HEALTHY LIFESTYLE – DISCUSSION TOPICS LEVEL 3
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The STANAG 6001 speaking exam level 3 TASK TWO, or the so called discussion, means discussing various topics ad hoc.   One of the subjects listed in the exam description is HEALTHY LIFESTYLE. This topic can involve different subject areas. To see … Read More

HOW TO USE AUTHENTIC MATERIALS
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WHY USE AUTHENTIC MATERIALS Why use authentic materials when preparing for STANAG 6001 exams in English? Or should I rather ask why not use them? TOO DIFFICULT? I think that many people believe that authentic articles, films, series, videos or … Read More

DISCUSSION TOPICS – ONLINE SHOPPING
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The STANAG 6001 speaking exam level 3 TASK TWO, or the so called discussion, can mean discussing various topics ad hoc. One of the subjects listed in the exam description is SHOPPING. This topic can involve different subject areas. To see … Read More

AT THE BANK – LEVEL 2 ROLE-PLAYS
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The speaking level 2 STANAG 6001 exam in English. Here’s an example of level 2 exam questions and possible answers. Part 1 Warm-up questions (are always the same) and take max. 2 minutes What’s your name? > My name is … Read More

DISCUSSION TOPICS – EUROPEAN ISSUES
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The STANAG 6001 speaking exam level 3 TASK TWO, or the so called discussion, can mean discussing ad hoc various topics. One of the subject areas which appears more and more often now in the exam are “European issues”, involving … Read More

DO UNIVERSAL IDEAS FOR STANAG 6001 BRIEFINGS EXIST?
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    I often receive questions about how to invent advantages and disadvantages for STANAG 6001 LEVEL 3 briefings. Some people even ask about universal ideas they could use in every briefing. The universal part of the briefing is its … Read More

GRAMMAR FOR STANAG EXAMS
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I have problems with grammar. My grammar is never correct. I mix up all these tenses. Sounds familiar? I need to revise some grammar! This is the most frequent statement I hear when people ask me for advice in preparing … Read More

DISCUSSION TOPICS – POLITICS
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Let’s talk about politics today as it is one of the topic areas of the STANAG 6001 level 3 speaking exam. First, I would like to show you some examples of exam questions in this topic area and then I … Read More

HOW NOT TO PANIC BEFORE SPEAKING – FIRST HAND EXPERIENCE
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Everyone around looks like they know something you don’t. You take out your notes and start revising randomly. It soon turns out you don’t remember it all. So you panic … and instead of warming up and preparing mentally to … Read More

SANTA CHALLENGE SOLVED – THE WINNING LETTER
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I’m pleased to announce that we have a winner of the Letter to Santa Challenge.   You can find the details of the task here: Letter to Santa Challenge   The winner of the challenge is Michał Makosz and with his … Read More

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