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Table of Contents
                            Cover
Title page
Copyright
Contents
Map of the book
Worksheets
	Reading and Use of English Part 1
	Reading and Use of English Part 2
	Reading and Use of English Part 3
	Reading and Use of English Part 4
	Reading and Use of English Part 5
	Reading and Use of English Part 6
	Reading and Use of English Part 7
	Writing Part 1
	Writing Part 2
	Listening Part 1
	Listening Part 2
	Listening Part 3
	Listening Part 4
	Speaking Part 1
	Speaking Part 2
	Speaking Parts 3 and 4
	Think about it
	Acknowledgements
                        
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B1 140–159
Cambridge English:
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A2 120–139
Cambridge English:
Key and Key for Schools

FOR FIRST AND
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Focus on essential exam practice with the Exam Booster for First
and First for Schools. Maximise potential with dedicated exam task
practice for class or home study. Use with or without a coursebook
to develop a deeper understanding of the exam and boost test
takers’ con� dence.

Suitable for Cambridge English: First
or Cambridge English: First for Schools

54 Exam tasks practise each part of the exam three times

Exam facts provide practical information about each task

Exam tips provide useful advice on how to approach each task

Get it right! boxes highlight typical candidate errors in the exam

Think about it tasks check understanding of each exam part

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practice with easy-to-follow expert guidance, and exam tips designed to guarantee
exam success.

The fi rst two tests are fully guided, with tips and advice on how to tackle
each paper

Additional grammar, vocabulary and writing practice activities help
students avoid typical mistakes made by real exam candidates in
Cambridge English: First

Answer key includes clear explanations and model answers for the
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Audio for the listening and speaking test activities is available online
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• a helpful overview of the Cambridge English: First for Schools exam to familiarise you with its format
• attractive visual material to help you practise for the paired Speaking test
• photocopiable answer sheets so you can practise transferring your answers
• a clear explanation of marking and grading, illustrated by authentic sample answers
• recording scripts and answer keys
• frameworks to help you prepare for the Speaking test
• downloadable audio containing the recorded material for the Listening paper.
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Student’s Book without answers
Student’s Book with answers
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Cambridge English: First (FCE) for Schools

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Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) for Schools

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FIRST 2This 2nd collection of examination papers for the revised Cambridge English: First, also known as First Certifi cate in English (FCE) provides all the exam practice you need. It contains: • four offi cial examination papers that provide authentic exam practice• a helpful overview of the Cambridge English: First exam to familiarise you with its format• attractive visual material to help you practise for the paired Speaking test• photocopiable answer sheets so you can practise transferring your answers• a clear explanation of marking and grading, illustrated by authentic sample answers• recording scripts and answer keys
• frameworks to help you prepare for the Speaking test
• downloadable audio containing the recorded material for the Listening paper.
Also available:
Separate Audio CDs (Recorded material for the Listening paper)
Student’s Book without answers
Student’s Book with answers
Online versions as Cambridge English: First Tests 5–8 on



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WITH ANSWERS
FIRST CERTIFICATE IN ENGLISH

ISBN 978 1 107 66331 2

CEFR level: Cambridge English exam:

C2 Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

C1 Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

B2
Cambridge English: First (FCE)

Cambridge English: First (FCE) for Schools

B1
Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)

Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) for Schools

A2
Cambridge English: Key (KET)

Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools

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57FIRST WRITING | PART 2 | 2

Exam task

You have received an email from your English-speaking pen friend Rob. Write your answer in
140–190 words in an appropriate style.

• You must answer all the questions in the letter. You may need to give advice, offer help, make

suggestions or express your opinions.

• Remember to use informal language.

• Don’t forget to open your letter or email correctly (Hi Alison, Dear Nick) and include an
appropriate closing (Best wishes, All the best).

Exam tips

Find ...
1. two ways of beginning informal emails. ........................................................................................
2. two ways of ending informal emails. ............................................................................................
3. four contracted forms. ...............................................................................................................
4. an informal way of giving an opinion. ...........................................................................................
5. an informal word for also. ..........................................................................................................
6. an informal way of inviting someone to do something. ..................................................................
7. an example of a word omitted from a sentence to make it more informal. ......................................
8. an informal word for very. ..........................................................................................................

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Read the two emails below. Then answer the questions.

From: Rob
Subject: Festivals
Can you help me with a class project? I have to write about festivals in different countries, and the way
people celebrate them. Can you tell me about your favourite festival in your country? What is it and
when does it take place? How do people usually celebrate it? Why do you enjoy it?

Thanks,
Rob

Write your email.

From: Tom
Subject: Summer holidays

Hello Sam,
How are things? Do you fancy coming to stay with me for
a few days in the summer holidays? My uncle’s given me
his old canoe, so we could try it out on the lake near our
house. Do you think we’ll be able to steer it together? Plus,
I’ve got a new tent, so we could camp out if the weather’s
good. Should be fun! Let me know.
Write soon,
Tom

From: Sam
Subject: Summer holidays

Hi Tom,
Great to hear from you! Yeah, that sounds amazing! I've
done canoeing before, so I reckon we'll be fine. Camping
sounds pretty cool too!
See you soon,
Sam

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FIRST WRITING | PART 2 | 3

3FIRST WRITING

A FORMAL LETTER OR EMAIL

Complete the sentences with the words in the box. Which TWO sentences are false?
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Read the task. Write your answer in 140–190 words in an appropriate style.
You have seen this advertisement for a summer job.

Education and work

academic campus graduate institution lecturer qualify seminar sit

1. You go to university to get .......................... qualifications.

2. Cambridge University is a well-known educational .......................... .

3. A .......................... is a discussion class for a small group of students.

4. A .......................... is an area where there are university buildings and accommodation
for students.

5. Most students .......................... and are awarded their degree after three years of study.

6. In Britain, it takes around four years of study to .......................... as doctor.

7. Most university students .......................... exams at the end of each year of their course.

8. A .......................... is a university teacher who usually teaches small groups of students.

Young people wanted

We are looking for enthusiastic, outgoing young people to work as team leaders in our
summer camps, organising activities for children aged 7–12. You must get on well with
children and be good at sport.

Please apply saying why you are suitable for the job and what qualifications and
experience you have that would be useful in the job.

Write your letter of application.

Exam task

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First Speaking Part 3/4Think about it

Read the following sentences about First Speaking Part 2. Are they TRUE or FALSE?

1. The examiner will give you two photographs to compare. ..............................

2. The photographs will be connected in some way. ..............................

3. You will have a conversation with the examiner about the photographs. ..............................

4. The examiner will ask you to talk about the photographs in a particular way. For example, you might talk about

the advantages for the people in the photos of an activity they are doing. ..............................

5. The question you have to answer is shown above the photos as a reminder. ..............................

6. You have to speak for about one minute without interruption. ..............................

7. Your partner will not comment on your photos. ..............................

8. The process is repeated, with your partner looking at some different photos. ..............................

First Speaking Part 2

Match 1–8 with a–h to make sentences about First Speaking Parts 3 and 4.

a for you to discuss.

b questions for you to discuss.

c with the other candidate.

d make a decision.

e you did in Part 3.

f look at, and a task to do.

g for two minutes.

h the other candidate.

1. In Part 3, you will have a conversation with

2. The examiner will give you some material to

3. You will see some written prompts and a question

4. You should talk about the ideas with the other candidate

5. After this, the examiner will ask you to

6. In Part 4, the examiner will ask

7. The questions are related to the task

8. You can agree or disagree

THINK ABOUT IT

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