First of all, we’d like to thank you for the extra popularity this blog is experiencing. Last Saturday was the best day of the week with an increase of 1475% in visits! You’ve made us all proud. Thank you so very much! 😀
Today we welcome a new week #athome full of hope that we’ll be able to see each other soon. 🙂
In the previous posts we talked about activities for children and general English students but today we’d like to focus on those of you that are preparing one of the Cambridge exams.
We’ve got you!
We know that there’s an (almost) unlimited amount of information on the net and many websites that claim to prepare you to take these exams and, while it’s true that no website will 100% prepare you to take the Cambridge exams there are some that can provide you with great complementary information to brush up on some skills or to do some exam practice. Scroll down to check them out!
- Cambridge English: Cambridge Assessment English and Cambridge University Press have partnered to create a website full of exam material for all levels.
From Pre-A1 to C2 and from General English to Business English. If you’re preparing for a Cambridge exam, this is your site as you’ll be able to practise all parts of the test, including the Listening paper! You can check it out by clicking here.
- Flo-Joe: If you have browsed around looking for exam practice or googled something like “Tests para first certificate”, chances are you may have landed on this site. Undoubtedly, one of the best ones to go to for extra material and exam practice.
If you press here, you’ll be redirected to a list of Flo-Joe’s free resources to practise the format of the Cambridge exams, including IELTS! Once you are on the website, click on the level you’re interested in preparing and browse through the different parts of the exam. There are tons of exercises to prepare the Use of English part of the Cambridge exams! 🙂
We know that some of you are feeling uncertain about when your exam is going to take place. This is what Cambridge Assessment has said about it:
Novel Coronavirus Covid-19
At the moment, Cambridge English exam sessions worldwide are severely disrupted by official precautions to limit the spread of Coronavirus infections.
Our absolute priority is to help to protect the health and safety of our candidates, their families and the staff in our exam centres and prep centres. We are closely following the advice of national and regional governments and healthcare providers, and taking additional measures. Unfortunately, this means that many exams and tests will not take place on the scheduled dates. We are putting in place detailed plans to allow candidates to take their exams as soon as possible once restrictions are lifted and it is safe to do so. In the meantime, we are providing resources for teachers and learners to help learning and exam preparation to carry on, despite the difficult situation.
All of our examination centres are required to follow the instructions of national and local governments and healthcare authorities and the advice of the World Health Organization – www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019.
For information on IELTS tests, please visit www.ielts.org/news/2020/changes-to-ielts-test-arrangements-in-some-locations-due-to-novel-coronavirus.
Candidates who are unable to attend their test as a result of official precautions against the spread of the Novel Coronavirus should contact their examination centre to discuss arrangements for transferring their entry to an alternative date
(Extract from: https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/cmp/novel-coronavirus-2019/ )
This is all for now. We’ll be back in a couple of days with more resources so that you can keep practising your English skills. Until then, as usual, #stayhome #staysafe .