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FCE Exam

The FCE (First Certificate of English) exam - also known as the First for Schools exam - is used to gauge the English level of students who have an upper-intermediate level of English. The First for Schools exam has 5 parts which are Reading, Writing, Use of English, Listening and Speaking. The entire exam takes about 4 hours. Are you ready to take the FCE exam? Take this simple questionnaire to find out.

  • Can you read and understand 2000 words of text in English?
  • Are you sure you can read complex articles and pick out general the ideas and details?
  • Have you ever answered English multiple choice questions with a time limit?
  • Are you able to fill in the blanks in sentences and short paragraphs?
  • Can you listen to multiple short English monologue and understand it all?
  • Are you confident you can speak English with another person or student?

If you answered 'no' to any of those questions, you may want to speak with one of Live Lingua's FCE tutors. The first trial FCE class is absolutely free. You can speak with the tutor to see if they think you are ready for the FCE test and they can propose a study plan for you. No credit card required, and no commitment.

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FCE for Schools

The FCE (First Certificate of English) exam is administered by schools for two reasons. The first is to gauge the progress of their students in the English language. The second is to help motivate the students to continue with their English studies. The FCE test is a built around familiar situations and topics to the students are meant to feel very comfortable with the material. The exam is broken down into the following sections with the listed time limit.


20 questions
60 minutes


2 subjects
80 minutes


42 questions
45 minutes


30 questions
40 minutes


4 topics
14 minutes

Do you have any questions about the FCE (First Certificate of English for Schools) exam? You can speak to one of our FCE tutors for free to ask any question you may have. They will speak with you and evaluate how prepared you are.

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