Cambridge Exam English courses

Would you like a qualification that is recognised worldwide? At International House Bristol we can help you achieve this. Thousands of educational organisations, government agencies and immigration authorities throughout the world recognise Cambridge Exam English courses as proof of language ability. We offer English courses for Cambridge PET, FCE, CAE, CPE.

If you wish to enrol on a Cambridge Exam English course, please call us today on +44 (0)117 909 0911 or apply now

Course aims

We prepare our English students for Cambridge PET, FCE, CAE and CPE (proficiency) exams*.

It was a big pleasure being here and getting prepared for my CPE exams.

Nadine Graf, Switzerland

In addition to General English classes in the morning, you have 10 Cambridge Exam classes in the afternoon.

These classes will help you to:

 ‒ Practise the different tasks you have to do for each part of the exam

 ‒ Learn personal strategies to do the task more effectively

 ‒ Organise your learning

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Syllabus content and focus

There is a separate syllabus for the Cambridge Exam English courses. These focus on:

  • Key topics that are often in the exams
  • The different writing tasks in the various Cambridge Exams
  • Regular practice of reading, speaking and listening
  • The most useful grammar, vocabulary and functional language for tasks you are required to do in the exam

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Cambridge Exam English course timetable

The content and focus of our Cambridge classes are as follows:

Class Time Focus
Morning class 1 9.00am ‒ 9.45am General English ‒ coursebook class
Morning class 2 9.50am ‒ 10.35am General English ‒ coursebook class
Morning class 3 10.55am ‒ 11.40am General English ‒ grammar and vocabulary
Morning class 4 11.45am ‒ 12.30am General English ‒ grammar and vocabulary
Afternoon class 5 13:30 - 14:15 We use one main coursebook and a number of other materials to help you practise the tasks and prepare effectively.
Afternoon class 6 14:20 -15:05 We use one main coursebook and a number of other materials to help you practise the tasks and prepare effectively.

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Summer Intensive Cambridge Exam English  course

The Summer Intensive Cambridge Exam English course help students improve all their skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening), review and strengthen their grammatical knowledge and improve their vocabulary with lexis and structures relevant to their exam. We aim to maximise your chance of passing the exam and achieve as high a grade as possible. There is an emphasis on the exam strategies we believe students should employ in order to do this, focusing on exam practice tasks to help you become very familiar with the format of the exam.

20 morning classes (45 minutes each)

8 afternoon classes (45 minutes each)

12 students maximum

Minimum of two teachers on each course

Practice tests with feedback

For more information about the dates and prices, please click here.

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Free extras

As part of a Cambridge Exam English course, we'll also give you:

The classes of FCE were perfect

Tatiana Andreeva, Russia 

 ‒ Free coursebooks for both morning and afternoon classes 

 ‒ An extra complete practice speaking test with you when your exam date approaches 

 ‒ Other practice exams and other Cambridge Exam resources you can use in the study room between 4pm and 6pm, Monday to Thursday. You can also ask the tutor there for help with homework or anything connected with Cambridge Exams

 ‒ Regular help with pronunciation

 ‒ Suggestions about how to learn more effectively

 ‒ Study room time with a tutor for two hours every afternoon after classes from Monday to Thursday; you can use our huge range of resources or our tutor can help you do your homework, explain English grammar and vocabulary  you find difficult or give you advice about improving your English 

 ‒ Access to our weekly conversation club on Fridays to practise your English with other students and teachers

Call us today on +44 (0)117 909 0911 or +44 (0)117 906 7660 to discuss enrolling on a Cambridge Exam English course with IH Bristol.

*Minimum numbers apply

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Dates & prices

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