Cambridge English Exam Preparation

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Our Cambridge English exam preparation classes will introduce you to the different parts of the exam and help you to develop the skills and techniques you need to succeed.

We offer up to five levels of Cambridge English Exam Preparation:

Cambridge Exam CERF Level
Cambridge English: Key (KET) A2 (Pre-Intermediate)
Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) B1 (Intermediate)
Cambridge English: First (FCE) B2 (Upper-Intermediate)
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) C1 (Advanced)
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) C2 (Proficiency)

Please contact reception for any further information.

Each course is based on a different coursebook, which changes each term, and also includes a graded reader, appropriate for your level. We provide certain materials free of charge, depending on the length of your course. Cambridge English Exam Preparation courses cover a wide variety of topics including holidays, food and drink, sport, culture, jobs, transport, and entertainment.

You will do weekly exam practice throughout the course to assess your progress in each paper of the exam and at the end of each course you will be given an end-of-course test to see if you are ready to take the exam.

COURSE DETAILS

minimum English level: A2 Pre-intermediate


minimum age: 16


average age: 25


average class size: 8 students (maximum 12)


minimum course length: 1 week


 

FULL-TIME (AFTERNOON)

hours per day: 3


base cost: £88 per week (when you book four weeks or more, the weekly cost will be lower)


lessons per week: 5


hours per week: 15


lesson times: 12.45 –16.00


lesson days: Mon – Fri


start dates: any Monday


 

FULL-TIME (MORNING)

hours per day: 3


base cost: £120 per week (when you book four weeks or more, the weekly cost will be lower)


lessons per week: 5


hours per week: 15


lesson times: 9.00 – 12.15


lesson days: Mon – Fri


start dates: any Monday


 

PART-TIME (EVENING)

hours per day: 2.5


base cost: £50 per week (when you book four weeks or more, the weekly cost will be lower)


lessons per week: 2


hours per week: 5


lesson times: 18.00 – 20.30


lesson days: Tuesday & Thursday


start dates: any Tuesday


 

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

Cambridge Exam Preparation is suitable for higher-level students who want to improve their exam techniques as well as develop their English language skills.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

familiarise you with the main parts of the exam
provide you with the techniques you need to succeed
improve and develop your speaking fluency and pronunciation
improve your listening skills with a focus on authentic English
widen your English vocabulary over a range of topics
improve, develop and practise your English grammar
develop reading skills including skimming and scanning techniques
help you with writing patterns and techniques
help you develop self-study learning strategies

DURING THE COURSE YOU WILL

complete a needs analysis in order to ensure your teacher can meet your needs
develop and widen your range of English (not only focus on your mistakes)
listen to and practise authentic English
take part in pair work, group work, role-plays and discussions
learn practical techniques for self-study
have one-to-one tutorials with your teacher to assess your progress and set new learning targets
have regular exam practice in order to assess your progress