Courses run throughout the year. All students receive a report and certificate on departure.

All adult courses include the following:

  • 21 hours tuition per week
  • 10 hours teacher-assisted self-study
  • maximum 12 students per class
  • good nationality mix
  • practice in all language skills
  • free coursebook and materials
  • regular 1:1 tutorials
  • free social programme
  • special advantages for long-term students

Requirements

  • Minimum age – 17 years
  • Levels – Beginner to Advanced
  • Course length – from 2 weeks to one year
  • Start dates – most Mondays
  • Class size – maximum 12, average 9-10
  • 21 full hours in classroom + 10 hours teacher-assisted self-study per week
  • General English + Afternoon Electives
  • Regular 1:1 tutorials with class teacher
  • Exams Offered:- IELTS, PET, FCE, CAE,CPE, TOEIC*, TOEFLand others including ILEC and BULATS
  • University advisory and application service
  • Study trips to London and around Cambridge
  • Free social Programme

Structure

  • Courses at CAE run right through the year (except 2 or 3 weeks for Christmas holiday).
  • Start most Mondays
  • The minimum stay is 2 weeks
  • Exam students advised to take full 12-week programme: Winter, Spring or Autumn
  • 21 full hours in classroom + 10 hours teacher-assisted self-study per week
  • Choice of afternoon elective classes
  • Regular 1:1 tutorials with class teacher

Exam Preparation

  • Exams Officer to advise you
  • IELTS + TOEFL + BULATS part of afternoon programme
  • Cambridge First (FCE)
  • Cambridge Advanced(CAE)
  • Cambridge Proficiency (CPE)
  • TOEIC registered centre
  • International Legal English Certificate (ILEC)

Electives

Academic English

  • English for Academic Purposes (IELTS and TOEFL)
  • Exam Workshop
  • Writing Practice
  • Grammar Workshop

Speaking and Listening

  • English in Situations
  • Multi-media English
  • Ideas and Issues
  • Pronunciation
  • Reading and Discussion

Special Interest

  • Communication in Business
  • Cambridge People and Places
  • Science and Nature
  • Film Studies