English Exam Preparation 15 lessons per week
Qualifications: Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
Levels: Upper Intermediate - Level B2, Advanced - Level C1
Our Cambridge Exam preparation courses: Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) is delivered by experienced and qualified teachers. The syllabus for your lessons is based on your course book, but your teacher will also use their experience to give you top tips on how to pass any of your Cambridge exam courses. You will be expected to participate as much as possible and pushed to succeed. Each week, you will be tested with a practice exam for the unit you have studied throughout the week.
This course focuses on the skills needed for students to reach their grade requirements and succeed in an academic or professional environment:
Writing an academic essay: stating and developing arguments/opinions;
problem-solving; presenting information logically, coherently and cohesively;
paragraph mapping-introduction, body of ideas, conclusion;
sequencers and signalling devices; proof –reading/editing work as a part of drafting.
Reading techniques: skimming & scanning for general or specific information (eg: data/figures); processing information from academic and authentic sources (magazines & internet); logical organization of information.
Speaking: providing information in a formal interview context; giving an extended talk on a given topic; taking part in a formal discussion; giving a formal presentation /report.
Listening: extracting information from texts of varying lengths eg: university lectures, radio interviews, radio documentaries, conversations; learning what information to look for and what to exclude.
Extract information from and understand a variety of texts including letters, works of fiction, newspaper articles, advertisements and brochures. Focus on multiple matching of headings to paragraphs, gapped texts and multiple matching for exam.
Write reports, transactional letters, articles, discursive and descriptive and narrative compositions. Note-taking for listening tasks.
Understand a variety of listening texts, including lectures, phone messages, news, interviews, conversation, extracts from plays and stories with native and non-native accents.
Make contributions to discussions on a variety of topics.
Review and practice all aspects of previously-learned grammar including hypothetical
Transport, space travel, sport, science and technology, clothing and fashion, health, food and cooking, money, weather, environment, films, parts of the body, crime and punishment.
Transfer from and/or to the airport
No. of Students
263-265 Battersea Park Road, London, United Kingdom
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I made the right decision when I chose this school:the teachers are very good,the staff friendly and the school very nice and clean.My English was impreved a lot . I'll come back next year.
I had a great experience at this school. the staff were friendly. The facilites are perfect and the lessons very interesting. I am realy pleased to select this school.
Number of classrooms: 5
Average nº of student per classroom: 8
Minimum student age: 18
Level test on first day:
Distance from the airport: 25.6 km.
Closest airport: Heathrow
Year school opened: 2011
School opening times: 9:30 - 19:00
School close dates: Show
•Elegant International College has been inspected and accredited by the British Council and the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). Teachers are formally qualified to teach English and have been approved by our Awarding Organizations. The college provides a friendly international environment, with “bright and modern premises” and “student satisfaction is high”. Central London location with excellent public transport enables easy travel. The college organizes social programs and is able to assist with accommodation through our British Council accredited partner. We offer our learners a highly competitive and value for money service. All staff constantly strives to make the learning process both an interesting and an enjoyable experience. The college offers: 1. Affordable courses taught by teachers who specialize in teaching English. 2. Modern classrooms equipped with Smart and interactive whiteboards and digital projectors. 3. Excellent learning and socializing experience provided in a friendly environment. 4. First class customer service by our welcoming and responsive bilingual staff. 5. Attractive and appealing social programs including educational trips and outings. 6. Small class sizes with mixed nationalities. 7. Free WIFI on every floor, local library access, break area, computer room, large outdoor seating area & social boards.