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 Seven

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. In your English class, you have been talking about health and fitness. 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.

Walking has many benefits and we should walk as much as possible. Do you agree with this statement?


Write about....

1. Health
2. Saving money
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. This is part of an email that you have received from your English-speaking friend, Karl:

From: Karl Schmidt <karl4schmidt@gmail.com>
Subject: When to come?


I've decided (finally!) that I will come and visit you. But now I have to decide when to visit. I was hoping you could give me some guidance.

Is the winter there very cold? What sort of things do people do during different seasons of the year? When do you think would be the best time to come? What time of the year should I definitely avoid?

Speak soon.


Write your email.

3. You see this announcement in an English magazine:

Articles Wanted

Remembering It All

Do you have a good memory? What tricks do you use to remember important things in your everyday life? What suggestions would you give to someone with a poor memory?

Write an article for us answering these questions.

We will publish the best articles in the magazine next month.

Write your article.

4. You see this announcement in a technology magazine:

Product Reviews Wanted

A Nice Device

What is your most useful device? What does it do? Could you live without it? Do you think it's good value for money?

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

Write your review.

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