Use of English Part Three for comparing contrasting

FCE Use of English Part Three word formation practice of comparing contrasting phrases for Speaking Part Two

For questions 1-12, read the sentences below. Use the word given in capitals at the end of lines to form that fits in the gap in the same line.

1. One ______________________between the vehicles which stands out is… SIMILAR

2. One of the _____________________between the sightseeing spots is… DIFFERENT

3. The most _______________________ difference between the two venues is… – OBVIOUSLY

4. One aspect that the two pictures clearly have in _________ is the size of the space for people to walk around in. – COMMONALITY

5. _______________________ to life in this place, I expect the animals over here are quite happy. – COMPARE

6. In ____________________ to a formal setting like this, I’d imagine this place is quite a lot more relaxed. – COMPARE

7. ___________________ the children playing down here, I’m fairly sure that the man in this picture up here is working. – LIKE

8. A _____________________ similarity of this picture to that one is… – STRIKE

9. I suppose an _______________________ similarity between this ruin and that one is… – ADDITION

10. For me, this scene is not _____________________ as impressive as this one. – NEAR

11. ___________________________ the weather in the two places, this place is almost certainly hotter. – CONTRAST

12. I’d say that this street is ________________________ cleaner than the one in this photograph. – SOME

(Note: This not quite an exam task because the root words will always be shorter and it will be one complete text rather than separate sentences.)

Underline other useful language for Speaking Part Two above.

What phrases are used above to refer to the two photos and to speculate?


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2 Responses to Use of English Part Three for comparing contrasting

  1. Nerea says:

    Hi, where can I find the answers to this exercise? thank you

  2. alexcase says:

    Sorry, no answer key for this one. Please let me know if any question is particularly difficult, and I’ll leave the answer in these comments.

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