Teaching Science - Answer Sheet

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Cambridge Advanced (CAE) Use of English Practice 

 
This exercise gives you practice in the cloze exercises where you have to modify words 
to complete the text.  Complete the gaps using the correct form of the word given in bold
 

 

Britain’s 

competitiveness

 could be threatened by a lack of practical 

science teaching, according to a recent report that says experiments 

inspire young (2) 

scientists

. The survey science teachers found that 

most lacked time for experiments, while many said (3) 

safety

 rules 

had put them off. A previous survey had found that fears about some 

pupil’s poor (4) 

behaviour/behavior

 was the main reason why many 

schools cancelled science experiments.  

.  

The vast majority of school science teachers surveyed said learning 

with more experiments and (5) 

scientific

 inquiry would have a 

significant impact on performance. More than half of heads of 

science said they had cancelled (6) 

practical

 experiments because of 

the danger of (7) 

injury/injuries

.  

 

In a (8) 

technologically

 developed society, the ability of learners to 

analyse is (9) 

increasingly

 important. Scientific (10) 

literacy

 now 

needs to take its place as a major part of the school curriculum. 

 

More (11) 

innovative

 approaches in science teaching could make it 

more (12) 

enjoyable

 for students, the report says. Too much science 

teaching fails to convey the excitement of exploring the (13) 

unknown

.  

 

 

1) Compete 

 

2) Science 

3) Safe 

 

4) Behave 

 

 

 

(5) Science 

 

(6) Practice 

(7) Injure 

 

(8) Technology 

(9) Increase 

(10) Literate 

 

(11) Innovate 

(12) Enjoy 

(13) Know