FCE Exam Summary

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FCE Exam Summary

  1. 1. First Certificate<br />Summary of Exam Content<br />
  2. 2. The Reading Exam<br />One hour long<br />30 questions in total<br />Eachtextis 550 to 700 wordslong<br />2000 wordstoread in total <br />3 parts<br />
  3. 3. Types of Texts<br />Part 1 - multiple choice<br />8 questions<br />2 marks each<br />Part 2 - gapped text<br />7 questions<br />2 marks each<br />Part 3 - multiple matching<br />15 questions<br />1 mark each<br />
  4. 4. The Writing Exam<br />One hour and 20 minutes long<br />Two parts<br />
  5. 5. QuestionTypes<br />Part 1<br />Compulsory<br />Letteror email<br />120-150 Words<br />Bothpartshaveequalmarks<br />Part 2<br />7 types of writing<br />choice of 4 in theexam<br />120-180 Words<br />Article<br />Essay<br />Report<br />email<br />Letter<br />Review<br />story<br />
  6. 6. Use of English<br />42 questions<br />45 minutes long<br />4 parts<br />
  7. 7. Question Types<br />Part 2 - Open Cloze<br />12 questions<br />Vocabulary and Grammar<br />1 markeach<br />Part 1 - MultipleChoiceCloze<br />12 questions<br />Vocabulary and Grammar<br />1 markeach<br />Part 3 - Word Formation<br />10 questions<br />Vocabulary<br />1 markeach<br />Part 4 - Key Word Transformations<br />8 questions<br />Grammar and Vocabulary<br />Up to 2 markseach<br />
  8. 8. The Listening Exam<br />40 minutes long<br />30 questions in total<br />4 parts<br />
  9. 9. Question Types<br />Part 2 - Sentence Completion<br />10 questions<br />1 mark each<br />Part 1 - MultipleChoice<br />8 questions<br />1 markeach<br />Part 3 - Multiple Matching<br />5 questions<br />1 mark each<br />Part 4 - Multiple Choice<br />7 questions<br />1 mark each<br />
  10. 10. The Speaking Exam<br />14 minutes long<br />4 parts<br />Two or three candidates<br />Two examiners<br />Only one speaks<br />
  11. 11. Tasks 1 and 2<br />Part 1 - Conversationbetween Interlocutor<br /> and eachcandidate<br />General social interaction (personal information)<br />3 minutes<br />Part 2 - Long turn<br />Compare twopictures<br />Comparing, describing, givingopinion<br />1 minute <br />Partnergives 20 second response<br />
  12. 12. Tasks 3 and 4<br />Part 3 - Twowayconversationbetweencandidates<br />Decisionmakingtaskwithpictures<br />Listening and responding<br />Agreeing and disagreeing<br />Suggesting and speculating<br />3 minutes<br />Part 4 - Discussionrelatingtotopic in part 3<br />Interlocutor asksfurtherquestions<br />Listen topartner and respondto ideas<br />4 minutes<br />
  13. 13. That’s all for now!<br />Foryour time<br />

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