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The perfect preparation for the C1 Advanced examination - formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE). Passing the Cambridge C1 Advanced means that you would able to follow a degree course at university or communicate with accuracy in a professional situation.
Due to the Covid-19 situation, there may be times when other students join the class online (hybrid learning). To enable the class to interact with one another, everyone should be prepared to connect online. You will receive access details in advance. All students need to bring either a laptop or a tablet to take part in our courses.
This course focuses on the language skills required for each section of the exam, as well as specific skills for achieving your full potential on the day of the exam.
Morning programme: this is an advanced language course with classes covering grammar and vocabulary, reading and listening comprehension, varieties of written English and speaking practice, all of which are essential for success in this examination.
Afternoon programme: the emphasis will be on the exam preparation with special classes focusing the techniques, strategies and language necessary in all parts of the exam.
Your classroom studies will be supported by carefully-guided homework and self-study throughout the course. Regular one-to-one tutorials are held to enable you to discuss your progress with your tutor. There will also be full mock tests so that you can see your progress, identify areas that need improvement and grow used to the pressure of the exam.
You will improve your accuracy and fluency in English for the C1 Advanced exam, as well as become familiar with the different techniques and strategies necessary for the different papers.
Minimum enrolment period: 1 week
*Please note that the following dates are bank holidays in the UK, and no lessons take place on those days. On each of these days, we will offer students a free excursion/activity.
In December, as the exam is on Saturday, an additional night's homestay accommodation until Sunday is included for the final weekend (if required).
Course Fees 2023
Registration fee: £80
Homestay accommodation (if required): £155 per week in 2023
Examination fees (if required): £210 in 2023
Coursebook: included for students booked for 3 weeks+ (a loan coursebook is given to students booked for 1 or 2 weeks, with an option to buy at cost price or return unmarked at the end of the course.
Full Terms and Conditions of individual enrolments available here
|09.00 - 10.30
11.00 - 12.30
|Morning classes: language development|
|13.45 - 14.45
15.00 - 16.00
|Optional supervised self-study||Exam technique preparation classes||Optional supervised self-study|
|16.00 - 17.00||Optional supervised self-study|
|Complete our enrolment form|
|Submit your pre-course test and questionnaire|
|Once we have accepted your enrolment, pay a non-refundable deposit of £300 or the full amount. Click here for our Payment & Banking page.|
|Please tell us your travel plans when you have this information|
|On your first day, you will meet the staff, we will show you around the College and Broadstairs and we will further assess your level. We will make sure you're all ready to start your course!|