This webinar is aimed at teachers who are preparing candidates, or are going to prepare candidates, for the Cambridge English: First (or First for Schools) exam. It will detail the three key changes that will go live in January 2015:
The exam will consist of four papers instead of five.
The new exam will be approximately 30 minutes shorter than previously.
The exam will feature new tasks and testing focuses in the Writing and Speaking papers.
The presenter will explain these changes, and provide ideas on how to prepare students for the new test.
Presenters - Jill Buggey and Hugh Bateman
The slides for the presentation can be viewed here - http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/images/164680-fce-and-fcefs-2015-update-webinar.pdf
Visit our new website for further information on the changes for each exam. The website includes:
• What's new -- the changes to exam in detail and at a glance; new timings and formats.
• About the exam - marks, structure and task types.
• Resources - videos explaining changes to exam; specifications; sample papers; teaching tips; classroom activities; new publications as they become available.
All details correct as of February 2014