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Cambridge English Proficiency (CPE), English Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 56 days


The Cambridge English: Proficiency course from St Giles International begins with a placement test and orientation, during which students are introduced to the CPE exam and to their student peers.The Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) course includes the following lessons:

  • Vocabulary lessons such as ‘Collocations Practice’ and ‘Idioms with Friendship’
  • Grammar lessons such as ‘Conditionals and Wishes/Preferences'
  • Speaking lessons such as ‘Interactive Communication'
  • Listening lessons such as ‘Phrasal Verbs in Everyday Use’
  • Writing lessons such as ‘Writing a Letter’

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Placement Test and Orientation 
  • Introduction to the test and getting to know new classmates
  • Vocabulary Lesson: Phrasal Verbs
  • Reading Lesson: Extracts
  • Grammar Lesson: Diagnostic review of verb forms and uses
  • Vocabulary Lesson: Idioms with Friendship

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Set start dates throughout the year
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 56 days
    • Duration description

      8 - 13 weeks

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    332 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 332 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • National

    332 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 332 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 56 days.
  • 8 - 11 weeks: £332
  • 12+ weeks: £311

Living costs

  • London, United Kingdom

    1137 - 2160 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Brighton, United Kingdom

    815 - 1390 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • New York City, United States

    1819 - 3970 USD/month
    Living Costs
  • San Francisco, United States

    2206 - 4120 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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