What’s been going on on the blog?

HERE’S A LIST OF LINKS TO THE BLOG POSTS FROM THE LAST HALF YEAR WITH DESCRIPTIONS.

HOW COME I GOT 13 POINTS IN SPEAKING … AGAIN?

What did I do wrong? Have you ever asked yourself that question? What made you lose this one point necessary to pass your exam in speaking? There are a few things that may go wrong during the exam. Read on to check out what you can do to prevent it!

HOW NOT TO FAIL WRITING … AGAIN?

What am I doing wrong? – Have you ever asked yourself that question after getting a poor grade in your exam? It’s even more frustrating when you lack that 1 point to pass. What might have gone wrong? There are … Read More

5 TYPES OF EXAM SPEAKERS – WHICH ONE ARE YOU?

There are different types of speakers and your success in the exam partly depends on your cooperation. No matter which type of speaker you meet on the other side of the exam table, you can still pass it. Learn what to do when you meet them!

WHO ELSE WANTS TO LISTEN TO REPORTS?

I have something new for you! CHECK THIS OUT – A STANAG 6001 LEVEL 3 REPORT PLUS AUDIO! I received a question lately about the source of recorded STANAG 6001 level 3 reports. Why would anyone want to listen to … Read More

LISTEN TO A SAMPLE BRIEFING

As the previous post with the recording of a level 3 report was received by many of you with interest, without further ado, I’d like to present to you the sample STANAG 6001 level 3 briefing text plus audio. This … Read More

LISTEN TO A SAMPLE L3 DISCUSSION HERE

This is a sample of a SLP 3 speaking task in accordance with the requirements of the exam in Poland. The useful expressions have been bolded in the text. The audio is ~ 3,5 minutes long as it is spoken … Read More

5 STEPS TO EASY EDITING

Why should you edit and correct your own writing?
How to do it during the exam? Is there time?
And why is it important not to avoid it?

Why do you need a collocations dictionary?

Why do you need a collocations dictionary. Or maybe we should start from the beginning and say what a collocation is? There are different types of collocations. Click and read the post for more info!

HOW TO MAKE FORMAL WRITING EASIER

What makes formal writing difficult? 3 things – formal language, organisation and logic. Here are 3 ideas on how to deal with them. 1. Templates (organisation) Templates will make your life easier. What is a template? It is a sample … Read More

LISTEN TO A L3 MEMO

Continuing the series of recorded pieces from a L3 Stanag 6001 exam, here comes a sample L3 memorandum, which is one possible tasks to write during the exam in Poland. Here’s the the instruction for this task: During an international … Read More

HOW TO RECOGNISE AND START 4 TYPES of STANAG 6001 REPORTS

What is a STANAG 6001 L3 report? It’s usually a mix of a few other types of reports which require you to provide different types of information and use different functions. There are 4 types of reports that appear most … Read More