Straight to First


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Straight to First is a short, intensive course that prepares students for the Cambridge English: First exam. Each part of the First exam is covered in the course. A grammar reference provides thorough explanations of the language presented, a comprehensive Writing Bank focuses on all the task types found in the exam. The answer key for all exercises in the Student’s Book makes it easy to use in the classroom and as a self-study course.

Key features

  • The course can be as long as 100 hours or as short as 50, depending on the needs of the students and available time.
  • Information boxes throughout the Student’s Book offer useful exam tips and guidance.
  • The Language Focus sections aim to revise and extend students’ knowledge of the key structures they are expected to demonstrate in the exam.
  • The Writing Bank at the end of each Student’s Book provides further writing practice including relevant tasks, examples and model answers.
  • A double-page Review at the end of every other unit provides further practice of the Use of English section with a transformation exercise in each review as well as other task types and key grammar and vocabulary needed for the exam.