About IGCSE English Syllabus
Cambridge IGCSE First Language English is designed for learners whose first language is English. Cambridge IGCSE First Language English learners develop the ability to communicate clearly, accurately and effectively in both speech and writing. They learn how to employ a wide-ranging vocabulary, use correct grammar, spelling and punctuation, and develop a personal style and an awareness of the audience being addressed.
Learners are also encouraged to read widely, both for their own enjoyment and to further their awareness of the ways in which English can be used. Cambridge IGCSE First Language English also develops more general analysis and communication skills such as synthesis, inference, and the ability to order facts and present opinions effectively.
This syllabus is available to UK schools and schools in administrative Zone 3. It is approved by Ofqual and funded in state schools in England. If you are uncertain about whether you are in administrative Zone 3, please refer to our administrative zone page.
Please note: November 2016 is the final examination series for syllabus 0522. This syllabus will be replaced by our new Cambridge IGCSE (9-1) First Language English (0627). This new syllabus will be regulated and funded but not count in government performance tables.
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19/9/2017 : March and May June 2017 English Past Papers of CIE IGCSE are available.
17/1/2017 : October/November 2017 IGCSE English Grade Thresholds, Syllabus and Past Exam Papers are updated.
18 January 2019 : October / November 2018 papers are updated. Feb / March and May / June 2019 papers will be updated after result announcements.
1 June 2019 : Feb – March Papers Updated
12/01/2020 : IGCSE English 2019 October/November Past Papers are updated.
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