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Ben’s CAE Tips

I have developed strategies for each part of the Reading, Writing, Use of English, Listening and Speaking sections. My tips will help you find the correct answers quickly, stay focused during the exam and ultimately get the best score possible.

Ben’s IELTS Tips

The IELTS rewards students who understand the questions and think strategically. On the other hand, mistakes can be very costly. With my tips, you can avoid losing any unnecessary points while maximising your score on the Reading, Listening, Writing and Speaking tests.

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