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C1 Advanced (CAE) Proposal: Writing Questions
C1 Advanced (CAE) Proposal: Writing Questions (PDF)

A proposal is one of the possible text types in the second part of the writing. A proposal is written for a group of contemporaries likecl ub members or colleagues. Candidates will be expected to make suggestions backed by facts to persuade their readers.

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C1 Advanced (CAE) Proposal: Writing Questions

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. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

ANNIVERSARY EVENT PROPOSALS

As you may know, next year we will have been in existence for 20 years, and at a recent meeting it was decided that we should hold a special event to celebrate this achievement. We’re now looking for proposals as to what kind of event to hold. Have you got a good idea for a special event to celebrate our 20th anniversary?

Put together a proposal, giving details of your idea and how the event could be organized. We’ll consider all the proposals at a meeting next month.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

You have seen this announcement in an international magazine. The local council has created a new fund to provide financial assistance to people setting up new small businesses. Anyone wishing to set up a business but lacking the funds to do so is invited to send a proposal for their business to the relevant department of the council, giving details of what it would involve, how it would be set up and what the funds would be used for.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

A group of English-speaking visitors is going to come to the place where you work or study for a day next month. You have been asked to propose a programme for the day of their visit. In your proposal, you should suggest a schedule for the day, and give details of what each part of the schedule would involve from the beginning to the end of the visit. 

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

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You see the following announcement in an intermational magazine.

New TV show- Hall of Farne

We are planning a series of documentary programs on famous people who have made a positive contribution to history.
Who would you nominate from your country?

Write a proposal nominating ONE person from your country, and explaining why this person ls important to the history of your courtry.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

The city council that you work for has received funding to start a new careers service for young people. Read the notes below and write a proposal giving your suggestions as to what the service could offer and how it could be run.

Notes

  •  opening hours: 11.30am to 8.00pm or even later when students can visit the office
  • provide information on higher education and part-time I temporary work opportunities
  • maintain a job notice board that companies can advertise on

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

Your boss at work has asked you for ways to improve the overall wellness of your colleagues. He has asked you to come up with a proposal with recommendations for what and how to encourage people to improve their health. Other companies have encouraged employees to eat right, sleep well, exercise regularly, socialise with friends and family and to take holidays.

You may use these suggestions in your proposal, but feel free to incorporate others. Be sure to provide reasons to support your recommendations.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

The University is building a new recreation center for students and is looking for input as to what the facility should include. The institution has asked students to write a proposal of what they would like to see in the center. Past facilities there and at other universities have included restaurants, computer facilities, games and cinemas, among other services and attractions.

Discuss what you think should be included and why, in order to improve the overall experience of the student population.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

You work for the local council. You have been asked to write a proposal, suggesting ways in which your neighborhood could develop and be improved in order for it to be in an appropriate and good state for the next generation. You should include ideas for:

  • environmental issues
  • leisure 
  • education 
  • housing

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

You serve on your local town council. You have been asked to write a set of recommendations for the board and citizens to consider in order to improve the living conditions in your area. Include in your proposal ideas for education, transportation, public services, tourism and entertainment.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

You have a younger sister who is struggling in her classes at school because of poor organisation and work habits. Your school director asks you to come up with a plan to help improve her grades. Write a proposal including strategies for studying, time management and organisation to improve your sister’s grades.

Write your proposal. Word Requirement: 220 – 260 words

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