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Gap Fill Generator
Worksheet Generators for Teachers

Aim: This page is for making gap fills to print out and use in class. It will save you time as it automatically produces 3 pages that you can print out:
1) the gap fill exercise to give to your learners (put in some text on this page, and indiacte where to put the gaps by enclosing the words to be gapped in square brackets, like this: [word]. You can have up to 20 gaps.)
2) an answer key for the teacher (made by the computer automatically)
3) a form of feedback on each question (you need to fill in the feedback into the boxes on this page)

Step One
Type your title for this exercise in this box:
Step Two
Type your instructions for this exercise in this box, or go on to Step 3 if these instructions are O.K.

Step Three
Type or paste your text into this box:

Tip: If you want one gap per line, type in
at the point where you want to go to a new line. (
is the Internet code for a line break )

Step Four
Put a left square bracket: [ (the key near the 'Enter' key on the keyboard) in front of the word(s) you want to gap, and put a right square bracket: ] (between the [ key and the 'Enter' key) at the end of the word(s) you want to gap. The program will understand this as the start and end of a gap.
Then press this button: Gap:

Step Five
Tips: Choose what kind of tips you want to give your learners:
a) No tips b) This list of missing words.
And / Or c) A piece of text; e.g. a tip, which you can write in here:

Step Six
Complete the Feedback by completing the sentences (this is optional). To skip it, click here.

Feedback for Question 1.
Feedback for Question 2.
Feedback for Question 3.
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Feedback for Question 20.

Step Seven
Click here to create the worksheets, then save them onto your computer or website using the 'File', 'Save' command in the menu bar of your Internet browser:

More info on letting the computer automatically gap words

This produces a type of test called a 'T-test', which is useful for a rough estimate of a language learner's language ability.

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