This course is primarily designed to help familiarise you with the exam format and introduce effective exam strategies. It also focuses on vocabulary input of common exam topics and provides you with an opportunity for lots of practice of the skills you need to take the FCE exam. You will be able to take practice tests and your teacher will offer guidance and feedback on your performance.

The FCE exam course is for students with an upper intermediate level of English (B2)*.

What is FCE?

FCE stands for First Certificate in English. It is suitable for students who can use written and spoken English for everyday purposes. There are five parts to the exam: Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing & Use of English.

Why should I take FCE?

These exams are suitable for you if you wish to gain an internationally recognised English language qualification which will help you to prove your level of English to a future employer or academic institution.


• 15 hours dedicated exam preparartion per week, Monday – Friday, 9.00am – 12.30pm
(with a 30 min break).
• Small class size, maximum 6 students.
• Coursebook with Students' CD Rom with i-tests, included in the price.
• Courses 10 - 12 weeks long.
• Exam students are expected to do extra work in the afternoon and full support and academic guidance is available at all times.
• Exam registration fee not included in the course price.
• Study at a recognised Cambridge Exam Preparation Centre.

Cambridge FCE exams take place in March / June / August / December in Torquay. Exam fee approximately £115.00 - £120.00


We suggest you liaise with the school with regards to examination dates and registration prior to enrolment.

*According to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

British Council
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