EXAMS · LISTENING

TRINITY ISE III: LISTENING PRACTICE

The listening section of the ISE III (C1 level) Trinity exam has many advantages over its equivalents, but one obstacle in the preparation of this part of the exam is the availability of resources in order to practise it. I would recommend the use of videos on YouTube from ASAP science to be able to… Continue reading TRINITY ISE III: LISTENING PRACTICE

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TRINITY B1 – ISE I

The B1 for Trinity, also known as the ISE I consists of two modules. The first being Reading and Writing and the second Speaking and Listening. The Trinity exams have the same validation as their equivilents (Cambridge etc.), but their are some individual differences that candidates may wish to take into account. AT FIRST LOOK… Continue reading TRINITY B1 – ISE I

ACTIVITIES · EXAMS · SPEAKING · STUDENT

CAE: PART 3 SPEAKING ACTIVITIES

CAE COLLABORATIVE TASKS The third part of the CAE exam is based on interaction with your partner. You need to focus on developing a simple, yet fluent conversation with your partner, in which, the examiner will assess your ability to “initiate and respond, develop a topic, negotiate an outcome”. There are some simple things that… Continue reading CAE: PART 3 SPEAKING ACTIVITIES

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KEY SKILLS FOR LISTENING EXAMS

Listening is possibly the most difficult part of language learning to improve. Students always complain that people speak too fast, but in reality it is not that, it just seems that way because the learner cannot follow the text fast enough; in other words “they listen too slowly”. This post is going to look at… Continue reading KEY SKILLS FOR LISTENING EXAMS

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TRINITY B2 – ISE II

The B2 for Trinity, also known as the ISE II consists of two modules. The first being Reading and Writing and the second Speaking and Listening. The Trinity exams have the same validation as their equivilents (Cambridge ESOL etc.), but their are some individual differences that candidates may wish to take into account. AT FIRST… Continue reading TRINITY B2 – ISE II

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TRINITY C1 – ISE III

The C1 for Trinity, also known as the ISE III consists of two modules. The first being Reading and Writing and the second Speaking and Listening. The Trinity exams have the same validation as their equivilents (Cambridge ESOL etc.), but their are some individual differences that candidates may wish to take into account. Advantages The… Continue reading TRINITY C1 – ISE III

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A SIMPLE REVIEW OF THE CAE (C1)

This is a simple explanation of the tasks in the CAMBRIDGE ADVANCED EXAM, or CAE. The CAE is an exam from Cambridge Assessment English that is at level C1 in the EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR LANGUAGES NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION COURSE (HERE)   The CAE consists of 4 different parts: SEE EACH INDIVIDUAL POST FOR MORE DETAILS… Continue reading A SIMPLE REVIEW OF THE CAE (C1)

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A SIMPLE REVIEW OF THE FIRST CERTIFICATE (B2)

This is a simple explanation of the tasks in the First Certificate Exam, or FCE. The FCE is an exam from Cambridge Assessment English that is at level B2 in the EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR LANGUAGES   The FCE consists of 4 different parts: SEE EACH INDIVIDUAL POST FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EACH PART The use of… Continue reading A SIMPLE REVIEW OF THE FIRST CERTIFICATE (B2)

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A SIMPLE REVIEW OF THE PRELIMINARY ENGLISH TEST (B1)

This is a simple review of the tasks in the Cambridge Assessment English Preliminary English Test, also known as the PET, This exam is for level B1 in the EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR LANGUAGES   The exam contains 3 parts: SEE THE POSTS ABOUT EACH INDIVIDUAL SECTION The reading and writing (1:30 minutes). There are 5 readings… Continue reading A SIMPLE REVIEW OF THE PRELIMINARY ENGLISH TEST (B1)

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C1 WRITING – HOW TO WRITE A PROPOSAL FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE

This post is focussed on explaining how to write a proposal for the C1 Advanced Cambridge Assessment English exams.   NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION COURSE (HERE)   What candidates need to understand is that the evaluation in the innitial stages is very superficial. The ORGANISATION and STRUCTURE of a text is essential. IF IT DOESN´T… Continue reading C1 WRITING – HOW TO WRITE A PROPOSAL FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE