Common Mistakes at First Certificate... and How to Avoid Them

Common Mistakes at First Certificate... and How to Avoid Them

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This useful little book highlights typical mistakes that learners make at First Certificate level and shows how to avoid them. Based on the analysis of thousands of actual exam scripts in the Cambridge Learner Corpus, each unit focuses on a key problem area. Clear explanations and varied FCE-style exercises help learners to use the language accurately. Regular tests offer learners a further opportunity to check and consolidate what they have learnt.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 150 x 212 x 6mm | 106g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 50 Line drawings, unspecified
  • 0521520622
  • 9780521520621
  • 125,211

Table of contents

1. Can I use the future after when or if?; 2. How do I use present tenses to talk about the future?; 3. How do I form indirect questions?; Test 1; 4. Have or have got?; 5. When do I use the present perfect?; 6. When do I use the past perfect?; Test 2; 7. Must or have to?; 8. What's the difference between mustn't and don't have to?; 9. Can, could, couldn't or be able to?; Test 3; 10. Say or tell?; 11. Make or do?; 12. Find out, make up, bring up, grow up or take off?; Test 4; 13. Like or as?; 14. Which common nouns are uncountable?; 15. Good or well?; Test 5; 16. When do I use an apostrophe?; 17. When do I use a capital letter and a comma?; 18. What are some common spelling mistakes?; Test 6; 19. Confusing nouns; 20. Confusing adjectives; 21. How do I use get?; Test 7; 22. Hope or wish?; 23. How do I express an opinion?; 24. When do I use in and to?; Test 8; 25. Still, yet or already?; 26. Very, too or enough?; 27. When do I use of and on?; Test 9; 28. When do I use take?; 29. When do I use the?; 30. Which verbs need an object?; Test 10; Answer key.
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