If you've signed up for the First Certificate in English exam and need help with the Speaking test, then this page is here to help. You'll find below an overview of the oral exam plus tips to help you do your best on the day of the FCE test. Duration: Approximately 14 minutes.Participants: Candidates interviewed in pairs. (In threes for the final session at a … [Read more...] about FCE Speaking Overview
FCE (B2: First)
Here's your one-stop-shop for everything to do with the B2 First (FCE or First Certificate in English) Speaking exam. Come back regularly as we update these pages with new content as often as we can.
Introduction There's no short cut to improving your general proficiency in English as measured by your use of grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and fluency. Your English is currently at a particular level and this will only improve over time depending on the amount of practice you put in. This is why you need to take every opportunity both in class and during self-study to … [Read more...] about Self-Assess Your Speaking Skills
Introduction The ‘ed’ endings of regular past tense verbs can be pronounced in three different ways: /t/ Example: ‘helped‘/d/ Example: ‘played’/id/ Example: ‘visited’ 1) How should the following verbs be pronounced? needed triedbooked shopped wanted picked stayedtravelled planned relaxedwalked hoped intended looked decidedloved enjoyed Check your answers … [Read more...] about Pronunciation of ‘ed’ Verb Endings
If you’re keen to develop your vocabulary for FCE, the Flo-Joe website should be your first port of call. Flo-Joe’s Word of the Day Every day, from Monday to Friday, we publish a new phrasal verb, collocation and word formation exercise. These short, bite-sized activities will only take a few minutes out of your busy schedule but give you the chance to learn new … [Read more...] about FCE Word of the Day
This Week's Free Task Sheet You can download the latest, free, photocopiable Get Speaking Task Sheet below. Get this week's Task Sheet here. Want ALL 26 'Get Speaking' Task Sheets? Can't wait 6 months for all task sheets to be published. Buy the 2 Volumes of Get Speaking now. … [Read more...] about Get Speaking Task Sheet