Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language: Sample Reports, Reviews, Articles, Emails & Summaries: Strategies for Writing© Updated Edition 2020

Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language: Sample Reports, Reviews, Articles, Emails & Summaries: Strategies for Writing© Updated Edition 2020


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Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language: Strategies for Writing© by Emile Armanious is designed to support students studying for Cambridge International Examinations IGCSE® English as a Second Language syllabus (0510/0511/0991) for examination from 2019. As a self-study resource, this book is the perfect study guide for all learners.
● This guide is divided into five units, with each one focusing on one of the specified writing tasks, namely, the informal emails, articles (semi-formal articles for the school magazine and formal articles for the local newspaper), reports, newspaper and school magazine reviews, and summaries
Features include:
● a detailed, step by step guide to the entire process of writing reports, reviews, newspaper and school magazine articles and informal emails in line with the requirements of the revised University of Cambridge International Examinations syllabus from 2019
● sample answers to past paper writing questions of all exam variants including more than 500 sample informal emails, articles, reports, newspaper and magazine reviews and summaries. All sample responses in this book are designed to enhance English language competence through realistic and contextualised pieces based on authentic texts and recent past paper questions
● a comprehensive step by step guide to ‘Summary Writing’ including techniques, strategies and in-depth analysis of past paper questions with sample answers: model answers to all past paper summary questions of all variants since 2000 and more than 100 sentence examples illustrating how to summarize using your own words
● a separate section on ‘Report Writing’ covering the layout, structure and useful language for reports together with a comprehensive collection of sample questions and model answers covering a huge variety of relevant topics
● a whole unit devoted to ‘Newspaper and Magazine Reviews’ covering the layout, structure and language of newspaper and school magazine reviews together with useful language and tips on how to write a review for your school magazine. Sample reviews in this section include reviews on cinemas, restaurants, zoos and wildlife parks, museums, funfairs and theme parks, visitor attraction tours, performing arts schools, book and film reviews and a lot more.
● an in-depth analysis of the main types of writing to help students improve their answers and overall grade, including sample materials to familiarise students with the written part of the exam
● sample responses used in this book to develop writing are engaging and suitable for all learners, and are diverse in their content matter with a wide range of vocabulary and ideas
● how to communicate information/ideas/opinions clearly, accurately and effectively; how to respond to a written stimulus and use appropriate register and style/format for the given purpose and audience, and how to produce written texts with a wide range of language structures
● opinion pieces for newspaper and school magazine articles are designed to improve students’ ability to write clear, well-structured texts using an appropriate style, expanding and supporting points of view with supporting arguments and showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices
● a comprehensive database containing thousands of topic-related vocabulary and ideas including useful language for emails, reports, reviews and articles supported by exam-related examples and a broad-ranging list of formal vs. informal words and phrases
● more than 600 idiomatic and dramatic expressions with sentence examples to boost your informal writing
● an entire section dedicated to grammar, so you can focus on important rules and conventions
● the sample writing pieces in this book are also useful for students sitting the TOEFL, IELTS and CELPIP exams

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