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A presentation to get your students introduced to Cambridge International Exam IGCSE English as a Second Language

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    • IGCSE IGCSEEnglish as a Second LanguageEnglish as a Second Language Syllabus 0511 Count-In Oral Syllabus 0511 Count-In Oral Aims and Objectives Aims and Objectives Ivana Kokar Ivana Kokar Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj Grammar School Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj Grammar School Novi Sad, Serbia Novi Sad, Serbia
    • Why Cambridge IGCSE ESL?Aimed at students who are studying English in order to promote theireducational or employment prospects and use English as a medium foracademic instruction, commercial activity and entertainment. The aim is to achieve a level of practical communication ideal for everydayuse, which can also form the basis for further, more in-depth language study.Successful ESL candidates have better educational or employmentprospects and gain lifelong skills, including: • better communicative ability • a greater international in English perspective • improved ability to • a sound foundation for understand a range of social progression to employment or registers and styles further study at Levels 2 and • a greater awareness of the 3 including AS and A Level nature of language and GCE, and Cambridge Pre-U language-learning skills qualifications.
    • IGCSE ESL Oral Endorsement and Count-In SyllabusIn Syllabus 0510, marks for the oral component do not contribute tothe overall grade candidates receive for the written components. Acount-in oral component is offered in Syllabus 0511.This two year course leads to an IGCSE examination with theCambridge board (CIE).Pupils are expected to have good linguistic skills in English readingand writing before they start the course.Pupils are assessed for their skills and abilities in Reading, Writing,Listening and Speaking.The IGCSE course requires the pupil to produce coursework and hasa final examination.
    • Learning Objectives• The IGCSE subject content reflects an international approach and uses material from a range of cultural sources. The main aim of the IGCSE is to equip students to deal with a wide range of social, official and educational situations. The topics studied relate to the interests and needs of students in the world of work, education, current affairs, health and welfare and travel.• The IGCSE aims to: – Develop the ability to use English for speaking in a variety of situations – Form a good base of the language skills required for further study where English is the taught language – Develop an awareness of English and language learning skills – Develop a student’s self confidence, motivation and study habits.
    • Count-In Oral Weighting the Exam PapersCore curriculum Extended CurriculumGrades available: C-G Grades available: A*-E Paper 1 Reading and writing Paper 2 Reading and writing (Core) (Extended) 1 hour 30 minutes 2 hours Eligible for grades C–G Eligible for grades A*–E70% of total marks (35+35 marks) 70% of total marks (45+45 marks) Paper 3 Listening (Core) Paper 4 Listening (Extended) Approx. 30–40 minutes Approx. 45 minutes Eligible for grades C–G Eligible for grades A*–E 15% of total marks (30 marks) 15% of total marks (36 marks) Component 5 Oral Component 6 Oral coursework Approx. 10–12 minutes n/a 15% of total marks (30 marks) 15% of total marks (30 marks)Candidates take either Core Papers 1,3 and 5, or Extended Papers 2, 4 and 6
    • Oral Endorsement Weighting the Exam Papers Core curriculum Extended Curriculum Grades available: C-G Grades available: A*-E Paper 1 Reading and writing Paper 2 Reading and writing (Core) (Extended) 1 hour 30 minutes 2 hours Eligible for grades C–G Eligible for grades A*–E 70% of total marks (35+35 marks) 70% of total marks (45+45 marks) Paper 3 Listening (Core) Paper 4 Listening (Extended) Approx. 30–40 minutes Approx. 45 minutes Eligible for grades C–G Eligible for grades A*–E 30% of total marks (30 marks) 30% of total marks (36 marks) Component 5 Oral Component 6 Oral coursework Approx. 10–12 minutes n/a Separately endorsed, (30 marks) Separately endorsed, (30 marks) grades 1(high)-5 (low) grades 1(high)-5 (low) Candidates take either Core Papers 1,3 and 5, or Extended Papers 2, 4 and 6. The oral component does not count towards the student’s overall iGCSE grade.
    • IGCSE Grading
    • Assessment objectivesAssessment objective 1: Reading Extended: In addition to what isCore: All candidates should be able to required for the Core, candidates taking Extended tier papers should be able to• Demonstrate the ability torecognise public notices and signs(including timetables and • Demonstrate the ability toadvertisements). extract relevant information from• Demonstrate the ability to extract a wider range of texts, includingrelevant specific information from magazines and newspapers likelyforms, letters, brochures and to be read by young people.examples of imaginative writing • Demonstrate the ability toconsidered likely to be within theexperience of and reflecting the identify the important points orinterests of young people from themes within an extended piecevaried cultural backgrounds. of writing.• Scan for particular information, • Draw conclusions from and seeorganise the relevant information relations within an extended text.and present it in a logicalmanner/given format.
    • Assessment objectivesAssessment objective 1: Writing Extended: In addition to what isCore: All candidates should be able to required for the Core, candidates taking Extended tier papers should be able to• Carry out simple writing tasks,such as completing forms, writingpostcards or short letters in anappropriate and accurate form ofEnglish in response to a written • Carry out longer writing tasks onstimulus. a wider range of topics in• Demonstrate the ability to response to a written stimulus.describe, report, give personalinformation.• Identify, organise and presentgiven material in a particularform.
    • Assessment objectivesAssessment objective 1: Listening Extended: In addition to what isCore: All candidates should be able to required for the Core, candidates taking Extended tier papers should be able to • Identify the important points or• Demonstrate understanding of themes of the material they hear,specific details, information and including attitudes.semi-formal announcements e.g. • Draw conclusions from andnews, weather, travel, and in identify the relationships betweeninterviews, dialogues and ideas within the material theytelephone conversations. hear.• Demonstrate general • Show awareness of majorcomprehension of the speaker’s variations in register.intentions where appropriate. • Take notes from material they have heard.
    • Assessment objectivesAssessment objective 1: Speaking Extended: In addition to what isCore: All candidates should be able to required for the Core, candidates taking Extended tier papers should be able to• Demonstrate competence in arange of speech activities e.g.respond to questions on topics • Demonstrate greater flexibility inwithin a defined range such as dealing with new, topical ideas.past and present schooling, • Show a sense of audience andfuture plans, current affairs. awareness of style and register.• Conduct a sustained • Play a part in a discussionconversation in a simulationactivity.
    • More details @http://www.cie.org.uk/qualifications/academic/middlesec/igcse/subject?assdef_id=1002http://www.cie.org.uk/qualifications/academic/middlesec/igcse/subject?assdef_id=854http://www.cambridgestudents.org.uk/subjectpages/english/igcsesl/