Academic - Cambridge Examinations Course - San Francisco

Stafford House International

Program Description

Academic - Cambridge Examinations Course - San Francisco

Stafford House International

1Cambridge English exams are recognised by schools, universities and employers worldwide, they do not expire and there are three to choose from: First Certificate in English (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE).

FCE

FCE proves you have reached B2 (Upper Intermediate) level of English and can use every day written and spoken English for work or study purposes. The programme will develop every aspect of your English through engaging lessons and activities, from studying idioms and modal verbs to debating ideas and writing essays at a high language level.

Duration Course Dates Exam Date

10 weeks 4 Jan - 11 Mar 11 Mar

11 weeks 28 Mar - 10 Jun 7 Jun

5 weeks 18 Jul - 19 Aug 18 Aug

11 weeks 26 Sep - 9 Dec 10 Dec

CAE

CAE demonstrates that you are at C1 (Advanced) level of English needed for academic and professional success. As you prepare for the exam, you’ll study complex grammar and advanced-level vocabulary and learn how to write proposals, conduct research and communicate effectively in an international workplace.

Duration Course Dates Exam Date

10 weeks 4 Jan - 11 Mar 12 Mar

11 weeks 28 Mar - 10 Jun 8 Jun

5 weeks 18 Jul - 19 Aug 19 Aug

11 weeks 26 Sep - 9 Dec 10 Dec

CPE

CPE (UK only) demonstrates that you have the advanced skills necessary to function effectively in almost every English speaking context. As you prepare for the exam, you’ll need to be ready to think intensively about the English language in a variety of professional and academic contexts, transposing your thoughts into different registers of language, looking for the most suitable phrasing for each situation.

Duration Course Dates Exam Date

9 weeks 4 Jan - 4 Mar 5 Mar

11 weeks 28 Mar - 10 Jun 9 Jun

11 weeks 19 Sep - 2 Dec 1 Dec

Exam Preparation

All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL.

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Objectives

  • Goal-oriented and highly focussed preparation programme
  • Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam
  • Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam

How you will learn

  • Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more
  • Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing
  • The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview
  • Listening strategies such as listening for gist and detail
  • With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible

Quick Facts

Level

Upper Intermediate to Proficiency

Age

16+

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 6, 2018
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