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SPEAKING WITH FREE MOCK EXAM – Preliminary (B1) EXAM

The Cambrdge B1 speaking exam lasts for 10-12 minutes and consists of 4 parts. Personalize speaking “In foreign language teaching, we customarily begin with the lives of others, with whom students may not easily identify, and then expect students to transfer the material to their own lives.  However, transfer to the textbook is easier when… Continue reading SPEAKING WITH FREE MOCK EXAM – Preliminary (B1) EXAM

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LISTENING – Preliminary (B1) Cambridge ESOL

The Cambrdge B1 listening exam lasts for 20-25 minutes and consists of 4 parts.   Listening Exam Advice “The value of repetition as a means of achieving fluency has also been acknowledged in the recent literature on task-based learning. When learners repeat a task, even a relatively long time after its first performance, gains have… Continue reading LISTENING – Preliminary (B1) Cambridge ESOL

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How to do rephrasing B1 (Preliminary English Test)

  Rephrasing: There are 5 questions in this part of the exam, you are to read a sentence and then complete the second sentence with 1-3 words so that it has the same meaning as the first. IF YOU CAN USE THE SAME WORD, DO IT! DON´T LOOK FOR A SYNONYM IF IT IS NOT… Continue reading How to do rephrasing B1 (Preliminary English Test)

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How to write a letter that will get you a perfect score in the B1 (PRELIMINARY CAMBRIDGE EXAM)

The reading and writing tests are joined in the Preliminary English exam. You have 1:30 minutes to do all of the exam. SEE How to do the reading part of the exam B1 (Preliminary Cambridge Exam) It consists of: – 5 reading parts – 5 rephrasing questions (see How to do rephrasing B1) – A short… Continue reading How to write a letter that will get you a perfect score in the B1 (PRELIMINARY CAMBRIDGE EXAM)

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How to do the reading part of the exam B1 (Preliminary Cambridge Exam) – CONTAINS A FREE MOCK EXAM

  (You must remember that you have 1:30 minutes to do the reading and writing. Allow about 45 minutes for reading and 45 minutes for the writing part: See posts on how to write the perfect letter/story)    (Para la versión español mira el traductor en el menú de la derecha) Almost all of the… Continue reading How to do the reading part of the exam B1 (Preliminary Cambridge Exam) – CONTAINS A FREE MOCK EXAM

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B1 (PET) READING EXAMPLE

Albacete There is a small city in the south-east of Spain called Albacete; it has ____ (1) a population of 170 thousand inhabitants. This curious little Spanish city has got many interesting things to see and do. Firstly, it is perfectly situated ____ (2) one hour from the mountains and the beach. The mountains have… Continue reading B1 (PET) READING EXAMPLE

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Why it is essential to have a language learning partner

  Language learning partners or the similar concept that is tandem language learning is an essential part of trying to reach fluency. The idea is simple; learn a language together with another person who has a similar target to your own to help enhance both of your progress. With a language learning partner you are… Continue reading Why it is essential to have a language learning partner