Part-Time Cambridge Exam Preparation Classes

What is it? Who is it for? Minimum Age
Cambridge Exam Preparation Course Anyone planning on taking a Cambridge B2 First (FCE) or C1 Advanced (CAE) exam 18
Level Cost When?
CEFR B2 (FCE) & C1 (CAE) £375 including all tuition and materials. Exam entry fee not included. Monday & Wednesday Evenings
Hours Maximum Class Size
Accommodation Social Programme
Part-time - 3 hours per week for 12 weeks 18 students Not available No

Web-Part-time-classes-front-page2.jpgIf 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.

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

1) 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 text book 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)

2) 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?

The classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5.30pm to 7.00pm.

Our Cambridge English exam preparation courses are 12 weeks in duration and are offered between the following dates in the 2019-20 academic year.

Course Start Date End Date Exam Date
Term 2

Cambridge B2 First Exam Preparation

(12 weeks)

Monday 10 February 2020 Wednesday 20 May 2020** tbc

Cambridge C1 Advanced Exam Preparation

(12 weeks)

Monday 10 February 2020 Wednesday 20 May 2020** tbc

** The University has a 3 week Easter vacation from 6 April to 24 April 2020, so there are no classes between these dates.

How much do the courses cost?

The fee for each course is £375. 

Course fees will include tuition, study book, practice test resources and extra learning materials. You will also receive a University of Sheffield student card, giving you access to the University facilities, including library and computer systems, for the duration of the course.

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 - £130, C1 Advanced - £135. 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?

In order to apply for a place on the course, you should complete the online application form by clicking the link below.

Application Form

The deadline to apply for our next course starting in February is January 20th 2020.

After completing the application form you will be required to attend a part-time course enrolment event. You will need to bring evidence of your English level (e.g. an English test certificate) if you have any to the enrolment event. At the enrolment event you will complete a written task and have a spoken interview. We will then discuss with you which class and Cambridge exam is best suited to you, taking in to account your preference.

The enrolment dates and times will be sent to you after you complete the application form.


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