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  • 1. FCE – FIRST CERTIFICATE OF ENGLISH Teachers’ training
  • 2. FCE and the CEF (Common European Framework) Note that students in the level B2 are ready for the exam FCE. Our books prepare students to take this exam since the first level. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 3. Why take a Cambridge ESOL exam?  Develop good communication skills  • Cambridge ESOL exams cover all four language skills – listening, speaking, reading  and writing – as well as testing your use of grammar and vocabulary.  • Yet, the prep course for the exam enables students to review everything they have learned so far and thus improve their communication skills.  A world of opportunity  • Thousands of employers, universities and government departments around the world  recognise Cambridge ESOL examinations, so a Cambridge ESOL exam is a valuable  qualification to have when you need to provide evidence of your level of English for a  job or when you apply for a place to study (see the list on the next slide).  Quality you can trust  • School certificates of course completition are not a proof of fluent English, as well as other unknown certificates. Cambridge certificates are. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 4. Companies who use Cambridge exams 3M Disney PricewaterhouseCoopers Adidas DuPont Procter & Gamble Agfa-Gevaert Ericsson Rank Xerox AstraZeneca Estée Lauder Roche AT&T General Motors Rolls-Royce Barclays Bank Gillette Shell BASF GlaxoSmithKline Siemens Bayer Goodyear Sony BP Hertz Sun Microsystems British Airways Hewlett-Packard Texaco Cable & Wireless HSBC Toyota Carrefour IBM Unilever Citibank Johnson & Johnson Vodafone Coca-Cola KPMG World Bank Colgate-Palmolive Microsoft World Health Credit Suisse Mobil Oil Organization DaimlerChrysler Nestlé (WHO) Dell Nokia World Wide Fund for Deutsche PepsiCo Nature (WWF) DHL Philips Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 5. Parts of the NEW test TYPE PAPER TIMING Reading 1 1 hour Writing 2 1 hour 20 minutes Use of English 3 45 minutes Listening 4 40 minutes (approximately) Speaking 5 14 minutes Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 6. MARKS AND RESULTS (correction)  A candidate‟s overall FCE grade is based on the total score gained by the candidate in all five papers.  It is NOT necessary to achieve a satisfactory level in all five papers in order to pass the examination.  Results are reported as three passing grades (A, B and C) and two failing grades (D and E)  All the papers are equally weighted, each contributing 40 marks to the examination‟s overall total number of 200 marks. This final mark is then converted to the standardised score out of 100. See below: Grade A = 80-100 marks Grade B = 75-79 marks Grade C = 60-74 marks Grade D = 55-59 marks Grade E = 54 marks or below. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 7. PAPER 1 : READING Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 8. PAPER 1: Reading  This paper consists of 3 parts, with a range of texts and accompanying comprehension tasks.  It lasts 1 hour  There are 30 questions in total, including multiple choice, gapped text, and matching questions. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 9. PAPER 1: READING PART 1 Task type: Multiple choice. Focus: Detail, opinion, main idea, meaning from context, etc).  In this part of the Reading paper students have to read a text carefully and answer 8 questions.  The questions are multiple choice, each with four options (A, B, C or D) and they follow the same order as the information in the text.  HOW TO CORRECT : Each correct answer receives 2 marks. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 10. PAPER 1: READING PART 2 Task type: Gapped text. Focus: text structure, cohesion and coherence.  In Part 2, students have to read a text from which 7 sentences or paragraphs have been removed.  After the text they will find some sentences or paragraphs and you have to choose one of them to fit each space.  There is one option which does not fit anywhere.  HOW TO CORRECT : Each correct answer receives 2 marks. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 11. PAPER 1: READING PART 3 Task type: Multiple matching Focus: Specific information, detail, opinion and attitude.  In Part 3, students have to read 15 prompts followed either by a long text divided into paragraphs or by a series of short texts.  They have to scan the text(s) and decide which of the prompts matches which paragraph/text. There may be two or more „matches‟ for each prompt, unlike Part 2.  HOW TO CORRECT : Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 12. PAPER 1: Answer sheet Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 13. PAPER 2: WRITING Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 14. PAPER 2: Writing  This paper consists of 2 parts: a compulsory one in Part 1 and one from a choice of five in Part 2.  It lasts 1 hour 20 minutes.  There are 30 questions in total, including multiple choice, gapped text and matching questions.  Candidates are penalised for inclusion of content irrelevant to the task set Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 15. PAPER 2: WRITING PART 1 Focus: Writing a letter or email. Focus on: advising, apologising, comparing, describing, explaining, expressing opinions, justifying, persuading, recommending and suggesting.  For this part of the Writing paper, students have to write either a letter or an email based on some input material of up to 250 words.  The input material will be a letter or an email with notes. Students have to write 120–150 words.  HOW TO CORRECT: Quantity of marks = 20 (maximum). Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 16. PAPER 2: WRITING PART 2 Questions 2 to 5 Focus: (for questions 1 to 4) Writing one of the following: an article, an essay, a letter, a report, a review, a story. (for question 5) writing one of the above, based on one of two prescribed readers (books). There are 2 options of tasks. Focus on: advising, apologizing, comparing, describing, explaining, expressing opinions, justifying, persuading, recommending and suggesting.  Students can choose one of the five options.  They should write 120180 words  HOW TO CORRECT: Quantity of marks = 20 (maximum). Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 17. BANDS FOR ASSESSING WRITING BAND 5 For a Band 5 to be awarded, the candidate‟s writing fully achieves the desired effect on the target reader. All the content points required in 20 points the task are included* and expanded appropriately. Ideas are organised effectively, with the use of a variety of linking devices and a wide range of structure and vocabulary. The language is well developed, and any Adequate errors that do occur are minimal and perhaps due to ambitious for FCE attempts at more complex language. Register and format which is consistently appropriate to the purpose of the task and the audience is used. BAND 4 For a Band 4 to be awarded, the candidate‟s writing achieves the desired effect on the target reader. All the content points required in 18,5 points the task are included*. Ideas are clearly organised, with the use of suitable linking devices and a good range of structure and vocabulary. Adequate Generally, the language is accurate, and any errors that do occur are for FCE mainly due to attempts at more complex language. Register and format which is, on the whole, appropriate to the purpose of the task and the audience is used. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 18. BANDS FOR ASSESSING WRITING BAND 3 For a Band 3 to be awarded, the candidate‟s writing, on the whole, achieves the desired effect on the target reader. All the content points 15 points required in the task are included*. Ideas are organised adequately, with the use of simple linking devices and an adequate range of structure and vocabulary. A number of errors may be present, but they do not impede Adequate communication. A reasonable, if not always successful, attempt is made for FCE at register and format which is appropriate to the purpose of the task and the audience. BAND 2 For a Band 2 to be awarded, the candidate‟s writing does not clearly communicate the message to the target reader. Some 10 points content points required in the task are inadequately covered or omitted, and/or there is some irrelevant material. Ideas are Inadequate inadequately organised, linking devices are rarely used, and the for FCE range of structure and vocabulary is limited. Errors distract the reader and may obscure communication at times. Attempts at appropriate register and format are unsuccessful or inconsistent. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 19. BANDS FOR ASSESSING WRITING BAND 1 For a Band 1 to be awarded, the candidate‟s writing has a very negative effect on the target reader. There is notable omission of 05 points content points and/or considerable irrelevance, possibly due to misinterpretation of the task. There is a lack of organisation or linking devices, and there is little evidence of language control. Inadequate The range of structure and vocabulary is narrow, and frequent for FCE errors obscure communication. There is little or no awareness of appropriate register and format. BAND 0 For a Band zero to be awarded, there is either too little language for assessment or the candidate‟s writing is totally irrelevant or 0 points totally illegible. Inadequate for FCE Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 20. EXAMPLES Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 21. EXAMPLES Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 22. EXAMPLES Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 23. EXAMPLES Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 24. EXAMPLES Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 25. PAPER 3: USE OF ENGLISH Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 26. PAPER 3: Use of English  This paper consists of 4 parts.  It lasts 45 minutes.  It has 42 questions Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 27. PAPER 3: Use of English PART 1 Task type: Multiple-choice cloze. Focus: Lexical/lexico-grammatical. No. of Quetions: 12.  Students have a text to read in which there are 12 numbered gaps (plus one gap as an example).  Each gap represents a missing word or phrase.  For each gap, there are four possible answers (A, B, C or D) and they have to choose which word or phrase fills the gap correctly.  Sometimes they have to choose between words with a similar meaning. They can sometimes identify the word you need because it is always followed by a particular preposition.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 28. PAPER 3: Use of English PART 2 Task type: Open cloze Focus: Grammatical/lexico- grammatical. No. of Qs: 12.  Part 2 also consists of a text with 12 numbered gaps and you have to think of a single word which will fill each gap correctly.  The example below shows the first part of a text called „The temple in the lake‟. The first gap (0) is an example and the answer was „as‟.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 29. PAPER 3: Use of English PART 3 Task type: Word formation. Focus: Lexical/lexico-grammatical. No. of Qs: 10  Part 3 consists of a text in which there are 10 gaps.  Number “0” is an example.  At the end of the line, separated from the text, is a word in capital letters. Students have to use this word to make a new word which fills the gap to complete the sentence correctly.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 30. PAPER 3: Use of English PART 4 Task type: Key word transformations Focus: Lexical and grammatical. No. of Qs: 8  In Part 4, students have to rewrite a sentence so that the meaning is the same, but it is written in different words.  There are eight sentences for them to rewrite in this way. Each sentence is followed by a „key word‟ and a second sentence with a gap in the middle.  They have to use the „key word‟ to complete the second sentence so that it means the same as the first one. They must use between two and five words, including the word given.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 2 marks. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 31. Paper 3: Answer sheet
  • 32. PAPER 4: LISTENING Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 33. PAPER 4: Listening  This paper consists of 4 parts.  It lasts 40 minutes.  It has 30 questions  Students hear all the recordings twice in the exam Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 34. PAPER 4: Listening PART 1 Task type: Multiple choice Focus: General gist, detail, function, purpose, attitude, opinion, relationship, topic, place, situation, genre, agreement,etc. No. of Qs: 8  In Part 1, students will hear eight short recordings of people talking in different situations.  For each recording, you have a question with three possible answers. Students have to choose the right answer (A, B or C).  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 35. PAPER 4: Listening PART 2 Task type: Sentence completion Focus: Detail, specific information, stated opinion.. No. of Qs: 10  In this part of the paper, students have to listen for specific words or phrases in one longer recording.  They have to complete sentences which have gaps in them.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 36. PAPER 4: Listening PART 3 Task type: Multiple matching.  Focus: General gist, detail, function, purpose, attitude, opinion, relationship, topic, place, situation, genre, agreement, etc.. No. of Qs: 5  In Part 3, students will hear five short recordings of five different speakers.  The recordings are all connected in some way – for example by the topic the speakers are talking about (e.g. travel), or the function of their speech (e.g. apologizing).  Students then have to match a statement or opinion to each speaker.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 37. PAPER 4: Listening PART 4 Task type: Multiple choice.  Focus: Opinion, attitude, gist, main idea, specific information. No. of Qs: 7  In Part 4 of the test, students have to listen for opinions, attitudes and main ideas from a longer text.  They have to listen to the recording and then answer seven questions.  Each question has three possible answers (A, B or C) and they have to choose the right one.  HOW TO CORRECT: Each correct answer receives 1 mark. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 38. PAPER 4: answer sheet
  • 39. PAPER 5: SPEAKING Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 40. PAPER 5: Speaking  This paper consists of 4 parts.  It lasts 14 minutes.  2 candidates and 2 examiners participate.  One examiner acts as both interlocutor and assessor and manages the interaction either by asking questions or providing cues for the candidates. The other acts as assessor and does not join in the conversation. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 41. PAPER 5: Speaking PART 1 Task type: conversation between the interlocutor and each candidate (spoken questions). Focus: General interactional and social language. Timing: 3 minutes.  In this first part of the Speaking test, the examiner will ask students questions about topics such as family life, daily routines, free- time activities, etc.  They will be expected to provide information about themselves and give your opinions.  HOW TO CORRECT: Candidates are assessed on their performance throughout. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 42. PAPER 5: Speaking PART 2 Task type: An individual ‘long turn’ for each candidate with a brief response from the second candidate. In turn, the candidates are given a pair of photographs to talk about. Focus: Organizing a larger unit of discourse; comparing, describing, expressing opinions. Timing: A 1 minute „long turn‟ for each candidate, plus 20-second response from the second candidate.  In this part of the test students have to speak for 1 minute without interruption.  The examiner will give them 2 color photographs and they have to compare and contrast them as well as talking about your reaction to them.  Their partner will get a different set of photographs and has to do the same thing.  When each of them has finished speaking, the other will be invited to comment on the topic of the photographs (for about 20 seconds).  HOW TO CORRECT: Candidates are assessed on their performance throughout. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 43. PAPER 5: Speaking PART 3 Task type: A two-way conversation between the candidates. The candidates are given spoken instructions with written and visual stimuli, which are used in a decision-making task. Focus: Sustaining an interaction; exchanging ideas, expressing and justifying opinions, agreeing and/or disagreeing, suggesting, speculating, evaluating, reaching a decision through negotiation, etc. Timing: 3 minutes  This part tests students’ ability to take part in a discussion.  They have to work with the other candidate to carry out a task based on some pictures which the examiner will give them.  They have to talk for about 3 minutes.  HOW TO CORRECT: Candidates are assessed on their performance throughout. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 44. PAPER 5: Speaking PART 4 Task type: A discussion on topics related to the collaborative task (spoken questions). Focus: Expressing and justifying opinions, agreeing and/or disagreeing. Timing: 4 minutes  In this part of the test students have to take part in a discussion with the other candidate related to the topic of the task they did in Part 3.  The examiner will ask them both some questions.  HOW TO CORRECT: Candidates are assessed on their performance throughout. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 45. RESULTS  Candidates are issued with statements of results approximately two months after the examination has been taken.  Certificates are issued to candidates gaining a passing grade (A, B or C), approximately six weeks after the issue of statements of results.  Certificates are not issued to candidates awarded the failing grades D and E. Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 46. Assessing Speaking  Grammar and Vocabulary: it refer to the accurate and appropriate use of a range of grammatical forms and vocabulary.  Discourse Management: it refers to the candidate‟s ability to link utterances together to form coherent speech, without undue hesitation.  Pronunciation: it includes stress and intonation as well as individual sounds  Interactive Communication: refers to the candidate‟s ability to take an active part in the development of the discourse Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 47. FURTHER INFORMATION  1) See the handbook for teachers (available at Speak Up Idiomas)  2) Visit the website below: http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exams/general- english/fce.html Speak Up Idiomas - Brazil - http://www.speakupidiomas.com/
  • 48. Hope this training helped you... Gisele Siqueira / Coordinator