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Welcome to a new section of our English course lessons. In this part you will find some tips about the FCE exam. Its is very important for you to be well-prepared to pass the exam. Thanks to our videos, you will know all the tricks not to be surprised by an unforeseen event.

Today we will see some tips about how to write an article. It is a very important part that you have to master. Revise and repeat and learn our template to write the perfect article.

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FCE EXAM TIP 13

How to write an article

ARTICLE:

Reviews are articles expressing a clear opinion and where in order to convey your interpretation of the facts, humorous ways such as tongue-in-cheek can be used. Articles will also address an audience using rhetorical questions and other forms to create effects or make a statement. Getting and maintaining your reader’s interest is your objective.

You must remember the following:

*4 paragraphs minimum (1 introduction, 2 or 3 body paragraphs and 1 conclusion).
*Give your article a title.
*Speak directly to your readers.
*Give your opinion when appropriate.

Give examples when appropriate

You can use humour when appropriate Some more useful vocabulary:

Have you ever…?
Are you one of those people who thinks that…? What do you think about…?
What would it be like if…?
What would you say to…?
Don’t you think it is…?

Introducing your first point

First of all…
To begin with…
Let’s start by…
One important thing to consider…
In the first place…

Introducing more points

Secondly…
Apart from that…
Added to that…
Another aspect we have to mention here is…
Another consideration…
Furthermore…

Introducing your final points

To conclude…
To sum up…
In a nutshell…
So…
On the whole…
In short…

Giving your opinion

In my opinion…
My personal opinion is…
To my mind…
If you ask me…
In my view…
Personally I believe that…
From where I stand…

Adjectives

gripping jaw-dropping absorbing
riveting action-packed
dull / uneventful /lacking variety colourless / nondescript

Template Article:

Title: i.e. A transcendent experience

Introduction: I recently (summarise the film/experience etc. and give your general opinion) ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Paragraph 1: (your viewpoint on one aspect/theme) What I most liked was ……… ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Paragraph 2: (your viewpoint on one aspect) What I most disliked was …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

Conclusion or recommendation(s): To conclude …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….

I therefore recommend ………………………………………………………………………………………………….
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In this lesson you can learn how to write an essay for the Cambridge FCE exam, step by step.
You’ll see exactly what to do at each stage and how to get the best possible score.
There are four steps to the writing process. You’ll see what to do at each step, then you’ll learn how the writing is assessed.

See the full version of this lesson with text: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/fce-writing-exam-essay.

Contents:
1. How to Analyse Your FCE Essay Task 0:33
2. How to Plan Your FCE Writing 3:47
3. How to Write Your Answer 5:54
4. How to Check and Improve Your Answer 7:15
5. How to Improve Your Score 10:06

In this lesson, you’ll learn:
– How to understand the FCE Essay Writing task so you can create a good essay.
– Ways to plan what you will write in your FCE Essay.
– How to write the FCE Essay.
– Useful tips on how you can improve your FCE writing.
– The details of the FCE Essay Writing scoring system.

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Learn how to write a review for the FCE writing exam in this lesson. For many people, the writing section is the most challenging part of the FCE test. In this lesson, you’ll see a step-by-step process for writing a review. You’ll see exactly what to do at each stage and how to improve your FCE writing score.

See the full version of this lesson with text here: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/fce-writing-exam-review.

Contents:
1. How to Analyse the Task 0:38
2. How to Plan Your FCE Review 3:34
3. How to Write Your FCE Review 7:19
4. How to Check and Improve Your Answer 7:56

This lesson will help you:

– Understand the FCE writing task and how scoring works.
– Learn how to plan your FCE writing review.
– Write a first draft for the FCE writing review.
– Understand ways to improve that first draft of the FCE writing review.
– Make sure you are using good grammar, sentence structure, spelling, word count and more to get a good mark in the FCE Writing Exam.

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O-level English exam advice from Secondary Teachers, British Council, Singapore.

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