How to write a film review in Cambridge IGCSE ESL Exercise 6?

Are you looking for a film review for your school magazine expressing your views? If yes, you are in the right place!

  1. Add the title of the film and underline it, you may provide the reviewer’s name or byline.
  2. Begin your film review with an introduction. One of the easiest ways of involving or reader hooked to the review is by asking questions. For example, ”Do you love action-packed films which keep you gripped to your seats?”
  3. State your compelling opinion about the film and it gives your readers a feel for the film and keeps them go on reading.
  4. The body of your film review gives some background story you should mention the lead role and the plot of the film briefly.
  5. The second half of the film review describes the settings of the film.
  6. In the next paragraph, includes settings and scenes
  7. Link your film review with your opinion opinion
  8. Ending paragraph deals with a general recommendation and reasons for the reader to view the film or reject it.

Format of Film Review

1st paragraph 
Introduction
2nd paragraph 
Plot summary
3rd Paragraph
Settings and scenes
4th paragraph
Recommendation and reasons

Best Five Books Keralites must Buy for their children in their Life.

1.The Legends of Khasak

by O V Vijayan


Ravi embarks on a journey due to restiveness innate of guiltiness and wretchedness that culminates in the intriguing village of Khasak, a land past with myths and dreams. Ravi enthralls everyone around him and finally, he realizes that there is no escape from inexorable prescriptions of karma….. O V Vijayan’s much-applauded the first novel, it is an astounding accomplishment, a must-read for young people of Kerala.


2.The God of Small Things


by Arundhati Roy


A modern book every Malayalee should read or recommend young ones to read and grow. You will never forget the life of twin siblings Rahel and Estha and their mother Ammu. A book that thrown Malayali individuality into international prospect when Ammu starts loving a man below her class…… It won the Booker Prize in 1997.

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3.Ente Katha (My Story)

by Kamala Surayya Das

An autobiography of Madhavikutty, Kamala Das or Kamala Surayya, one of India’s greatest poets, authors, and radical feminists that unknots the tempestuous life ever lived. People treasured her frankness and exposure of her private life those were completely against the prescribed social norms of behavior for women in India. A must-read for the young adults of India.

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4.Aadu Jeevitham (Goat Days)

by Benyamin

A life that touched the hearts of thousands of people around the world. In this modern world, we can’t even imagine that a man lived without seeing another human for 2 years but Najeeb’s experience with a herd of 700 goats makes readers ruminate that they are also trapped like him…. A must-read for expatriates and their families.

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Cambridge IGCSE® English as a Second Language Practice Tests 1


with Answers and Audio CDs (2): For the Revised Exam from 2019 (Cambridge International IGCSE)

Authors: Tom Bradbury and Mark Fountain
Edited by: Katia Carter and Tim Carter

Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language Practice Test (For the revised exam from 2019)

Are you looking for an IGCSE English as a Second Language exam practice test for the revised examinations from 2019? If yes, you are in the right place.

Now you can prepare for the exam with practice tests written by current examiners. This write-in book contains four new extended practice tests that help students prepare confidently in the weeks before the Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language exam. By completing the tests, learners develop familiarity with the format of the assessment and enhance their reading, writing, speaking, and listening technique.

With answers at the back of the book, this resource is perfect for learners’ self-study or for teachers to save time when marking. Audio for the listening exercises is on the accompanying CDs or on the Cambridge University Press website.

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How to write an email in Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language: Write an email to your friend about your visit to a fast-food restaurant. (Model answer)

Cambridge IGCSE ESL Email Writing

Hi Alex,

Sorry I haven’t written in ages, for I’ve been busy preparing for my exams and haven’t had time. Anyways, I thought you might like to know about my visit to the newly opened fast-food restaurant in our town.

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How to write a speech on leadership to deliver in school assembly?

Honourable judges, teachers, parents and my dear friends. Good morning one and all. I’m Ann Maria and today I’m going to express my views on the most important quality a student must have in his life.

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Cambridge IGCSE ESL Article writing model answer: Can video games like PUBG ruin students?

Cambridge IGCSE ESL Article Writing to School Magazine

Do you think mobile games are unimportant to students? If yes, should think about it. A significant number of parents argue that video games are harmful to students because it causes addiction.

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How to write a public speech for students on bullying?


Honourable judges, beloved teachers and my dear fellow competitors. Good evening one and all.

Have you ever been bullied? Yes, I have been. I must say it is a total nightmare. So, friends, my name is Ann Maria, and today I am going to share my views on bullying.

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How to answer Reading Comprehension 2 Multiple Matching Exam Exercise of IGCSE ESL examination?

Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language

Exam Exercise 2
Are you one of them who is worried about the reading comprehension multiple matching, the new examination exercise 2?  If yes, GET A GRIP ON IT! Now you don’t need to worry anymore, and a solution has been found! Reading Comprehension Multiple Matching of Cambridge IGCSE English as a Second Language  Exam Exercise 2 in paper 1 and 2 of the new pattern of examination starting in 2019 Solved!

You are going to master this exercise by the simple steps given below

The best strategy

  • Read the questions or statements and underline the keywords.
  • Read each section or paragraph and find sentences matching with any of the questions.
  • You can repeat the same to find matching sentences with the other questions too.

An alternative strategy for solving it.

We can also solve this exercise in the following ways:

First of all, read quickly the full passage in the question paper and get a general idea.

Secondly, read again to get the detail idea of the topic.

Finally, read the statements or questions and match with the sentences.

Final tips!


Check for synonyms or paraphrases Underline the sentence in the paragraph which you think is matching with the question.
Your teacher will certainly ask you why you took that answer anyway!
Underline the answer sentence that will help you to find the reasons for your mistakes anyway
Be careful that there will be a lot of views from people.
So let us learn the vocabulary relevant to our reading comprehension.
Last but not least, the tenses in the question and the passage

 Summary

  • Skim
  • Scan
  • Read in detail and match

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