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Cambridge FCE – First Certificate

Also known as Cambridge English – B2 First 

Course description

FCE (First Certificate in English) is an Upper-Intermediate level (CEFR B2) Cambridge exam – also known as ‘B2 First’. Choose FCE/B2 First if you want your level of English to be satisfactory for many practical everyday purposes, including business and study.

FCE/B2 First is also useful preparation if you are working towards higher level exams, such as CAE (also known as C1 Advanced).

Our highly intensive preparation course includes:

Our highly intensive preparation course includes:

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

If you want to do the Cambridge FCE/B2 First exam at the end 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 – 30 hours – depending on course options

Course days

Monday to Friday

Course length

1 - 12 weeks

Start dates

See courses details below for specific start dates

Level

Upper-Intermediate (CEFR B2)

Exam dates

08 June 2019
14 December 2019

Exam fee

£140

Course options and timetables

There are 3 different FCE preparation courses to meet individual requirements:

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

Course 1 - FCE Exam Preparation

Weekly teaching time

15 hours (3 hours per day)

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Course length

1 - 12 weeks

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Start dates

Every Monday within the following dates:
06 May to 31 May 2019
11 November to 06 December 2019

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Timetable

Monday to Friday

13.20 - 14.20
FCE Exam preparation

Coffee break

14.30 - 16.30
FCE Exam preparation

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Course price

From £210
For detailed prices click here

Course 2 – FCE Intensive (exam preparation with General English)

Weekly teaching time

30 hours (6 hours per day)

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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
FCE Exam preparation

Coffee break

14.30 - 16.30
FCE Exam preparation

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Course price

From £385
For detailed prices click here

Course 3 – Cambridge FCE Intensive (exam preparation with General English). Special 4-week intensive leading up to the exam.

Weekly teaching time

30 hours (6 hours per day)

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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
FCE Exam preparation

Coffee break

14.30 - 16.30
FCE Exam preparation

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Course price

4 weeks: £1440 – this includes registration fee, books & materials