A highly focused Cambridge English: First (FCE) course providing efficient exam preparation in 50-60 core hours. Compact First Student's Book without answers provides B2-level students with thorough preparation and practice needed for exam success. Ten units cover all five exam papers in a step-by-step approach. 'Quick steps' and Writing, Speaking and Listening guides explain what to expect in the exam, and provide strategies on approaching each paper, model answers, useful expressions and further practice. A Grammar Reference covers all key areas of grammar. Unit-based wordlists include target vocabulary with definitions. The accompanying CD-ROM provides interactive grammar, vocabulary and writing practice. Compact First users also have access to two complete practice tests with audio on the website.