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

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

Who? Where? What? How? Why? When?

B1 Speaking

We’ve recently had our monthly B1 Preliminary (PET) assessment. My English learners have shown good control of the language structures, great listening and reading comprehension skills. Bravo! There’s been something not fully up to scratch, though. This made me wonder whether there is something I can do to help B1 (PET) candidates avoid the well-known … Read more

Tackling Adverb Shortage at B2 level


What a coincidental train of events!  A month or so ago, promising to investigate more on a linguistic matter, I was looking up an adverb and the various ways it is used in English. Rather than searching for it straight on Cambridge Dictionary, as I normally do, I simply typed, as key words, the word … Read more

Common Mistakes in the Speaking paper

Speaking B2 First exam

For the Cambridge candidates, doing well in the B2 First Speaking paper is not rocket science. This means that you can easily get Grade C in the B2 First exam. On the Cambridge English scale, Grade C weighs between 160 and 170 marks.  Imagine getting Grade B or A! What a difference this would make … Read more

How To Build Questions

Build questions in English

To build questions in English, learners don’t need a supernatural power. There is a well-established structure, and this structure must almost always be followed. As easy as pie! Still, for our young learners, like Flyers, this turns to be one of the hardest things, even more challenging than learning the irregular verbs. Asking questions correctly … Read more

How To Prepare for C1 Advanced (CAE) Exam Successfully

How to prepare for c1 exam

Are you interested in knowing how to prepare for C1 Advanced Cambridge exam? In this article, we will provide you with all the necessary information about this qualification. Join us and make a go of your preparation, since C1 Advanced is going to open the door to a lifetime of opportunities for you. Which are … Read more

Let’s Talk About Food!

Let's Talk About Food! 3

Say It Better! Series. C1 Advanced Season. Episode 4 Earlier in our series, we have focused on the following topics: The world of Cinema and Theatre Health matters, and Work time. Are you new to our series? Have a go and widen your English language range in both speaking and written expression.  Today we are going … Read more