Friday, June 1, 2018

Encouraging healthy and strong beliefs about language learning: A Cambridge webinar

The webinar recording, along with the slides and handout is now on Cambridge English TV, the official YouTube channel. The recording is split into sections to make viewing more convenient. All this material has proved very useful when it comes to the everyday reality of an actual classroom. Here are some slides of the presentation that sum up most of the main points, but examining all the above links is highly recommended. 





Monday, May 28, 2018

Sunday, April 22, 2018

LINKS ABOUT THE CPE EXAMS (C2 LEVEL)

FREE Resources
Proficiency activities
Videos

Additional Resources - not related to specific exams

LINKS ABOUT THE CAE EXAMS (C1 LEVEL)


LINKS ABOUT FCE FOR SCHOOLS (B2 LEVEL)

FREE Resources  

·         Handbook for Teachers 
·         Sample Test (PB and CB)
·         Speaking Test video with examiner comments 
·         Assessing speaking performance at level B2 
·         Speaking Assessment Scales at B2 level
·         Writing Assessment Scales at B2 level  
·         24 Lesson Plans for Teachers (search for FCE for Schools free resources)

     Download Speaking test video examples with commentary from Cambridge English examiners: First for Schools


Paper-based sample test



Computer-based sample tests

  • Watch this tutorial before you start.
  • Check your answers as you do the test. Once the test has finished you will not be able to check them.
Answer keys:
There is no answer key for the Writing paper, but there are sample answers and examiner comments on the relevant pages of the B2 First handbook.


Virtually Anywhere

Improve your English listening skills with our audio series Virtually Anywhere.

LINKS ABOUT THE MOVERS EXAMS (A1+ LEVEL)

LINKS ABOUT THE STARTERS EXAMS (A1 LEVEL)

LINKS ABOUT THE PET EXAMS (B1+ LEVEL)

PRELIMINARY FOR SCHOOLS

1.    Handbook for teachers and sample tests (you need to choose 'Cambridge English for Schools in the qualification search field) 
2.    Speaking test video with examiners' comments
3.    Vocabulary lists       
4.    Information for parents and candidates ​                        
5.    Webinars for teachers.  Look for the following videos on our Youtube channel, including:          
·         Targeting tasks for teenagers age-appropriate exam content               

6. Download sample papers for B1 Preliminary for Schools

7. Exam day tips – paper-based exams

8. Speaking criteria for Level B1


Computer-based sample tests

You will need to use the Firefox browser to access these sample tests. You can download Firefox for free here. Once downloaded, open Firefox and use the links below to view the tests.
Watch this tutorial before you start to help you understand what you need to do.
Check your answers as you do the test. Once the test has finished you will not be able to check them.
Use the answer keys below:
There is no answer key for Writing Parts 2 and 3 of the Reading and Writing paper, but there are sample answers and examiner comments in the relevant pages of the B1 Preliminary for Schools handbook.

LINKS ABOUT THE KET EXAMS (B1 LEVEL)

KEY FOR SCHOOLS 

1.    Handbook for teachers and sample tests (you need to choose 'Cambridge English Key for Schools in the qualification search field)
2.    Speaking test video with examiners' comments
4.    Information for parents and candidates 
5.    Webinars for teachers.  Look for the following videos on our Youtube channel, including:          
·         Targeting tasks for teenagers age-appropriate exam content
6. Download sample papers for A2 Key for Schools
7. Exam day tips – paper-based exams
8. Speaking criteria for Level A2
9. Download Speaking test video examples with commentary from Cambridge English examiners: Key for Schools

Computer-based sample tests

You will need to use the Firefox browser to access these sample tests. You can download Firefox for free here. Once downloaded, open Firefox and use the links below to view the tests.
Watch this tutorial before you start to help you understand what you need to do. 
Check your answers as you do the test. Once the test has finished you will not be able to check them.
Use the answer keys below:
There is no answer key for Reading and Writing Part 9, but there are sample answers and examiner comments in the relevant pages of the A2 Key for Schools handbook.

LINKS ABOUT THE FLYERS EXAMS (A2 LEVEL)

Words

Picture book

Word list


Flyers activities! Do you know the answer?


Writing Booklet


Download flash cards for A2 Flyers


Download 2018 Poster Pack for A2 Flyers


Sing and learn: A2 level activities for children



Listening


FLYERS LISTENING TEST 1


Flyers Listening: YouTube playlist


Cambridge Flyers Listening Test



Speaking


Sample speaking video

Examiner's comments


Second video of a speaking sample


Download Speaking test video examples with commentary from Cambridge English examiners: Flyers



Possible questions in Speaking, Part 4:


What’s your favourite day?
How do you go to school?
Who do you sit next to at school?
Tell me about your teacher.

Do you live in a house or a flat?
How many rooms are there in your house?
What’s your favourite room?
Tell me about your (bedroom) the candidate’s favourite room.

What’s your favourite fruit?
Who cooks in your house?
Where do you eat your breakfast?
Tell me about your favourite dinner.

Where do you go with your family at the weekend?
What games do you play at the weekend?
What are your hobbies ?
Tell me about your weekend.

Have you got a pet? (if yes) What is it?
Where did you get your pet?
What is it called? (if no) Would you like to have a pet?
Would you like to have a dog?
What’s your favourite animal? 



Useful


Sample Papers για τα Cambridge English: Young Learners 2018 – Μέρος 1 (Starters, Movers και Flyers)


Sample Papers για τα Cambridge English: Young Learners 2018 – Μέρος 2 (Starters, Movers και Flyers) 


Cambridge English: Young Learners 2018 Handbook for teachers


World of Fun: More Flyers resources
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