Part-time Cambridge exam preparation classes

If you're planning on taking a Cambridge Assessment English exam at B2 First or C1 Advanced level then our part-time evening classes can help you prepare.

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This course is for anyone over 18 planning on taking a Cambridge B2 First (FCE) or C1 Advanced (CAE) exam.

  • Level: CEFR B2 (FCE) & C1 (CAE)
  • Cost: £430 including all tuition and materials. Exam entry fee not included.
  • Dates: Term 2 (February to May 2021)
  • Hours: 2 classes a week of 2 hours for 10 weeks (40 hours in total)
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Covid-19 - Term 2 (February to May 2021) Course Format Update

As a result of Covid-19 and to ensure the safety of all ELTC staff and students we have made some changes to Part-time Evening courses:

  • The classes were originally planned to take place in person but will now be taught online in compliance with the latest UK Government mandated lockdown currently in place.
  • We will keep you informed of any changes to the format of the course (if required) after you apply.

Cambridge Assessment English Exams are recognised around the world by thousands of employers, universities and government organisations as proof of ability to use English.

We are an authorised exam centre for Cambridge Assessment English examinations and our teaching staff are qualified and experienced English language tutors. Our Centre is very modern, with spacious classrooms equipped with the latest technology and learning resources.


Levels

We currently offer 2 different part-time Cambridge English preparation classes for the following Cambridge English exams:

1) B2 First*
2) C1 Advanced*

* A minimum number of students are required to open a group

After completing your preparation course you can also take your Cambridge exam at our centre. For further information about upcoming Cambridge Examinations please visit our English Tests webpage.


Course details

B2 First (formerly Cambridge FCE)

This class is an exam preparation class focusing on the 4 test papers; Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading and Use of English (Grammar and Vocabulary). Work is done on exam techniques and strategies, along with language improvement from analysis of the exam practice.

An exam textbook is used, together with supplementary materials in the class and online. B2 First is an exam for people who can use everyday written and spoken English in a variety of situations.

It is an ideal exam for people who want to use English for initial steps into work or study in an English-speaking context.

(IELTS 5.5+, CEFR B2 or equivalent)

C1 Advanced (formerly Cambridge CAE)

This class is an exam preparation class focusing on the 4 test papers; Speaking, Writing, Listening and Reading and Use of English (Grammar and Vocabulary).

Work is done on exam techniques and strategies, along with language improvement from analysis of the exam practice. An exam text book is used, together with supplementary materials in the class and online.

C1 Advanced is a high-level qualification that is officially recognised by universities, employers and governments around the world and shows the level of English required for demanding academic and professional settings.

(IELTS 7.0+, CEFR C1 or equivalent)

When will the classes take place?

Both course classes will run from February 8th 2021 to May 7th 2021.

Classes for both courses will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 5:30pm to 7:30pm.

How much do the courses cost?

The fee for each course is £430

Course fees will include tuition, study book, practice test resources and extra learning materials. 

If you enter for the optional Cambridge English exam at the ELTC, you must also pay a Cambridge exam fee. Currently exam fees are B2 First - £143, C1 Advanced - £148. Applications made after the entries deadline will be charged an additional fee of £25.

All fees must be paid in advance before you start the course.

It is possible to sit an English language exam without attending a course at the ELTC. Please click here to find out more about just taking an exam.

How do I apply?

Applications for our February 2021 course are now closed. Further information about future courses will be listed on this webpage once confirmed.

After completing the application form, you will need to take an online placement test. This is a short test for us to make sure we recommend the right course for you. We will also take into account your preference.

We will send you more information about the online test after you complete the application form.

Information for Under 18s

Our courses are designed for adults. Applicants who are under 18 are subject to a number of restrictions and administrative procedures. 

The standard minimum age for our courses is 18 years. However, we will consider applications from applicants who are under 18 in some circumstances, and subject to satisfactory guardianship arrangements being in place. Please contact us for more information.

For further information on under 18s at the university please visit our "Students under the age of 18" webpage".

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