EFL Cambridge English: First Writing Guide

Comprehensive guidance to prepare English as a Foreign Language students for the Cambridge English: First writing exam.

Explanations of key concepts followed by relevant consolidation activities develop the core skills needed to:

To be used in classroom, for independent study and as exam practice.
  • understand language usage and structures
  • write expressively and analytically
  • consider the target reader
  • write relevant answers
  • approach different text types (article, report, review, letter and email)

Throughout, students practise exam-style questions while learning about the requirements of the exam.

PLUS! Three full practice papers, which reflect the Cambridge English: First sample assessment materials and offer authentic exam practice. Model answers provide an ideal basis for self- and teacher assessment.

Answers to all activities are provided.

The use of examples for candidates to interact with – error correction, identification of word forms and rules, writing concepts – are its key strengths and would give a lot of critical reading and consciousness-raising opportunities.S Hall, EFL and ESOL Lecturer and Ind. Reviewer.