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English – Second Language IGCSE

English – Second Language IGCSE

Dates Available

  • Week 1: Monday 29 March – Friday 2 April
  • Week 2: Monday 5 – Friday 9 April
  • Week 3: Monday 12 – Friday 16 April

Boards

CIE 0510/0511

Length of Course

17.5 hours

Times

9am to 12.30pm and/or 1.30pm to 5pm daily

This course is suitable only for students sitting English – Second Language IGCSE with CIE. It is not suitable for students who speak English as their first language.

Reading

  • R1: Identify and retrieve facts and details
  • R2: Understand and select relevant information
  • R3: Recognise and understand ideas, opinions and attitudes and the connections between related ideas
  • R4: Understand what is implied but not actually written, eg gist, relationships, writer’s purpose/intention, writer’s feelings, situation or place

Writing

  • W1: Communicate clearly, accurately and appropriately
  • W2: Convey information and express opinions effectively
  • W3: Employ and control a variety of grammatical structures
  • W4: Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of appropriate vocabulary
  • W5: Observe conventions of paragraphing, punctuation and spelling
  • W6: Employ appropriate register/style

Listening

  • L1: Identify and retrieve facts and details
  • L2: Understand and select relevant information
  • L3: Recognise and understand ideas, opinions and attitudes and the connections between related ideas
  • L4: Understand what is implied but not actually stated, eg gist, relationships between speakers, speaker’s purpose/intention, speaker’s feelings, situation or place

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