Cambridge First B2

Suggestions for extending your study beyond the classroom - Cambridge First B2

Self-access materials are available on the Sanako system in the multi-media centre. Guided e-learning (GEL) is available via the Study Zone on the ELC website.

Exam materials

Listening

  • STORIES WITH TEXT AND QUESTIONS IN MMC [TEXT IN FILES AND LISTENING MATERIALS ON SANAKO]
  • STUDY PLAN MATERIALS ON GEL
  • BBC IPLAYER www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer FOR NEWS AND TV PROGRAMMES OR SEE WEBLINK IN THE STUDYZONE ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE
  • CHANNEL 4OD www.channel4.com/4od FOR TV PROGRAMMES OR WEBLINK
  • AVAILABLE IN THE STUDYZONE ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE

Reading

  • CLASS READERS
  • NEWSPAPERS – TRY THE ‘I’ IN THE STUDENTS’ ROOM
  • FREE NEWSPAPER WEBLINKS AVAILABLE ON ‘STUDYZONE’ ON THE SCHOOL WEBSITE
  • BBC NEWS WEBSITE: www.bbc.co.uk/news
  • FLASHPOINT – AUTHENTIC READING MATERIALS AVAILABLE ON GEL

Writing

  • WRITE A DIARY – ASK YOUR TEACHER TO CORRECT IT
  • WRITE LETTERS/EMAILS TO FRIENDS/FAMILY – ASK YOUR TEACHER TO CORRECT THEM
  • TRY THESE ‘FIRST’ WRITING ERROR CORRECTION EXERCISES: http://www.flo-joe.co.uk/fce/students/writing/makeover/archive.htm

Grammer

  • ENGLISH GRAMMAR IN USE FILES IN MMC
  • WEBLINKS FOR COURSEBOOKS IN STUDY ZONE ON THE WEBSITE [No log-in required]

Vocabulary

  • ENGLISH VOCABULARY IN USE [UPPER-INT]
  • BUILD YOUR VOCABULARY 2 AND 3
  • FIRST CERTIFICATE VOCABULARY PRACTICE – FILE IN MMC

Pronunciation

  • ‘SHIP OR SHEEP’ AVAILABLE ON SANAKO IN THE MMC
  • SKY PRONUNCIATION AVAILABLE ON GEL
  • ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION IN USE [ADV] - FILES IN MMC AND AUDIO ON SANAKO

Speaking

  • CONVERSATION CLUB – WEDNESDAYS, 4PM AT STEAM
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