Cambridge Examinations are offered by Stafford House International. Cambridge English exams are recognised by schools, universities and employers worldwide, they do not expire and there are three to choose from: First Certificate in English (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE).

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Cambridge Examinations are offered by Stafford House International. Cambridge English exams are recognised by schools, universities and employers worldwide, they do not expire and there are three to choose from: First Certificate in English (FCE), Advanced (CAE) and Proficiency (CPE).

FCE

FCE proves you have reached B2 (Upper Intermediate) level of English and can use every day written and spoken English for work or study purposes. The programme will develop every aspect of your English through engaging lessons and activities, from studying idioms and modal verbs to debating ideas and writing essays at a high language level.

CAE

CAE demonstrates that you are at C1 (Advanced) level of English needed for academic and professional success. As you prepare for the exam, you’ll study complex grammar and advanced-level vocabulary and learn how to write proposals, conduct research and communicate effectively in an international workplace.

CPE

CPE (UK only) demonstrates that you have the advanced skills necessary to function effectively in almost every English-speaking context. As you prepare for the exam, you’ll need to be ready to think intensively about the English language in a variety of professional and academic contexts, transposing your thoughts into different registers of language, looking for the most suitable phrasing for each situation.

Exam Preparation

All our exam preparation courses cover the areas of your chosen exam in detail ensuring you learn the skills and English language through the use of past papers and exam technique to achieve exam success. Preparation courses available for Cambridge Exams, IELTS, and TOEFL.

Objectives

  • Goal-oriented and highly focused preparation programme
  • Develop the skills needed to succeed in the exam
  • Develop strategies to maximise your score in the exam

Programme Structure

How You Will Learn

  • Skim reading for meaning, scanning for detail, paraphrasing, making inferences, and more
  • Methods and strategies for successful integrated and independent writing
  • The skills needed to speak confidently and succeed in a one-to-one interview
  • Listening strategies such as listening for gist and for detail
  • With sample papers and continuous practice of specific tasks, you will become familiar with the exam you are taking and learn how to answer the questions as effectively as possible
  • Tuition Fees may vary depending your accommodation location. For more information, please check the course website.

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Age: 16+
  • Level: Upper Intermediate to Proficiency

Tuition Fee

Stafford House offers a range of packages, accommodation options and extras that are tailored to the individual student’s learning needs. To calculate a sample quote please visit the Stafford House website.

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Living costs

  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

    846 - 1470 GBP/month
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  • London, United Kingdom

    1137 - 2160 GBP/month
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  • Canterbury, United Kingdom

    660 - 1140 GBP/month
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  • Brighton, United Kingdom

    815 - 1390 GBP/month
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  • San Francisco, United States

    2206 - 4120 USD/month
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  • Toronto, Canada

    1502 - 2570 CAD/month
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  • San Diego, United States

    1400 - 2460 USD/month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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