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How Difficult is the B2 Level in English?

B2 First (FCE) is a significant milestone for many learners aiming to demonstrate their proficiency in English. But how difficult is it really to achieve a B2 level? This question is common among students preparing for the exam, and understanding the challenges involved can help in better preparation and success. In this blog post, we will explore the intricacies of the B2 level, its exam structure, preparation strategies, and resources to help you ace the test.
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Cambridge English C1 Advanced: The Top Choice for English

When it comes to proving English language proficiency, taking the C1 Advanced (CAE) exam at English Exam Centre is not just doing a test—it's an experience that paves the way to success. Our recent satisfaction survey speaks volumes, with 99 test takers choosing C1 Advanced, and a striking 95% expressing high satisfaction, underscoring our commitment to helping our candidates in their journey to demonstrating their language mastery.
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The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages - Leading the Way in Language Proficiency Standards

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) shines as a beacon of clarity and universality in the diverse landscape of language proficiency frameworks. It sets a gold standard against which other frameworks like the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) guidelines and the Canadian Language Benchmarks (CLB) are often measured. While each framework brings valuable insights and methodologies to the table, the CEFR's broad applicability and detailed proficiency descriptions make it a preferred choice for many educators, learners, and professionals worldwide.
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Australia's Immigration Reforms: Increases in English Language requirements amidst increased migration

In response to a dramatic increase in global mobility and an influx of international students and professionals, the Australian government has initiated comprehensive immigration reforms. These measures, designed to counteract the exploitation of visa loopholes and enhance English language proficiency benchmarks, signify a pivotal shift in Australia’s approach to immigration.
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Top 10 Films for Kids to Improve their English

In a world where English is a universal language, mastering it from a young age can open doors to numerous opportunities. Films can be a rich source of language learning and offer a fun and engaging way to enhance linguistic skills. They introduce children to new words, phrases, and proper sentence structures while providing a context that aids in understanding their usage. They also offer a glimpse into various cultures, encouraging young minds to develop empathy and understanding. Here, we have curated a list of the top 10 films that can help kids improve their English proficiency while being thoroughly entertained.
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Unveiling the Importance of IELTS for Global Opportunities

Language bridges cultures, unites communities, and serves as a universal medium for expressing ideas. The English language, in particular, has emerged as a lingua franca, dominating international communication. Consequently, demonstrating English proficiency has become paramount in accessing global opportunities. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a widely recognised certification that serves this purpose. This post offers an in-depth understanding of IELTS and its importance in today's globalised context.
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Empowering INOV Contacto Candidates with Cambridge English Solutions

In an increasingly interconnected world, the ability to navigate different cultures and languages is more important than ever. This is particularly true in the realm of business, where international experience can open doors to new opportunities and career advancement. The ability to communicate effectively in English, the lingua franca of the global business world, is often a key requirement for these opportunities. Recognising this, the INOV Contacto programme, an initiative by AICEP Portugal Global, offers young graduates and professionals a unique opportunity to gain international experience and enhance their English language skills.
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A Century-Long Journey: Celebrating 110 years of Cambridge English Exams

This month we commemorate an extraordinary milestone - 110 years of Cambridge English exams. Cambridge University Press & Assessment, have been looking through their historical records to provide a fascinating glimpse into the journey of English language learning and teaching with Cambridge.
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Unconventional Ways to Improve Your English: Using TV Shows and Movies

Are you looking for an unconventional way to improve your English language skills? Look no further than your television screen. TV shows and movies can provide a fun and engaging way to enhance your proficiency in English. In this article, we will explore how you can use this method to your advantage and provide some tips on how to make the most of your viewing experience.
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Unlocking Success - The Power of Linguaskill Cambridge Exam in Assessing English Language Proficiency

As the global marketplace becomes increasingly competitive, companies must seek out the best and brightest talent to stay ahead of the curve. When it comes to assessing the language proficiency of job candidates, Linguaskill Cambridge Exam is the gold standard. Like a trusted guide, Linguaskill leads recruiters on a journey to uncover the true language proficiency of their candidates and unlock their potential for success.
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Beyond the Dictionary: Exploring the Untranslatable Words of English

Language is one of the most powerful tools we have for communication and expression, allowing us to convey complex thoughts and emotions with just a few words. However, even the most comprehensive dictionaries fall short when it comes to capturing the full range of human experience.
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Conquer Your Cambridge English Monsters

Learning a new language can be an intimidating task. Between mastering grammar rules, learning vocabulary, and perfecting pronunciation, it can feel like an insurmountable challenge. That's where Cambridge English comes in. As a trusted provider of language exams, qualifications and learning materials, Cambridge English has been helping learners conquer their language learning monsters for over a century. In this article, we'll explore the ways in which Cambridge English can help learners overcome the challenges of language learning and achieve their goals.
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Duolingo entry tests linked to Academic misconduct and poor student performance in UK universities

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education in many ways, including university admissions. As in-person test centres were forced to close, UK universities started adopting online language tests to assess the English language skills of potential international students. One of the most popular tests was the Duolingo English Test, which markets itself as a cheap, quick and convenient alternative to traditional proficiency tests. However, concerns have been raised about the accuracy and reliability of online language tests, particularly concerning academic misconduct and poor student performance.
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How is Language Certification Changing the Job Market?

In the ever-evolving job market, language certification is emerging as a vital element for success in the global economy. The Portuguese market, in particular, is experiencing a surge of growth, as businesses and employees alike recognise the benefits of acquiring language certifications such as Cambridge English Exams. This article explores the impact of language certification on the job market, and how English Exam Centre is contributing to this transformation.
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Which Cambridge English exam should I choose?

Cambridge English is a widely recognized and respected English language assessment organization that offers a range of tests to measure the proficiency of non-native English speakers. These tests are designed to assess different aspects of language ability, such as reading, writing, listening, and speaking. As a result, it is important to choose the right test to suit your needs and goals.
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What is Cambridge English?

Cambridge English is a department of the University of Cambridge and is responsible for creating and delivering exams, qualifications and learning materials for English learners. These exams are recognized globally and are used by individuals, universities and organizations as a measure of English language proficiency.
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