Category Archives: Reading (exam format)

Two listenings: celebrities & an interview with an astronaut

The first one is an interview with the astronaut Charles Duke, who is talking about his trip to the moon (multiple choice) In the second one you will hear five short extracts in which people are talking about an occasion … Continue reading

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Listening (biography) and a cloze

Here’s a listening with an interview with a novelist and biographer. And you can also read a text with gaps (cloze): French actor Gerard Depardieu fined €4,000 for drunk driving People weighed in on the most common regrets in life, … Continue reading

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Extra listening and reading

An interesting listening with short extracts about travel and holidays, a Formula One racing driver and a short story competition… Variety is the spice of life!! If the questions can’t be seen well try this link: https://lengish.com/tests/cae-207.html You can also try a multiple … Continue reading

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Listening: training courses + a cloze

Let’s spend 30 minutes improving our listening and reading skills, and, as a byproduct, practising for the test! As we are involved in the topic of education and training, you can listen to some people talking about training courses (multiple … Continue reading

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WAYS OF PROTESTING

If you protest with a pie you might end up in prison… Read this text with gaps. Is the punishment too harsh? Spanish environmental activists could face lengthy jail terms for pie protest

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Celebrities (listening) and exotic food (reading)

What would you do when meeting a celebrity? Listen to some people talking about it. Would you invite them to have Thai food? Have you ever tried it? Read this text about this exotic cuisine and fill in the gaps.

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Listening (training courses) plus a cloze

Let’s spend 30 minutes practising for the test! First you can listen to some people talking about training courses (multiple matching listening) Now you can do a cloze (a text with gaps) based on recent events.

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