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CPE Use of English: Student's Book

CPE Use of English: Student's BookCPE Use of English is aimed at advanced students of English who wish to polish up their skills in the difficult grammatical areas of structures and usage. Clear presentation of all grammatical points relating of the revised CPE Use of English is followed by exercises, consolidation activities and complete Use of English practice tests in the same format as those in the revised CPE. The book, designed for classroom and individual use, aims to prepare students for the CPE examination as well as other examinations at the same level of difficulty.

Keys for the new edition added Thanks to Kaedavra

Phrase + "TO" + Gerund
Phrase +Phrase + We usually find "‘to"’ with a verb (as part of the infinitive form). However, when "to" is a preposition which is part of a combination ( phrasal verb, prepositional verb, idiom, adjective + preposition) , then it is correct to use a gerund after it. This list includes some of the most commonly used phrases containing the "to + gerund" formula. They will help you sound more natural.
Advanced Multi-Word Verbs

Advanced Multi-Word VerbsAdvanced Multi-Word Verbs

This document is a list of the most common advanced multi-word verbs (Phrasal verbs , Prepositional verbs and Phrasal Prepositional verbs). It will come in very handy to any student of English who wants to raise his/her marks in the writing paper or simply sound a more advanced speaker of English.
Proficiency Masterclass SB Old edition

Proficiency Masterclass SB Old editionProficiency Masterclass SB Old edition

Proficiency Masterclass has a well-established reputation as a successful training programme for the CPE exm. Now revised and extended, this new edition of Proficiency Masterclass includes all the information and guidance students need to prepare confidently for the revised CPE exam.
The Subjunctive Mood in English

The Subjunctive Mood in EnglishThe Subjunctive Mood in English

The English subjunctive mood is  used to express situations that are hypothetical , unreal or to express a proposal or intention about the future. However,it is only used when we want to sound very formal. This table contains the most common verbs, expressions and adjectives that can be followed by the subjunctive form.
From Direct Speech to Reported Speech
From Direct Speech to Reported SpeechFrom Direct Speech to Reported Speech When we use the reported speech we need to change the verbs tenses according to the verb tense given in direct speech. The table below will help you learn how to change from direct speech into reported speech.
Personal and Impersonal Passive - Table + exercises

Personal and Impersonal Passive - Table + exercisesPersonal and Impersonal Passive - Table + exercises

This table will help you learn how to change from active voice into personal or impersonal passive.

Some exercises have been included for individual study or for group work in class.