Practice Test 15: Similar meanings (Nouns)

Practice Test 15: Similar meanings (Nouns) Exercise 1:Look at sentences 1 – 20. These can either be completed with a word from box A or a word with a similar meaning from box B. Identify both the words that could be used. In some cases, you will need to add an -s to one or … Read more

Vocabulary Practice 14: Pronouns and determiners

Vocabulary Practice 14: Pronouns and determiners Exercise 1: Complete these sentences with an appropriate pronoun or determiner (e.g., his, which, there, itself, etc.). You will need to use some pronouns / determiners more than once. 1. The team arrived in Cairo, and from ________________ set out across the desert in a southwesterly direction. 2. Students … Read more

Vocabulary Practice 13: Presenting an argument

Vocabulary Practice 13: Presenting an argument Exercise 1: Read the text below, in which somebody is trying to decide whether to go straight to university from school, or spend a year traveling around the world. Put their argument into the correct order, using the key words and expressions in bold to help you. The first … Read more

Speaking Pratice 3: Phrases for Both Tasks 5 and 6

Speaking Pratice 3: Phrases for Both Tasks 5 and 6 Naming the source: According to [the woman/professor]. The [male student/professor] says that. The [student/professor] states that. (for reporting facts, not opinions) In the [lecture/conversation], we heard that.. As the [student/professor] says, … Showing a contrast: But on the other hand,. Meanwhile,. In contrast,. ., however,. … Read more