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Cambridge IGCSE® First Language English Language and Skills Practice Book (5th Edition)

  • Author: Marian Cox
  • ISBN: 9781108438926
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback – 142 pages
  • Language: English

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Fully updated, flexible resources taking an active-learning approach that encourages students to aim higher in the 0500, 0524 and 0990 syllabuses.

Explore the mysterious River Congo in Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness, meet Noppakhoa – the elephant who loves to paint, and learn fiery facts about rockets. Through interesting topics and exam-style questions, this write-in language skills and practice book provides students with the grammar practice they need for the course and beyond. The clear layout of the book makes focussing on particular grammatical concepts easy, allowing teachers to tailor lessons to their class. Suggested answers to questions are at the back of the book.

Key Features
  • By using this practice book, students become familiar with a range of exam-style questions while gaining practice in writing in different voices and styles.
  • As requested by teachers, there is a strong focus on grammar, vocabulary and spelling, as well as a new grammar reference section.
  • The directed writing tasks give opportunities to practise a range of exam response genres: letter, news report, magazine article, interview, speech, formal report and journal.
Table of Contents
  1. Unit 1 Rocket science: Language: parts of speech, passive voice
    1. Writing: news report, internet article
  2. Unit 2 Bear essentials: Language: parenthesis, writer’s effects
    1. Writing: school magazine article, speech
  3. Unit 3 Simply flying: Language: spelling, prefixes, dashes and hyphens
    1. Writing: interview, job application letter
  4. Unit 4 On the ball: Language: apostrophes, semicolons, spelling, speech punctuation, prefixes
    1. Writing: dialogue, evaluative letter
  5. Unit 5 Great rivers: Language: parts of speech, commas, sentence structures, fact v. opinion, writers’ effects
    1. Writing: dialogue, complaint letter
  6. Unit 6 Elephant tales: Language: prefixes, synonyms, punctuation
    1. Writing: news report, letter/email journal entry
  7. Unit 7 Bricks and stones: Language: past tenses, relative clauses, prepositions, sentence punctuation, writer’s effects
    1. Writing: dialogue, news report, informative letter
    2. speech
  8. Unit 8 Aiming high: Language: punctuation, homophones, spelling, writers’ effects
    1. Writing: news report
    2. appeal letter
    3. journal entry
    4. formal report
  9. Unit 9 In deep water: Language: writer’s effects, inference, speech punctuation
    1. Writing: encyclopedia entry, journal entry
    2. formal report
  10. Unit 10 Losing sleep: Language: writers’ effects, raise/rise/arise, prepositions, conditionals, grammar structures
    1. Writing: informative leaflet
    2. formal report
  11. Unit 11 Sub-zero: Language: synonyms, sentence structures, writers’ effects, paraphrase
    1. Writing: advertisement, letter/email, magazine article
  12. Unit 12 Seeing double: Language: writers’ effects, identifying bias, sentence structures
    1. Writing: interview
    2. letter
    3. formal report
  13. Grammar and Punctuation Reference.
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