Help your students improve their speaking ability with the following questions. Speaking part 1 of the CAE exam can cover a wide range of topics. Use these example questions throughout the course, to make sure that they take the exam completely prepared for whatever subject they might throw!
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How To Teach Participle Clauses – Updated!
This is more advanced knowledge for your higher level students. Great for making writing more formal and easy to learn if they already have a good grip of relative clauses. Perhaps see my previous guide on these first here! How To Teach Relative Clauses Why Use Them? They give more information about the noun. They eliminateContinue reading “How To Teach Participle Clauses – Updated!”
TED Talks for ESL Advanced Listening Practice (With Examples)
TED Talks are fantastic for listening practice, for advanced level learners especially. There are several reasons for this. TED Talks are usually quite short, and so the learners don’t get bored or tired. They are always on really interesting topics, offering the possibility for class discussions and debates on the opinions expressed. You can makeContinue reading “TED Talks for ESL Advanced Listening Practice (With Examples)”
Verb Type Guide
A quick guide to those pesky verb types!
Reading and Use of English Exam Preparation Tips
Exam ready English students? Yes please!
Writing Exam Preparation Tips
Use these tips to get your students ready for the dreaded writing section!
Essay Writing For The Cambridge CAE
In my opinion, the writing test (in whichever level it happens to be) is on of the sections that should help boost others in which the students don’t do so well. Given that Use of English and Listening can be a little more unpredictable, the writing offers a chance to gain back some ground where pointsContinue reading “Essay Writing For The Cambridge CAE”
CAE Example Essay With Examiner Comments
Below is the same essay question I used in my guide to the CAE essay, here is an example answer and some of the comments that should be expected from examiners. You have read a newspaper article which suggests that shopping online is more convenient than going to a shopping centre. Write an essay consideringContinue reading “CAE Example Essay With Examiner Comments”
How To Teach Cleft Sentences
In contrast to my last post on reported speech, Cleft Sentences are one of my favourites! It’s beautiful language that serves to emphasize and give particular attention to something important or something out of the ordinary. Form There are three ways to form a cleft sentences. A clause beginning with ‘what’ linked to the rest […]