Monthly Archives: April 2019

Extra listening: two interviews, and a story about a swan

Three extracts with multiple choice questions http://engexam.info/ielts-cae-practice-tests/cae-listening-practice-test-1/ Part of an interview with a woman who works in retail management, a story about a swan, and part of an interview with Bruce Loader, a successful businessman who is talking about his … Continue reading

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Listening: three extracts (multiple choice)

A multiple choice listening with three extracts: a conversation, a discussion between an anthropologist and a comedian and a radio discussion about holiday reading. Just 8 minutes!! http://engexam.info/ielts-cae-practice-tests/cae-listening-practice-test-6/

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Listening: Guidebooks

Tim Cole talks about guidebooks for travelling. The exercise includes a multiple choice exercise. https://virtuaule.com/index.php/ru/cambridge-advanced-exam-cae-listening-tests/cae-listening-test-3.html

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Listening: home sweet home

Four speakers (multiple choice) home in on moving, their dream home, city centre living, and their home. https://virtuaule.com/index.php/cambridge-advanced-exam-cae-listening-tests/cae-listening-test-1.html

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Gerund or infinitive?

This is a great visual summary: Why don’t you practise with songs? Click here If you want a video explanation there’s a great one on youtube: For a complete explanation have a look at perfect English grammar. If you want … Continue reading

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People talking about recent experiences

Five people talk about their recent experiences and how they felt. A multiple matching exercise in just 9 minutes! http://engexam.info/ielts-cae-practice-tests/cae-listening-practice-test-6/4/

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April fools’ day

The Top 100 April Fool’s Day Hoaxes of All Time April 1st is known in many Western countries as ‘April Fool’s Day’. The idea is to trick other people, to try to make them believe things that are not true. If you succeed, … Continue reading

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