Feelings and Photographs in Cambridge Exams

Strong adjectives in Cambridge speaking exams

Are you preparing for the B2 First, or C1 Advanced Cambridge exams? One crucial aspect of the speaking paper that you can’t afford to overlook is your long turn in the Speaking Part 2 of each of the above-mentioned Cambridge exams. In the B1 Preliminary, we start simple, describing one photograph. In the B2 First, … Read more

Adjectives in Cambridge Speaking Exams

Adjectives in Cambridge Speaking exams

Useful, comfortable, difficult, important, memorable, sad, interesting, different, effective, sad, stressful, easy, careful, nervous, healthy, popular, worried! Do these adjectives ring a bell?  In Cambridge exams like B2 First and C1 Advanced, talking about feelings, attitudes and opinions is part of the territory, namely in Part 2 of the Speaking paper.  Here are some exam … Read more

Mastering Formal Language

C1 Advanced formal letters and emails

Tips to write confidently C1 Advanced formal letters and emails Hey there, fellow language learners! So you wanna be a master of formal writing, huh? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re writing an email to your boss, a letter to the queen, or just trying to impress your crush, nailing that formal … Read more

Wizzadry or Know-how?!

Word formation with prefixes

To get to the point, let’s roll our sleeves! Today’s activities follow the TLT technique – Think-learn-test. Rather than providing you with the key word of this entry, I am inviting you to do three activities that will help you be right on the money!  Think and classify the words! There are seven categories of … Read more

The Big HOW in C1 Formal Writings

C1 Advanced formal writings

Five writing strategies to achieve the right level of formality   How to succeed in your C1 Advanced formal writings? What do you need to do so that your two written texts are marked with a 5 in two of the four assessment criteria in the writing paper of the Cambridge C1 Advanced? Content Communicative … Read more

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