Cambridge Practice Tests for First Certificate 2 Test 1
Find where the gaps should be in the text and then add the missing words. The first example is given below.
Where do you start if you want ___to____ write a successful story? Clearly, what you need first of is an idea which you can develop into a strong plot. But do ideas like this come from? The is ‘anywhere and everywhere’. They may come from to something that has to you or to else, from a newspaper, an interesting picture, or even a song. It’s a good idea to keep a notebook nearby that you can write down the details of any odd incidents catch your imagination. Make a note of ideas titles too, and any special phrases or descriptions that you can think of. A small tape recorder can useful for this purpose. Some writers even keep by their bed in they wake up with the ‘idea of the century’.
Another method of developing the story is to make use the characters themselves. Why not putting three people you know well into a situation such as a wedding, where feelings may be strong, and see happens. But don’t make the final characters too much like your Aunt Jane or Uncle Jim or you may find in real trouble.
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