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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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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

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C1 WRITING – WRITING A REVIEW FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE EXAM

This post aims to explain how to write a review for the C1 Advanced Cambridge exam (CAE). A review is one of the options in the 2nd task of the writing exam. The main purpose of a review is to give your personal opinion about something, suggesting what is good or bad about it. Reviews… Continue reading C1 WRITING – WRITING A REVIEW FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE EXAM

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

This post is focussed on explaining how to write a report 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 REPORT FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE

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C1 WRITING – HOW TO WRITE A LETTER/EMAIL FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE

This post is focussed on explaining how to write a letter or an email for TASK 2 option of the Advanced Cambridge Assessment English exam.   NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION COURSE (HERE)   In effect the format of the letter and email options in the CAE Cambridge exam are one and the same. You just… Continue reading C1 WRITING – HOW TO WRITE A LETTER/EMAIL FOR TASK 2 OF THE CAE

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C1 WRITING – WRITING AN ESSAY FOR TASK 1 OF THE CAE EXAM

In the writing part of the CAE (Cambridge C1) exam there are 2 tasks that need to be completed in 1:30 minutes. The 1st task is compulsory and the students must complete an essay. The 2nd task is a choice of 3 options (letter/email, proposal, report, review). The word count for each task is 220-260… Continue reading C1 WRITING – WRITING AN ESSAY FOR TASK 1 OF THE CAE EXAM

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LISTENING FOR CAE (C1) – exam technique 

The listening part of the Cambridge Advanced Exam (CAE) consists of 4 prts and lasts for about 4 minutes. Candidates need to listen to various recordings and answer 30 questions about what they hear. The parts are always the same, with the only variation being the topics of the recordings.   NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION… Continue reading LISTENING FOR CAE (C1) – exam technique 

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CAE Speaking exam – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

The speaking part of the Advanced Cambridge Assessment English exam consists of 4 parts and lasts for about 15 minutes. There are 2 (or sometimes 3) candidates in the exam, in which the candidates must speak individually and also interact to complete the tasks.   NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION COURSE (HERE)   The evaluation for… Continue reading CAE Speaking exam – FREE EXAMPLE QUESTIONS

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Starter speaking questions – (C1) for the Advanced Cambridge Assessment English exam (CAE)

At advanced level candidates need to be able to speak about familiar and unfamiliar topics. They should be able to express themselves with ease and have a good control of both simple and complex grammar forms. See our post on Speaking for Cambridge exams (HERE)   NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION COURSE (HERE)   Sport and… Continue reading Starter speaking questions – (C1) for the Advanced Cambridge Assessment English exam (CAE)

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CAE USE OF ENGLISH AND READING – INCLUDES FREE REPHRASING PDF

USE OF ENGLISH AND READING EXAM (1:30 MINUTES)     NOW AVAILABLE CAE PREPARATION COURSE (HERE)   The use of English and reading part of the exam lasts for 90 minutes in total. You need to answer all of the parts of the text but you can do it in the order that you like… Continue reading CAE USE OF ENGLISH AND READING – INCLUDES FREE REPHRASING PDF