B2 First Vocabulary:

Check out

“Check out” is actually a C1 level phrasal verb, but candidates may find they have an opportunity to use it in the B2 First exam. It has a few different meanings, the obvious one being the action of leaving a hotel after a holiday, but at C1 level you can use it to describe the action of taking a look or seeing something interesting.

Below are examples of how 'Check out' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Writing Part 2:

…it’s great that you are coming to Madrid. You must check out Retiro Park when you are here, and don’t forget to visit the Prada museum as well…

Speaking Part 1:

Examiner: “Do you like trying exotic food?”

Candidate: “Yes, I love trying all sorts of different food. Whenever I visit a new country I always check out the local dishes…”

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