Part 3 - Word Formation
The third part of the Reading and Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is word formation where you have to use a root such as 'able' and create an appropriate word (disable, unable, ability) to fill the gap in a text.
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Part 4 - Key Word Transformations
The final part of the Reading and Use of English paper in the C1 Advanced Examination is Key Word Transformations. A sentence followed by a key word and a second sentence which has a gap in it. You have to use the key word to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first sentence.
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Paper Two - Writing
There are two sections to the writing paper - a compulsory composition followed by one more from a choice of letter, report, proposal and review.