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Cambridge Preparation Course


Introduction

This program is designed to help you attain a level of proficiency and accuracy as it relates to your goals when taking the Cambridge exams. All four skills are systematically developed and practiced in each unit and in-depth exam training is provided throughout. You will focus on using the English language flexibly and creatively as it relates to a variety of exam situations and topics. As this is an advanced course, you will learn subtle differences in grammar and vocabulary use as it relates to the CAE exam. This course will also help you to develop a greater understanding of the significance of culture as it relates to language; it will help you develop the necessary skills to feel better prepared for taking the CAE exam.

The Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English Program is offered in the summer months only.

Students must be at the appropriate level to enter these courses (you can take our online placement test here).

Objectives

By the end of your studies in this course you will:

  • have an improved CAE score.
  • have developed Cambridge Exams strategies.
  • have read, understood and answered questions on the content of various text types, related to the CAE exams.
  • be able to answer different types of English grammar questions with confidence.
  • handle the various sections of the oral test with confidence.
  • apply the use of different language structures appropriately.
  • summarize, reconstruct, and present arguments coherently for the Cambridge exams.

The VGC Difference

  • Experienced and knowledgeable teachers for CAE exam.
  • Individualized feedback to focus you on areas that need improvement.
  • Practice Cambridge exams every two weeks to monitor your progress and results.
  • Program Information

    This program does not require approval by Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training. As such, PTIB did not review this program.

  • Duration

    The full program takes 8 weeks to complete. However, students can choose to study for a shorter period at a minimum of 2 weeks.

    Classes start on July and end on August.

  • Start Dates

    The program runs from July to August and students can register every second week.

    2024 July 2nd • July 15th • July 29th • August 12th

    2025 July 7th • July 21st • August 4th • August 18th

  • Fees

    Please contact marketing@vgc.ca for prices.