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Cambridge Accelerated FCE & CAE Preparation Courses

  • 4 Week Course
  • 20 Lessons per week. Each Lesson = 60 minutes
  • Preparation for Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking and Use of English papers with regular timed examination practice
  • Maximum 12 pupils per class (Average 8-10)
  • Certificate at end of Course
  • Afternoon Social and Cultural Programme
  • Transfers to and from Cork Airport (with Host Family)

Prepare and take the Cambridge exam in IrelandPrepare and take the Cambridge Exam (FCE, CAE) in Cork.

CEC’s intensive accelerated FCE / CAE preparation courses give students a thorough preparation in the format of the exam, including helpful hints on how to achieve maximum marks in all papers. The accelerated four-week programme covers all four skills and pays particular attention to grammar and lexical areas commonly tested in the exam.

As CEC is now an OPEN Cambridge Testing centre, students have the possibility to take the FCE and CAE tests in the college. CEC is the ONLY computer based Testing Centre in Cork.

  • Preparation for the Speaking Test including practice tests with experienced trainers using materials from previous FCE / CAE exams
  • Additional practice in areas of weakness for homework
  • E-Learning sessions to offer additional practice on the four skills

To attend the four-week intensive preparation course, students must be at level B2 of the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework of Reference for Languages for the FCE Preparation Course and they would need to have a C1 level for the CAE Preparation Course.

Not Included: Examination Fee

  • PET: €150
  • FCE: €180
  • CAE: €190

Course Details:

Dates: 2020 dates:
Feb 17 - Mar 12: FCE
Feb 17 - Mar 13: PET and CAE
May 11 - June 5: FCE
May 18 - June 9: CAE
May 18 - June 12: PET
July 6 - July 29: FCE
July 6 - July 30: CAE
June 29 - July 22: PET
Aug 3 - Aug 26: FCE
Aug 3 – Aug 27: CAE
Nov 9 – Dec 3: PET
Nov 16 - Dec 11: FCE and CAE
Minimum Level: Upper Intermediate
Age Group: 17+

4 weeks: € 960.00


4 weeks: € 960.00


4 weeks: € 960.00

Registration Fee: 70.00
Course Material: 50.00
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Who is this course for?

Students who want to prepare intensively the FCE or CAE Cambridge Exam.
Students who want to strengthen their ability to respond effectively to exam tasks.
Students who need exam practice tasks and feedback from highly qualified and experienced teachers.

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Our friendly team are available on e-mail, telephone and Skype, and you can call in to meet us at our offices on St Patrick’s Bridge in the heart of Cork city centre. We answer all queries and bookings within 24 hours. We are here to help you and we operate a round the clock service to clients in case of emergency. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

+353 21 4551522

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