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Fce 2012 - part 1

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Fce 2012 - part 1

  1. 1. FCE – 2012LISTENINGSPEAKINGREADINGUSE OF ENGLISHWRITINGSet texts for Cambridge English: First until December 2012:William Thackeray: Vanity Fair (Black Cat or any edition)Mary Stewart: This Rough Magic (OUP)
  2. 2. Your mission … LISTENINGPART1GAP FILLINGMULTIPLE CHOICE Taken from http://www.fceexam.com/
  3. 3. SPEAKINGSPEAKING - PART 1
  4. 4. When you express your opinion, use these phrases and you willsee that you will pass FCE speaking exam:In my opinion ….To my mind …From my point of view …Personally, I think …I strongly believe …As you have to work with a partner during the part 3 of FCEspeaking exam, you have to express your opinion to the thingshe/she says.Here is another set of phrases that will make your examiner happy:I totally agree.I think so too.I agree up to a point.I really don´t think so.I completely disagree.
  5. 5. What are the advantages and disadvantages of these means oftransport?. Decide which means of travelling is best for a familywith two kids.
  6. 6. you can zoom the image here
  7. 7. TOPIC: TRAVELLINGhttp://www.fceexam.com/sample-page/fce-vocabulary/travelling/ TOPIC: TECHNOLOGY http://www.fceexam.com/sample-page/fce- vocabulary/technology/
  8. 8. Part 4: Topic “TRAVELLING”Would you prefer holiday in your country or abroad? Why?How do you prefer to travel when you are on holiday?Where do you like staying when you are on holiday? Why?What parts of your country are popular with tourists? Why?What benefits or problems can tourism bring?
  9. 9. WORD FORMATION Taken from http://sandymillin.wordpress.com/1. George Clooney was awarded a Golden Globe for his ……………………………… in The Descendants(PERFORM).2. Some vegetables and fruits are known because of the ……………………………… of the New World(DISCOVER).3. My husband doesn’t know how to fix the washing machine, so I’ll have to phone for a………………………………… (TECHNIQUE).4. Susan usually does the ………………………… up after lunch (WASH).5. Tony is a really ………………………… teenager. He wants to become an astronaut (AMBITION).6. Waka-Waka has made Shakira’s ……………………………… increase enormously (POPULAR).7. Some of the most prestigious ……………………… will take part in the research on cancer (SCIENCE).8. Since Peter is responsible for the company, he’s become a …………………………; he works all daylong even at weekends (WORK).9. My grandmother needs a hearing-aid due to her …………………… (DEAF).10. Sally’s ……………………… is really difficult to understand. She has to type all her essays (WRITE).11. Owing to a serious ………………………… Paul and Susan has broken up (MISUNDERSTAND).
  10. 10. 12. The excuse Sam gave me was completely ……………………………, I won’t forgive him (USE).13. The first holiday with my friends was a/an …………………………… experience. I enjoyed all of it(FORGET).14. Are we supposed to write the phonetic ……………………………………? (TRANSCRIBE).15. Paul was charged with drug ………………………………… (TRAFFIC).16. The ………………………………… Carol was given proved to be quite ……………………………… Shefeels much better now (TREAT/ SUCCESS).17. Susan became a rewarded ………………………………………. In fact, she was in charge of theresearch department (INVESTIGATE).18. I don’t think you’re right. I’m afraid I completely …………………………… with you (AGREE).19. This essay is far too long. You have to ……………………………………… it (SUMMARY).20. Why are you wearing such a …………………………… coat? You’d better wash it (FILTH)21. The Oscar’s ceremony is the most …………………………………… yearly event of Los Angeles(GLAMOUR).22. Pam is the most ………………………………………………… person I’ve ever know (AFFECTION).
  11. 11. 23. You can trust Susan. None of my friends is more ………………………… than her (RELY).24. The criminals were caught by the police a few hours after the …………………………… (ROB).25. I think I’ve got the right …………………………………… for the job you’ve advertise (QUALIFY).26. Can you put the letter in that ………………………… cabinet, Miss Sullivan? (FILE).27. The article was so ……………………………… that I didn’t finish reading it (INTEREST).28. What’s the ……………………………… of this skyscraper? (HIGH)29. The teacher said I had cheated in the exam, which was ………………………… of her (FAIR).30. …………………………………… is in danger in some countries (DEMOCRAT).31. How ………………………………… Peter behaved! We were ashamed of his …………………………(RESPONSIBLE/ BEHAVE).32. I’m afraid I can’t eat the stew. It’s too ………………………… for me (SALT).33. The students were really ……………………… to know their exam results (PATIENT).
  12. 12. WRITING How to write letters - watch this video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=-5AiaBwRPSs
  13. 13. Greetings: Dear Sir, Dear Madam, Dear Sir/Madam, Dear Mr/Mrs/Ms (Smith)Reason for writing: I am writing with regard to … I am writing in responseto …Ending the letter: I look forward to …-ing, Yours faithfully (if you start withDear Sir)… Yours sincerely (if you start with the name of the person. eg.Dear Mr. Thomas)Reason for writing (complaint): I am writing in order to complain about…Introducing first complaint: First of all, In the first place, The first problemis…, My first complaint is…, The first thing I would like to draw to yourattention is…Introducing further complaints: Not only… but also…, In addition (to this),The… was also unacceptable. .Demanding action: I suggest t hat you r epl ace t he i t em I w d be gr at ef ul ouli f you coul d gi ve m a r ef und. eEnding the letter: I look forward to hearing from you. I look forward toreceiving your explanation. I look forward to receiving a full refund.

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