First Certificate Star offers teenagers and young adults a comprehensive package to prepare them for the First Certificate Examination.
First Certificate Star presents students at this level with motivating topics that encourage interest whilst reflecting the requirements of the exam. Its comprehensive grammar syllabus with easy-to-follow presentation boxes gives systematic practice for the Use of English paper. Special focus is given to vocabulary expansion, with sections on `words often confused' and phrasal verbs in every unit.
Reading, listening and speaking skills are developed and practised through a mixture of interesting material and exam tasks. Thorough preparation is given for the writing paper with staged writing tasks and models to analyse. Information boxes on all parts of the exam are clearly presented with an explanation of the task type and useful advice for students to follow.