Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

Cambridge C1 Advanced

In 2017, Cambridge renamed their exams. The Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) is now named Cambridge C1 Advanced.

Our Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE) Preparation course is designed to give you the key language skills and strategies to achieve your best possible result. The CAE certificate is an internationally-recognised qualification which demonstrates your ability to use English at an advanced, C1 level.

Who’s it for?

The CAE qualification is an ideal way to demonstrate to your employer or a higher educational institute that you are able to use English at an advanced level. The certificate is recognised as proof of your level of English in over 100 countries worldwide and can be a very useful tool for your professional career and further studies.

Previous clients came from:

  • University of Reading
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  • SOAS

The Benefits

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • achieve the best possible result in the CAE exam

  • handle the four papers in the exam with more confidence

  • speak and write more confidently and accurately

  • understand what you read and hear more easily

  • use a wider range of grammar and vocabulary

  • identify the areas you need to work on more

Course Content

The course will focus on all of the main skills that are required in the CAE exam:

  • Writing

  • Reading

  • Use of English

  • Preparation for CAE speaking test

  • Listening papers

  • CAE practice papers

As part of the course, you will take a full mock CAE exam to give you an idea of what to expect and to get you used to working under examination conditions. You will also concentrate on developing good exam techniques and practise with past CAE exam papers.

Optional self-study: Before or after your classes, you can use the Self-Study Area in your centre. There are computers, a printer and plenty of desk space available. The Self-Study Areas are available whenever our centres are open. See the opening times for our centres here.

Included in fees

Fees include training plus:

  • All course materials and resources

  • Daily three-course lunch (Monday to Friday)

  • Monthly networking reception

  • Access to London School Online platform

  • Detailed end-of-course progress report

Why study at The London School of English?

  • Rated “Excellent” in over 750 independent client reviews
  • Over 100 years’ experience
  • Tailored training delivers clear results
  • Memorable experiences in London, Canterbury or online
Find out more

Contact us:

  • locationLondon, Westcroft Square
  • studentsMaximum group size: 12
  • ageMinimum age: 18
    Average age: 28
  • durationMinimum duration: 4 or 8 weeks
  • time24 hours per week
    09.15 - 15.45 (Monday to Friday)
  • datesStart dates:
    4 weeks: 29 July
    8 weeks: 29 April, 21 October
    Exam dates: 22 June, 23 August, 14 December
  • timetableSample week
  • price£1800 (4 weeks) + £155 exam fee
    £3600 (8 weeks) + £155 exam fee

English Level

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9

Level 1 (Beginner)

I do not speak any English.

Level 2 (Elementary)

I can say and understand a few things in English.

Level 3 (Pre-Intermediate)

I can communicate simply and understand in familiar situations but only with some difficulty.

Level 4 (Low Intermediate)

I can make simple sentences and can understand the main points of a conversation but need much more vocabulary.

Level 5 (Intermediate)

I can speak and understand reasonably well and can use basic tenses but have problems with more complex grammar and vocabulary.

Level 6 (Upper Intermediate)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 7 (Pre-Advanced)

I speak and understand well but still make mistakes and fail to make myself understood occasionally.

Level 8 (Advanced)

I speak and understand very well but sometimes have problems with unfamiliar situations and vocabulary.

Level 9 (Very Advanced)

I speak and understand English completely fluently.