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How to Learn and Use Phrasal Verbs – FREE EBOOK IN THIS POST

Phrasal verbs are almost always the achilles heel of English language learners. They can be confusing to learn as they are all very similar looking, they are difficult to translate and they take a lot of time and practice to understand. Many of the prepositions included in phrasal verbs, such as UP, DOWN and ON… Continue reading How to Learn and Use Phrasal Verbs – FREE EBOOK IN THIS POST

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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   The CAE consists of 4 different parts: SEE EACH INDIVIDUAL POST FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT EACH PART   The use… 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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The many ways of saying “I like…” – Avoiding repetition in language use

“Language is the most massive and inclusive art we know, a mountainous and anonymous work of unconscious generations.” ― Edward Sapir, Language: an Introduction to the Study of Speech  The beauty of a language lies in its variety. What is great about a language is the many ways that a person can express themselves and… Continue reading The many ways of saying “I like…” – Avoiding repetition in language use

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5 SIMPLE WAYS of improving your English skills

English can be difficult to learn, but this is usually due to people using the wrong types of methods for doing so. Here are some helpful ways to improve your English. SEE OUR POST ON STUDYING ENGLISH ONLINE The first thing to remember is that consistency is key. You should try to use English (Speak, read,… Continue reading 5 SIMPLE WAYS of improving your English skills

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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. 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 LOOK LIKE A PROPOSAL, IT WON´T PASS! A… Continue reading C1 WRITING – HOW TO WRITE A PROPOSAL FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE