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INDEX of EXTRA FCE/B2 MATERIAL - an alphabetical index of the extra material or former Golden Oldie Exercises.
EXTRA FCE/B2 MATERIAL - this was called Golden Oldie Exercises before and contains more practice and useful material.
Here are some free interactive Hot Potatoes exercises to help you build a useful knowledge base for FCE (B2). In particular, they will help
with two "production" questions in Paper 1: Part 3, Use of English, Word formation and Part 4, Use of English, Key word transformation.
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Practice for Paper 1, Part 3,
Use of English – Word formation
How to do it: Don't do them all at once!
Note down each 'base' word,
list the forms and write examples.
Practice for Paper 1, Part 4,
Use of English – Key word transformations
First, study the eight possible transformation types.
How to do it: Do them one after another!
First join the sentence halves,
then look at the summary.
Try the different transformation type exercises.
Three more types have been added:
FCE Allsorts are all sorts of key word transformation:
– funny tenses
– gerund & infinitive
– indirect speech
– past as subjunctive
– phrasal verbs
– too, enough, so, such, etc.
– although, etc and because, etc.
– preferences and wishes
|Gerund and Infinitive,
Alice & Co:
|Linking words in a discursive essay:|
|Funny Passives: Indirect,
Reporting Verbs & Various:
Can you have too many?
Linking with Context,
As or Like,
Ahead and False Friends: