General English + Cambridge PET/First Exam Preparation

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Our PET and First Certificate exam preparation courses are designed for students who require practical exam strategies and guidance on how to approach Cambridge reading, writing, listening and speaking exam tasks.

Students enjoy all aspects of our General English course along with eight additional lessons focusing on Cambridge exam preparation.

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During the course our students practise and develop their communication skills in English and are given exam tips and advice from our professional teachers.


Classes include practice of useful speaking expressions, essay writing and strategies for a variety of reading and listening exam tasks.

Students will have the opportunity to use authentic Cambridge past exam papers and receive individual feedback on mock-speaking exams.

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Learning Objectives

  • For students to familiarise themselves with all parts of the PET/FCE exam

  • To develop and practise spoken communication skills, in both interactive and individual speaking exam tasks

  • To learn and practise useful speaking expressions

  • To develop academic writing skills, such as essay writing

  • To acquire practical exam strategies

  • To practise listening and reading for gist and detail

  • To improve exam performance using individual examiner feedback

Key Information

  • For students studying towards a B1 or B2 level of English and wish to take the Cambridge PET or FCE exam

  • Exam strategies and helpful tips for passing the Speaking, Reading, Writing and Listening papers

  • Highly experienced teachers of Cambridge examination classes

  • Maximum of 8 students

  • 2 week course - 8 x 45 minute lessons in addition to 27 lessons/30 hours
    General English (maximum class size 16)

  • Excursions & daily activity programme

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