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Contents

Introduction

Paper 1 Reading Paper 2 Writing Paper 3 Use of English Paper 4 Listening Paper 5 Speaking

Paper 1 Reading Paper 2 Writing Paper 3 Use of English Paper 4 Listening Paper 5 Speaking

Paper 1 Reading Paper 2 Writing Paper 3 Use of English Paper 4 Listening Paper 5 Speaking

Paper 1 Reading Paper 2 Writing Paper 3 Use of English Paper 4 Listening Paper 5 Speaking

Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4

Paper 5 frames Paper 5 frames Paper 5 frames Paper 5 frames

Marks and results

Test 1 Test 2 Test 3 Test 4

Key and transcript Key and transcript Key and transcript Key and transcript

Visual materials for Paper 5

Sample answer sheets

Thanks and acknowledgements

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Introduction this collection of four complete practice tests comprises papers from the CambridgeEnglish: FirstforSchools examination

students can practise these tests on their own or with the help of a teacher

the CambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools examination is part of a suite of general English examinations produced by Cambridge ESOL

this suite consists of five examinations that have similar characteristics but are designed for different levels of English language ability

CambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools is at Level B2 in the Council of Europe’s CommonEuropeanFrameworkofReferenceforLanguages:Learning,teaching,assessment

it has also been accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations regulation (Ofqual) in the UK as a Level 1 ESOL certificate in the national Qualifications Framework

TheCambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools examination is widely recognised in commerce and industry and in individual university faculties and other educational institutions

Examination

Council of Europe Framework Level

UK National Qualifications Framework Level

Cambridge English: Proficiency CertificateofProficiency inEnglish(CPE)

Cambridge English: Advanced Certificatein AdvancedEnglish(CAE)

Cambridge English: First for Schools FirstCertificateinEnglish(FCE) forSchools

Cambridge English: Preliminary PreliminaryEnglishTest(PET)

Entry 3

Cambridge English: Key KeyEnglishTest(KET)

Entry 2

CambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools follows exactly the same format as CambridgeEnglish: First and the level of the question papers is identical

the only difference is that the content and treatment of topics in CambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools have been particularly targeted at the interest and experience of school pupils

CambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools candidates who achieve Grade C or higher in the exam,

receive a CambridgeEnglish:Firstcertificate

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Further information the information contained in this practice book is designed to be an overview of the exam

For a full description of all of the above exams,

including information about task types,

testing focus and preparation,

please see the relevant handbooks which can be obtained from Cambridge ESOL at the address below or from the website at: www

CambridgeESOL

org University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations 1 hills road Cambridge CB1 2EU United Kingdom

telephone: +44 1223 553997 Fax: +44 1223 553621 Email: [email protected]

The structure of Cambridge English: First for Schools: an overview the CambridgeEnglish:FirstforSchools examination consists of five papers

Paper 1 Reading 1 hour this paper consists of three parts,

each containing a text and some questions

Part 3 may contain two or more shorter related texts

there are 30 questions in total,

gapped-text and multiple-matching questions

Paper 2 Writing 1 hour 20 minutes this paper consists of two parts which carry equal marks

candidates have to write either a letter or an email of between 120 and 150 words

there are four tasks from which candidates choose one to write about

the range of tasks from which questions may be drawn includes an article,

a review and a short story

the last question is based on the set books

these books remain on the list for two years

Look on the website or contact the Cambridge ESOL Local Secretary in your area for the up-to-date list of set books

the question on the set books has two options,

from which candidates choose one to write about

candidates have to write between 120 and 180 words

Paper 3 Use of English 45 minutes this paper consists of four parts and tests control of English grammar and vocabulary

there are 42 questions in total

the tasks include gap-filling exercises,

word formation and sentence transformation

Paper 4 Listening 40 minutes (approximately) this paper consists of four parts

Each part contains a recorded text or texts and some questions,

sentence completion and multiple-matching

Each text is heard twice

there is a total of 30 questions

Paper 5 Speaking 14 minutes this paper consists of four parts

the standard test format is two candidates and two examiners

One examiner takes part in the conversation while the other examiner listens

Both examiners give marks

Candidates will be given photographs and other visual and written material to look at and talk about

Sometimes candidates will talk with the other candidate,

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Grading the overall grade is based on the total score gained in all five papers

Each paper is weighted to 40 marks

the five papers total 200 marks after weighting

it is not necessary to achieve a satisfactory level in all five papers in order to pass the examination

Certificates are given to candidates who pass the examination with grade a,

Exceptional candidates sometimes show a level beyond B2 level

if you have achieved a grade a in your exam,

you will receive the CambridgeEnglish:First stating that you demonstrated ability at Level C1

if you have achieved grade B or C in your exam,

you will be awarded the CambridgeEnglish:First at Level B2

if your performance is below Level B2,

you will receive a Cambridge English certificate stating that you demonstrated ability at B1 level

On the back of your certificate you find additional information about your exam and Can Do statements for CEFr Levels C1,

B2 and B1

all candidates are sent a Statement of results which includes a graphical profile of their performance in each paper and shows their relative performance in each one

For further information on grading and results,

go to the website (see page 5)

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