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CEFR Level C2 Practice Online (British)

CEFR Level C2

ISBN 9780230740709

Ge-student-2016
£12

This course is to match CEFR level C2. There are 8 units to this course, each with 4 syllabus items. Each syllabus item has three syllabus components: Grammar Focus, Topic Focus and a 'Can do' statement.

Why choose this course?

It will help you...

  • develop all four language skills -understand virtually every text or conversation
  • express yourself fluently and precisely on any topics
  • be able to produce detailed texts on complex subjects and summarize and present information
  • feel comfortable with using English for social, academic or professional purposes

Key features

  • each unit links to the Council of Europe 'Can do' statements
  • 252 resources in total with a varied range of exercise types
  • can be used independently or alongside any coursebook at CEFR Level C2
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Syllabus details

  1. Society: ethics and the law
    1. The law
    2. Company security
    3. Inversion: with so and such
    4. Q & A session
    5. Corporate social responsibility and NGT
    6. Sports star in court
    7. Connectors: reason and result
  2. Society: crime
    1. The corner shop
    2. Car fire!
    3. Carnival criminals
    4. A lucky break
    5. Police appeal for witnesses
    6. Phrasal verbs
    7. Usual Suspects
  3. Society: discipline
    1. CPE Paper 4 Part 1
    2. CPE Paper 1 Part 4
    3. CPE Paper 4 Part 3
    4. Young violinist
    5. Small town politics
  4. Society: public life and social contact
    1. Business headlines
    2. Relative clauses: use
    3. A politician's statement
    4. Small town politics
    5. Relative clauses: word order
  5. Progress: development
    1. CAE Paper 4 Part 3
    2. Proficiency Listening Part 2
    3. CPE Paper 1 Part 2
    4. The passive: past perfect
    5. CPE Paper 2 Part 1
    6. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 2: Lights (Task 2)
  6. Progress: technology
    1. BEC Higher Listening Part 1
    2. Technology
    3. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 1: A new camera (Task 1)
    4. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 1: A new camera (Task 2)
    5. Proficiency Writing Part 2
  7. Progress: computers
    1. Future perfect: negative
    2. Are you sitting comfortably?
    3. CPE Paper 3 Part 5
    4. CPE Paper 3 Part 2
    5. Future perfect: affirmative
    6. Write an email for me
    7. Computer crisis
    8. Email about future plans
  8. Progress: communication
    1. Phone extracts
    2. Overheard phone calls
    3. On the phone
    4. Word formation - affixes: wh- words + compounds with ever
    5. IELTS Listening Section 3: Business communication (Task 2)
    6. IELTS Listening Section 3: Business communication (Task 1)
    7. Advanced Test 05
    8. Third conditional: interrogative
    9. Third conditional: negative
  9. People: names and big names
    1. Word formation - verb to noun: -age, -al, -ant, -ation
    2. Word formation - verb to noun: -ee, -er, -or, -ing, -ment
    3. Future perfect continuous: affirmative
    4. Time travellers in amber
    5. CPE Paper 3 Part 2
    6. The greatest figures of the last millennium
    7. Articles
    8. Advanced Test 01
  10. People: civilization
    1. CPE Paper 1 Part 2
    2. Present simple with future meaning: subordinate clauses
    3. A different lifestyle
    4. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 2: Houses of the future (Task 1)
  11. People: human beings
    1. Proficiency Reading and Use of English Part 6
    2. The challenges of living longer
    3. Proficiency Writing Part 2
    4. Stress
    5. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 3: Sight and memory (Task 1)
    6. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 3: Sight and memory (Task 2)
    7. Advanced Test 04
  12. People: challenge and conflict
    1. A committee meeting
    2. Preposition expressions: manner
    3. Switching TV channels
    4. Prepositions of movement 3
    5. Verbs followed by prepositions: into, of, on, to, with
    6. Boost your self-esteem
    7. CPE Paper 2 Part 1
  13. Work: people at work
    1. What shall we write about?
    2. Preposition expressions: respect
    3. CPE Paper 4 Part 1
    4. Preposition expressions: purpose, intended destination
    5. Job candidates
    6. Waiter, waiter ...
  14. Work: training
    1. New training
    2. Conference report
    3. The infinitive: with infinitive complements
    4. Nouns followed by the infinitive: A-O
    5. Training needs meeting
    6. Presentation training
    7. BEC Higher Writing Part 2
  15. Work: meetings
    1. Initial consultancy meeting
    2. What was the conference like?
    3. Points for the agenda
    4. Meeting memo
    5. Past participle: verb, adjective, clause
    6. BEC Higher Listening Part 2
    7. Participles: past participles
  16. Work: presentations
    1. BEC Higher Reading Part 3
    2. Seminar titles
    3. BEC Higher Listening Part 1
    4. Hospitality services
    5. Presentation introduction
    6. IELTS Listening Section 3: Business communication (Task 1)
    7. IELTS Listening Section 3: Business communication (Task 2)
    8. Certainty and possibility
  17. Companies: managing staff
    1. The honest managing director
    2. Successful team leading
    3. Appraisal report
    4. Appraisal
    5. Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing: -ed adjectives followed by prepositions
    6. BEC Higher Writing Part 2
  18. Companies: money and finance
    1. A record store
    2. Problems with a company
    3. Assimilation
    4. Money troubles
    5. To spend or not to spend
    6. Put your money where your heart is
    7. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 3: The Wall Street Crash (Task 1)
    8. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 3: The Wall Street Crash (Task 2)
  19. Companies: buying and selling
    1. BEC Higher Reading Part 6
    2. Adverbial phrases: mixed
    3. Adverbial phrases: manner
    4. Company update
    5. Best-selling book review
    6. Radio advertisements
    7. BEC Higher Reading Part 6
    8. Marketing techniques
  20. Companies: negotiating
    1. Deciding on the best applicant
    2. Liaison features in connected speech
    3. BEC Higher Reading Part 1
    4. Order negotiations
    5. Crisis meeting minutes
    6. Changing arrangements
    7. Pronunciation of the letter 's'
    8. Appraisal report
  21. Food: food and drink
    1. Time for tea
    2. Position of adjectives
    3. Adjective word order
    4. Growing your own fruit and vegetables
    5. Adjectives + infinitive
    6. Chocolate
    7. Changing stress in nouns and adjectives
  22. Food: cooking
    1. Irregular adverbs
    2. Adjectives ending in -ed and -ing: -ed adjectives followed by prepositions
    3. Soup recipe
    4. Adverbs v adjectives: contrast
    5. Food around the USA
    6. Fast food
    7. BEC Higher Listening Part 3
  23. Food: restaurants
    1. Non-sexist pronouns: other gender-neutral terms
    2. Food in the Harbour City
    3. What's cooking?
    4. Pronoun reference
    5. Waiter, waiter ...
    6. Visit to a restaurant
    7. Pronoun contrast
  24. Food: food and health
    1. An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease
    2. BEC Higher Listening Part 3
    3. Diet pills
    4. Irregular countable nouns: foreign words
    5. What food is good for you?
    6. Do you want to be healthy?
    7. Nouns followed by the infinitive: P-Z
  25. Business: jobs
    1. An unsatisfactory job
    2. People's jobs
    3. Your first interview
    4. Compounds: nouns
    5. Nouns followed by the infinitive: P-Z
    6. Bill's new business
    7. Advanced Test 03
  26. Business: statistics
    1. BEC Higher Writing Part 1
    2. Annual report
    3. Zodiac car company
    4. CPE Paper 3 Part 1
    5. CPE Paper 2 Part 2
    6. Customer satisfaction surveys
  27. Business: correspondence
    1. Personal details
    2. Legal department letters
    3. Responses to complaints
    4. BEC Higher Listening Part 2
    5. Third conditional: negative
    6. Third conditional: interrogative
    7. Legal letters
    8. Conditional sentences
  28. Business: trade
    1. International trade
    2. Clusters of three or more consonants
    3. The New York Stock Exchange
    4. Comparative adjectives: (not) as ... as; less ... than
    5. Diphthongs
  29. Life: different lives
    1. Is there life on other planets?
    2. Dealing with fame
    3. Life in college
    4. Get the balance right
    5. A different lifestyle
    6. Uncountable nouns: other
    7. Irregular countable nouns: same singular and plural
  30. Life: sociology
    1. A protest march
    2. CPE Paper 1 Part 1
    3. BEC Higher Reading Part 4
    4. Present perfect continuous: affirmative
    5. Present perfect simple v continuous
  31. Life: the mind
    1. Prepositions of time: intervals
    2. CPE Paper 4 Part 4
    3. How to tell a story
    4. CPE Paper 3 Part 5
    5. Proficiency Listening Part 3
    6. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 3: Sight and memory (Task 3)
    7. The Psychology of Goldfish
    8. IELTS Academic Reading Passage 1: Memory (Task 1)
  32. Life: natural world
    1. Feed the birds
    2. Natural world
    3. Save the rhinos
    4. Proficiency Listening Part 2
    5. Climate change
    6. Natural disasters