The 7 Parts of the FCE Reading & Use of English Exam

Below you will find an example of each of the seven parts of the Cambridge First Certificate in 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 'FCE 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 FCE Reading/UOE Exam is Testing You on'.

Part 1

FCE Reading/UOE Part 1 Test

Part 2

FCE Reading/UOE Part 2 Test

Part 3

FCE Reading/UOE Part 3 Test

Part 4

FCE Reading/UOE Part 4 Test

Part 5

FCE Reading/UOE Part 5 Test

Part 6

FCE Reading/UOE Part 6 Test

Part 7

FCE Reading/UOE Part 7 Test