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Cambridge C2 Proficiciency (CPE): How to Write a Review

Overview Mandatory task: no Word count: 280-320 Main characteristics: descriptive, narrative, evaluative, recommendations/suggestions Register: depends on the task Structure: Introduction A review may be about a book, magazine, film, play, or concert, but it may also be about, for example, an exhibition. The target reader is specified in the question, so the candidate knows not…
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Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): How to Write an Article

Overview Mandatory task: no Word count: 280-320 Main characteristics: descriptive, narrating, engaging, interesting Register: depends on the task Structure: Title, introduction, main paragraphs, final paragraph Introduction An article is written on a particular theme in a style which makes it suitable for publication in an English-language newspaper, magazine or newsletter. The question identifies the topic…
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Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): How to Write an Essay

Overview Mandatory task: yes Word count: 240-280 Main characteristics: summarising and evaluating main ideas Register: formal Structure: introduction, two topic paragraphs, conclusion Introduction An essay is usually written for a teacher. It should be well organised, with an introduction, clear development and an appropriate conclusion. The compulsory Part 1 essay question will involve reading two…
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Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): Everything You Need to Know

Cambridge C2 Proficiency is the pinnacle of English language exams and passing this test means that you are truly in command of the language. You are capable of using grammar and vocabulary with ease, style and perfect control and no kind of interaction poses a problem. This certification can open a plethora of doors for…
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B2 First for Schools - How to Write a Story

Cambridge B2 First (FCE): How to Write a Story

B2 First story writing in a nutshell Mandatory task: no Word count: 140-190 Main characteristics: engaging, interesting, well-structured Register: depending on the story Structure: beginning, main part, ending Language: adjectives/adverbs, past verb forms, direct speech, time expressions Example A day to forget – a day to remember Jerry read the email and decided to go to the…
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Cambridge A2 Key Speaking

Cambridge A2 Key (KET): Speaking

A2 Key Speaking In 2020, Cambridge Assessment English made some changes to the exam and there are big differences in the A2 Key Speaking paper as well. It is very important for teachers and students to know and understand these new tasks so you can prepare in the right way and take the exam with…
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Cambridge A2 Key (KET): Listening

Cambridge A2 Key Listening In Cambridge A2 Key Listening, you have to listen to five different parts for around 25 minutes and then transfer all your answers onto an extra answer sheet. I’m sure you can imagine that this can be stressful for candidates. The Listening paper is one of the more difficult parts of…
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Cambridge A2 Key (KET): Reading and Writing Part 7

Reading and Writing Part 7 In this article, you are going to find out how to do Part 7 of the A2 Key Reading and Writing exam paper. You will see a typical task and I’m also going to give you useful information about common problems and great strategies that you can use to save…
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Cambridge A2 Key (KET): Reading and Writing Part 6

Reading and Writing Part 6 In this article, you are going to learn everything you need to know about Cambridge A2 Key Reading and Writing Part 6. We are going to look at regular task, common problem and the best way to write this kind of text. As you know, Reading and Writing has a…
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Cambridge A2 Key (KET): Reading and Writing Part 5

Reading and Writing Part 5 In this article, I’m going to teach you all the important things you should know about A2 Key Reading and Writing Part 5. We are going to look at a typical task, some of the most common problems and the best tips and strategies so you can get high marks…
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