Cambridge IGCSE First Language English Teacher’s Resource


Format:Spiral bound
Subject(s):First Language English
Qualification:Cambridge IGCSE
Author(s):Marian Cox

Up-to-date resources providing full coverage of Cambridge IGCSE® First Language English (0500 and 0522)


This standalone, photocopiable Cambridge IGSCE First Language English Teacher's Resource (fourth edition) provides a complete solution to teaching Cambridge IGCSE First Language English. It contains teaching resources not linked to the Coursebook or Workbook topics, so it can be used independently or to supplement teaching using the other components in the suite. It contains 28 themed units grouped into six parts focusing on the following skills: Reading comprehension, Writers' effects, Summary, Directed writing, Composition and Coursework. Cambridge IGSCE First Language English Teacher's Resource (fourth edition) includes practical advice for teachers as well as worksheets with answers and full lesson plans. A microsite provides free online resources to support the course.


  • Fully updated to meet the syllabus change: Cambridge IGCSE First Language English (0500) Cambridge International Level 1/Level 2 Certificate First Language English (0522).
  • A complete solution to teaching the course or for additional resource support.
  • It provides complete support for teaching the syllabus with detailed lesson plans and any reading texts, worksheets and slideshows needed to complete these lessons.


About the Teacher's Resource - using the resource, notes, skills and tasks grid
Part 1. Reading Comprehension: Unit 1. Same difference
Unit 2. The falling wall
Unit 3. The gentle touch
Unit 4. City portraits
Part 2. Writers' Effects: Unit 5. Colourful characters
Unit 6. Just walking
Unit 7. Dislocation
Unit 8. Revisiting
Part 3. Summary: Unit 9. Missing persons
Unit 10. A matter of time
Unit 11. Sharks and crocs!
Unit 12. Caught in the web
Part 4. Directed Writing: Unit 13. A life apart
Unit 14. Native speakers
Unit 15. Dedicated and determined
Unit 16. To board or not to board
Unit 17. Fur and against
Part 5. Composition: Description
Unit 18. Prized possession
Unit 19. Building dreams
Unit 20. Crucial decisions
Unit 21. Fabulous tales
Part 6. Coursework: Informative and argumentative
Unit 22. Daily lives
Unit 23. Hyper-reality
Descriptive and narrative
Unit 24. Seeing the future
Unit 25. Famous face
Evaluative and analytical
Unit 26. Communication generation
Unit 27. Self-esteem v. self-control
Unit 28. Science or sentiment?

Additional information

Weight 0.48 kg
Dimensions 21.5 × 29.7 × 1 cm