Lesson & Homework

Breiner Friday 17:30 - 20:45

Updated 21st January 2021

You are required to have the course book for lessons starting C. It can be bought in or other bookshops, or as a PDF copy. You are required to have Cambridge Past Papers Book 2 for lessons starting CX.

Books: Keynote (Proficient); English Vocabulary in Use (Advanced) (CUP); also highly recommended: Advanced Grammar in Use (CUP). The last two are avalable as if you prefer.

Covered in the Lesson


22nd January

C040CEU Review Food & Sustainability


Write an essay about the two summaries that you wrote. See the Google doc.

CX004LEU Reading & Use of English practice parts 1 - 4

from CPE handbook
Further questions:


Part 1: Look at the 4 words for each gap, and check their meaning and usage.

Part 2: Note how words link to the rest of the sentence, e.g. robots are dumb automatons, incapable of striking up relationships

Part 3: Make a table with different parts of speech (verb, noun, adjective, etc) and fill in the different parts. Include negative forms, eg incapable

Part 4: Note the grammatical features that each sentence is testing, e.g. passive, inversion, preposition with verb.

15th January

CX008WEU Writing a Report

Focus particularly on:
  • the target reader
  • structure
  • desired outcome
  • essential phrases

The Capitol Siege

8th January

CX014CEU Use of English Parts 3 & 4

18th December

C039CEU A contradiction in terms

Food & Families

Kerry Phelan Listening

11th December

CX007WEU Writing Part 2: Letter

This gives clear instructions, and is a good resource for private study.
. This is a similar app to GoogleDocs.

CX003LEU Speaking

4th December

CX002LEU Writing

C038CEU Mind what you eat

27th November





13th November



6th November


Further practice

4th Industrial Revolution

30th October

C034CEU More is Less

16th October

CX006WEU Writing 1

A Life on Our Planet

: The Earthshot Prize.
As you watch this put a number next to each word or phrase as you hear it

Write a short article (c.300 words) advising the general public what they can do to help reverse the damage that has been done to the world over the last two centuries.

9th October

CX001LEU Exam Overview

C032CEU The danger of a single story

2nd October

C031CEU Same but different

CX012CEU Use of English & Speaking