Roy Norris started his teaching career in 1984 in Selby, North Yorkshire, where he taught French and German in a comprehensive school for five years. At the end of the eighties he moved to Madrid and a career in ELT. Most of his time there has been spent working with International House, as teacher, teacher-trainer and at one point Cambridge Examinations Co-ordinator. Roy has written Ready for FCE (2001),Ready for CAE (2004) and Straightforward Advanced (2008), and co-written Direct to FCE (2011).
Ready for First is the new, third edition of our popular preparation course aimed at young adult students training for the Cambridge English: First exam. All four skills are systematically developed and practised in each unit, while in-depth exam training is given in the form of regular 'What to expect in the exam' and 'How to go about it' help boxes. This step-by-step approach ensures that students will be fully prepared and confident when sitting the new 2015 First Certificate exam.