Here is a quick and effective technique to share with your students who are getting ready for the writing part of their exams. I have been using it with my Cambridge Advanced students who struggle with using in practice all the grammar they have crammed. Used regularly, this technique substantially boosts the students’ confidence and speeds up the planning process before they begin to write. Continue Reading …
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Here is an activity I tried a couple of times with my teenage students. I decided to combine the test-teach-test approach with a fairly new feature of Quizlet which is Quizlet live. My students played a vital role in shaping this activity and so did my friend, Łukasz Knap who helped work out the technical kinks.
In this post, you will find some exam practice exercises which help your students improve their score in the word formation (Reading and Use of English part 3) part of the Cambridge Advanced exam. Continue Reading …
In this post, I would like to share a strategy which helps students tackle CAE Speaking part 2 task more effectively.
In this post, you will find some exam practice exercises which help your students improve their score in the Reading and Use of English (part 4) part of the Cambridge First exam.
In this post, I’m sharing 7 ideas about making Cambridge exams speaking practice more fun and engaging for the students. These ideas work best with learners preparing for Cambridge First and Advanced exams.
In this activity, students fill in the blanks in the text with the appropriate type of word. Each blank notes what kind of word should go there: noun, verb, adjective, or adverb. This activity is based on a popular party game, Mad Libs, and is suitable for FCE students who need more practice differentiating between various parts of speech.
This FCE word formation card game helps to revise and consolidate forming verbs, adjectives and adverbs from nouns; the skill that comes in handy when dealing with FCE, Use of English, Part 3. Competition, time limit, and peer correction all make it a fast-paced and engaging activity for both adult and teenage students.
The checklist helps students realise what to pay special attention to when dealing with FCE Use of English Part 2 and allows them to revise their knowledge of grammar. It contains 8 types of words that usually fit the gaps in these exercises: prepositions, pronouns, relative pronouns, articles, quantifiers, auxiliary verbs, modal verbs, and conjunctions.