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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) 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): 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

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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)

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FCE FOR SCHOOLS SPEAKING QUESTIONS IN PDF

Questions that could be included in the FCE for schools exam: To see a full review of what is included in the speaking test in the First Certiciate Exam from Cambridge Exam English, click the following link HERE The FCE for schools varied from the adult version in the types of questions that they will ask.… Continue reading FCE FOR SCHOOLS SPEAKING QUESTIONS IN PDF

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FCE (B2): DISCUSSION QUESTIONS EXTRA IN PDF

DISCUSS THESE QUESTIONS Would you say you spend too much time doing unnecessary things? What is your opinion of people who are obsessed with their stuff? Why do some people become addicted to things easily, whereas others do not? What can be the difficult part about finishing high school or university? Have you had to… Continue reading FCE (B2): DISCUSSION QUESTIONS EXTRA IN PDF

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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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How to write a report for the FCE (B2) Cambridge Assessment English exam – FREE PRACTICE QUESTION INCLUDED

The writing part of the exam lasts for 1 hour 20 minutes (80 minutes). In this time the candidates need to write two texts of 160-190 words. This post is aimed at teaching students to write a report at B2 level that will pass the Cambridge FCE exam. OTHER POSTS ON WRITING INCLUDE How to… Continue reading How to write a report for the FCE (B2) Cambridge Assessment English exam – FREE PRACTICE QUESTION INCLUDED

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How to write a great article for the FCE Cambridge Assessment English exams – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

The writing part of the exam lasts for 1 hour 20 minutes (80 minutes). In this time the candidates need to write two texts of 160-190 words. This post will explain how to write the article option. OTHER POSTS ON WRITING How to write a review for the FCE Cambridge ESOL exams – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS… Continue reading How to write a great article for the FCE Cambridge Assessment English exams – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

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How to write a review for the FCE Cambridge Assessment English exams – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

The writing part of the exam lasts for 1 hour 20 minutes (80 minutes). In this time the candidates need to write two texts of 160-190 words. This post will focus on how to write a review at B2 level to get a GREAT  grade in this part of the exam OTHER POSTS ABOUT READING… Continue reading How to write a review for the FCE Cambridge Assessment English exams – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

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How to write a great letter OR email for the FCE Cambridge exam – INCLUDES FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

The writing part of the exam lasts for 1 hour 20 minutes (80 minutes). In this time the candidates need to write two texts of 160-190 words. This post is going to explain how to write a great letter for the FCE writing exam. Other writing posts on WWW.INTERCAMBIOIDIOMASONLINE.COM include: How to write a great… Continue reading How to write a great letter OR email for the FCE Cambridge exam – INCLUDES FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

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FCE/FIRST (B2) SPEAKING (PART 1): STARTER QUESTIONS

Topics for speaking at (FCE) B2 level: DOWNLOAD THESE QUESTIONS HERE Hobbies and free time Travel and getting around Education and learning styles Work and obligations Money and shopping Time Eating and drinking Health and fitness People and their lives Technological advances, communication and the media Wildlife and the environment Life, crime and society For extra speaking… Continue reading FCE/FIRST (B2) SPEAKING (PART 1): STARTER QUESTIONS

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SPEAKING with FREE PDF MOCK EXAM – First certificate (B2) Cambridge Assessment English 

The Cambridge B2 Speaking exam lasts for 12-14 minutes and consists of 4 parts: Learning with mistakes is part of the learning process and completely natural, “We need classes that develop the courage to commit errors” (Hattie 2009, p. 178).     Interview (part 1) 2 minutes: The examiner will ask you questions individually and… Continue reading SPEAKING with FREE PDF MOCK EXAM – First certificate (B2) Cambridge Assessment English 

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LISTENING – FCE (B2) Improving your grade

    Listening: FIRST CERTIFICATE EXAM   The listening exam is made up of 4 parts. There is a maximum score of 30 points and you need 18 correct to be able to pass. The exam lasts for about 40 minutes. You will listen to each part of the exam twice and there is a… Continue reading LISTENING – FCE (B2) Improving your grade

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HOW TO PASS THE USE OF ENGLISH AND READING PART OF THE FCE (B2) – INCLUDES FREE MOCK EXAM

  What do you have to do in the B2 FCE exam? The use of English and reading parts of the exams are joined. There are 7 tasks in total and the exam lasts for 1.15 minutes. You can do them in any order. My suggestion is to begin with what you find easiest; this… Continue reading HOW TO PASS THE USE OF ENGLISH AND READING PART OF THE FCE (B2) – INCLUDES FREE MOCK EXAM