English Proficiency Course

English Proficiency Course CPE Preparation to Speak Fluent English and Pass the CAE Exam

SPECIAL OFFER ON PROFICIENCY ENGLISH COURSES

15% off if the course fee paid minimum 14 days before the course starts

LESSONS PER WEEK
4/6 hours
CLASS SIZE
Max 10 Students
AGE RANGE
Adults
COURSE LENGTH
From 60 Hours
MINIMUM LEVEL
Advanced
REGISTRATION FEE
Free – Pay
Course Fees Only

Our English Proficiency Courses will help you to improve English to the highest possible level of fluency and accuracy. You will be able to express yourself in written and spoken English at a level comparable to native speakers. This course will also prepare you for the Cambridge CPE exam and help you understand the test format. At the end of our Proficiency English Course you will become a highly competent speaker of English in all everyday life situations: professional, academic or social.

Our Proficiency English classes refer to C2 level of the Common European Framework.

General English Courses at Proficiency Level – CPE Preparation Classes are for:

  • people who already have an advanced level of English
  • those who want to pass the Cambridge CPE exam successfully
  • people who want to improve their everyday spoken and written English to an exceptional level
  • those who want to attend or work at an English-speaking university
  • professionals who need English for work in an English-speaking environment at a top level
  • students who want a friendly, interesting and well motivated environment in which to learn and study English

If you fit one or more of the descriptions above then our Cambridge English Proficiency Classes will help you improve your English and take it to a native-like level.


EVENING ENGLISH COURSES FROM £29 PER WEEK*

WEEKEND ENGLISH COURSES FROM £36 PER WEEK*

*When full course fee paid minimum 14 days before the course start date

PART-TIME ENGLISH PROFICIENCY COURSES 2017

WEEKEND CPE PREPARATION COURSES IN LONDON

Pay the full course fee minimum 14 days before the course starts to get 15% discount
Pay the full course fee minimum 7 days before the course starts to get 10% discount

COURSE DAYS TIME DATES HRS PRICE AFTER
DISCOUNT
DISCOUNT
DEADLINE
PROFICIENCY
CPE PREPARATION P1
SAT, SUN 9.00 – 12.00 9 SEP – 12 NOV 60 h £411 £349 24 AUG
PROFICIENCY
CPE PREPARATION P1
TU, TH 7.00 – 9.00 5 SEP – 14 DEC 60 £411 £349 22 AUG
PROFICIENCY
CPE PREPARATION P1
SAT, SUN 9.00 – 12.00 11 NOV – 28 JAN 60 h £411 £349 28 OCT

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY COURSE LENGTH
120 hours of group lessons, usually split into two parts 60 lessons each.

 
 

Results You Can Expect from our Cambridge English Proficiency CPE Training Include:

You will:

  • become a highly competent speaker of English in all situations
  • be able to communicate in English with high level of fluency and sophistication
  • speak English confidently
  • be able to use language appropriate in formal and informal situations
  • achieve a standard of English close to an educated native speaker
  • be prepared for the Cambridge CPE exam

If you’d like to get these benefits and others for yourself, then click the ‘Register Now’ button below.

Cambridge English Proficiency Course Content

Example topics and learning may include the following:

Reading and Use of English

  • Multiple-choice cloze
  • Gapped text
  • Multiple choice
  • Open cloze
  • Key word transformations
  • Word formation
  • Multiple matching
  • Authentic fiction text
  • Understanding underlying meaning and atmosphere of the text
  • Understanding sophisticated ideas and specialist terminology
  • Reading contemporary writers
Listening and Speaking

  • Introduction
  • Multiple choice
  • Multiple matching
  • Two-way conversation
  • Sentence completion
  • Giving opinions
  • Individual long turn
  • Understanding accents and dialects
  • Understanding non-native accents
  • Expressing complex ideas
  • Using colloquial and formal expressions
  • Interactive decision-making tasks
  • Explaining ideas
  • Speculating about ideas
Writing

  • Set text
  • Discursive essay
  • Review
  • Creating interest
  • Cause and effect
  • Paraphrasing
  • Contrasting ideas
  • Letter
  • Article
  • Comparing two texts
  • Evaluating two different texts
  • Sentence adverbs
  • Exemplification
  • Persuasive devices
  • Evaluative language
  • Report
  • Summarising ideas
  • Supporting and giving reasons
  • Being tactful
  • Complex sentences
  • Nominalization
  • Descriptive language
Grammar

  • Grammar tenses
  • Past verb forms with present or future meaning
  • Future forms and time clauses
  • Future phrases
  • Focus and emphasis: cleft sentences
  • Perfect aspect
  • Past modals: possibility, speculation, necessity, obligation
  • Using passives
  • Reduced clauses
  • Alternative conditional structures
  • Simple or continuous
  • Defining and non-defining clauses
  • Nouns and -ing forms
  • Gerunds and infinitives
  • Uses of ‘have’ and ‘get’
  • Passives with ‘have something done’
  • Reported speach
  • Contrast clauses
  • Reason clauses
  • Adverb clauses of manner
  • Mixed unreal conditional structures
  • Reporting questions and verb patterns
  • Counterfactual conditionals
Vocabulary – examples

  • Describing characters and plots
  • Word knowledge: get, would, help, give
  • Dependent prepositions
  • Link words
  • Collocation: adjectives and nouns
  • Animal expressions
  • Idioms and emphasis
  • Compound adjectives
  • Discourse markers:generalizations and exceptions
  • Describing culture
  • Borrowed words
  • Descriptive adjectives
  • Style: informal and formal vocabulary
  • Prefixes
  • Discourse markers: giving examples
  • Describing behaviour
  • Phobias
  • Ways of looking
  • Word knowledge weather and storm
  • Illness and injury
  • Expressions for everyday communication
  • Feelings
  • Prefixes and sufixes
  • Words describing light
  • Consequences and effects
  • Synonyms
  • Collocations
  • Metaphor
  • Neologisms
Vocabulary

  • Crime vocabulary and dependent prepositions
  • Word knowledge: make
  • Word knowledge: law
  • Speculating
  • Problems and solutions
  • Suffixes
  • Verbs and meanings
  • World knowledge: face
  • Food and drink adjectives
  • Money sayings and proverbs
  • Words or expressions connected with trade and money
  • Word knowledge: market
  • Words connected with success and failure
  • Word knowledge: if
  • Word knowledge: road, path and track
  • Discourse markers: various

CPE Exam Preparation

  • CPE exam overview
  • Exam strategies to pass the CPE
  • CPE exam writing guide
  • Assessment criteria for all CPE exam modules: Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening, Speaking
  • Exam tips and useful phrases
  • Examiner’s questions
  • Mock exam

Our Cambridge CPE Courses are based on all CPE exam modules: reading and use of English, writing, listening and speaking.

Study materials used for CPE courses: Cambridge English Proficiency Masterclass and CPE exam papers (30% or more) and are not included in the course fee.
Exam fee is not included in the course fee.

The General English Proficiency Class CPE Training will usually cover the above, but teachers will adjust the content to the group each time.

Link School’s Proficiency English Courses are effective, interesting and useful. The main focus is on mastering all English skills at the same time and CPE exam preparation.