Countdown to First Certificate Teacher's Book

Countdown to First Certificate Teacher's Book

Format: Paperback

Countdown to First Certificate bridges the gap between intermediate level and the First Certificate exam. It introduces learners to graded exam format tasks while giving them a strong foundation in vocabulary and grammar. Written and designed to appeal to teenagers.

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-480106-5
  • Pages: 324
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 276x219 mm

Countdown to First Certificate offers teenagers language consolidation by building on their knowledge acquired in the first level of this series. It contains extra vocabulary input and two grammar focuses per unit as well as further exam practice to help students acquire the necessary skills to pass the Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam.

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Key features

  • Up-to-date texts and visually dynamic magazine look.
  • Combines a strong focus on grammar, vocabulary-building, and writing with a teen-friendly approach that is highly motivating.
  • Lots of grammar practice on the Grammar Zoom pages, Language in Use, Writing and in the Workbook.
  • Wordpower and Vocabulary sections reinforce vocabulary items.
  • Writing task supported by task analysis, sample answers, notes and useful phrases.
  • Gradually builds students' confidence in doing exam tasks.
  • Workbook with Student's Audio CD.
  • Interleaved Teacher's Book for easy lesson planning plus Unit tests and Progress Tests.
  • Countdown to First Certificate is written by a first-class writing team: Kathy Gude, Michael Duckworth and Jenny Quintana, the authors of many successful exam courses.

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  • Wordpower and Vocabulary sections reinforce vocabulary items.
  • Writing task supported by task analysis, sample answers, notes and useful phrases.
  • Gradually builds students' confidence in doing exam tasks.
  • Workbook with Free Student's Audio CD.
  • Interleaved Teacher's Book for easy lesson planning plus Unit tests and Progress Tests.
  • Countdown to First Certificate is written by a first-class writing team: Kathy Gude, Michael Duckworth and Jenny Quintana, the authors of many successful exam courses.