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FCE USE OF ENGLISH PREPARATION

PART TWO 

by Bob Wilson at autoenglish.org

 

 INFORMATION, TECHNIQUE & EXERCISES

 

CONTENT
Introduction to Part Two
Typical questions
Training Exercises
Example question (timed!)
Introduction to FCE Paper 3 Part Two
a 200 word article
12 gaps in the article
each gap must be filled with one word. There are no clues.
10 minutes to do Part Two
Typical Questions
2-3 conjunctions and linkers (e.g. as well as)
2-3 prepositions (e.g. famous for ...)
2 determiners (articles & quantifiers e.g. Few people knew about it.)
1-2 pronouns especially nondefining relative pronouns (e.g. The castle, which is very old, is ...)
1-2 auxiliary and modal verbs (e.g. He had to find a new job.)
1 multi-word verb (e.g. She took part in the charity event)
Training Exercises
CONJUNCTIONS AND LINKERS
The most frequently recurring answers in these type of gaps are IF, ALTHOUGH, THOUGH and WELL. Do the online exercises below to help you prepare.
PREPOSITIONS
The most frequently ocurring prepositions to fill the gaps are OF, FOR, TO and WITH. Do the online exercises below to help you prepare.
DETERMINERS (articles & quantifiers)
The most frequently ocurring determiners to fill the gaps are A, THE and EACH. Do the online exercises below to help you prepare.
PRONOUNS
The most frequently ocurring pronouns to fill the gaps are WHICH, IT and ONE. Do the online exercises below to help you prepare.
AUXILIARY AND MODAL VERBS
The most frequently ocurring auxiliary and modal verbs to fill the gaps are WOULD and HAD (sometimes from the past perfect and sometimes from HAVE TO). Do the online exercises below to help you prepare.
MULTI-WORD VERBS
The most frequently ocurring multi-word is "to take part in". Do the exercise below to learn more about FCE multi-word verbs.
Example question-timed!
PAPER 3 PART 2