C1 Level Grammar Structures Part 3

c1 level grammar structures

This is the last of the three sets of C1 level grammar syllabus.  In the first part, C1 Level Grammar Structures, learners have brushed up on their paraphrasing skills; in the second one, C1 Level Grammar Structures Part 2, though, we have developed the grammar-related writing checklists for the six text types candidates must be … Read more

C1 Level Grammar Structures Part 2

c1 level grammar structures part 2

Our previous article, C1 Level Grammar Structures, has only wet our appetite for C1 level grammar structures. Why not dive further and explore some other advanced grammar components? It’s grammar time! The task below consists in identifying fourteen more C1 level grammar structures. Once familiarized yourself with them, get the hang of these as well as many … Read more

C1 Level Grammar Structures

C1 level grammar structures

Let’s talk grammar! This time, we will go a step further, far from the tediousness of the renowned (high-) intermediate grammar, with its tenses, modal verbs, and all that jazz. Are you willing to read up on B2 grammar components? Check this out: B2 First Grammar Checklist in Exam Context  We’ll spice it up today … Read more

Level up to C1 with Paraphrasing

C1 level paraphrasing

Paraphrasing could undoubtedly be ranking the list of the language skills assessed in the Cambridge C1 Advanced exam, as there is a lot of focus on candidates’ ability to express the same meaning in different ways. How come? Let’s take for instance the Speaking paper. When asked a question, candidates must try to rephrase the … Read more

C1 Grammar News Time with Emphasis

conditionals c1 advanced level grammar

Welcome to our third C1 grammar meeting point! Previously, we have covered the following Advanced grammar structures: Conditionals, and Future forms  If you still haven’t read up on these C1 structures, check them out. This time, we are going to deal with different ways to create emphasis, like cleft sentences, fronting and inversion. A few … Read more

Use of English in Reverse

Reading and Use of English

Understand a range of texts. Show your grammar and vocabulary control. Produce written pieces. Follow and understand a range of familiar spoken materials. Produce spontaneous spoken language.  These are the five main assessment purposes of the Cambridge B2 First exam in its four exam papers. Hold on, how come there are five general assessment criteria … Read more

C1 Grammar News Time with Conditionals

conditionals c1 advanced level grammar

What differs C1 Advanced from the lower levels, like B2 First, is, unarguably, its highly sophisticated language. The main reason for such a marked difference is the large amount of new vocabulary. Lexis is at the forefront. Few are the times, though, the C1 grammar surprises the learner. When this finally happens, be prepared to … Read more