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Use of English Multiple-choice Cloze | Dictation Practice 1

Use of English Multiple-choice Cloze | Dictation Practice

Do you want to know the best way to complete Use of English Multiple-choice Cloze exercises?

Well, you've come to the right place.

We're going to learn some really good techniques for this and we're going to practise our English listening, reading, writing and pronunciation skills at the same time. Do you know the expression "it sounds too good to be true"? You might encounter this expression in the exam. Write a comment at the bottom of the page if you think you have a good definition for it!

Use of English Multiple-Choice Cloze Passage

We're going to write down a multiple-choice cloze passage together from a dictation video.

Dictation is an incredibly useful and enjoyable exercise, so make sure you don't skip this step.

You can write down the passage on my online dictation template.

The video below explains what to do...

Dictation Worksheet

English word families and sentence structures

Dictation Passage

I’ve just had the idea of doing a live YouTube dictation. I will try to keep it to the topic of Cambridge English exams and I will put blanks in the dictation so you can practise your grammar and use of English skills as well 1.                  your listening, writing and reading skills. At the end of this dictation, I will read the 2.                  passage again from the beginning, then I will give you four options and a few seconds to fill 3.                your gaps, then I will tell you the answers. There will be eight gaps in total as this exercise will resemble the FCE and CAE Use of English part 1 exercises.

I hope you are listening very carefully 4.                         me speaking. If you are enjoying this video, please give it a like. 

I teach students tips and techniques to pass 5.                           Cambridge English exams every week. I have over 200 YouTube videos and loads more, in addition to this, 6.                    my membership website. I will put 7.                      link in the description below. We 8.                         now completed eight blanks, but before I finish, I just want to tell you that I’m currently working on an e-book of sample CAE writings with corrections and feedback. Do you think this is a good idea?

Here are the multiple choice options from the video:

a) like b) as c) among d) between

a) whole b) all c) entirely d) completed

a) full b) on c) up d) in

a) on b) while c) in d) to

a) the b) great c) a d) total

a) in b) on c) into d) to

a) a b) an c) up d) on

a) done b) are c) have d) finally

Completed Dictation With Answers

Have you filled in the blanks with answers from the a-d options above?

Now, we're going to watch another live video I made where I show you my technique and use it to complete and explain the answers to the dictation above...enjoy:

 

I’ve just had the idea of doing a live YouTube dictation. I will try to keep it to the topic of Cambridge English exams and I will put blanks in the dictation so you can practise your grammar and use of English skills as well 1.       AS       your listening, writing and reading skills. At the end of this dictation, I will read the 2.       WHOLE           passage again from the beginning, then I will give you four options and a few seconds to fill 3.       IN         your gaps, then I will tell you the answers. There will be eight gaps in total as this exercise will resemble the FCE and CAE Use of English part 1 exercises.

I hope you are listening very carefully 4.          TO               me speaking. If you are enjoying this video, please give it a like. 

I teach students tips and techniques to pass 5.           THE                 Cambridge English exams every week. I have over 200 YouTube videos and loads more, in addition to this, 6.         ON           my membership website. I will put 7.           A           link in the description below. We 8.        HAVE                 now completed eight blanks, but before I finish, I just want to tell you that I’m currently working on an e-book of sample CAE writings with corrections and feedback. Do you think this is a good idea?

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