The Reading and Use of English paper, Parts 1-7, of the Cambridge B2 First exam is worth 40% of the total marks available, which is why candidates' competence in this section is all-important for overall success. Parts 5-7 test ability in reading for detail, purpose, opinion, tone, emotion and attitude, and repeated practice of the assessment format is key to achieving a passing grade.
This edition of sample tests has been written to closely replicate the Cambridge exam experience, and has undergone comprehensive review. It comprises 24 texts, 180 individual assessments, write-in answer sheets, answer keys and a markscheme, providing a large bank of high-quality practice material for students preparing for the Cambridge B2 First.
Monica Ruda-Peachey is a DELTA-qualified ELT writer, teacher and Trinity TESOL teacher-trainer. She has prepared many Cambridge candidates for their exams, and her articles have been published by popular ELT journals, English Teaching Professional and IATEFL Voices.