B2 First Vocabulary:
“Encourage” is a B1 level verb meaning to give someone confidence or to make something more likely to happen.
Below are examples of how 'Encourage' could be used in the B2 First (FCE) exam.
Reading and Use of English Part 1:
The teacher always (4)…… the students to ask if they were not sure about anything.
Speaking Part 4:
Examiner: “How do you think we can get young people to exercise more?”
Candidate: “Well, I think it’s important to encourage them to try out different sports…”