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PET (B1) SPEAKING: ENVIRONMENT

The environment can be a tricky topic for B1 level students, download the vocabulary topic in PDF HERE Which things should we recycle on a daily basis? Do you think that cars should be banned from cities to reduce pollution? What environmental issues are there in your country? Do you get many droughts in your country?… Continue reading PET (B1) SPEAKING: ENVIRONMENT

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CAE (C1) WORK: JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

A key area that advanced students may wish to work on is their interview technique as in many cases, they are looking to enhance their empoyability by learning English to an advanced level. Here are some questions for you to practise.   INTERVIEWER TO INTERVIEWEE: Questions that the candidate might be asked at a job… Continue reading CAE (C1) WORK: JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

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FCE (B2) SPEAKING: MAKING DECISIONS

Making decisions: The best grammar forms to use in decision making are conditionals HERE and modal verbs HERE to be able to speculate about what might occur if you make a specific decision. Try to express your opinion HERE in different ways and give reasons for your answers using because/as/since (+ clause) and because of/owing to/on account of/due… Continue reading FCE (B2) SPEAKING: MAKING DECISIONS

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CAE (C1) SPEAKING: ADVERTISING

Which types of advertisements do you think are the most convincing? Have you ever bought anything that you saw on a TV commercial? Do celebrity endorsements ensure an increase in sales? What is the most memorable ad that you can remember? Do you need to have a lot of talent to come up with a… Continue reading CAE (C1) SPEAKING: ADVERTISING

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FCE (B2) SPEAKING PART 1: COMPLEX ANSWERS

In speaking part one of the First Certificate B2, the interlocutor will ask you questions in a type of interview. You, as the candidate, should give a 20-30 second answer in fluent and confident English. It is important to think about how the examiner is assessing you. The examiner will make a first impression of… Continue reading FCE (B2) SPEAKING PART 1: COMPLEX ANSWERS

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FCE (B2) READING

How often do you read? Do you ever read to unwind? Do you prefer reading Ebooks or paperbacks? Why is it a good idea to read regularly? Is it essential to know how to read nowadays? How old were you when you learned how to read? Do you ever lend people books that you have… Continue reading FCE (B2) READING

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PET (B1): EDUCATION SPEAKING

Example question: What is your English teacher like?   Are you a good student? What is your favourite subject and why? Tell us about your English classes Where do you study English? Do you think English will be useful for you in the future? How long have you been learning English? Did you like school… Continue reading PET (B1): EDUCATION SPEAKING

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PET (B1): WORK SPEAKING

Example: Do you work or are you a student?   What do you do (for a living)? Have you got a job? Why (not)? What do you like about your job? What do you dislike about your job? Do you work full-time or part-time? Would you like to change job in the future? Have you… Continue reading PET (B1): WORK SPEAKING

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FCE (B2) SPEAKING PART 2 – LONG TURN

Long turn (part 2) 3 minutes: In this part of the exam, each candidate must speak individually for 1 minute (do not stop until the examiner says “thank you”) about a question and 2 photos. The candidate needs to compare the images to answer the question using a variety of connectors and complex grammar (passive,… Continue reading FCE (B2) SPEAKING PART 2 – LONG TURN

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FCE (B2) PERSONAL BACKGROUND

In this topic, you will be asked questions about where you live, your personal experiences there and also about your preferences. For example, would you prefer to live in the city centre or the outskirts of a large city?   Where do you come from? Where were you born? What do you like most about… Continue reading FCE (B2) PERSONAL BACKGROUND