B2 First (FCE) >> Writing >> Students need to communicate clearly and write a wide range of different compositions in the Writing section: article, email, report, review and essay.

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Cambridge B2 First (FCE First Certificate)

B2 First

B2 First Certificate Writing - Test Four

Time: 1hr 20mins

Part One

You must answer this question. Write your answer in 140-190 words in an appropriate style on the separate answer sheet.

1. You recently read a magazine article about cooking. Now, your English teacher has asked you to write an essay.

Write an essay using all your notes and giving reasons for your point of view.

It's important for young people to learn to cook. Do you agree with this statement?


Write about....

1. Health
2. Independence
3. ................ (your own idea)

Part Two

Write an answer to one of the questions 2-4 in this part. Write your answer in 140-190 words in an appropriate style.

2. You see this announcement in your local newspaper:

Restaurant Reviews Wanted

Great Restaurants

Have you been to a good local restaurant recently? What made it a memorable meal? What was the service like? Was it expensive?

We will publish the best reviews in our newspaper next month.

Write your review.

3. You see this announcement on the window of an English travel agency:

Articles Wanted

My Treasure Island Pair

If you were stuck on a desert island in the middle of the ocean, which TWO things would you love to have with you? You won't have electricity! What makes these two things so important for you and how would you use them?

Write an article for us and tell us about this pair of vital objects.

We will publish the best articles on our website next month.

Write your article.


An overseas college is sending a group of young students to study in your town.

Your English teacher has asked you to write a report on two local attractions that might be of interest to the students. You report should:

  • Describe the attractions and why they are important for the local people.
  • Explain why you think the students will like them.

Write your report.

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