Are you ready for First Certificate writing??
You have 1hr and 20 minutes to write 2 texts in the writing exam. The first text will always be an essay and should be 140-190 words long. The second text can be an article, informal email or letter, a formal email or letter, a report, or a review and should be 140-190 words.
What are the examiners looking for?
- Content - Did you write what you were asked to write? Vital!!
- Communicative achievement - Was your writing too formal, too informal, or just right?
- Organisation - Did you link paragraphs and sentences? Is there a logical flow from start to finish?linkers!¡¡
- Language - Did you show off your great vocabulary or did you use just basic words? Did you make lots of grammar and spelling mistakes?