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English – Second Language CIE (0510)

English – Second Language (0510)

This syllabus is designed for students who have a working knowledge of the language and want to cement their understanding in order to progress in their academic or professional career. The main aim is to help students achieve a level of practical communication that is perfect for everyday use.Cambridge-IGCSE-English-as-Second-Language-Coursebook-fourth-edition-Peter-Lucantoni-Cambridge-University-Press

Students typically sit for two components that focus on the extended curriculum: Component 2 Reading and Writing and Component 4 Listening. Component 2 has seven sections that focus on reading and writing skills of the candidate and is worth 70% of the total grade. Component 4 focuses on the listening skills of the candidates, and is worth 30% of the total grade.

Candidates are able to sit for these exams during June and November examination sessions.

The syllabus

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