Tackling Adverb Shortage at B2 level

adverbs

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

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

Step-by-step Story Writing

write a story A2

For you, my young English learner, writing a story in 20 or more words must be as easy as ABC. This is what you are expected to do in the Reading and Writing paper Part 7 of the Cambridge A2 Flyers exam. If you are preparing for the A2 Key or A2 Key for Schools … 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

Discourse Markers

Levelling up in discourse management and other Cambridge assessment criteria by improving English proficiency There is one important feature that clearly differentiate the B2 First level from the ones above, which are C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency. It refers to how coherence and cohesion are achieved by means of cohesive devices and especially discourse markers. … Read more

Tricky Language Structures? FUN is the key!

The Battle Of Wits! As a teacher, I often wonder how I can help English learners become more confident when using certain language forms. There are plenty of ways, to name but a few, making a classroom wall poster, pointing out the correct forms, organizing a mistakes’ detector activity, etc. Still, some language forms are … Read more