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Test 1 contains information about each part of each paper, plus step-by-step guidance to take you through each kind of Cambridge English: First task type, with examples and tips clearly linked to the questions. In the Reading and Use of English, Writing and Speaking papers, it also presents and practises grammar, vocabulary and functional language directly relevant to particular task types.
This is supported by work on correcting common grammar mistakes made by Cambridge English: First candidates in the exam as shown by the Cambridge Learner Corpus. Contact Me. Meet Your Teacher Click here to read about Mrs. More Stuff Class Announcements.
This CD-ROM incorporates a word processing package with structured writing tasks, providing a versatile way to prepare for the different types of writing activity in the FCE exam. Complete First Certificate combines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real FCE candidates make, as revealed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus.
This topic-based course covers every part of the FCE exam in detail, ensuring that students are fully equipped to tackle each part of every paper.
In addition, the accompanying free CD-ROM enables students to focus on their own particular areas of difficulty and work at their own pace. It combines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face.
This course provides comprehensive language development integrated with exam-task familiarisation. There are exercises to help students avoid repeating the typical mistakes that real exam candidates make, as revealed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus. This topic-based course covers every part of Cambridge English: First in detail, ensuring that students are fully equipped to tackle each part of every paper. Exam information and Exam advice is offered throughout, culminating in Exam round-up sections which check that candidates know how to approach each paper.
The accompanying CD-ROM enables students to focus on their own particular areas of difficulty and work at their own pace. ISBN: C to see if she was suited to teaching. B need good teaching to develop their talent. C have previously been taught badly. B buy good musical instruments. C ensure that all their pupils pass music exams. B few students want to learn how to sing. C singing is not often taught in them nowadays.
Use this time to look through the questions, underlining the key words. Advice 24 Listen carefully to the order in which she did things. Which of A—C does she reject? B the training she received as a student teacher.
C a natural ability to communicate with young people. Useful language: basic expressions 1 Write the expressions in the box next to the correct purpose. To give an example: To give a reason: To add information: To ask for repetition: 2 1 because Pardon? Write Yes or No for each person. What do you like about living in your home town? What sort of things do you do in your free time? In what ways do you think you will use English? Hanif 1 2 3 4 5 6 3 sounds quite confident is generally easy to understand gives full answers to the questions uses quite a wide range of language is polite to the examiner probably gets a good mark for Part 1 1 Yara No 10 Listen again.
Which of the expressions from Exercise 1 do they use? Could you repeat that, please? Be confident! If you have a partner, answer these questions in pairs. Part 1 Tip! While you are speaking, look at the examiner who asks you the questions, not at the other candidate. Nobody will interrupt you. Useful language: comparing and contrasting 1 Study pictures A and B on page C1, then write these headings above the correct groups of sentences 1—5.
The picture at the top shows people doing an exercise class. In the second photo, there are some people playing tennis. They both show people taking part in sports. In both of them there are people doing sports. I think the tennis players are fitter than the people in the exercise class. Playing tennis like that is more exciting than doing an exercise class.
These people are moving much more quickly than those people. Speaking Part 2 4 ………………………………………….. An exercise class is usually an indoor activity, while tennis is usually played outside. Those people are playing to win, whereas the others are doing it to get fit. They get paid for taking part.
On the other hand, these people have to pay to do this. You need a proper court to play tennis. In contrast, you can do this kind of exercise anywhere. I prefer to do exercise with lots of other people. I enjoy fast-moving sports more than slower activities.
Read these instructions and the question above photos A and B on page C2. What does Riccardo Candidate B have to do? Here are your photographs on page C2. They show young people with others who are close to them. Candidate B , do you prefer to spend your free time with family or with friends? Suggest who the different groups of people might be.
Say what the two groups are doing at the moment. Contrast the ages of the people in the two pictures. Talk about what the people might do next. Give examples of the things young people can do with friends. Give reasons why young people need to have friends. Describe her own family and her closest friends. Give examples of the things young people can do with their family. Which expressions do they use to introduce reasons and examples? Listen carefully, so you can comment afterwards when the examiner asks you a question.
Remember that A talks for one minute, B for 30 seconds. Here are your photographs on page C3. They show different places where fruit and vegetables are sold. Make sure you spend enough time on both comparing the photos and answering the question about them. Candidate B , Which of these places would you rather buy fruit and vegetables in? Before the exam, get lots of practice talking about pictures. A minute can seem like a long time!
Now, Candidate B , here are your photographs on page C4. They show people who are related to each other. Candidate A , Do you spend more of your free time with family or with friends? You work in pairs. Then the examiner asks you to try to make a decision. Useful language: suggestions Complete the headings above each group of expressions 1—5 with these words. Focusing on instructions and pictures; listening for expressions 1 Look at the exam instructions below and the diagram.
Agreeing with Asking if someone agrees with Disagreeing politely with Giving reasons for disagreeing with Making 1 suggestions How about …? Perhaps we should …? What do you think …? So shall we …, then? Would you agree? Is that all right with you? Would you go along with that? I think so, too. I completely agree with you. Here are some things that you often find in the home and a question for you to discuss. Now, talk to each other about how useful these things are to people.
Now you have a minute to decide which two things are most important to you. Yes 1 Do they listen and reply to each other? Then ask what your partner thinks, and why.
If you disagree with him or her, be polite. Shall we do this one? Keep the conversation going, for instance by saying What do you think of this idea? Here are some of the ideas they are considering and a question for you to discuss. First you have some time to look at the task.
Now, talk to each other about why these ideas might attract more customers to the restaurant. Thank you. Now you have a minute to decide which idea might attract the most customers.
You answer questions based on the same topic as Part 3. You will need to express opinions and give reasons for them, and also to agree or disagree with different opinions. Useful language: opinions Predicting points; listening for expressions 1 Think about the topic of Part 3 things in the home. Complete the expressions with these words. In some cases, more than one answer is possible, and you can use some words more than once.
Why are the others unlikely in Part 4? Decide which of 1—6 is true T or false F for each person. How do you feel about that? Then reply. What issues do you think the examiner might ask you to discuss? The examiner should ask the candidates these questions: Part 4 Tip! Listen to everything that your partner says and show you are interested in the points that he or she makes. Look at the examiner when you are answering his or her questions, but at the other candidate when you are talking together.
What do you think? Select any of the following prompts, as appropriate. Do you agree? And you? That is the end of the test. For each gap, look at the whole sentence before you choose the answer. A so B just C almost D as 3 I wanted to change the subject, but he … on telling me all the details.
For questions 1—8, read the text below and decide which answer A, B, C or D best fits each gap. Understanding the overall meaning of the text makes it easier to choose the correct words for the gaps. D Planes can make it rain Living next to an airport has always meant having to 0 planes landing and taking off.
Now it seems that 1 bad weather, according to a 2 the noise of residents also have published study. The scientists looked at satellite 3 of clouds above airports, and also studied computer models of the way clouds behave.
What they found was that as a plane flies through a very cold cloud, the air behind it expands and then cools 4 rapidly. This sudden drop in temperature, 5 with the hole formed in the cloud where the plane has passed through, can increase the 6 In the case of major airports, with hundreds of flights every day, this can have a significant on weather patterns up to kilometres away.
Remember to look for prepositions that often follow certain verbs and adjectives. Test 2 Exam practice 69 Test 2 Training Page 14 Reading and Use of English Part 2 Task information Useful language: relative pronouns, auxiliary verbs and reference words 1 Complete the sentences using each word once. My daughter will, too. Correct the eight expressions that are wrong. Unfortunately, I cannot attend the meeting owing to I have another appointment.
This device can save us money on other costs, although its high purchase price. Remember always to read the whole text before you try to fill in any gaps. Example: 0 O F Cycling makes financial sense These days, most people are aware 0 the environmental impact of motor vehicles, and they realise that cars are responsible 9 the problems facing their cities.
Not 10 11 many of people, however, ever stop think about how much money they would save by switching from driving to cycling. Cars cost a lot to buy, and 12 other major investments such as houses, of that, there are running costs such as repair bills, tax and insurance, all of 14 seem to go up every year.
On 13 Bicycles, by contrast, are far 15 Advice 12 You need to make a contrast. Some answers may be auxiliary verbs like has or will. Your answer may be correct. Look Advice carefully at the words before and after each gap and decide what part of speech you need. What form do we use to describe how someone feels? There are two noun forms for this word — which do we need here? The use of a number is a clue. Be careful with the spelling. Is a prefix or a suffix required?
You need to add both a prefix and suffix here. Remember always to check your spelling! Follow the exam instructions. For each of 17—24, study the gap, the sentence it is in and the word in capitals. When you have filled in all the gaps, read the complete text to make sure everything makes sense. Remember to use the context, especially the words next to the gap, to work out what kind of word you need to form e.
Since then, however, the number of emails sent has increased 18 , to the point that the volume received on a daily basis has become 19 for STRESS many people. For some users, 20 the situation that they regularly has become BEAR they receive without even bothering to read them, which is rather 21 , to say the least. A less extreme 21 Make sure you add the correct suffix. RISK measure is to install software that sorts incoming mail into different categories. Not all of us, though, may be so keen to let software make such 24 Reading and Use of English Part 3 for us.
In each case, underline the words that change in both sentences. Note: this is not an exam task and there is no key word. On Saturday night, I hate staying in on 2 Despite the fact I was carrying an umbrella, I got completely wet.
Harry wishes he 4 People believe it was the worst storm in history. It is believed to 5 Somebody has painted our house. For each sentence, underline the words you think you will have to change. Have you got all the ideas from the first sentence in your new sentence? Remember that contracted forms e. HAVE That poem written about these beautiful hills. Look at A—D after you read what the text says.
Otherwise you may be misled by the wrong answers. You are going to read an article about studying abroad for a year. For questions 31—36 on page 77, choose the answer A, B, C or D which you think fits best according to the text. It seems that there are not enough older siblings explaining just how easy it is to take part in an international exchange. While most universities offer worldwide exchanges, where students swap places with others from all over the world for a semester or a year during their degree, the number and quality on offer, together with the cost and time spent abroad, vary dramatically.