This is from Luiz Otavio Barros’s blog ThinkELT.com. Luiz has collected 70 “sentence stems” which can be used in many different contexts when writing academic essays. Really useful for anyone using English for academic purposes, or studying for IELTS, CPE or TOEFL.
ADV033 This is a text about the immediate aftermath of the Italian elections in spring 2013. Complete the text by putting one suitable word in each gap.
ADV035 This is an article which appeared in a British newspaper recently, about how more and more people are taking in lodgers in order to earn a little extra cash. Complete the text by putting one suitable word in each gap.
ADV022 A multiple choice cloze to practise some collocations and fixed expressions useful for CAE.
ADV020 This is a text about how a man found love after losing his hearing.
ADV018 An open cloze exercise, about modern dress codes.