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Compact First for Schools

Compact First for Schools
Student's Book without Answers with CD-ROM with Testbank

2nd Edition

Authors

Barbara Thomas, Laura Matthews

English Type

British English

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Available

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1 Dynamic online product, 1 Paperback, 1 CD-ROM

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Print/online bundle

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ISBN

9781107543928

Date Published

July 2015

CEF Level

B2

Product description

A focused, 50–60 hour course for the revised Cambridge English: First (FCE) for Schools exam from 2015.

Compact First for Schools Student's Book features eight topic-based units to maximise the exam performance of school-age learners. Units are organised by exam paper with pages on Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking. A Grammar reference covers key areas in the syllabus, and unit-based wordlists include target vocabulary with definitions, there is also a revision section. The CD-ROM provides interactive grammar, vocabulary and exam skills tasks including listening. A Testbank access code for four online Cambridge English: First for Schools practice tests is included with this Student's Book.

Key features

  • Provides efficient exam preparation in 50-60 core hours.
  • Content and treatment of topics targets the interests and experience of schools age students while preparing them for the exam.
  • Grammar sections and a Grammar Reference help students build up the accurate language structure necessary for the Use of English parts of the Reading and Use of English paper.
  • B2-level vocabulary is targeted, drawing on insights from English Profile, covering items such as collocations, word formation, phrasal verbs, three word verbs, easily confused words.
  • Two full practice tests are available online for teachers to access.
  • Two teen-inspired topics in each unit ensure the entire exam syllabus is covered, and can also act as a basis for CLIL-based extension activities and projects.

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