Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language is accepted by universities and employers as proof of ability to understand and communicate in English. It is aimed at students whose first language is not English, but who use English as a language of study.
A grade C in IGCSE English as a Second Language satisfies the English proficiency requirements of many universities in the UK and in other English speaking countries.
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The course will prepare your child for the reading, writing, speaking and listening parts of the syllabus for the Cambridge (CAIE) English as a Second Language syllabus 0511 or 0992.
The exam comprises three components:
Paper 2: Reading and Writing (2 hours) – 60% of the total mark
Paper 4: Listening (50 minutes) – 20% of the total mark
Component 5: Speaking (10-15 minutes) – 20% of the total mark
Please note that the marks for the Speaking component contribute to the overall grade.
There are Cambridge exam centres in over 150 countries. We can provide details of those most convenient.
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