Cambridge First Certificate in English (FCE)

Cambridge B2 First

In 2017, Cambridge renamed their exams. The Cambridge First Certificate (FCE) is now named Cambridge B2 First.

The Cambridge B2 First (FCE) certificate is an internationally-recognised qualification that demonstrates your ability to use English at an upper-intermediate, B2 level. Our FCE preparation course will give you the skills and practice to enter the exam feeling fully prepared and confident.

Who’s it for?

The FCE certificate is globally recognised by universities, employers and other educational institutions. It is ideal if you need to prove that you can use English at an upper-intermediate (6.0) level for your work, to put on your CV (resume) or for your university application.

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 FCE 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

During the course you will focus on the key areas that are tested in the exam:

  • Writing

  • Grammatical accuracy

  • Vocabulary development

  • Listening

  • Speaking

  • Examination techniques

  • FCE practice papers

In preparation for the exam, you will also take a full mock FCE exam tested under exam conditions.

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
  • durationDuration: 8 weeks
  • time24 hours per week
    09.15 - 15.45 (Monday to Friday)
  • datesStart dates: 29 April, 21 October
    Exam dates: 22 June, 14 December
  • timetableSample week
  • price£3600 + £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.