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B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

Upper Intermediate

Money Vocabulary

This entry is part 67 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 67 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Practise your Reading and Vocabulary: 26 different ways to say ‘Money’. Do you know them all? What’s the difference between / Cual es la diferencia entre: Fee, Fare, Wages, Ransom, Loan, Dough, Allowance, Tip and many more…   Money takes many forms.…

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Make vs. Do

This entry is part 66 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 66 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATEThere is no easy way to distinguish MAKE and DO. There are some general ideas that can help you: 1. When you aren’t referring to anything specific, use ‘DO’: What are you doing? He doesn’t do anything. He does a good job. 2.…

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Adult Conversation Class (+ Grammar Revision) PDF.

This entry is part 65 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 65 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE You can use this pdf. in different ways. I prefer to put my students in pairs and tell them to try to fill in the gaps, before looking at the questions all together. Some of the grammar aspects included are: PRESENT PERFECT…

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The Preposition Class! (Verb / Noun / Adj. + Preposition)

This entry is part 64 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 64 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Welcome to one of every English learner’s biggest headaches – Prepositions! There’s no rule, only practice; Read the questions, then click ‘START’ (below) and write a preposition (if necessary). Are you a teacher? Download the pdf. for your classes! 1. What’s your…

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Punctuation: Colons, Semi-colons and Dashes.

This entry is part 63 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 63 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE COLON =   : SEMI-COLON =   ; DASH =     –   Examples. The police finally discovered the murderer: Jim the gardener. The police finally discovered the murderer; Jim the gardener was arrested. The murderer – Jim the gardener – was discovered by the…

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A Brief History of English (Listening)

This entry is part 62 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 62 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Test your Listening (Upper-Intermediate/Advanced) and learn a bit more about the History of the English Language with this 10-minute Video Exercise. Si quieres leer mi artículo sobre la historia de la lengua inglesa, escrito en Español, pincha aquí. History of English

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100 First Certificate Transformation Sentences

This entry is part 61 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 61 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Transformation sentences are one of the most difficult exercises in the Cambridge First Certificate of English (FCE), Use of English Paper. You have to change the sentence using 3, 4 or 5 words, one of which must be the word given in…

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FCE Reading/Writing with Answers

This entry is part 60 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 60 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE The full FCE (First Certificate of English) has five sections: 1.Reading – 75 minutes- 2.Writing – 2 essays, 90 minutes – 3.Use of English – 90 minutes – 4.Listening – 40 minutes – 5.Speaking – interview, normally with another candidate, 15 minutes.…

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Teachers’ Material: Quiz Competition (Revision)

This entry is part 59 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 59 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Photocopiable Class Quiz Competition Use this quiz to liven up your classes at the end of the school year, and practise some grammar at the same time! Present, Past, Future, Conditionals, Comparatives/Superlatives, Relative Clauses, Interrogative Pronouns, Vocabulary… Instructions: 1. Download the pdf. (below) 2.…

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First Certificate Reading Part 7

This entry is part 58 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 58 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Prepare for the B2 Cambridge exam, or simply practise your English with this First Certificate Reading Test from the Use of English exam. Check your answers and read the explanation. You are going to read an article about female surfers. For questions…

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Cambridge First Certificate Reading Part 6

This entry is part 57 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 57 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Prepare for the Cambridge First Certificate Exam (FCE) or simply practise your English with this Reading Exercise, Part 6 (Level) B2. You are going to read an article about a special kind of skateboard. Six sentences have been removed from the article.…

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First Certificate Reading Part 5

This entry is part 56 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 56 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE You are going to read an extract from a novel in which a young woman called Caitlin talks about her life on an island. For questions 1 -6, choose the answer (A, B, C or D) which you think fits best according…

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Speaking (Exam) Practice

This entry is part 55 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 55 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATESPEAK ENGLISH! Prepare for a Presentation or a Speaking Exam, or simply practise your Spoken English. Watch the videotutorial, get the pdf. and then SPEAK! Record your own Monologue and I will correct your mistakes and offer suggestions. 1. First, download the pdf.…

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FCE Reading/Use of English Part 4

This entry is part 54 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 54 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE For Questions 1-10, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence, using the word given. Do not change the word given. Including this word, you must use between three and five words.   This exercise…

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Cambridge FCE Reading / Use of English Part 3 (for schools)

This entry is part 53 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 53 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE For Questions 1 – 8, read the text below. Use the word given in capitals in the text to form a word that fits the same gap. There is an example at the beginning. You should not take more than 12 minutes…

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First Certificate Reading/Use of English Part 3

This entry is part 52 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 52 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE Read the text below. Use the word given in capitals to form another word which matches the logic and grammar of the sentence. There is an example given at the beginning. This exercise should not take more than 12 minutes. Use this…

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First Certificate Reading/Use of English Part 2

This entry is part 51 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 51 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE For the questions below read the text below and think of the word which best fits each gap. Use only one word in each gap. There is an example at the beginning. 12 MINUTE TIMER: This exercise should not take more than…

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FCE Reading / Use of English Part 1

This entry is part 50 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 50 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE For Questions 1-8, read the text below and decide which answer (A, B, C or D) best fits each gap. Look at the example: 0)   A) band     B) set        C) branch       D) series   …

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New Year Mini-Class (with Poem)

This entry is part 49 of 68 in the series B2 - UPPER-INTERMEDIATE

This entry is part 49 of 68 in the series B2 – UPPER-INTERMEDIATE ARE YOU A TEACHER? GET THE PDF. FOR YOUR CLASSES! A) Complete these sentences with a word in each gap: 1. How are you thinking _________     __________ this Christmas and New Year? 2. What _________    _________ the best moment…

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