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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 (1) ____ could be threatened by a lack of practical science
teaching, according to a recent report that says experiments inspire
young (2) ____. The survey science teachers found that most lacked
time for experiments, while many said (3) ____ rules had put them
off. A previous survey had found that fears about some pupil’s poor
(4) ____ was the main reason why many schools cancelled science
The vast majority of school science teachers surveyed said learning
with more experiments and (5) ____ inquiry would have a significant
impact on performance. More than half of heads of science said they
had cancelled (6) ____ experiments because of the danger of
In a (8) ____ developed society, the ability of learners to analyse is
(9) ____ important. Scientific (10) ____ now needs to take its place
as a major part of the school curriculum.
More (11) ____ approaches in science teaching could make it more
(12) ____ for students, the report says. Too much science teaching
fails to convey the excitement of exploring the (13) ____.