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24 April 2015

Advanced Sentence Transformations


40 Sentence transformations to be found here.


23 April 2015

Test Yourself Vocabulary at B2


Level 4 contains good material for levels from First upwards.


22 April 2015

DIY Vocab Tests


Here's an example

Click: http://www.englishclub.com/ref/Idioms/Body/

Use the search function in your browser to see how many times do "heart" or "head" or "feet" turn up - Can you remember any expressions with those words?

Now look through the search results and see what you got!

So - Use a webpage vocab list to test yourself:

Use the search function in Chrome (or IE) to how many times a word is picked up in the page - then try to anticipate the expressions before you go through and check them.

Remember the search will find *all* the mentions so divide by three to eliminate the repeats of the word in the explanation.

If the search finds 10 uses, that suggests 3 or 4 expressions. 16 sounds like 4 to 6 expressions


20 April 2015

Proficiency Use of English Part 4

CPE Transformation Links
7 Pages of Transformations
Here.

4 Grammatically Themed Exercises
Here.

12 Pages of Transformations.
Here.

5 Pages of Transformations
Here.


17 April 2015

Proficency and Advanced - Vocabulary tests


Test material for C1 and C2 levels - Advanced and Proficiency especially.


16 April 2015

First: Informal Letters



Go here for an page reviewing informal letter writing.


15 April 2015

Test Yourself on Writing Tasks


Here, thanks to a Polish website is a summary of some writing language for many writing tasks.



The page has, in order, phrases for:

essay
article
formal letter
complaint
report/proposal
review
informal letter
application

Try listing, from memory, language you have for those various, then compare with the site.

14 April 2015

Update: Exam Practice Websites

New Links to several First Practice Websites added to the page here.


Advanced CPE Practice - A Letter to an Editor


A formal opinion letter to an editor


09 April 2015

Advanced Practice - A review


Complete the gaps in this review.