FCE Writing | B2 First Certificate Cambridge English Exam
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FCE Writing | B2 First Certificate Cambridge English Exam

Pass FCE Writing: B2 First Certificate Cambridge English Exam
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Last updated 12/2018
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the FCE Writing paper structure (B2 First Certificate)
  • Perfect the best strategy to answer all the questions in the FCE Writing (B2 First Certificate) Paper
  • See how examiners mark FCE: B2 First writing papers
  • Prepare yourself effectively for the FCE Writing Paper
Requirements
  • You should have a lower-intermediate (A2-B1) level of English
  • It is better if you have a personal computer (pc) or laptop & a printer
Description

Do you want to travel the world, improve your job prospects, get into universities and make your life better?

If you get a B2 English certificate you can travel the world. The FCE exam gives you access to loads of universities in English speaking countries.

There is no other course which focuses on and instructs you how to pass each section of this exam, using exam samples for practice exercises.

This course allows you to concentrate specifically on what you need to do in order to pass the FCE Writing paper - check out the promo video and course previews

This FCE Writing course teaches you how to prepare yourself for the B2 First Certificate exam. It shows you:

  • The best resources to use.

  • What examiners look for.

  • How to get top marks for very part of the FCE Writing paper.

  • Practice examples.

  • The best method to use to prepare for and pass the exam.


  • How to effectively study by yourself.

  • How to book your exam.

This is a globally recognised language exam – accepted by lots of education and work institutions around the world!

In this course I give you all the best tips, techniques and resources to effectively prepare yourself for the FCE Writing paper. I go through each part of this paper giving you the best advice on how to answer the questions, so you won't need to spend lots of extra money on lessons.

The course comprises 12 video lessons with lots of useful information, tips and practice exercises. 

Homework exercises are also given.

I have helped hundreds of students pass the FCE Writing paper, will you be next?

Who this course is for:
  • Students who would like to get into university with a lower intermediate (A2-B1) level of English!
  • People who would like to get better jobs and have a lower intermediate (A2-B1) level of English!
  • Anyone who would like to have more job opportunities and has a lower intermediate (A2-B1) level of English!
  • Students who want to have proof of their English language ability!
  • Any student who wants a B2 English language certificate!
  • *Any webpage/coursebook/resource links mentioned in the video lectures will also be posted in the description with the video...
Course content
Expand 12 lectures 02:22:48
+ Cambridge English: B2 First (FCE) Writing Paper Certificate
12 lectures 02:22:48

This video tells you:

What you will learn in the course.

How to fully benefit from the course.

*Any webpage/coursebook/resource links mentioned in the video lectures will also be posted in the description with the video...

Course resources:

https://shop.swiss-exams.ch/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/First.pdf


Ready For First coursebook:  http://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/ - includes grammar reference and vocabulary list BUT no cd's

Free listening samples on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W3QR72BWVc

Ready For First workbook - http://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/ - includes cd BUT no grammar reference.


Book Lessons:

If you want to book lessons with me, complete the form on this page: http://studentlanguages.com/book-lessons/


Preview 05:32

This video tells you:

The Cambridge English: B2 First Certificate (FCE) B2 level exam format. 

How many papers there are and the duration of each paper.

To pass the exam you should be getting a minimum of 60% in each exam paper.

What the different parts of the Writing paper look like, including how many questions and how many marks are awarded.

A few quick tips.

Overall Exam Structure & Writing Paper Format
09:46

In this video I go through the 4 different marking criteria which examiners use when they are marking your writing paper:


Content

Communicative Achievement

Organisation

Language


We will look at an assessment scale which shows you what to do in order to get top marks (5) in the writing paper (page 34):

https://shop.swiss-exams.ch/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/First.pdf

Learning and understanding these criteria will help you to get great marks in the writing paper.

Writing Marking Criteria
11:46

In this video we will look at:

The format of the writing paper.

The format of Part 1 of the writing paper in more detail.

Common Questions about Part 1.

Assessment Scale For how examiners mark the writing paper.

Introduction To Part 1 - Essay
04:56

In this video lecture you will:

See An Example Question

Critique An Example Answer

Learn Some Advice For Writing An Essay

Read Some Examiner Comments

Correct Some Essay Mistakes

Learn More General Tips For Writing An Essay

Essay Advice & Critique
14:08

In this video we will look at:

The format of the writing paper.

The format of Part 1 of the writing paper in more detail.

Common Questions about Part 1.

Assessment Scale For how examiners mark the writing paper (page 34): https://shop.swiss-exams.ch/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/First.pdf

Introduction To Part 2
06:33

In this video lecture you will:

See An Example Question

Critique An Example Answer

Learn Some Advice For Writing A Review

Read Some Examiner Comments

Correct Some Review Mistakes

Learn More General Tips For Writing A Review

Review Advice & Critique
16:19

In this video lecture you will:

See An Example Question

Critique An Example Answer

Learn Some Advice For Writing A Report

Read Some Examiner Comments

Correct Some Report Mistakes

Learn More General Tips For Writing A Report

Report Advice & Critique
14:55

In this video lecture you will:

See An Example Question

Critique An Example Answer

Learn Some Advice For Writing An Article

Read Some Examiner Comments

Correct Some Article Mistakes

Learn More General Tips For Writing An Article

Article Advice & Critique
13:21

In this video lecture you will:

See An Example Question

Critique An Example Answer

Learn Some Advice For Writing An Email

Read Some Examiner Comments

Correct Some Email Mistakes

Learn More General Tips For Writing An Email

Preview 16:23

In this video lecture you will:

See An Example Question

Critique An Example Answer

Learn Some Advice For Writing A Letter

Read Some Examiner Comments

Correct Some Letter Mistakes

Learn More General Tips For Writing A Letter

Letter Advice & Critique
15:48

This video tells you the 5 steps you need to follow from now until your exam to ensure you get the best mark possible!!!

1 - Learn an exam strategy

2 - Use the strategy to complete a coursebook https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/ - here you will find 'Ready for First' coursebook (with a grammar reference but no cds) or the workbook (with a cd - no grammar reference)

Free listening samples: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0W3QR72BWVc&t=5s&list=LL500-zXPwJfe4gemhjSGKhw

3 - Specifically target your weak areas

Good grammar books:

https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

4 - Measure your progress

Practice test book: https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

http://studentlanguages.com/book-lessons/   

5 - Book your exam in Cambridge: http://www.cambridgeopencentre.org/asp_pages/examinations.asp

Find your nearest exam centre: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/find-a-centre/find-an-exam-centre/



Extra Resources

Coursebook:  https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

Workbook: https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

Intermediate English grammar in use: https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

Recycling Your English (grammar): https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

First Practice Test Book:  https://studentlanguages.com/b2-first-books/

Handbook for teachers: https://shop.swiss-exams.ch/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/First.pdf

Information for candidates: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/images/181310-first-information-for-candidates-.pdf

Ultimate guide to fce: http://studentlanguages.com/prepare-first-certificate-online/

Writing samples: http://studentlanguages.com/fce-writing-examples/


Other B2 First (FCE) courses:

B2 First (FCE) Use Of English Exam Paper Video Course: https://studentlanguages.com/fceuse

B2 First (FCE) Speaking Paper Video Course: https://studentlanguages.com/fcespeak

B2 First (FCE) Reading Video Course: https://studentlanguages.com/fceread

B2 First (FCE) Listening Video Course: https://studentlanguages.com/fcelisten


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Find an exam centre (global): http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/find-a-centre/find-an-exam-centre/


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