Notes On Cloze Filling - Introduction - CBSE Class 10 English Grammar

The comprehension cloze or filling up blanks with a suitable word/words, places a great emphasis on vocabulary and understanding of the pasage.

Tips to answer cloze passage;

  1. Before you fill the cloze, read the passage thoroughly. Do not concern yourself with answers at this juncture. Just try to understand the central idea of the passage.

  2. Look through the passage again for the contextual clues. Underline the words/phrases you think provide a hint to the answers.

  3. Learn to make intelligent deductions and not wild guesses as the word/words you are looking for are generally linked to the given words. They may either be found in the text or be the opposite of the words found in the text.

  4. Finally fill in the blanks.   

Summary

The comprehension cloze or filling up blanks with a suitable word/words, places a great emphasis on vocabulary and understanding of the pasage.

Tips to answer cloze passage;

  1. Before you fill the cloze, read the passage thoroughly. Do not concern yourself with answers at this juncture. Just try to understand the central idea of the passage.

  2. Look through the passage again for the contextual clues. Underline the words/phrases you think provide a hint to the answers.

  3. Learn to make intelligent deductions and not wild guesses as the word/words you are looking for are generally linked to the given words. They may either be found in the text or be the opposite of the words found in the text.

  4. Finally fill in the blanks.   

Next