Monthly Archives: December 2016

Season’s Greetings


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Certificate exam models (GVA)

You can download a complete exam from here. If that link does not work try this one.

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Listening (training courses) plus a cloze

Let’s spend 30 minutes practising for the test! First you can listen to some people talking about training courses (multiple matching listening) Now you can do a cloze (a text with gaps) based on recent events.

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Learn a couple of expressions every day

Vocabulary in small doses: learn a couple of expressions every day. You can even test yourself ( and there’s no need to use twitter.

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Listening and vocabulary: TOURISM & TRAVELLING

An excellent leisure activity is travelling. Here’s a listening on holidays (exam format) Are you sure you know the difference between travel, trip and journey? Some interesting collocations on tourism are always useful to deal with the topic. More vocabulary and expressions in … Continue reading

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Listening: Performances (theatre, concerts,…)

Going to a live performance can be thrilling … or the opposite. Listen to some people giving their opinions about their experiences and find out more. As usual the answers are unveiled if you click on ‘Show more’ (or ‘Mostrar … Continue reading

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