We offer specialised courses in Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam preparation. Having a recognised Cambridge qualification in English can greatly assist both your career and personal development, and our qualified, experienced teachers will help you to prepare you for the key areas of your chosen examination. With continual assessment throughout your course, and with verbal and written feedback from your teacher, you will also have the opportunity to practise exam techniques using authentic examination material.
Choose to study Cambridge Examination Preparation on its own (10 hours per week) or combine with General English to create the General English Plus Cambridge option (25 hours per week). Or visit our part-time courses page for more flexible options.
For full-time students, from 2016, there will be three courses per year, and students will have the option to take the exam directly after the course at the Manchester examination centre (5 – 10 minutes’ walk from our school). Start dates for 2016 are below.
|Hours per week||10 (Half Day) or 25 (Full Day) more part time options available|
|Hours per day||2 (Half Day) or 5 (Full Day) more part time options available|
|Timetable||09.00 – 12.15 (Full Day), 13.15 – 15.15 (Half Day and Full Day), Monday to Friday|
|Levels available||B1 +|
|Minimum course duration||10 weeks|
2016 Start Dates
Course Start Date: January 25th Written Exam Date: April 16th
Course Start Date: May 31st Written Exam Date: August 19th
Course Start Date: September 12th Written Exam Date: December 3rd
|Maximum number in group||8 (average) 14 (July – August)|
|Nationalities in class||Mixed|
|Individual tutorials||Every 6 weeks|
|End of Course Certificate||Yes|
|Holidays||1 week for each 12-week course (to be booked in advance)|
|Extra course costs||Coursebook – £25 (per level) Optional social activities (some are free, please see Social Programme page)|