Posted by: crisdiaz24 | March 14, 2012

SPENCER JOHNSON – CLOZE TEST

CLOZE TEST

Complete the following text, using only one word in each space.

SPENCER JOHNSON’S WORKS

 

WHO MOVED MY CHEESE?

The simple story of Who Moved My Cheese? reveals profound truths 0) ABOUT change that give people and organizations a quick and easy way to succeed in changing times.

Who Moved My Cheese? is an enlightening story of four characters who live in a “Maze” and look for “Cheese” to nourish them and make1) __________ happy. Two are mice named Sniff and Scurry, and two are mouse-size people named Hem and Haw.

“Cheese” is a metaphor for what you want to have in life,   2) _________ it is a good job, a loving relationship, money, a possession, health, or spiritual peace of mind. And “The Maze” is 3) __________ you look for what you want – the organization you work 4) __________ , or the family or community you live in.

In the story, the characters are faced with unexpected change. 5) __________, one of them deals with change successfully, and writes what he has learned 6) __________ his experience on the maze walls. When you come to see “The Handwriting on the Wall” you can discover for yourself 7) __________ to deal with change and enjoy more success and less stress in your work and in your life.

THE PRESENT

For over two decades, Spencer Johnson has been inspiring readers with his simple 8) __________ profound stories of the challenges we face in these times of unprecedented change.

The Present is an engaging story of a young man’s journey to adulthood, and his tireless search for The Present, a mysterious and elusive gift he first hears 9)__________ from a wise old man. This Present, 10) __________ to the old man, is the most valuable gift a person can receive. Why? Because it is the one thing that doesn’t change in changing times.

As the young boy becomes a man, he grows disillusioned with his work and his life. So he returns to ask the old man to help him find The Present. The old man responds, “Only you have the power to find The Present for yourself.” Heeding the old man’s advice, the young man embarks 11) __________ a worldwide search for this magical gift that remains unchanging in a changing world, and holds the secret to personal happiness and lifelong success.

Only after the young man has searched high and low and all but given up his relentless pursuit 12) __________ he discover The Present and all of the promises it offers.

Like the young man, you may find that it is the best gift you can ever give to yourself and to those you care about.

Adapted from ©http://www.whomovedmycheese.com/BooksBySpencerJohnson.html

KEY

0. ABOUT

1. THEM

2. WHETHER

3. WHERE

4. FOR

5. EVENTUALLY / FINALLY

6. FROM

7. HOW

8. BUT / YET

9. ABOUT

10. ACCORDING

11. ON

12. DOES

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  1. Surely some specific readers must buy the book?
    What can be the possible attraction of the publication to these individual visitors?

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