In this article I teach you how exactly to write a CAE proposal – what is very important, what is not.

How to write a CAE essay/letter/report/proposal

I rate a student’s Writing part 1 Essay, give suggestions on then just how to rewrite it. Can we go on it from a B to an A?

In addition made a video about writing essays – see the section below.

Our Videos about CAE Writing

A Skype chat with Marina in Italy – we discuss how to plan the essay in part one of the CAE test that is writing. I emphasise the importance of planning, and my theory that you shouldn’t only plan your paragraphs, but also which structures you are going to use and which vocabulary fits this issue.

In this video I put myself within my students’ shoes and try to write a CAE Writing Part 1 essay. Watch when I destroy my keyboard that is poor while an essay. Laugh when I neglect to type the word ‘government’ 7 times out of 8. Cringe as I am rudely interrupted.


Grammar Mistakes

Most CAE students don’t make obvious, basic mistakes like your/you’re or its/it’s. But they do struggle with things like:

Relative clauses

You’ll want to learn the difference between defining and non-defining clauses that are relative. Your clauses that are non-defining commas, while your defining clauses shouldn’t have commas.

I experienced lunch with my grandfather, who is 90 yrs . old. (the half that is second of sentence tells you more info on my grandfather. It’s bonus information, generally there has to be a comma.)

I experienced lunch with my friend who lives in Prague. (I am very cool and popular – I have a lot of friends.

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