Exam format

•1 hour and 20 minutes

What you need to know…

•2 parts – part 1 write a formal essay and part 2 choose 1 of 4 different options which could include; an article, an essay, a letter, a report, a review or a story

•Each part has an equal number of available marks

•There are 4 different assessment bands, each scored out of 5… 20 marks available for each writing (40 in total)

•Your overall FCE grade takes the average of each language skill (writing, listening, speaking and reading & use of English)