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Cambridge IGCSE™ First Language English

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This curriculum-aligned resource provides full coverage of the Cambridge IGCSE™ and IGCSE (9–1) First Language English syllabuses (0500/0990).

Interactive Textbook
Four themed sections cover reading and writing skills, followed by two sections that address the requirements of coursework and speaking and listening assessments. 

Reading and question assignments that can be customised and assigned to students with just a few clicks. Including 240 strength questions and 100 exam-style questions, with relevant mark schemes.

This resource is endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education to support the full syllabus for examination from 2020.

Key features


Skill-based sections with overarching ‘umbrella’ topics to orientate students’ learning

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Interactive materials such as videos, applets and animations that bring content to life and boost student engagement

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Diverse texts and audiovisual material from around the world, reflecting the global nature of English Language

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Interactive glossary to clarify complex or subject-specific vocabulary, supporting EAL learners


Scaffolded sections, in which students learn a skill before applying it to a practice question

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IGCSE First Language English - Overview
IGCSE First Language English - Assignments
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Overview of subject progress

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