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Cambridge IGCSE First Language English Coursebook (3RD)
Cambridge IGCSE First Language English Coursebook (3RD)
Publisher : Cambridge Univ Pr
Published Date : 2010/02
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780521743594

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Table of Contents
 
Introduction to the third edition                  v
Objectives of the examination                      vi
Components of the examination                      vii
  Part 1 Leisure: sport, travel, pastimes
    Reading: skimming and scanning, selecting      1  (8)
    points for summary, making notes using your
    own words, looking at writers' language
    choices
    Directed Writing: diaries, formal and          9  (9)
    informal letters, considering audience,
    choosing a style
    Composition: planning continuous writing,      18 (9)
    descriptive writing, adjectives and imagery
    Speaking and Listening: preparing a talk,      27 (7)
    conversation skills
  Part 2 Work: information, education,
  employment
    Reading: understanding, selecting and          34 (9)
    organising material for summary questions
    Directed Writing: presenting and               43 (12)
    transforming information, news reports,
    formal reports
    Composition: giving an account, organising     55 (8)
    information
    Speaking and Listening: role-play              63 (8)
    dialogues, preparing an interview
  Part 3 People: society, lifestyles,
  relationships
    Reading: expanding notes, sentence             71 (11)
    structure, vocabulary building, summary
    style, collating texts, looking at how
    writers achieve effects
    Directed Writing: persuasive devices,          82 (11)
    analysing techniques, writing publicity
    material, drawing inferences, writing in
    role, targeting an audience
    Composition: composing narratives, engaging    93 (11)
    the reader, dialogue punctuation
    Speaking and Listening: paired and group       104(9)
    discussion, facts versus opinions
  Part 4 Ideas: art, science, technology
    Reading: collating texts, analysing style,     113(1)
    vocabulary building, advanced punctuation
    Directed Writing: expressing and supporting    114(19)
    a view, collating and ordering information,
    reports and articles
    Composition: making a case, constructing an    133(9)
    argument, presenting a discussion,
    rhetorical devices, improving spelling
    Speaking and Listening: defending opinions,    142(8)
    delivering a speech
List of terms                                      150(1)
Acknowledgements                                   151
 

Written specifically for the Cambridge syllabus, this updated series provides clear and practical support for students and teachers. Cambridge IGCSE First Language English, Third edition has been written specifically for the University of Cambridge International Examinations syllabus. Written by a highly experienced and well-known author, this new and updated coursebook includes clear, practical support for students, a diverse range of topical stimulus material to enliven the subject, imaginative activities and exam tips that build confidence and develop the skills needed to succeed in the examination.

Contents
Introduction to the third edition; Objectives of the examination; Components of the examination; Part I. Leisure: Sport, Travel, Pastimes: 1. Reading: skimming and scanning, selecting points for summary, making notes using your own words, looking at writers' language choices; 2. Directed writing: diaries, formal and informal letters, considering audience, choosing a style; 3. Composition: planning continuous writing, descriptive writing, adjectives and imagery; 4. Speaking and listening: preparing a talk, conversation skills; Part II. Work: Information, Education, Employment: 5. Reading: understanding, selecting and organising material for summary questions; 6. Directed writing: presenting and transforming information, news reports, formal reports; 7. Composition: giving an account, organising information; 8. Speaking and listening: role-play dialogues, preparing an interview; Part III. People: Society, Lifestyles, Relationships: 9. Reading: expanding notes, sentence structure, vocabulary building, summary style, collating texts, looking at how writers achieve effects; 10. Directed writing: persuasive devices, analysing techniques, writing publicity material, drawing inferences, writing in role, targeting an audience; 11. Composition: composing narratives, engaging the reader, dialogue punctuation; 12. Speaking and listening: paired and group discussion, facts versus opinions; Part IV. Ideas: Art, Science, Technology: 13. Reading: collating texts, analysing style, vocabulary building, advanced punctuation; 14. Directed writing: expressing and supporting a view, collating and ordering information, reports and articles; 15. Composition: making a case, constructing an argument, presenting a discussion, rhetorical devices, improving spelling; 16. Speaking and listening: defending opinions, delivering a speech; List of terms; Acknowledgements.
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