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Taking a Gap Year is an exercise for the B2 First Writing Part 1 which discusses about the advantages of taking a gap year or going straight to university.

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B2 First Writing Part 1 Exercise 5 (Taking a Gap Year)

This Taking a Gap Year essay is written for a teacher. It is well organised, with an introduction, opinions on the ideas given and with an appropriate conclusion.
For B2 Writing Part 1 Exercise 5, you are asked the following question about a taking a gap year:

Is it better taking a gap year or start university straight away?

Notes:
1. Going straight into university
2. Experiences during a gap year
3. Benefits taking a gap year

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B2 First Writing Section

B2 First Use of English and Reading Section

For this part, you practice vocabulary by using words with similar meanings, collocations, linking phrases, phrasal verbs, etc.

For this part, you practice vocabulary word-building by changing different words using a base word.

For this part, you practice how to understand the details of a text, including opinions and attitudes.

For this part, you practice how to understand the structure and follow the development of a text.

For this part, you practice how to find specific information in a text or texts.

B2 First Listening and Speaking Section

In this part you talk to the examiner about yourself and your life, e.g. your name, school, interests and future plans.

In this part you talk about two photos on your own which you have to compare. You will also be asked a short question about your partner's photos.

In this part you express ideas with your partner by looking at a discussion point that the examiner gives you.

This will be available soon.

In this part, you focus on general aspects of a topic with the examiner or you may involve your partner.

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Available in Feb 2019