Cambridge First Reading Exam tips

Cambridge First Reading Exam tips

General Advice  Anticipate content/language – Read title, look at accompanying picture and think of possible ideas and language in the text. Do easy ones first and do not spend too much time on one answer.   Part 5 Multiple choice Main consideration – The...
Cambridge First Reading Exam tips

Last minute tips for CPE Use of English

For those doing the exam this week, it can be difficult to know quite what to focus on in the Use of English paper. Certainly, it is now too late to learn pages of vocabulary which may not come up anyway. However, there is good news:  The real Use of English exam at...
CPE and Getting the Best out of Yourself

CPE and Getting the Best out of Yourself

Since I started teaching Cambridge Proficiency Exam courses in 2008, I have noted that being a perfectionist is a common denominator which most C2 level students share. I think it was Confucious who said something along the lines of, ‘The more you know, the more...
Cambridge First Reading Exam tips

Cambridge Listening Exam Overview

This is the last exam of the day. Being tired, you will need a clear idea of how to manage this exam. Even if your listening level is very good, you will have difficulties if you do not practise enough and don’t have a system.   GENERAL POINTS  Prepare to listen –...
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