Cambridge Reading Practice 8

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Free reading exercises for ESL EFL students to prepare for major exams. Cambridge reading practice online, read the paragraphs and find the irrelevant sentence for this particular worksheet.

1. Pope John Paul II

(I) Pope John Paul" reigned as pope of the Roman Catholic Church for almost 27 years until his death. (II) He was the first non-Italian pope since the 16th century. (III) During his reign, the pope traveled extensively, visiting over 100 countries, more than any of his predecessors. (IV) Even in 1992 as he was diagnosed with Parkinson disease, he continued with his travels. (V) He maintained an impressive physical condition throughout the 1980s.

I     II    III    IV    V

2. Michael Schumacher

(I) Everyone who is interested in Formula One races knows Michael Schumacher. (II) Statistically he is the greatest driver of all time. (III) He used a homemade kart built by his father, who managed the local karting track. (IV) He is also the first and only German to win the drivers' championship. (V) Furthermore, Schumacher is the most notable and well-paid figure in the recent history of Formula 1.

I     II    III    IV    V

3. Film Festivals

(I) Film festivals, such as the Cannes Film Festival, involve showing many films over a short period of time. (II) It is a competition of sorts between all the different films produced in a given year in a country or within a certain film genre. (III) This year's Oscar Awards were given in March. (IV) Such an event doesn't only include full-length feature films. (V) It may also be two and three minute pieces and documentaries.

I     II    III    IV    V

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