LATEST If you're ready, have a look at CPE Work: CPE Prepositional Phrases 1, CPE Idiomatic Expressions, CPE Phrasal Verbs, CPE Collocations 4 and CPE Multiple Choice 1.
Now available throughout the webpage: most Matching exercises have smartphone friendly "DROPDOWN MENU" version.
INDEX of EXTRA CAE/C1 MATERIAL Index of Idioms and Twosomes and former Golden Oldies
EXTRA CAE/C1 MATERIAL This used to be Golden Oldies plus Idioms and Twosomes
Here are some more free interactive Hot Potatoes exercises to help you develop your knowledge base towards CAE (C1). More will be added from time to time.
Practice for Paper 1, Part 3, Use of English – Word formation (to practise finding the correct word from the stems of the missing words).
|Here are some examples of word formation exercises in single sentence form:|
Practice for Paper 1, Part 4, Use of English – Key Word Transformations (one of the "difficult" exercises).
Now many exercises are now available in Smartphone friendly "DROPDOWN MENU" version.
| In the first four sets of exercises you see the
four transformation types mentioned on the
excellent flo-joe webpage.
| – comparative structures / adverbs
– expressions / lexical patterns
– phrasal verbs
– formal structures,
|These exercises deal with other aspects of interest:|| – CAE collocations
– cause and effect
– language of chance
– concessives extra
– cleft sentences
|'Ways of ... ' exercises
and Personality work
|plus Collective Nouns
and other interesting words
|less formal and more formal:
see Register Practice below
|includes first exercise for fun and
common expressions with 'to be'
|Increase your knowledge bit by
bit of these compound nouns:
|Mind/Brain, Stress, Ageing ,
and Colloquial Expressions
|Not likely to appear in the
CAE, but if you like them ...
|Reporting Verbs, Gerund
and Infinitive and ING:
|More practice with
Special uses of 'will' & 'would':
in Cause and Effect,
Passives and Relatives
|Linking with Context
and other linker work
|those missing words:
grammatical or lexical?
|a start on CPE:|