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CAE - How Your Writing Is Marked

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): How Your Writing is Marked

Introduction One of the more complicated things about C1 Advanced is definitely how your writing tasks are marked. I get this question asked a lot by my students, but the problem is that it is very difficult to explain the whole thing in just a minute or two. So I thought it would be a…
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CAE - How to Calculate Your Score

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): How to Calculate Your Score

How to calculate your score in C1 Advanced In this article I’m going to explain to you in detail how you can find out what the two different scores in the CAE exam are, why there are two of them, how the Cambridge English Scale works as well as what all of that means for…
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CAE - Writing a Proposal

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): How to Write a Proposal

Introduction A proposal may be written for a peer group (such as colleagues or club members), or for a supervisor (such as a boss or a college principal). Candidates will be expected to make one or more suggestions, supported by factual information and evaluation, in order to persuade the reader of a course of action.…
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CAE - Essay Writing

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): How to Write an Essay

Introduction An essay in the C1 Advanced Writing paper is usually written for an academic tutor and may be written as a follow-up to a class activity, such as attending a seminar or watching a documentary. The main purpose of the task is to underline relevant salient issues on the stated topic, and to support…
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CAE - Everything You Need To Know

Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): Everything you need to know

Introduction Cambridge C1 Advanced, or CAE, is an exam to check you English level. Cambridge English designs the test and many people in different countries take it every year. When I moved to Spain in 2018, I saw immediately that the Advanced certificate has a great reputation and that it can be very helpful for…
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PET - Reading Part 6

Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET): Reading Part 6

Reading Part 6 This article is going to talk about Part 6 of the Cambridge B1 Preliminary Reading paper. Here, you can find useful information about specific problems as well as tips and strategies to improve quickly and get the marks you need to pass the exam. If you would like to get more general…
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PET Reading Part 5

Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET): Reading Part 5

Reading Part 5 In this article I’m going to give you detailed information about Reading Part 5 of the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary exam. You are going to learn what the task looks like, the biggest problems as well as tips and strategies to help you feel more confident and get high marks. If you…
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PET Reading Part 4

Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET): Reading Part 4

Reading Part 4 In this article I’m going to talk about the specific features, problems and best strategies for Reading Part 4 of the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary test. After this you should be able to confidently pass this part of the exam and get the amazing marks that you deserve. For more general information…
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Reading Part 3

Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET): Reading Part 3

Reading Part 3 This article is right for you if you are looking for very specific information about Reading Part 3 of the Cambridge PET exam. I’m going to show you what the task looks like, common problems and some useful tips and strategies to make it easier for you to be successful and get…
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PET Reading Part 2

Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET): Reading Part 2

Reading Part 2 This article talks specifically about the second part of the Reading paper of the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary exam. I’m going to tell you about all the big and little things that will help you be successful in this task. If you are interested in information about the whole exam in general,…
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