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First - Reading Practice

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Extra FCE Reading practice and advice here.


First Student's Work

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A Part 1 FCE application letter.

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Advanced Reading Exercises

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Find a selection of CAE reading questions to have a go at here.


70 Expressions for Formal Writing

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Academic English, but useful for essays, reports and proposals, amongst other forms of formal English.

http://www.luizotaviobarros.com/2013/04/academic-writing-useful-expressions.html


Writing Complaints

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Advice on Complaining letters here.


CAE - Information sheet

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Some useful advice for information sheets (and reports and proposals) here.


First: An application letter

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FInd lots of advice here on writing an application!


Writing Templates

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Templates

You'll find a selection of writing templates here - lots of material for different email and letter types. 


C1 and C2: Paraphrasing

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From the superlative UEfAP website, a brilliant collection of exercises on rewriting phrases in the right hand column of the table.

Not at all easy, but very very good practice.


Referencing not repeating.

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Avoid repition in your formal writing!
Two pages which can help you improve your writing by avoiding repetition, linking ideas, sentences and paragraphs, and overall making your wirting clearer.Go here and here