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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ACTIVITIES · GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS · STUDENT

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

ACTIVITIES · GRAMMAR · SENTENCE TRANSFORMATIONS · STUDENT

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

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

ACTIVITIES · EXAMS · GRAMMAR

OPEN CLOZE (PART 2) USE OF ENGLISH FOR THE FCE (B2) AND CAE (C1)

The First Certicate and Advanced exams from Cambridge Exam English are both similar with regards to their format. For part 2 of the exam you need to fill in the gaps in a text with just one word, Click HERE for an example. The gaps are all based on grammar structures, so you must therefore look at… Continue reading OPEN CLOZE (PART 2) USE OF ENGLISH FOR THE FCE (B2) AND CAE (C1)

ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY: YES/NO GAME

This game is famous in the language learning field. The aim is for students to extend their speech. The rule is that the students cannot answer YES or NO. They must give a 20-30 second answer to each question and if they say YES or NO,.. They lose!   W e have provided 4 sets… Continue reading ACTIVITY: YES/NO GAME

ACTIVITIES

ACTIVITY: ICEBREAKING QUESTIONS

The concept of this icebreaking activity is to help students relax and initiate conversation. The idea is that the students take a pice of paper and throw it around the room. This will help students take away stress and begin to speak in a light hearted way.   Who is your best friend and why?… Continue reading ACTIVITY: ICEBREAKING QUESTIONS

ACTIVITIES · EXAMS · WRITING

PET (B1): LETTER WRITING

When we write a letter for the B1 exams, you need to make sure that you use the information in the question and respond to the letter. You need a clear introduction (thank the person for the letter) and a clear ending (say goodbye). For a plan of how to write an excellent letter, click HERE… Continue reading PET (B1): LETTER WRITING

ACTIVITIES · EXAMS · WRITING

PET (B1) STORY WRITING

In the writing of a story at B1 level you need to follow the instruction and write a letter of 100 words. To get a step by step guide of how to write an excellent story click HERE   Try writing these letters using real exam questions. Remember to plan your answers and check them for… Continue reading PET (B1) STORY WRITING

ACTIVITIES · WRITING

FCE (B2) ESSAY WRITING 2

You have had a class discussion about the pros and cons of where you live. Write an essay of 140-190 words: Is it more beneficial to live in a large city or a small town while you are growing up? Access to entertainment Education Work opportunities Your essay must include grammatically correct sentences, correct punctuation… Continue reading FCE (B2) ESSAY WRITING 2

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CAE ESSAY WRITING 2

You have had a class discussion about the different ways we communicate nowadays and have come up with several opinions. To what extents are people are lacking the necessary social skills to be able to form long-lasting, meaningful relationships? Technology Time spent at work Changing social habits Choose two of the options and write an… Continue reading CAE ESSAY WRITING 2