I libri per la preparazione all’esame First del 2018 e 2019 attualmente in commercio sono perlopiù pubblicati dalla Cambridge University Press, ma esistono anche dei validi manuali proposti da altri editori. I volumi sono pensati per preparare gli studenti all’esame per ottenere il First Certificate in English, anche noto come FCE, un certificato rilasciato dall’Università di Cambridge. Il First in UE è equiparato al livello B2 di conoscenza della lingua.
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Compact first for schools
A focused, 50–60 hour course for the revised Cambridge English: First (FCE) for Schools exam from 2015. The Student’s Book features eight topic-based units to maximise the exam performance of school-age learners. The CD-ROM provides interactive grammar, vocabulary and exam skills tasks including listening and the Workbook provides further practice of language and vocabulary. The Audio for the Workbook is available online for download. Student’s Book Audio is available separately. Two full practice tests are available online for teachers to access.
Complete first. Workbook. With answers
Complete First provides thorough preparation for the revised 2015 Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam. This Workbook consolidates and extends the language and exam skills covered in the Complete First Student’s Book Second edition. The Audio CD provides all the audio material for the Workbook listening activities. A full answer key includes the recording scripts. A Workbook without answers is also available separately.
Objective first certificate. Student’s book. Without answers
Fourth edition of the best-selling Cambridge English: First (FCE) course, updated to prepare for the 2015 revised exam. The Student’s Book without answers contains fresh, updated texts and artwork that provide solid language development, lively class discussion and training in exam skills. The 24 topic-based units include examples from the Cambridge English Corpus to highlight common learner errors, while vocabulary sections informed by the English Vocabulary Profile ensure that students are learning the most useful language required at this level. A phrasal verb list provides a handy reference. The interactive CD-ROM provides comprehensive extra practice of the language and topics covered in the book. Class Audio CDs containing the recordings for the listening exercises are available separately.
Complete first language english for Cambridge IGCSE
Comprehensively matched to the Cambridge IGCSE syllabus for final examination in 2019, this thematic and literature-based approach helps students develop key skills and knowledge, make cross-curricular connections and think critically across a huge range of text types. Closely supported by digital teacher resources and a skills-focused Workbook, the complete package of resources thoroughly equips you to tackle the Cambridge IGCSE course and assessment. A new edition for the latest Cambridge syllabus, for examination from 2020, will be available in 2018.
First masterclass. Student’s book – Skills practice online
The contemporary design and updated material in this revised edition will motivate students preparing for the 2015 Cambridge English B2 First exam. Skills training activities and tips give students confidence when approaching examination tasks. The Student’s Book includes access to an online practice test, as well as Online Skills Practice, to give learners plenty of support outside class.
FCE skills writing
Improve your Skills: Writing for First (FCE) Student’s Book prepares pupils for the FCE Writing tests. Part of the Improve your Skills series which aims to develop the skills, language and test techniques required for success in the FCE. This book comes `With Key’ and MPO for further online practice.
First certificate trainer
Six full practice tests plus easy-to-follow expert guidance and exam tips designed to guarantee exam success. The syllabus for this exam has changed and this book has now been replaced by 9781107470187 First Trainer Second edition Six Practice Tests with answers with Audio.
FCE skills Use of English
Improve your Skills: Use of English for First (FCE) Student’s Book prepares pupils to affectively use English language to complete tasks. Part of the Improve your Skills series which aims to develop the skills, language and test techniques required to achieve success in the FCE, this book comes `With key’ and MPO for further online practice.
Exam essentials practice tests: First FCE
Exam Essentials is our major British English exam preparation series combining exam preparation, practice, and tips for the revised Cambridge English exams. This effective combination of testing and teaching has proved a popular formula with teachers and students. The first two practice tests in each book are ‘walk-through’ tests. Students are carefully guided through the tests and shown how they work and what they have to do to succeed in each part of the exam. Additional step-by-step support for the Writing paper is offered in all the tests. All of the tests are written by experts in the field, which means that students preparing for the exams experience material that is appropriate for and at a level at least as high as the actual exams. Candidates internationally find the Speaking test very challenging.
Informazioni utili sul First Certificate in English
L’esame First comprende 4 parti (papers):
- Prima parte (first paper): Reading e Use of English (1 ora e 15 minuti);
- Seconda parte (second paper): Writing (1 ora e 20 minuti);
- Terza parte (third paper): Listening (approssimativamente 40 minuti);
- Quarta parte (fourth paper): Speaking (14 minuti);
La prima sezione contribuisce per il 40% del voto totale mentre le altre tre contribuiscono ciascuna per il 20% al voto totale. Ci sono tre gradi di promozione (A, B e C). I candidati che ottengono il grado D o E non superano l’esame. Non è obbligatorio ottenere la sufficienza in tutte le quattro parti per ricevere il diploma, è sufficiente ottenere in qualsiasi modo il 60% dei punti totali. Come per tutti gli altri esami di Cambridge, la qualifica, una volta conseguita, non viene mai revocata.