Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) first lessons worksheets/ ideas

Updated 4 May 2016

Articles on FCE first classes

First classes for FCE courses

Preparing to teach your first EFL exam class

FCE first lesson photocopiable classroom activities

Find similarities and differences with your partner (with typical FCE Speaking Part One topics and questions, and a big comparing/ contrasting language presentation) – NEW

FCE needs analysis and speaking review (including useful phrases)

FCE Writing Part One essay tasks on Speaking Part One topics (good for combining easy speaking practice and introducing this now vital writing task)

FCE Writing Part One essay tasks on language learning  (good after needs analysis)

Speculate about and compare with your partner (GTKY with vital language for the exam, especially Speaking Part Two)

FCE sharing experiences practice needs analysis

FCE Speaking Past, present and future dice game

FCE Speaking Part One dice and cards game (my worksheet on Onestopenglish)

FCE Speaking Part One cards and dice game version 2 (my worksheet on Usingenglish.com)

Use of English exercises for Speaking Part One

FCE Needs analysis and Speaking Part One review (good for a first lesson)

Brainstorming FCE Speaking Part One topics and tenses (with speculating practice to link to other parts of the paper)

Comparing and contrasting Getting to know you games (for Speaking Parts One and Two, good for first lessons)

Speculating Getting to know you games (Topics from Speaking Part One and useful language for Speaking Part Two, good for first lessons)

FCE Speaking Parts One and Four speculating practice

FCE Speaking Part One on the topics of communication and language learning (easy to tie in with needs analysis and discussion of self-study for the exam)

FCE Speaking Part Three language learning tasks and useful phrases (ditto)

Self-study for FCE – Speaking Part Three-style discussion (covering all parts of the exam – a shorter version of the worksheets above)

FCE Speaking Part Three task on FCE Writing Part Two (with all the kinds of tasks that could come up)

FCE Writing Part Two on language learning (simpler version of the worksheet above)

FCE emails for first classes

One Response to Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) first lessons worksheets/ ideas

  1. jadeamethyst says:

    Thank you. Brilliant ideas.

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