Cambridge English Advanced (CAE)

Level: Intermediate (B1/B2), Advanced (C1/C2)

The course English Cambridge Advanced (CAE) is suitable for advanced learners of English who wish to further improve their fluency in speaking and writing English.

€ 455,00

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Starting from 5 July 2021

About the English Cambridge Advanced (CAE) course

We will use a great variety of exercises and classroom activities to work on all your language skills. This C1 level course will also provide you with information you need for passing the Cambridge Advanced exam.

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Learning goals

This English Cambridge Advanced (CAE) course is aimed at at those who wish to achieve level C1. You can start with level B2+. In addition, this course will help you to prepare sufficiently for the Cambridge Advanced exam. The course focuses on:

  • Increasing your general conversational skills: using idioms in everyday conversations; talking about reason, results and purpose; practicing the language of persuasion
  • Expanding your vocabulary: learn more travel idioms, language to express opinions; academic language; talking about research and reporting on results
  • Improving your pronunciation: receive feedback on your spoken production
  • Increasing your knowledge of grammar: practice using structures to help you hypothesise, review complex sentences, adverbial clauses and inversion
  • Developing your reading skills and acquiring self-study skills;
  • Improving your listening skills: understand more complex discussions where multiple speakers are involved
  • Honing your writing skills: writing short reports, essays, proposals; explore formal and persuasive writing

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The focus in the course sessions is on practical exercises with an emphasis on cooperative work and task-based activities. Grammar revision and vocabulary work are covered in class and on a self-study basis.

You will be working with the Cambridge Objective Advanced book. You can order this book required on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your book to the first session.

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Time Investment

This English Cambridge Advanced course consists of 18 sessions of 1,75 hours or 21 sessions of 1,5 hours. The recommended self-study load is 2-3 hours per session.

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  • This course is offered both on-site and in the virtual classroom. You can enrol for your preferred option using the buttons above. All our on-site classes are taught in a small group. You can find an overview of all the measures we have taken against the coronavirus here.
  • The language of instruction is English.
  • You will be working with the Cambridge Objective Advanced book, which you can order on our special book page. Please ensure you bring your book to the first session. Active participation is expected  in the course sessions.
  • The course also includes 2-3 hours of weekly homework assignments. You will receive a certificate of participation if you attend at least 14 meetings.
  • If you work or study at Utrecht University you will receive a 15% discount.

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  • Starting date: 5 July 2021
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