B2 First Vocabulary:


“Generally” is a B2 level adverb that can be used to talk about something that usually happens, something that is done by most people when talking about the whole of someone or something, and not just a particular part of them.

“Generally” is often used when speaking to show that what you are talking about is true for the majority of situations, but maybe not every situation. This can be easily used by candidates in their speaking and writing exam.

Below are examples of how 'Generally' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Speaking Part 1:

Examiner: “Do you like going on holiday in different countries?”

Candidate: “Generally, I prefer to go on holiday in my own country. Having said that I would love to travel to the United States one day….”

Writing Part 1:

….People generally find it very difficult to give up bad habits such as smoking…

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