Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 6

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B1 Preliminary Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 6

For B1 Preliminary Reading Section Exercise 5 Set 6, the text is about playing computer games. It provides practice for this reading section of the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary exam. 

Computer Games

Read the article about the use of computer games. Choose the best word for each space.

There are (1) different kinds of computer game. Casual games are quick and easy to play. People can pick up and play the game (2) they have a spare minute or two. You can find (3) on your mobile phone and on your computer. They include popular games (4) Solitaire, Chess and Candy Crush

(5) type of game is serious games. These games are designed to teach players something useful. One of the (6) running serious games is the Microsoft Flight Simulator. It was made in 1982, and since then, many (7) have used it to learn to fly planes. Other games teach police and firefighters what do in an emergency.

Language learning software does not typically fall into this (8) , however. These are educational games. In recent years, an increasing number of games have been created to (9) the player’s skills and knowledge. They help younger kids learn to count and spell, and teach older kids (10) mathematics and science.


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