Exam Day Important Information

Exam day information

Updates to Speaking Exams There has been a minor change that has been introduced to the beginning of some Speaking exams. Starting from this year, 2023, the introductory section of the exam has been slightly modified in some cases.  To be specific, the questions ‘Where do you come from?‘, ‘Where are you from?‘, and ‘Who … Read more

Commonly Confused Words in English

confused words

English is immense. It is the language with the vastest vocabulary in the world. On top of that, there are new words emerging every single day. Through wide usage, these words become so trendy that they are eventually officially recognized. No wonder we, English learners, have words we often confuse. The reason could arise from … Read more

Preparation for Cambridge C2 Proficiency exam

preparation for cambridge c2 proficiency

Sharing my experience as a learner of English with our community of fellow teachers and students has been going over and over in my mind. In one of my very first entries, Cambridge English Qualifications, I promised to tell you. I don’t mean the very start from the very first English lesson of mine, which … Read more

Can Learning English Be Fun? One App not to be missed!

Can Learning English Be Fun? One App not to be missed! 19

Associations, phrasal verbs, speed reading, spelling, topic match. These are just a few of the keywords a Cambridge Exam  candidate is familiar with when one has almost reached the preparation level for a specific exam. For instance, in the Speaking paper, one must talk on a specific theme using a rich and varied vocabulary. Practising brainstorming … Read more

What About Function Words?

What About Function Words? 20

We have heard of the multiple-choice cloze task and its multiple-choice questions where the options given are tricky synonyms, the open cloze task with its missing, simple though challenging, words, the word formation task and its “prompt” words, which must come in the shape required by the context, and the key word transformation one, the … Read more

Going Beyond The Obvious!

Going Beyond The Obvious! 22

How to express possibility, probability and certainty during your long turn in the Speaking Paper of the Cambridge Exams? Join me and you will find out! A2 FLYERS Speaking Paper, Part 3 SubjectIt look(s) look(s) likemust bemay/might be an adjective (feeling word)a nouna verb”ING” a placea clause Write down your examples below: Listen attentively to … Read more

Useful Online English Language Resources

Useful Online English Language Resources 23

This time, I would like to share with you a list of websites that will come in handy for both Cambridge exams candidates and learners of English in general who are in quest for practice resources and improvement. Such websites fall into two main categories: Websites which provide us with exam-like tasks, and Webs which … Read more