Listening is a skill that comes easy to some but is more difficult for others. One thing that definitely improves listening skills is living in an English speaking country. Certainly our students here at Atlas really notice the benefits of learning and studying in Dublin.
FCE Exam Preparation
The Use of English questions in Paper 1 tend to be the part that students have most difficulty with. Why is that? Well, although exam technique plays an important part in the exam, you still need to have knowledge of the grammar and vocabulary that you will be tested on in the Cambridge First.
Reading is a skill that can be very difficult to improve without proper practice. One reason for this could be that as a student you simply don’t read enough in your own language. Another reason might be that you don’t know what techniques to use when doing each task in the exam. There are many … Continued
Some students, especially those living in an English-speaking country, often think that they can just walk into the exam and get high marks in their speaking. However strong your speaking skills are, though, you need to prepare properly for the speaking exam. With well-focused preparation, you can get a good score in your speaking test. … Continued
Why can it be so difficult for students to improve their writing and get better results in the Cambridge First Writing paper? One of the obvious reasons is that we don’t get to practise writing enough! But there are also other reasons. So, what can we do to achieve better marks in the Cambridge First … Continued