Cambridge IGCSE - First Language English Coursebook

ISBN: 9781107657823 Categorii: Diverse, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge University Press. An apariție: 2014 Autor: Marian Cox Editură: Cambridge University Press Stoc: La comandă

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This Fourth edition Coursebook is designed to support the Cambridge IGCSE First Language English (0500) and Cambridge International Level 1/Level 2 Certificate First Language English (0522). A student-friendly resource that teaches the reading and writing techniques required for the Cambridge IGCSE, as well as providing two bespoke units on speaking and listening techniques, plus embedded activities on these skills throughout. It includes carefully designed activities on a variety of engaging topics, set out in 14 lively, full-colour units. A dedicated microsite for Cambridge First Language English provides free online resources to support the course, including answers to the Coursebook activities.

Introduction to the Fourth edition

Skills grid

Part 1. Travel and Sport: Unit 1. Reading comprehension - skimming and scanning, selecting points for summary, making notes using your own words, looking at writers' language choices

Unit 2. Response writing - journals, letters, considering audience, choosing a style

Unit 3. Continuous writing (descriptive) - planning compositions, writing descriptions, using adjectives and imagery

Part 2. Work and Education: Unit 4. Reading comprehension - understanding, selecting and organising material for summary questions

Unit 5. Response writing - transforming information, news reports, letters

Unit 6. Continuous writing (informative and descriptive) - giving an account, structuring description

Part 3. People and Society: Unit 7. Reading comprehension - expanding notes, sentence structure, vocabulary building, summary style, analysing how writers achieve effects

Unit 8. Response writing - persuasive devices, analysing techniques, writing publicity material, drawing inferences, writing in role, targeting an audience

Unit 9. Continuous writing (narrative) - plot, setting and atmosphere

Part 4. Ideas and Technology: Unit 10. Reading comprehension - collating texts, analysing style, vocabulary building, advanced punctuation

Unit 11. Response writing - spelling techniques, expressing and supporting a view, collating and ordering information, reports and articles

Unit 12. Continuous writing (narrative) - character, voice, viewpoint, using dialogue

Part 5. Speaking and Listening: Unit 13. Preparing a talk

answering questions, engaging in dialogue

Unit 14. Group discussion, facts versus opinions, defending opinions, delivering a speech

List of terms


Marian Cox
Data Publicarii
Cambridge University Press
Isbn 13
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