Today we will begin with a roleplay in which students have to decide on a house to buy. 

Next we will practise speaking part 2:

We will complete the following tasks to help us prepare for a listening task and then complete the exam task:

We will look at the homework task, which is to write a proposal, and plan our answers in pairs. We will discuss the structure and how to write a proposal.


There are plans to demolish an old and unused building in the town where you are a student. You feel that the building should be saved. You decide to write a proposal for the town council explaining why you think the building should be preserved, suggesting what could be done to modernise it and saying how the building could benefit the local people.

Write your proposal in 220-260 words.

Below is the Powerpoint we looked at in class. You will find all the relevant vocabulary here:

CAE-proposal Descarga


CAE exam candidates, please complete an exam practice found in this link:

FCE students:

You can use the writing guide to help you:

Exam tips and advice for CAE

For students not taking an exam:

Complete the exam task on page 85

Complete the proposal we planned in class