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En esta sección encontrarás contenido realizado por los profesores de Cambridgetown Murcia sobre expresiones, vocabulario, explicación de exámenes Cambridge y mucho más. La mejor forma de aprender y practicar tu Examen Oficial Cambridge de B1, B2 o C1.

Aches & pains (vocabulary)

Ache (usually a noun)

Discomfort that continues for some time.

Eg. She’s got a headache/stomache/toothache/earache      

Hurt (usually adjective or verb)

Be painful.

Eg. My leg hurts = I have  a pain/ache in my leg.        

Pain (usually a noun)

Discomfort usually stronger than ache, more sudden and more difficult to ignore.

Eg. I’ve got a pain in my back/stomach/chest…              

Injure (usually a verb)

 Hurt something.

Eg. Mike injured his hand when he fell down the stairs.        

Town & country (vocabulary)


District where people live.

Eg. This neighbourhood has several good restaurants.                                           


Appearance of part of the countryside.

Eg. Having reached the top of the country, Robert paused to admire the scenary.                


Small river.

Eg. A stream, flows behind their house.               


A notice giving information about where something is.

Eg. The driver stopped in front of the singpost to consult the map.         

Easily confused travel words

Trip (noun)

Travelling from one place to another, usually for a short time.

Eg. I had fun on my trip to Madrid.                                               

Tour (noun)

A long journey, including the visiting of a number of places.

Eg. We went on a tour of Europe last summer.             

Journey (noun)

Travelling from one place to another, usuallytaking a rather long time.

Eg. It’s a five hundred km journey to the next large city   

Travel (verb)

To go from one to another, usually by car, train, plane or ship.

Eg. The trucks travelled along the road.          

Idioms & phrasal verbs (eductation & study)

Learn by heart

Memorise Something

Eg. When I was a child, I learned my times-tables by heart

Pass with flying colour

Achieve high grades

Eg. Most of the class passed the exam with flying colours             

To pull an all-nighter

Work through the night without going bed

Eg. i pulled an all-nighter to study for my English exam

Stand out

Be better than others

Eg. Of all students in class, there was one who stood out he was brilliant

Be over the moon

Really happy about something

Eg. I was over the moon when I found out that my wife was pregnant       

Go to extra mile

Do more than is necessary

Eg. I worked for 20 hours tan I should have, I went the extra mile

Phrasal verb Look

Look up to

Admire and respect s’one

Eg. Ideally, children should look up to their parents.

Look into


Eg. The detective looked into the murder.              

Look out!

Be careful

Eg. Look out, and earthquake just started!     

Look foward to

Await (sth) with excitement

Eg. We look forward to our summer holiday every year.

Speaking: expressions for discussing ideas

Aqui tienes algunas expresiones que te pueden ayudar en el SPEAKING PAPER Part 3: DISCUSSION de cualquiera de los niveles B1, B2 & C1.

Te recomendamos que las uses tanto como te sea posible desde el primer momento y así las incorporarás rápidamente a tu discurso.

Introducing an opinion

“I suppose…”

“It seems to me that…”

Giving a different point of view

“On the other hand,…”

“True enough, though…”

Adding to an idea

“Not only that, but…”

“What’s more,…”

Useful expresions for writing

General explaining

“In order to…”

“In other words…”

“In other words…”

“To put it another way…”

“That is to say…”

“To that end…”


Aditional information


“What’s more…”


“As well us…”


“Firstly, senondly, thirdly…”


Show contrast


“On the other hand…”

“Having said that…”

“Then again…”

“That said…”


“By contrast/ in contrast..”

Travel phrasal verbs

Get away

To go on holiday

Eg. I’ve worked a lot this week.                              I need to get away this weekend

Take off

To leave the ground

Eg. The plane took off after a short delay            

Set off

To begin a journey

Eg. We’ll have to set off very early.                         to avoid the rush-off trafic

Stop over

To stay overnight in a journey

Eg. We stopped over in Postmonth                      on the way to London

Adjectives -ed/-ing

Do you know how to use adjectives ending in -ING and -ED? 🤔
✅ Our fantastic teacher Olena explains you in this video with some examples 
❗️ Remember to use them as much as you can, Practise Makes Perfect! 

Future: Be going to/Present continuous

Como expresamos futuro en inglés? 🤔
❗️Our wonderful teacher Anabel explains you some in a minute!
😊 Hope you find it useful! 

Idioms part 2

Idioms? 🤔
❗️Our wonderful teacher Sarah explains some more common ones in this video! 
‼️ Sarah te da además un sinónimo y su equivalente en español 
😊 Hope you find them useful! 

Pronunciation of "h"

¿Aún tienes dudas sobre la pronunciación de la “h” en inglés?🤔

Nuestra profe Olena te lo explica de una forma muy sencilla para que no tengas ninguna duda👏🏻

A few/few a little/little

Cuál es la diferencia entre “a few/ few” y “a little/little”? 🤔

❗️Nuestra fantástica teacher Anabel te lo explica con ejemplos en este vídeo

😁 ⬆️ Cuando usamos “a few” o “a little” estamos transmitiendo que tenemos “unos pocos” o “un poco” de algo.
Eg. “I have a few cookies”
“Tengo unas cuantas galletas”

☹️⬇️ Sin embargo, al omitir el artículo “a” delante, el significado cambia, es más negativo, tengo “poco” de algo.
Eg. There’s little milk in the fridge
Hay poca leche en el frigorífico

‼️ Now, time to practise!

Common idioms

Problems with IDIOMS? 🤔

❗️ Our fantastic teacher Sarah explains some common ones in this video!

‼️ Sarah te da también un sinónimo en inglés para que aprendas la expresión!

😉 Hope you find them useful!

Speaking mistakes

Speaking mistakes! ‼️

❗️ Aquí tenéis algunos de los errores de la parte de Speaking.

😊 Nuestra fantástica teacher Anabel te explica en este vídeo.

✍️ Please, take note of them!

Pronunciation of "s"- beginning

Quieres mejorar tu pronunciación? 🤔

❗️ Aquí tienes uno de los errores más comunes para los hablantes de español: la pronunciación de la “s” inicial.

😊 Our wonderful teacher Olena te da algunos ejemplos en este vídeo!

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