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CPE Writing Part 2 – Example Review

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Try writing a Review for the Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) exam. You can send us your answer for correction, a predicted score and tips on improving. Writing a review for the Cambridge Proficiency exam requires that you employ a variety of language functions. Cambridge specifically refer to describing, narrating and evaluating. You should be sure to […]

CPE Writing Part 2 – Example Report

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Try writing a report for the Cambridge Proficiency (CPE) exam. You can send us your answer for correction, a predicted score and tips on improving. Remember, a report is written in a formal style and usually has a very specific purpose, which the question will specify so be sure to read it carefully. Question – […]

Up – Phrasal verbs and prepositions

Up - The preposition

In this post, Steve examines the word “up” and look at how native speakers perceive the word both in isolation or as a particle in a phrasal verb. Up – Its real meaning In this blog, I will demonstrate that the meaning of up is literally a direction (i.e. the opposite of down). Additionally, after […]

CPE Speaking Test Preparation

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The CPE speaking test is divided into 3 parts, each testing your speaking ability in distinctive contexts. The speaking test is best viewed as an opportunity to demonstrate the breadth of vocabulary and the range of grammatical structures that someone with a C2 level of English is expected to possess. Preparation for the CPE speaking […]

Up – Phrasal verbs and prepositions

Up - The preposition

In the second in our series of posts about the true meaning of prepositions in English, we examine the word up and look at how native speakers perceive the word both in isolation or as a particle in a phrasal verb. Up – It’s real meaning In this blog, I will demonstrate that the meaning […]

Skim reading for IELTS and Cambridge exams

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In IELTS and Cambridge exams, you are required to read several texts of considerable total length. This can be a daunting task for students and you may feel that you don’t have time to read everything. You’ve probably heard the terms skim reading and scan reading and are probably aware that these skills are important […]