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Spirit of Adventure discussion cards 0. B2 Use of English Part 3. For questions, 1-8 read the text.

B2 Use of English Part 3

Use the word given in capitals in the text to form a word that fits in the gap. Pollution is one of the significant problems in all countries in the world today, which is mostly caused by human activity on our planet. There is a view by (1) (SCIENCE) that the situation is getting even worse and there is a necessity for it to be reduced. Is it possible for this problem to be solved? Firstly, one of the major causes is that of air pollution from petrol and diesel vehicles, which is (2) (AFFECT) the health of people who work and live there. Another factor is that many trees are being cut down to provide space for (3) (BUILD) significant infrastructures such as roads and motorways.

Finally, there are concerns that the majority of our water sources, such as rivers and seas, are being polluted with (6) (INDUSTRY) waste and sewage from populated areas. Types of Cohesive Devices – What are Cohesive Devices?

Types of Cohesive Devices –

Cohesive devices, sometimes called linking words, linkers, connectors, discourse markers or transitional words. Cohesive Devices are words or phrases that show the relationship between paragraphs or sections of a text or speech. Cohesive devices are words like ‘For example‘, ‘In conclusion‘, ‘however‘ and ‘moreover‘. Let’s look at these two examples below:Netflix has many movies and shows and it is only $9.The christmas tree is natural but it is expensive.

Vocabulary Used in FCE Exams. Having a good knowledge of English vocabulary is important for doing well in the Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE) exam.

Vocabulary Used in FCE Exams

The more you know, the easier the exam will be to do. However, you don't need to have a very high level of knowledge (like a native speaker) if you want to pass this exam. And you don't need to know vocabulary about every topic/subject either. 91 FCE Speaking Test Part 1 Questions. FCE - essay. For your convenience you may want to download a PDF version of this article FCE Essay - [pdf] Paper 2 Part 1 - Essay AN ESSAY is always written for the teacher.

FCE - essay

It should answer the question given by addressing both content points and providing a new content point of the writer’s own. The essay should be well organised, with an introduction and an appropriate conclusion and should be written in an appropriate register and tone. While it is possible to argue only one point of view (i.e. either agreeing or disagreeing on a topic) as long as you bear in mind the other point of view and back up your points, it is probably easier to have a balanced discussion comparing advantages and disadvantages, or ideas for and against a topic. Read the rubric, essay question and prompts very carefully in order to understand what you are expected to do. It's Up for Debate! FCE - formal letter or email.

Paper 2 Part 1 - Formal letter or email Formal letters may be written to an individual or to an organisation.

FCE - formal letter or email

The purpose may be, for example, to apply for part-time or vacation work (application letter)to apply for study or scholarship opportunity (application letter)to complain about something (complaint letter)to make suggestions about something to request information (enquiry letter) In many exam questions, you will be told what to include in your reply. Make sure that your reply answers any questions that you were asked in the task and takes into account any additional information that you have been told to mention. 50 FCE Speaking Questions for Part 1: The Interview ← Online TEFL Training. If any of you are teaching FCE (First Certificate), you will need to give your learners lots of exam training practice.

50 FCE Speaking Questions for Part 1: The Interview ← Online TEFL Training

Part 1 of the exam (the interview) is a good place to start because the learners have to talk about everyday topics, such as their home town, what they do in their free time and work and study. Here is a list of about 50 questions (most of which have been used in FCE exams in the last 10 years). Feel free to share them with your learners: 26 Weird English Words from A to Z - Voxy Blog. Have you ever worn winklepickers or salopettes?

26 Weird English Words from A to Z - Voxy Blog

Is the saying about French women and their oxters true? Do your friends complain that you bibble too much? Have you ever experienced zoanthropy and been convinced you were an elephant? FCE Essay – Proff's English World. I have made a poster summarising how to approach writing the compulsory essay.

FCE Essay – Proff's English World

Please note: it needs to be printed out in A3 size – if not the writing in the bubbles is too small. Or you can download the different parts of the poster, print them out on A4 paper and stick them onto a large piece of cardboard to make a larger (cheaper) poster. Also included, is a handout that explains the writing process in detail. Components of the poster. Transition Words. Too or Enough. So / Such. The following is a mini-tutorial on the use of "so" and "such.

So / Such

" After you have studied the tutorial, complete the associated exercises. If you already know how to use "so" and "such," you can skip the explanation and go directly to the exercises. So + Adjective "So" can be combined with adjectives to show extremes. This form is often used in exclamations. How To Write A Report For New FCE Exam. How to write a report for the New FCE exam?

How To Write A Report For New FCE Exam

Here’s a sample topic that has been divided into paragraphs and each of the sections explained. Part 2 You must answer this question. Your college has been asked to accept a group of 50 students from another country for two weeks. You have been asked by your principal to find out what the advantages and disadvantages would be of accepting this group. Write your report to the principal in 140- 190 words in an appropriate style on the separate answer sheet. FCE Speaking Test Part 3 Useful Phrases (with examples) — FCE Exam Tips. Getting Started Which one shall we start with? What do you think, Bob? Bob, I think you know a lot about [topic]. What's your opinion on it? Moving to the Next Item Shall we move onto [topic] now? A creative writing activity: A dark and stormy night. “She Smiled And Walked Away” – Cambridge English: First For Schools Story Writing – Get into English. For the Cambridge: First For Schools [formerly FCE] writing exam, you might be asked to write a story in 140-190 words.

Here’s an example below with some tips on what to consider when writing your cool story. 2015 Update Cambridge have changed the format for the First Writing Exam. Cambridge First For Schools includes story writing, but Cambridge First (ie the general adult version) includes writing an essay, email/letter, a report or a review. Not a story. What's the Difference between On, Over, and Above? Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) games/ worksheets.

Stacks of pdfs and other teaching ideas. If you find anything useful here and want more, please support TEFLtastic. Updated 1 January 2018 Articles on all parts of the FCE exam. FCE Reading Part 1 - FCE Pass. Try the free FCE Reading part 1 practice test below by answering all the questions! Please read the text below and answer the questions below. The start of the year always fills me with dread. After the family get-togethers, joyous celebrations, underwhelming present giving ceremonies and the rambunctious New Year parties going back to work always feels like a drag. But for 90% of the population, going back to work after the New Year break is the time of highest productivity. The start of January is often recorded as both the highest point of productivity and one of the happiest months in the year.

But what really causes this surge in productivity? Researchers say, that for most people, January is a period of turning over a new leaf, saying goodbye to the ills of the past and making peace with themselves by realigning their goals and getting down to business. Objective: First Certificate (FCE) Homework & Readings (FCE Set book 2009) Unit 21: page 136, act. 2 & page 137, act. 6.Unit 20: page 131, act. 4 (further practice on gerunds vs infinitives). Concerning the set book. In Question 5 of Paper 2 (Writing), there is a choice of 2 tasks, at least one of which will be an essay. The other task might be an article, report, letter o review. Please avoid lengthy descriptions about the plot, that’s seen as irrelevant, stick to the question instead. From December 2008, when the updated FCE exam is introduced, there will be two set texts with one text specific question on each. Ejercicios para Examen First Certificate. Comparing and Contrasting photos. FCE Speaking Part 2 - FCE Pass.

Have a look at our free FCE Speaking part 2 useful phrases and tips below and compare the photos using the structures below. FCE Speaking Part 2 - FCE Pass. FCE Listening. FCE Listening Archives - How to Pass the FCE Exam. We are continuing with our tips and advice series and will look at the Cambridge FCE Listening Paper 1 again. FCE Practice tests for the EFL Exams. FCE Listening Practice.

PART 1 (EXAM 1) - LISTENING - FCE CAMBIDGE FIRST CERTIFICATE. Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) games/ worksheets. 10 Conditional Activities - Teaching Resources for ESL/EFL Classes. Refers to an imaginary or hypothetical past and consequence. Changing the Past Look at a news article about Lady Diana’s death. Conditionals & wish lessons for ESL teachers:esflow webguide. ESL Conversation Questions - What if..?

Conditionals. What Would You Rather? 6 ESL Activities for Reviewing the Conditional. Conditionals. 12 German Proverbs Translated Literally Into English. Reported Speech Exercises. Reported Speech Exercises Here's a list of all the reported speech exercises on this site: Ws1_Asking for and giving directions_Inglês para viagem. TEFL Ideas - Unsolved Mysteries. First (FCE) Teaching Together - Cambridge English: Online exericses; Cambridge English:Advanced; Cambridge English: Proficiency. The YUNiversity of Grammar. 27 Shocking And Unexpected Facts You Learn In Your Twenties.

My That's English!: What do good candidates do in speaking tests? Adam Conner. FCE: teaching tips. Languages International Blog: FCE Tips: How to Write an Article. THE FCE BLOG by Claudia Ceraso: Paper 2 ARTICLES. Fceblog Sample Answers Awards The fceblog is pleased to announce the winners of the first edition of the Sample Answers Awards. The student judges –whose articles were also scrutinised- have had a hard time deciding on the three best pieces out of twelve contestants. Evaluation was done in class.