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Read the benefits of getting fit for the B2 First Reading Part 6 which helps you practice how to understand the structure and follow the development of the text.

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B2 First Reading Part 6 Set 1 (Benefits of Getting Fit)

For B2 First Reading Part 6, you are going to read an article about the benefits of getting fit. Six sentences have been removed from the article. Choose from the sentences which one fits each gap.

Exercise is essential for your overall wellbeing and there are of plenty of reasons why you should do it. (1) Especially, when all around you seems more and more unbalanced and the world becomes ever fast and furious.

(2) It can improve muscle tone, strength along with promoting good posture. Other benefits include helping to prevent those muscles imbalances. (3) It can also improve the condition of the heart and lungs and blood circulation. Probably all these reasons might make you consider taking it up.

However, did you known that exercise helps to ease depression and tiredness, and that it helps to regulate sleep pattern? (4) If not, common sense alone should tell you that exercise is good for you. There are plenty of types of exercise you can do - aerobics, jogging, working out with free weights, working on weight machines.

(5) The reason for this is that it improves flexibility and helps you to maintain correct posture and to prevent muscle tears and injuries caused by overuse. (6)

So, stretching should play an important part in your exercise routine, which should be performed both slowly and precisely. Therefore, the best exercise, involves a good warm-up and stretching exercises, an energetic workout and definitely a cool down period.


 

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B2 First Use of English and Reading Section

For this part, you practice vocabulary by using words with similar meanings, collocations, linking phrases, phrasal verbs, etc.

For this part, you practice vocabulary word-building by changing different words using a base word.

For this part, you practice how to understand the details of a text, including opinions and attitudes.

For this part, you practice how to understand the structure and follow the development of a text.

For this part, you practice how to find specific information in a text or texts.

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B2 First Listening and Speaking Section

In this part you talk to the examiner about yourself and your life, e.g. your name, school, interests and future plans.

In this part you talk about two photos on your own which you have to compare. You will also be asked a short question about your partner's photos.

In this part you express ideas with your partner by looking at a discussion point that the examiner gives you.

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In this part, you focus on general aspects of a topic with the examiner or you may involve your partner.

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Available in Feb 2019