GRAMMAR

SHORT ANSWERS TO OPEN AND CLOSED QUESTIONS

In the learning of a language it is useful to have a variety of quick and easy to use phrases, such as short questions that help you to interact with ease. These phrases can be fixed phrases HERE or even short questions HERE. The key is to be able to use them when you need to… Continue reading SHORT ANSWERS TO OPEN AND CLOSED QUESTIONS

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ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY GRAMMAR

Adverbs of frequency are used to talk about the frequency with which we do certain actions. They are essential for talking about daily routines and the present day. For extra practice with activities in PDF, click HERE There are two types of adverbs, ones that describe definite frequency, such as: daily, nightly, weekly, monthly, yearly/annyally, yesterday,… Continue reading ADVERBS OF FREQUENCY GRAMMAR

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 6

Fill in the gaps in the 2nd sentence with 1-3 words so that both have the same meaning:   I managed to learn German in under 2 year´s time. I succeeded _____________ German in less than 2 years. I am fluent in German. I can speak German _____________. When I got to Germany, I was… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 6

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 5

Fill in the gaps with 1-3 word so both sentences mean the same thing:   I succeeded in reaching the mountain´s summit. I managed ________ the top of the mountain. I would like to work as a teacher. I would be really happy ___________  a teacher. Would you mind helping out with my homework tonight?… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 5

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 4

Fill in the gaps with 1-3 words so that the sentences have the same meaning   Are you as tall as your siblings? Are you the ___________ tall as your brothers and sisters? How far have you travelled recently? What is the _________ that you have travelled recently? I am better than all the rest.… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 4

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PET (B1): REPHRASING 3

Fill in the gaps in the 2nd sentence with 1-3 words so that they both have THE SAME MEANING:   I am only here on holiday for 8 days. I only _________ 8 days off work for my holiday. I have been working in the office for 3 months. I have been working in the… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING 3

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PET (B1): REPHRASING IN PDF

Rephrasing is an essential part of the B1 Preliminary English Exam. You need to know how to rephrase language to help others to understand you. See our post on the different grammar structures and vocabulary HERE. Also, we have a free Ebook with 50 rephrasing examples for B1 HERE Try our 20 new rephrasing questions in PDF… Continue reading PET (B1): REPHRASING IN PDF

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FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 10

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   I really find it hard to tolerate this awful situation. STAND I _________________________ this awful situation. Many people seem to think that the economy is slowly improving. IS _________________________ the economy is slowly improving. I think it isn´t worth studying so long just to get a public… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 10

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FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 9

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   If you should find my mobile, give me a buzz. ACROSS If you happen _______________ my mobile, please call me. I find it easy to come up with alternative plans during the summer holidays. OF It seems easy to me ________________ alternative plans during the summer break.… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 9

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FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 8

Fill in the gaps with 2-5 words:   I didn´t find out about the danger until it was way too late. AWARE I _______________________ the imminent danger until I was out of time to impede it. My Father is Austrian so I have an excellent grasp of German. THUS I have an Austrian father, ______________________… Continue reading FCE (B2): KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONS 8