Longman Exam Activator.pdf
cross-referencing: in each of the sections of the book, there are cross-references to the other parts of the book. th e grammar part and the vocabulary part provide brief overviews of the most important exam types. th e grammar part and the vocabulary part also cover the languages relevant to the exam types, and the exam tasks which require the use of these languages. the vocabulary part in the th ematic part covers the useful exam words and phrases that are most commonly used, and the exam tasks that involve the use of the language. th is book also contains a grammar list for the exam languages, a vocabulary list for the exam languages, and a list of useful exam words and phrases, together with the exam tasks in which they are used.
speakingstarting with a general introduction to the speaking part of the examination, this section of the book is then divided into two sub-sections. th e fi rst of them off ers advice and exercise practice focused on the main speaking task, which is a verbal presentation in front of the examiner. th e fi nal part of the sub-section includes a set of strategies and exercises aimed at strengthening the candidates speaking skills. at the end of the sub-section, there are two models accompanied by typical exam tasks, lists of useful words, phrases and structures and sample questions.
readingstarting with a general introduction to the reading part of the examination, this section of the book is then divided into two sub-sections. th e fi rst of them off ers advice and exercise practice focused on reading comprehension, including a set of strategies and exercises which gradually build the candidates reading skills. th e fi nal part of the sub-section includes a set of strategies and exercises aimed at strengthening the candidates reading skills. at the end of the sub-section there is a set of reading models accompanied by a typical exam task, lists of useful words, phrases and structures and sample questions.
use of english th e same format is followed in the use of english section of the reference part, although each section has been divided into separate chapters in order to allow for more focused and detailed explanation of the various types of exam tasks and strategies.the exam tips are also grouped by type of exam task (a set of tips per sub-section). in addition, there is a short section providing a succinct overview of common exam topics and strategies (for example, the abc of interview questions) and a set of exam tips to help the students to structure their preparation for the exam.
th e practice sections are based on two main ideas. one, the way in which you use your language is not something that is taught in language classes, but is something which you develop by continuous practice in a variety of contexts. two, the purpose of language practice is to enable you to apply the language you have learned in a variety of contexts, thus enabling you to solve real-life problems in everyday language situations.for exam preparation, it is important to use the language that you have learned in practice, that is, not just to memorise a list of vocabulary and grammatical points, but to apply them in real-life situations and to be able to use them properly. this is what these exercises are about: they are intended to help you to test and apply what you have learned in practice.
for exam preparation, it is important to use the language that you have learned in practice, that is, not just to memorise a list of vocabulary and grammatical points, but to apply them in real-life situations and to be able to use them properly. th is is what these exercises are about: they are intended to help you to test and apply what you have learned in practice.