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FCE Mock exams - handy check list for writing the essay

Important: Use Capital letters when writing your answers on the answer paper for the "real" exam
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Important: Use Capital letters when writing your answers on the answer paper for the "real" exam

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Quick check for the Writing Paper
  • Read through the booklet you were given at the start of the year that explains how to do the writing tasks.
  • Look at the feedback and corrections on the written assignments that you have done in class
  • Use this lesson up  to refresh your memory on how the written tasks should be done

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Choose the best option: You must write an essay of between
A
120 - 180 words
B
140 - 190 words
C
You can write as much as you can in 40 minutes
D
Write as much as you can in 60 minutes

Slide 3 - Quizvraag

Choose the best option: In Part One of the exam (Essay) you
A
can write whatever you want.
B
must deal with three points given in the task
C
must deal with 3 points, one of which is your own idea

Slide 4 - Quizvraag

Choose the best option: In Part One of the exam you should...
A
write a plan first
B
just start writing your answer

Slide 5 - Quizvraag

Choose the best option: In Part One of the exam you
A
should check your answer carefully when you finish
B
won't have time to check your answer

Slide 6 - Quizvraag

Part One - An essay
In Pairs: Read the task on the next slide and underline the points you must deal with. 

In your English class you have been talking about how much teenagers should help with housework.
Now your teacher has asked you to write an essay.
Write an essay using all the notes and give reasons for your points of view

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Essay Question
Teenagers and young people should share housework equally with their parents. Do you agree? 
Notes
Write about: 
  1. who has more time for housework
  2. who does housework better
  3. ...............(your own idea)

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

Work in groups
Discuss the task and try to find two or three things you can say about each of the notes 1-3

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Complete the plan for the essay by matching the notes (a-e) with the paragraphs (1-5)

Para 1: intro .....................
Para 2: ..............................
Para 3: ...............................
     Para 4: ..................................
    Para 5: conclusion.............

a.  life more enjoyable doing things together
b. time: young people studying, parents working, chores finished more quickly
c. get practice, you improve
d. sharing work together - better family life
e.  parents do most of it + my opinion

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

Remember:
No subheadings in essay
Language is semi-formal
Use words such as, Firstly, Secondly, Finally to lead in your ideas.
Use language that expresses your opinion: I believe, In my view, In my opinion, I think

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

Answers: 
Slide 8: Suggested underlining: Teenagers and young people, share housework equally with their parents,  agree, who has more time for housework, who better, own idea. 

Slide 10: Para 1:e -Para 2: b - Para 3: c - Para 4: a - Para 5: d

Slide 12 - Tekstslide