Cambridge C1 - Reading and use of english
Test 1 (with explanation)
Practice material for the reading exam.
for teachers and students
*Use of English: Prefixes*Use of English: Prefixes 2*Use of English: Prefixes 3*Idioms*Proverbs*Vocabulary Match Up*Vocabulary Phrases with time*Vocabulary: Revision (long)*Adjectives*Adjectives: Describing people
What do the prefixes mean? Give examplesÜbung in neuem Fenster öffnen.
Choose the correct prefix. (Un- in- im- ir- il-)Übung in neuem Fenster öffnen.
Choose the correct word. Übung in neuem Fenster öffnen.
Do you know the correct idiom?Übung in neuem Fenster öffnen.
Do you know the correct proverb?Übung in neuem Fenster öffnen.
Vocabulary Game: Phrasal VerbsCollocationsinteractive video: Active/Passive (Dreams - TED ED)*interactive video: sentence transformation (Interview)
Übung in neuem Fenster öffnen.
have difficulty / trouble with sg: to have problems while doing something
jammed adj.: stuck because something inside prevents movement
apparently adv.: seemingly; used to describe something that appears to be true based on what is known
show up v.: to appear
out of the blue (idiom): without warning: in a surprising or unexpected way
respond v.: answer; to do something as a reaction to something that has happened or been done
response n.: reaction
grunt n.: a short, low sound from the throat, e.g. "the grunt of a pig"
elaborate (on) v.: to give more details about something : to discuss something more fully
clarify v.: to explain, to make something clear
a plethora of: a very large amount or number : an amount that is much greater than what is necessary
be flooded with v.: to receive a very large amount of things at the same time
mature adj.: 1. not young: middle-aged or older, 2. having or showing the mental and emotional qualities of an adult
prematurely adv.: happening too soon or earlier than usual
blindfold v.: to cover the eyes of (a person) with a piece of cloth
be supposed to do sg: to be expected to do something; used to say what someone is allowed to do — followed by to + verb, e.g. "We were not supposed to leave the room."
Hold that thought! (expression): an expression used to tell someone to remember what has just been said and then continue discussing it or thinking about it later
put off (phrasal verb): to keep for later, postpone
inspect closely v.: to examine something in great detail
scrutiny n.: the act of carefully examining something especially in a critical way
scrutinize v.: to examine (something) carefully especially in a critical way
have no choice but to do sg: to have no other options than to do something
resemble v.: look like, be similar to something
bear resemblance to sg: look like, be similar to something