PET Reading & Writing | Part 5 Set 2

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This is an example of the task set in the reading section for the Cambridge English PET for Schools. The text is about bagpipes.

Read the text below and choose the correct word for each space.

The Bagpipe

The bagpipe is a musical instrument that (1) played in Scotland during cultural festivals (2) celebrations. It is considered Scotland's national instrument. (3) , it is believed to have originally come from the Middle East

It uses reeds and a bag to create (4) sound. The sound is produced (5) blowing into a blowpipe to make a sound that comes out of the three drones that come (6) of the top of the bag.

There are over thirty different types of bagpipe, but (7) one used in Scotland is the Highland Pipes. They are part of Scottish life and they are used on special occasions. All Scottish Army regiments have a piper to play the bagpipes (8) they go on parade.

They are important feature in (9) songs, stories and poems as they represent the culture heritage of the Scots. One of the most popular songs played (10) the bagpipes is Scotland the Brave.


 

 

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