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Cambridge IGCSE First Language Portuguese is designed for learners whose first language is Portuguese.
The syllabus develops learners':
The syllabus year refers to the year in which the examination will be taken.
To better meet the needs of learners, we have updated specimen Paper 1 – now called ‘Reading and Directed Writing’ – and replaced the summary task with a directed writing task. There are three reading texts (one fiction and two non-fiction).
In specimen Paper 2 Writing, candidates choose two questions from four, rather than two from eight.
For full details of the changes, please see the 2025-2027 syllabus above.
We are developing a comprehensive range of resources to help teachers deliver this updated syllabus.
We aim to provide a scheme of work and other relevant classroom resources. Example Candidate Responses will be available following the first examination in 2025. Visit the School Support Hub from June 2025 onwards for details.
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