This title incorporates all the vocabulary specified by the main Awarding Bodies for Foundation and Higher Tiers. It provides a revision guide, a checklist, a consolidation and reference book for pupils taking GCSE or Standard Grade exams. It offers vocabulary building exercises, puzzles and games, model phrases for written and oral examinations and tips on vocabulary learning, and the use of dictionaries.
Part 1 Yourself and others: personal details; family and friends; appearance; character and personal relationships; pets and animals; how to learn. Part 2 Home life: where you live; further details; around the home; furniture; daily routine; jobs around the home; how to learn. Part 3 School: classroom objects; working in the classroom; places in school; subjects; exams and tests; exam language; out of lessons; describing school and people; people in school; how to learn. Part 4 The world of work: further education and training; looking for a job; careers and employment; computers; pocket money; how to learn. Part 5 Services and the media: post; telephone; bank; lost property office; advertising; media; media opinions; how to learn. Part 6 Health and welfare: parts of the body; common ailments; accidents and emergency; healthy lifestyle - am I fit?; how to learn. Part 7 Free time: hobbies and sport; music and films; trips and meetings; how to learn. Part 8 Social activities: socializing; special events and festivals; social activities; how to learn. Part 9 Tourism: holidays; hotels and youth hostels; camping; how to learn. Part 10 International world: the wider world; social issues; environmental issues; the weather; the natural environment; how to learn.