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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: €145
  • FCE: €175
  • CAE: €185

Course Details:

Dates: 2018 dates:
Feb 5 - Feb 28: PET
Feb 12 - March 9: FCE
Feb 26 - March 23: CAE
May 14 - June 8: FCE
May 7 - June 1: CAE
May 14 - June 6: PET
July 2 - July 25: CAE
July 2 - July 26: FCE and PET
July 30 – Aug 23: FCE
July 30 – Aug 24: CAE
Nov 12 - Dec 6: PET
Nov 19 - Dec 14: FCE and CAE
Minimum Level: Upper Intermediate
Age Group: 17+

4 weeks: € 940.00


4 weeks: € 940.00


4 weeks: € 940.00

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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Karolina, Czech

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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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