ACTIVITIES · SPEAKING

CAE (C1) SPEAKING: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES

Would you say that we need to radically change the way we use technology? What can be the advantages and disadvantages to technological advancement? How has technology made sweeping changes to our lives? In which ways has technology changed the way we learn? Is it right to allow children to use technological appliances for long… Continue reading CAE (C1) SPEAKING: TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES

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ACTIVITIES · SPEAKING

CAE (C1) SPEAKING: SUCCESS AND FAILURE

How can success be measured in today´s society? Would you say that money can buy happiness? How do the media tend to influence people´s ambitions? Is failure an integral part of success? Have you ever learned any important life lessons from a huge failure? Do you want to follow in your idol´s footsteps? What types… Continue reading CAE (C1) SPEAKING: SUCCESS AND FAILURE

ACTIVITIES · SPEAKING · STUDENT

CAE (C1) SPEAKING: MONEY AND CONSUMERISM

Do you find it easy to stick to a budget? When you want to buy something, do you shop around or buy it at the first sighting? Are you keen on shopping online? What can be the dangers of purchasing things on the internet? Can money be the key to happiness? Do you think that… Continue reading CAE (C1) SPEAKING: MONEY AND CONSUMERISM

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CAE (C1) SPEAKING: CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS

The discussion of controversial topics is an integral part of the teaching and learning of advanced level English. It is of use to promote active discussion and also to take students out of their confort zone. To do this it is essential to form a collaborative learning environment in which students respect each other and… Continue reading CAE (C1) SPEAKING: CONTROVERSIAL TOPICS

SPEAKING · STUDENT

PET (B1) SPEAKING ABOUT FRIENDSHIP

What did you do with your friends last summer? How often do you get together with friends? Did you meet your friends last week? Do you generally spend your free time with friends or alone? Where did you meet your friends last weekend? Who is your best friend and why? If you had a day… Continue reading PET (B1) SPEAKING ABOUT FRIENDSHIP

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FCE (B2) SPEAKING: EXPLORING THE ART WORLD

  Do you think art should be a core subject in schools? What are the benefits of being creative and artistic? What types of jobs can you get in the art world? Are you a fan of modern art? Do you prefer modern or classical art? When was the last time you went to an… Continue reading FCE (B2) SPEAKING: EXPLORING THE ART WORLD

STUDENT · VOCABULARY

VOCABULARY BOOST: MISS

The next word in our vocabulary boost series is MISS. MISS is a high frequency verb that can be used as a synonym of lose, be necessary, not reach or not get an opportunity. There are numerous collocations and phrasal verbs that are formed using MISS. As recommended in our START method (HERE), you should… Continue reading VOCABULARY BOOST: MISS