The 8 Parts of the CAE Reading & Use of English Exam

Below you will find an example of each of the eight parts of the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Reading & Use of English (UOE) exam.

Each part of the below exam is from Cambridge. If you want to practise doing each part, I recommend that you download a copy of this exam (sample paper 1) directly from the Cambridge​ website. With the download you will also get the answers to it.

To find out more out about the Reading/UOE exam (what you have to do, how much each question is worth, how much you need to pass), read our article called 'CAE Reading/UOE Exam Basics'.

To find out what each part of the exam is designed to test you on (e.g. knowledge of synonyms, phrasal verbs, grammatical structure etc...) read our article called 'What the CAE Reading/UOE Exam is Testing You on'.

Part 1

CAE Reading/UOE Part 1 Test

Part 2

CAE Reading/UOE Part 2 Test

Part 3

CAE Reading/UOE Part 3 Test

Part 4

CAE Reading/UOE Part 4 Test

Part 5

CAE Reading/UOE Part 5 Test

Part 6

CAE Reading/UOE Part 6 Test

Part 7

CAE Reading/UOE Part 7 Test

Part 8

CAE Reading/UOE Part 8 Test