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Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 2

B1 Preliminary Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 2

For B1 Preliminary Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 2, the text is about bagpipes. It provides practice for this reading section of the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary exam. 

Bagpipes

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

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


 

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