Smart Skills Level B2 - Exam Preparation for Cambridge B2 First & B2 First for Schools
8 Units that focus on Vocabulary, Speaking, Reading, Grammar, Writing & Listening at Level B2.
Each Unit consists of:
Section A: Reading: Main text followed by Comprehension Questions in multiple choice format, and sometimes by Matching-the-Headings exercises. Relevant vocabulary-building exercises follow.
Grammar: Brief Grammar theory notes and tables, followed by many exercises that help students practise each grammatical topic.
Section B: Vocabulary: Collocations, Word Building exercises, Structure, Derivatives, Antonyms, Phrasal Verbs and various Phrases & Expressions.
Section C: Listening: Pre-listening Activities, Listening Development exercises and B2 First Listening Exam Practice.
Speaking: ‘Improve your Speaking skills’ section with Common Mistakes, and ‘Speaking Helpline’ with Idioms and Useful phrases. Speaking activities, Tips & Instructions, B2 First Speaking Exam Practice
Writing: All the different writing tasks for learners at level B2: Essay, Letter, Email, Article, Review, Story, Report
Model writing texts are followed by a section on ‘How to plan your letter’ and by ‘useful Words & Phrases’, as well as a ‘Similar Topic’.
Students can attempt each exercise up to five times. In order for the exercises to appear as “COMPLETED” students need to complete the entire Unit.