ACTIVITIES · GRAMMAR

ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY GRAMMAR

Adverbs of frequency are used to talk about the frequency with which we do certain actions. They are essential for talking about daily routines and the present day. For extra practice with activities in PDF, click HERE There are two types of adverbs, ones that describe definite frequency, such as: daily, nightly, weekly, monthly, yearly/annyally, yesterday,… Continue reading ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY GRAMMAR

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 6

Fill in the gaps in the 2nd sentence with 1-3 words so that both have the same meaning:   I managed to learn German in under 2 year´s time. I succeeded _____________ German in less than 2 years. I am fluent in German. I can speak German _____________. When I got to Germany, I was… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 6

ACTIVITIES · GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS · STUDENT

PET (B1): REPHRASING 5

Fill in the gaps with 1-3 word so both sentences mean the same thing:   I succeeded in reaching the mountain´s summit. I managed ________ the top of the mountain. I would like to work as a teacher. I would be really happy ___________  a teacher. Would you mind helping out with my homework tonight?… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 5

ACTIVITIES · GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS · STUDENT

PET (B1): REPHRASING 4

Fill in the gaps with 1-3 words so that the sentences have the same meaning   Are you as tall as your siblings? Are you the ___________ tall as your brothers and sisters? How far have you travelled recently? What is the _________ that you have travelled recently? I am better than all the rest.… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 4

SPEAKING · STUDENT

CONDITIONALS SPEAKING: WHAT IF…?

We use conditionals to hypothesize, it can be about likely (probable) or even unlikely (improbable) events. See the grammar point HERE   What would happen if it never rained again? What could happen if the polar ice-caps melted? What might happen if all insects became extinct? If all the plankton disappeared, what would happen? What would… Continue reading CONDITIONALS SPEAKING: WHAT IF…?

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 3

Fill in the gaps in the 2nd sentence with 1-3 words so that they both have THE SAME MEANING:   I am only here on holiday for 8 days. I only _________ 8 days off work for my holiday. I have been working in the office for 3 months. I have been working in the… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 3

ACTIVITIES · SPEAKING · STUDENT

SPEAKING: GAPS FILL WORD PATTERNS

Fill in the gaps with the missing prepositions (with, of, in, on, up etc.):   Are you fed up _____ not being able to travel whenever you want to? Have you ever been accused _____ being foreign in your own country? Are you keen _____ getting away and getting to know new places? Are you… Continue reading SPEAKING: GAPS FILL WORD PATTERNS

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 2

Fill in the gaps with 1-3 words so that the second sentence has the same meaning as the first:   My dad has never been to Spain before. It _______________ time that my dad has been in Spain. Have you studied German before? Have you _________ studied German? I am still finishing my supper. I… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 2

GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS

PET (B1): REPHRASING IN PDF

Rephrasing is an essential part of the B1 Preliminary English Exam. You need to know how to rephrase language to help others to understand you. See our post on the different grammar structures and vocabulary HERE. Also, we have a free Ebook with 50 rephrasing examples for B1 HERE Try our 20 new rephrasing questions in PDF… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING IN PDF

GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS

FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 10

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   I really find it hard to tolerate this awful situation. STAND I _________________________ this awful situation. Many people seem to think that the economy is slowly improving. IS _________________________ the economy is slowly improving. I think it isn´t worth studying so long just to get a public… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 10

GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS

FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 9

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   If you should find my mobile, give me a buzz. ACROSS If you happen _______________ my mobile, please call me. I find it easy to come up with alternative plans during the summer holidays. OF It seems easy to me ________________ alternative plans during the summer break.… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 9

ACTIVITIES

FCE (B2): COLLABORATIVE TASK – SPEAKING PART 3

This post offers learners 12 examples of collaborative tasks that are in the THE FIRST CERTIFICATE (B2). This is the 3rd task in the speaking exam (HERE) that learners must carry our and also in the Trinity ISE III (HERE)In this part of the exam the two candidates are to speak together about a situation.… Continue reading FCE (B2): COLLABORATIVE TASK – SPEAKING PART 3

GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS

FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 8

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   I didn´t find out about the danger until it was way too late. AWARE I _______________________ the imminent danger until I was out of time to impede it. My Father is Austrian so I have an excellent grasp of German. THUS I have an Austrian father, ______________________… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 8

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FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 7

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   It is advisable to make good use of your time and not waste it. ADVANTAGE You should  ______________________ your time and not waste it. Sometimes you just have to make do with what is on offer. SETTLE From time to time you must _______________ best option that… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 7

GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS

FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 6

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   Right when my dad was on the point of calling my sister to see where she was, she arrived. JUST My dad _________________ call my sister when she arrived home. Due to train delays on the blue line, passengers are advised to travel on the yellow one.… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 6