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Cambridge Examination Preparation Course

Who is it for?

 

If you want to improve the overall standard of your English and gain an internationally recognised language qualification for life, this is the course for you. Basil Paterson offers FCE, CAE, and CPE courses at various times during the year, and our experienced teaching staff can help advise you on the correct examination for your level of English.

 

With start dates in January, April, and October, this intensive 6 week programme offers rigorous practice of examination skills and technique. Furthermore, because Basil Paterson is also the largest examination centre in Scotland, all students that take a Cambridge Preparation course are guaranteed a place on the exam.

 

Course fees:

Fixed dates courses (price per week)
CourseStarting price
Cambridge Exam preparation - FCE (6 weeks)2,206 GBP
Cambridge Exam preparation - CAE (6 weeks)2,206 GBP
Cambridge Exam preparation - CPE (6 weeks)2,206 GBP
Cambridge Exam preparation - FCE (4 weeks)1,514 GBP
Cambridge Exam preparation - CAE (4 weeks)1,514 GBP












Cambridge Preparation Course


 Timetable (25 hours per week)

  08.45 - 09.00 Plenary
  09.00 – 10.00 Spoken Performance Workshop
  10.00 – 10.15 MORNING BREAK
  10.15 – 11.15 Language Focus
  11.15 – 11.30 MORNING BREAK
  11.30 – 12.30 Language Practice
  12.30 – 13.30 LUNCH BREAK
  13.30 – 14.30

 Exam Strategies

  14.30 – 14.45 AFTERNOON BREAK
  14.45 – 15.45

 Exam Skills Practice  




Fees include:

 

    •    All course materials and self-study resources
    •    Email, internet, and WiFi access
    •    Individual report at the end of your stay
    •    Access to Social Programme activities and events (view timetable)
    •    Support from tutors available every afternoon in the Study Centre

    •    Place on next available Cambridge date (exam fee not included. Click here for exam fees and dates.)


        

 

At a glance

 

  • 25 hrs p/wk for 6 weeks
  • Guaranteed place on next exam
  • Study in the examination center
  • Minimum level: Upper Intermediate
  • Minimum age: 16
  • One lesson = 60 minutes
  • 12 students per class (max.)


6 week Course dates 2017


  • FCE 30 January - 10 March
  • CAE 16 January - 24 February*
  • FCE 24 April - 02 June*
  • CAE 24 April - 02 June*
  • FCE 16 October - 24 November*
  • CAE 16 October - 24 November*

*Please note exam takes place the week after the course finishes, so students should book an extra week of accommodation

4 week Course dates 2017


  • FCE 03 July - 28 July
  • CAE 26 June - 21 July
  • FCE 31 July - 25 August
  • CAE 31 July - 25 August

 

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