Perhaps the trickiest test part in the Reading paper of the B2 Business Vantage exam is the proofreading task. First (more…)
Have you done plenty of exercises on cohesive devices with your advanced students, but are still not happy with the (more…)
In this post we look at a task format that is present in Cambridge English exams at CEFR levels B1 to C1, including Business. This is the multiple matching reading task, where readers’ competence lies not so much in understanding a text in detail, but mostly in extracting specific information in a time-effective manner.
What is it that you like about your job as a teacher? How long do you need to think before (more…)
Imagine you are inside a building like this, and you need to describe it to somebody. How long can you keep going?
Of course, your students will not have to cope with the task of describing such a spectacular place, but what crossed your mind first, when looking at the picture and wondering about describing it?
Here we are suggesting a slightly playful activity to use with the true-false task in B1 Preliminary / Preliminary for (more…)
Our activity below uses an exam task from the Handbook for Teachers (Cambridge B2 First for Schools)