A2 Flyers Part 4 Set 1 | Reading & Writing

Practice English for free with this A2 Flyers Part 4 Set 1 this is part of the A2 Flyers Cambridge English Young Learners Test (YLE) examination. It is aimed at students at a pre-intermediate level of English.

There is a text with some missing words (gaps). There is a choice of three possible answers. Students have to choose which answer is correct in the gap.

A2 Flyers Part 4 Set 1

– 10 questions –
Read the text. Choose the right words and write them on the lines.


Chickens live in many places in the world. People have chickens for their eggs and their meat. People  (1)  have chickens for pets because of their beautiful wings and tails. There are more chickens in the world (2) any other bird. Chickens don't fly very much, but they can fly a little (3) they think something is dangerous.

Chickens eat insects, food that we don't (4) and different kinds (5) plants and grass.

(6) zoos have chickens to eat the insects in the animals' cages.

Baby chickens are called 'chicks'. Chicks grow in eggs (7) they are big enough to come out. They stay in the eggs for 21 days, and the mother chicken sits on the eggs to make (8) warm. After 21 days, the chicks break out of the egg and slowly try to walk and fly. Sometimes they fall (9) ! They usually stay with their mother to learn about the things that they can eat and about (10) they can go.



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Here are links to all parts of the A2 Flyers Reading and Writing Paper:

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 | Part 7

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Here are links to other Young Learners exams:

Pre A1 Starters | A1 Movers | A2 Flyers