Cambridge Exam Preparation - MC Academy - Cambridge Certificate

Cambridge Exam Preparation

If you are aiming for a worldwide recognised qualification in English (Cambridge Certificate) and would like to follow a course designed with this specific purpose in mind, then why not take one of our Cambridge exam preparation courses?

Our courses are focused on preparation for the Cambridge exam but due to the contents of the course, they also provide general knowledge and language skills in English.

MC Academy offers courses to prepare for the two Cambridge test levels: 

FCE (also known as First Certificate or Cambridge B2)

CAE (also known as Advanced Certificate or Cambridge C1)

*Please note these classes require a minimum of 3 students to run.

Why choose the Cambridge Exam Preparation course at MC Academy?

  • It’s more than just a test – the content of the course guarantees solid and useful learning.

  • Both the course and MC Academy are accredited by the British Council.

  • Progression into higher education institutions often require a Cambridge certificate.

  • Enables students to work with like-minded people from other countries.

  • Enhance your CV and future professional success.

  • Learn with highly-prepared teachers with experience in teaching the Cambridge Exam Preparation course.

Course Information

Course Start: Every Monday

Level: Upper-Intermediate – Advanced

Time-Slot: Morning classes available

Class Size: Class numbers are restricted to 12 students, but at peak times this may increase to 14

Minimum Age: 16 years old

If you would like to know more about either of these courses, then please feel free to download the guides below:

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FAQs

Why choose MC Academy?

MC Academy is located in the very heart of Manchester, close to the city’s major transport links, making travel to the school easy via bus, train, or tram. Not only this, MC Academy is renowned for its high standard of teaching, providing students with an excellent quality of education.

How can I enrol on the course?

Please enquire online, via email at [email protected], or come into the school, which is located in the centre of Manchester, Piccadilly Gardens.  We will then assess your language level with a placement test and speaking test, which will determine whether you should take the FCE (B2) course or the CAE (C1) course.

When can I join the course?

The course has open enrolment, meaning that you can start on any Monday. Please note, however, that you should follow the recommended number of weeks to complete the course. It is also important to note that, should you miss some content that was studied in a previous week, this content will not be taught again until the cycle repeats.

Will the certificate help my career?

Yes, the vast majority of universities and employers in the UK, Europe, and the USA acknowledge and accept a Cambridge certificate, however, please always check with your chosen university first to see which equivalent IELTS score or other exam scores you require.

What level do I need to join the course?

FCE – Already B1 Intermediate or B2 Upper-Intermediate 

CAE – Already B2 Upper-Intermediate or C1 Advanced   

If you are unsure of your current level, we will be happy to advise you based on our placement and speaking tests.

How will I know that I am ready to take the exam?

You will have regular test practice, so your teacher will be able to advise you on the areas in which you need to improve. We like to say that ‘Practice makes Perfect’, so once you have completed the course and have gone through the recommended syllabus, we’re sure you feel ready to pass the exam with confidence.

What level do I need to join the course?

FCE – Already B1 Intermediate or B2 Upper-Intermediate 

CAE – Already B2 Upper-Intermediate or C1 Advanced   

If you are unsure of your current level, we will be happy to advise you based on our placement and speaking test.

How will I know that I am ready to take the exam?

You will have regular test practice, so your teacher will be able to advise you on the areas in which you need to improve. We like to say that ‘Practice makes Perfect’, so once you have completed the course and have gone through the recommended syllabus, we’re sure you feel ready to pass the exam with confidence.

Do you do trial exams?

Yes, please see our exam calendar for external and internal trial exams.

Where and when can I take the exam?

BSC – 5 NEWTON ST, Which is only a 10-minute walk from our school. Please see our online exam calendar for dates. We are more than happy to assist when you are ready to book your exam. 

*PLEASE NOTE*

Pay close attention to the enrolment deadlines!

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