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Cambridge CAE

Also known as Cambridge English – C1 Advanced

Course description

This Advanced level (CEFR C1) exam is recognised worldwide by universities, businesses, government, and professional authorities. If you want to work or study in an English speaking or international environment, it is essential you have an advanced level of English and this qualification shows this.

This qualification demonstrates that you can follow an academic course in English at university level and use English with accuracy and confidence in the workplace, including speaking in meetings and presentations, writing essays, proposals, reports and emails. Taking the C1 Advanced (CAE) exam is also an excellent way to prepare for living or travelling abroad.

Our highly intensive preparation course includes:

  • Preparation for Reading, Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking tests
  • Timed exam practice and Speaking test practice
  • Up to 10 hours homework per week

If you want to do the Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) exam at the end of the course, please write this on the booking form.

Our courses are primarily designed for people taking the paper-based exam. The exam dates below are for paper-based exams. Students taking the computer-based exam can join the course and we will give you guidance on the computer-based format.

Weekly teaching time

15 to 30 hours

Course dayse

Monday to Friday

Start dates

See courses details below for specifc start dates

Language Level

Advanced (CEFR C1)

Exam dates

01 June 2019
14 December 2019

Exam fee

£144

Course length

1 – 12 weeks

Course options and timetable

  1. CAE (exam preparation only) – 15 hours per week
  2. CAE Intensive (with General English) – 30 hours per week
  3. CAE Intensive (with General English). Special 4-week intensive course leading up to the exam – 30 hours per week

Course 1 – CAE (exam preparation only)

Weekly teaching time

15 hours

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Course length

1 - 12 weeks

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Start dates

Every Monday within the following dates:
11 March to 31 May 2019
16 September to 6 December 2019

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Timetable

Monday to Friday

13.20 - 14.20
C1 Advanced Exam preparation

Coffee break

14.30 - 16.30
C1 Advanced Exam preparation

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Course prices

From £210
For detailed prices click here

Course 2 – CAE (exam preparation and General English)

Weekly teaching time

30 hours

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Course length

1 – 12 weeks

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Start dates

Every Monday within the following dates:
11 March to 31 May 2019
16 September to 6 December 2019

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Timetable

09.30 - 11.00
General English: listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Coffee break

11.15 - 12.45
General English: listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Lunch

13.20 - 14.20
C1 Advanced Exam preparation

Coffee break

14.30 - 16.30
C1 Advanced Exam preparation

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Course prices

From £385
For detailed prices click here

Course 3 – CAE Intensive (exam Preparation with General English). Special 4-week intensive course leading up to the exam

Weekly teaching time

30 hours

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Course length

4 weeks

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Start dates

Tuesday 7 May 2019 (Monday 6 May is a public holiday)
Monday 11 November 2019

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Timetable

09.30 - 11.00
General English: listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Coffee break

11.15 - 12.45
General English: listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Lunch

13.20 - 14.20
C1 Advanced Exam preparation

Coffee break

14.30 - 16.30
C1 Advanced Exam preparation

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Course price

£1440 – this includes registration fee, books & materials

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