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Use of English, técnicas para hacer los ejercicios más difíciles del FCE

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El use of English es sin duda una de las partes más complicadas para los alumnos que están por dar el FCE. Es por eso que hemos creado un taller en Yes! La Academia y luego este vídeo para analizar y explicar las claves para los ejercicios del USE OF ENGLISH.

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Use of English, técnicas para hacer los ejercicios más difíciles del FCE

  1. 1. Yes! La academiawww.inglesmadrid.es
  2. 2. Yes! La academiaUSE OF ENGLISH part 2 www.inglesmadrid.es Complete the gaps with any words Lake Titicaca, often known---------------------- the “holy lake” is situated in South America on the border between Bolivia and Peru… You have to read till the end of the sentence to understand the meaning and what word is necessary
  3. 3. Yes! La academiaUSE OF ENGLISH part 2 www.inglesmadrid.es You can’t fill any of the gaps with a contraction as these count as two words Lake Titicaca, often known----AS---- the “holy lake” is situated in South America on the border between Bolivia and Peru… You have to think what kind of word you need, in the example you have to think of a fix expression “known as” You have to ask yourself: “do I need an adjective?, do I need a noun?, is it a positive or negative idea?”
  4. 4. Yes! La academiaUSE OF ENGLISH part 3 www.inglesmadrid.es FAMILY WORDS The Real Walkers Company offers a ------------- of SELECT small group walking holidays You have to be aware of the range of words which can be formed from the stem word SELECTIVE (ADJECTIVE) SELECTED(ADJECTIVE) SELECTION
  5. 5. Yes! La academia www.inglesmadrid.es FAMILY WORDSThe Real Walkers Company offers a ------------- of SELECTsmall group walking holidays In this case I will need a noun because of the a before the gap SELECTION
  6. 6. Yes! La academia www.inglesmadrid.es PLURALSUFFIXES OR NEGATIVE PREFIXES APART OF THE SPEECH
  7. 7. Yes! La academiaUSE OF ENGLISH part 4 www.inglesmadrid.es KEY WORD TRANSFORMATION A very friendly taxi driver drove us into town. DRIVEN We ---------------------------------- a very friendly taxi driver You must make sure that the answer makes the second sentence mean, as far as possible, the same as the lead-in sentence
  8. 8. Yes! La academia www.inglesmadrid.es KEY WORD TRANSFORMATIONA very friendly taxi driver drove us into town.DRIVENWe ---------------------------------- a very friendly taxi driver Pay attention to any verb in the final part of the second sentence as it will often indicate whether to use a singular or plural noun in the answer
  9. 9. Yes! La academia www.inglesmadrid.es You have to analyze the sentenceA very friendly taxi driver drove us into town.DRIVENWe ---------------------------------- a very friendly taxi driver 2 options: perfect tense or passive voice
  10. 10. Yes! La academia www.inglesmadrid.es You have to analyze the sentenceA very friendly taxi driver drove us into town.DRIVENWe ---WERE DRIVEN---------------- a very friendly taxi driverIt should be passive because wedidn’t drive, it was another person.
  11. 11. Yes! La academia www.inglesmadrid.es You have to analyze the sentenceA very friendly taxi driver drove us into town.DRIVENWe ---WERE DRIVEN BY------ a very friendly taxi driver We have the agent of the action so we need to say that I was driven BY the taxi driver
  12. 12. Yes! La Academiawww.inglesmadrid.es

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