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Camels is an exercise for the B2 First Use of English Part 2 set at an Upper Intermediate Level of English. It explaining the features that you will find on camels.


B2 First Use of English Part 2 Set 1 (Camels)

This exercise consists of a text about camels in which there are 8 gaps. Each gap represents a missing word or phrase.

For questions 1-8 read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap.

The most distinctive feature of a camel is the hump, or humps, on its back. In these humps, camels store fat (1) is used as energy when they don't have access to food. They can put (2) with very difficult conditions, drinking only a little (3) no water for up to seven days. When they reach a place where they can drink, they soak up water (4) a sponge - they can drink 135 litres in 13 minutes! And their mouths are (5) tough that they can eat most types of plant.

Camels (6) thought by many to have poor hearing. But although their ears are small, their hearing is actually very sharp. Camels can be almost any shade of brown, from pale cream to almost black and they have long necks to allow them to reach high branches. Despite the (7) that camels can be trained as useful working animals, they don't always do (8) is expected!

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