Exam Preparation

From September to June
Your Cambridge exams preparation course at LanguageUK will combine 15 hours per week of general English development in the mornings with 8 hours of specific afternoon training on exam technique and practice of each module of the exam. You can take the exam at our local centre, depending on the dates (see panel to the right of this text) or back in your own country.

Designed For

The courses are aimed at students  who wish to improve their English for academic or employment purposes and who need an internationally-recognised qualification for their careers. You can choose to take this option at any time of the academic year and you will also have the opportunity to take the exam in the UK if you are taking your course with us during the time of the official exam dates.

Who Accepts A Cambridge Certificate
  • Many international companies
  • Universities (CAE and above)
  • Teaching establishments
  • The medical industry
What Levels Do I Need To Study?

PET  –  B1 Intermediate
FCE  –  B2 Upper Intermediate
CAE –  C1 Advanced
CPE –  C2 Proficiency

Course facts
Course start datesAny Monday during the winter season
Course duration1 week plus
English levelA2 Plus
Class hours8 hours per week in the afternoons
Minimum age17+years. 16+ at the discretion of the school
Class size10 maximum
School ClosedChristmas Break: Monday 24th December to Wednesday 2nd January, Bank Holidays: Friday 19th April, Monday 27th May
paper based FCE exam dates in the UKMarch, June, and December
paper based CAE exam dates in the UKMarch, June, and December
paper based CPE exam dates in the UKJune and December
Course Structure
Days of the WeekMorning SessionAfternoon Session
Monday to Thursday09:30 to 12:4514.00 to 16.00
Friday09:00 to 12:15afternoon free
Morning break 11:00 to 11:15 each day

Morning classes

During the mornings you will be allocated a class according to your level of English. We will always send you the entrance test prior to your arrival unless otherwise instructed. Our teachers will use a course book that follows a sequential approach to grammar and vocabulary learning. They will also use a number of other resources and materials either in text form or from a selection of media including the internet, radio and television. You will be given the opportunity to:

  • Improve your knowledge of grammar
  • Learn new vocabulary through speaking, listening and reading
  • Be exposed to and take part in conversation to improve your fluency
  • Focus on your writing skills, looking at different types of written text and register
  • Practise your pronunciation including individual sounds, stress and intonation
  • Consolidate what you have learned through regular review activities

Afternoon Exam Preparation

  • Focus on each component in the examination
  • Improve your grammar and vocabulary knowledge
  • Practise your speaking and fluency skills
  • Develop your ability to write the different types and styles of text needed for the examinations
  • Learn how to read faster and better in preparation for the examinations
  • Understand the techniques and strategies required to pass the examination
  • Complete structured exam practice

Approximately 1 hour of homework will be given to you every day. If you are a long-term student, you will be given a test on a regular basis so that you can track your progress.

What's Included?
Included with tuition fees
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] All tuition
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Free exam practice tests
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Monthly tutorial with the Director of Studies for students attending for more than four weeks
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] End-of-Course Certificate of Achievement and proof of English level
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Free WiFi access throughout the school
[icon name=”check” class=”” unprefixed_class=””] Free use of kitchen facilities to prepare lunch if required


Not included with tuition fees
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