Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources
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English Grammar | LearnEnglish | British Council | Participle clauses

English Grammar | LearnEnglish | British Council | Participle clauses | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it


Read the rules and try the quiz to help you with partiple clauses.

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iPad 4 announced just seven months after iPad 3. Do you feel shortchanged? | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs

iPad 4 announced just seven months after iPad 3. Do you feel shortchanged? | | Independent Editor's choice Blogs | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Just seven months after the iPad 3 launch, Apple have replaced it with... yet another new iPad. Do you feel short changed by Apple? And if so, will you be demanding an exchange for the fourth generation?
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Cromarty may have gone, but now we have Spanglish

Simon Jenkins: Dialect can't be saved any more than the families that use it can be frozen in time.
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Dreams

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Dreams | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the function and interpretation of dreams.
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Can dreams predict the future?

Can dreams predict the future? | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
When disaster strikes, people often claim that they foresaw the tragedy. But are such premonitions really possible?
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Certificate of Proficiency in English Paper 2 Writing

Certificate of Proficiency in English Paper 2 Writing | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
flo-joe: an online service for teachers and students preparing for cambridge first certificate in english (fce), certificate in advanced english (cae) and certificate of proficiency in english (cpe).
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Improve English fluency skills: learn chunks not just individual words

Improve English fluency skills: learn chunks not just individual words | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Help to improve English fluency skills by noting and using vocabulary chunks or set expressions.
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Life of Crime Blog - UK Crime statistics, rates and analysis by Martin Brunt | Sky News Blogs

Life of Crime Blog - UK Crime statistics, rates and analysis by Martin Brunt | Sky News Blogs | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Sky News' Martin Brunt analysis the causes of UK crime, police tactics and politicians' stand on crime issues.
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Modals and Related Expressions : Concise ESL Support : ESL/EAL Resources : Write Site : Athabasca University

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The Real Origin of the Franchise

The Real Origin of the Franchise | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
One of the most successful business models is the franchise, but it didn't originate with McDonald's. Sir Harold Evans describes the remarkable story of a beauty salon that allowed hundreds of women to own their own businesses.
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Advertising | Media | The Guardian

Advertising | Media | The Guardian | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Latest news and comment on Advertising from guardian.co.uk...
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Formal vs. Informal Writing: Who’s the Audience?

Formal vs. Informal Writing: Who’s the Audience? | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Before you start writing an article, one of the first things you need to ask yourself is "Who's my audience?"Pinning down your target audience is a crucially-important step in your effort to communicate clearly.Miss the mark by not taking a...
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Kermode Uncut: Best Bond Villain?

www.bbc.co.uk/markkermode - You can't have failed to notice that Skyfall, the new James Bond film, is out this week. But who is the best Bond villain of them...
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Relationships should be about mutual support, not being 'alpha' or 'beta'

Relationships should be about mutual support, not being 'alpha' or 'beta' | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Jane Martinson: It's a rather depressing suggestion that for a women to get ahead, she needs to have a less ambitious partner...
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BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Man and Disease

BBC Radio 4 - In Our Time, Man and Disease | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Melvyn Bragg examines how humans have understood and fought disease throughout history.
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Fifty Shades of Grey (a humorous re-telling!)

Fifty Shades of Grey (a humorous re-telling!) | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Fifty Shades of Grey is a publishing phenomenon. Author E.L. James came up with the idea after humping a marbled statue that resembled Edward Cullen, the vampiric hero of Twilight. The blog Speaker...
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Certificate of Proficiency in English Paper 2 Writing

Certificate of Proficiency in English Paper 2 Writing | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
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Peter Donnelly shows how stats fool juries

Peter Donnelly shows how stats fool juries | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Oxford mathematician Peter Donnelly reveals the common mistakes humans make in interpreting statistics -- and the devastating impact these errors can have on the outcome of criminal trials.
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6 People Who Turned a Life of Crime Into Legitimate Careers

6 People Who Turned a Life of Crime Into Legitimate Careers | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
These people not only managed to have successful careers as criminals, but also turned their nefarious ways into legitimate profit after being arrested.
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How Containerization Shaped the Modern World

How Containerization Shaped the Modern World | Pre-Proficiency (PPA-B) Supplementary Study Resources | Scoop.it
Sometimes a single unlikely idea can have massive impact across the world. Sir Harold Evans, the author of They Made America, describes how frustration drove Malcom McLean, a small-town truck driver, to invent the shipping container.
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Formal Letter Writing Tips - Articles - UsingEnglish.com

Help with formal and business letter writing. A summary of writing rules including outlines for cover letters and letters of enquiry, and abbreviations used in letters.
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English Phrasal Verbs - UsingEnglish.com

A glossary of 3,206 English phrasal verbs (also called multi-word verbs) with definitions and examples.
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