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  • Listening and language functions: B2 Business Vantage Paraphrasing, or expressing the same idea in different words, is a key skill in all papers of Cambridge English exams. As it is in real life, actually. In this post we have selected a lesson plan that you can use in your Business English lesson at CEFR level B2, whether or not your students are ...
  • Understand signs and notices In this post we are suggesting a lesson plan aiming to build students’ ability to understand short texts such as notes, signs, or notices. Such texts are used in the Cambridge English B1 Preliminary exam, more specifically in Part 1 of the Reading and Writing paper. This task presents candidates with a number of signs, ...
  • Choose right: C1 multiple choice lexical cloze This is one of the most common task formats in second language teaching. The activity we are proposing in this post is aiming to build students’ language awareness as an essential competence needed when faced with multiple-choice lexical clozes. The material is based on a  C1 Advanced task from the Reading paper (part 1). From ...
  • B1 Business Preliminary: wordlist Whether you are preparing your students for B1 Business Preliminary, or you are simply teaching a general Business English course at CEFR level B1, this wordlist might come in handy. It’s a useful guide on what vocabulary to teach and at what level of complexity. The list does not cover all words that can possibly come ...
  • Dive in: speak live! Try out this activity with your class if you are practising comparing and contrasting pictures, which is a speaking task that many schools use in their oral evaluations within the regular English courses, or as part of oral final exams. The video simulates speaking in real time, in an examination room. Students can do it at ...

 

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