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Preparation for Cambridge English First 2

The aim of the second course of the Preparation for Cambridge English First is to continue developing language skills and further extending grammar and vocabulary which are necessary to be able to pass this international examination. The course is meant for students who wish to prepare Cambridge English First. Knowledge and skills in the extent of Preparation for Cambridge English First 1 are presupposed.

What are you going to learn

  1. Grammar
    • Countable and uncountable nouns
    • Conditionals
    • Passives
    • Future forms
    • Indirect speech and reporting verbs
    • Relative clauses
    • Certainty and possibility
    • Adverbs  
  2. Vocabulary
    •  Food
    • Body and health
    • Consumer society
    • Shopping and leisure facilities
    • Technology
    • Communication with others
    • Describing objects
    • Prepositions and prepositional phrases
    • Linking expressions
  3. Writing
    • Article
    • Review
    • Report
    • Essay
  4. Use of English
    • Key word transformation
    • Word formation
  5. Test skills
    • Recording vocabulary
    • Multiple choice
    • Multiple matching
    • Gapped text
    • Open cloze
  6. Oral examination skills
    • Advantages and disadvantages
    • Ranking
    • Product presentation
    • Expressing uncertainty
    • Discussion

How the course is organized

Full time study

The course consist of 12 seminars, each lasting 3 hours.

Part time study

The course is taught only in full time study form for part time students.

Recommended literature

  • NEWBROOK, J., WILSON, J., ACKLAM, R.: FCE Gold Plus – Coursebook. Longman, 2008.
  • HASHEMI, L., THOMAS, B.: Grammar for First Certificate with answers. Second edition. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • PRODROMOU, L.: Grammar and Vocabulary for Cambridge First with Key, 2nd edition, Peareson, 2012.
  • TAYFOOR, S.: Common mistakes at First Certificate. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • Cambridge English First 5 – Student's Book with answers + CDs, Cambridge University Press, 2012.