Thursday, December 3, 2015

Use of English practice

The following exercises provide practice for the Use of English section of the exam.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

The Cambridge English Scale

From January 2015,  a new way of reporting results for Cambridge exams has been implemented. This is called the Cambridge English Scale, and it is a range of scores used for reporting the results of Cambridge English exams. The Cambridge English Scale is designed to complement the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).This new system provides candidates with more detailed information about exam performance.

You can watch this video which introduces the Cambridge Englis Scale

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Use of English - Cloze: Adelante Africa

Do you know any organization that helps children at risk?
Do you support any organization that works to support children at risk around the world?

There is one NGO called Adelante Africa that works hard to help children in Uganda to have an education, but most importantly to have a better life.

You can read about how it all started in the article below.  As you read you can practise your English completing the blanks with the missing words.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Phrasal verbs: Particle UP

Have a look at the following posters with phrasal verbs using the particle UP.

If we understand the meaning of the particles that form phrasal verbs, we may remember them more easily.

You can practise phrasal verbs using UP with these activities:
Exercises with phrasal verbs using UP

Saturday, January 4, 2014

Reading - Cloze

Test Prep: First Certificate | Reading - Cloze | PraCTICE FOR fCE

The Affluenza Defence

Read the text below about a court case in the USA.  After you have read it once to get the gist of the text.  Read the sentences that have been removed from the text and re-read the text once more trying to decide in which places you should insert the removed sentences.  Be careful, there is one extra sentence which you do not need to use.

Word Formation 1

Practice for FCE | Word Formation |

Practice your vocabulary related to word formation with some sentences to complete.

Friday, January 3, 2014

Word Formation

As part of your preparation for the FCE, you must work with Word Formation.  The use of prefixes and suffixes has to be clear for you if you want to pass your exam with flying colours.  Try this activity to check some negative prefixes.