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Vocabulary for First Certificate

This section provides exercises on different aspects of English vocabulary at an intermediate level. There are a wide variety of tests focusing on topics that frequently come up in the exam and which FCE students may have to write about or speak, for example: education, entertainment and media, daily life, places and buildings, health, medicine, shopping, travel and holidays, and so on.

FCE Vocabulary


Places to Live

Parts of the House


Furniture and Fittings

Types of Housing

Renting a flat or a house

The Environment 1

The Environment 2

The Environment 3

The Environment 4

The Environment 5

Appearance 1

Appearance 2

Appearance 3

Appearance 4

Family and Relationships 1

Family and Relationships 2

Family and Relationships 3

Countries, Nationalities 1

Countries, Nationalities 2

Countries, Nationalities 3

Clothes 1

Clothes 2

Clothes 3

Clothes 4

Clothes 5

Opposites (Verbs) 1

Opposites (Verbs) 2

Opposites (Verbs) 3

Opposites (Adjectives) 1

Opposites (Adjectives) 2

Opposites (Adjectives) 3

Opposites (Nouns) 1

Opposites (Nouns) 2

Opposites (Nouns) 3

Sport (Do, Play, Go)

Sport (Expressions)

Sport (Disciplines)

Sport (Sports Equipment)

Sport (Competing)

Travel 1

Travel 2

Vehicles and Transport 1

Vehicles and Transport 2

Transport Vocabulary 1

Transport Vocabulary 2

Sounds 3

Sounds 1

Sounds 2

Food and Cooking

Describing Taste

Types of Food

Fruits and Vegetables 1

Fruits and Vegetables 2

Verbs related to cooking

Computers and the Internet

Verbs related to computers

Computer Programmes

Science and Technology

Branches of science

Inventions and Discoveries

Science, Scientist, Adjective

Shopping 1 (Types of Shops)

Shopping 2 (Shopping List)

Shopping 3 (Doing the Shopping)

Shopping 4 (Words Related to Shopping)

Shopping 5

Crime and Punishment 1

Crime and Punishment 2

Crime and Punishment 3

Crime and Punishment 4

Tools and DIY

Tools and Equipment


Types of Films

Activities and Interests

Types of Books


Entertainment 1

Entertainment 2

Entertainment 3

Entertainment 4

In the Office

Synonyms (Verbs) 1

Synonyms (Verbs) 2

Similar Meanings (Verbs)

Synonyms (Adjectives) 1

Synonyms (Adjectives) 2

Synonyms (Nouns) 1

Synonyms (Nouns) 2

Similar Meanings (Nouns)

Outside the House

Education 1

Education 2

Education 3

Education 4

Education 5

Education 6

Ways of Writing

Learning Languages

Musical Instruments

Jobs and Professions 1

Jobs and Professions 2


Jobs and Professions 3

Jobs and Professions 4

Jobs and Professions 5

Jobs and Professions 6

Jobs and Professions 7

In the Mountains

Shape, size, pattern, material

Geometric Shapes

Materials 1

Materials 2

Materials 3

Animal Body Parts

Animal Sounds

Animal World

Animal Gender Names


Human Actions 1

Human Actions 2

Human Actions 3

At the Seaside

Personality 1

Personality 2

Personality 3

Personality 4

Personality 5

Health and Sickness 1

Health and Sickness 2

Health and Sickness 3

Health and Sickness 4

Health and Sickness 5

The Arts 1

The Arts 2

The Arts 3

The Arts 4

The Arts 5

Time 1

Time 2

Time 3

Parts of Things 1

Parts of Things 2

Parts of Things 3

Connectors and Fasteners

Moods and Feelings 1

Moods and Feelings 2

Moods and Feelings 3

Media 1

Media 2

Media 3

Media 4

Media 5

Media 6

Verbs with different meanings 'MAKE'

The Weather 1

The Weather 2

The Weather 3

The Weather 4

The Weather 5

Verbs with different meanings 'GO'

Stages of Life 1

Stages of Life 2

Stages of Life 3

Money 1

Money 2

Money 3

Money 4


Strong Adjectives

Ways of Speaking

Common Phrases 1

Common Phrases 2

Common Phrases 3

Verbs with different meanings 'GET'

Word Association 1

Word Association 2

Verbs with different meanings 'TAKE'

Meeting Words

Groups of People

At a Hotel 1

At a Hotel 2

Likes and Dislikes

Verbs with different meanings 'HAVE'

Holidays 1

Holidays 2

Holidays 3

Holidays 4

Holidays 5

Verbs with different meanings 'RUN'

The State of Things and Quality

Types of People

Air Travel 1

Air Travel 2

Air Travel 3

Names and Titles

Questions with Like

Ways of Eating

Remains and Waste

Verbs with different meanings 'KEEP'

Expressions with 'ONE'

Everyday Problems

Types of Buildings

Related words - New/Old/Young

Success an Failure

Verbs with different meanings 'HOLD'