CAE Exam Corner

Unreal Past

Share Unreal Past An unreal past structure is one that considers impossible situations. While conditional forms are the most obvious, there are also a number of other ways we can talk about such scenarios. We’ll take a look here at the variety of forms we can use and how we use them. Conditional Forms While …

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Share Nominalisations: Other words as nouns Nominalisation describes a word formation in which a verb (or other part of speech) is used as (or transformed into) a noun. We’ll take a look at why we use them and why these noun forms can be useful in formal writing.  Explanation When we use verb forms it makes …

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Share Using Inversion Inversion is a way of changing the information placed at the beginning of a sentence and in this post we will looked at a variety of ways how we can use inversion. Because it changes the focus on information it can be a very good way of emphasizing details. It’s also considered …

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Advanced Exam Corner

Share Welcome to the Cambridge Advanced Exam Corner This is our new home for selected grammar, vocabulary and other Cambridge Advanced exam insights.  Check in with us regularly to explore topics that can improve your performance in the exams. [WpProQuiz 2]


Share   What are Participles? A participle is a verb form that is either used as an adjective or as part of a verb. There are two forms, an –ing form and an -ed form. We also know them as the present and past participles. Here we’ll take a look at how participles can be …

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