FCE 30/20

Who are these courses designed for?

MLS is able to offer different kinds of English Language Examination courses to suit your individual needs. There are many examinations available, so it is important that you find the right exam for you.

MLS can offer you an examination counselling service to help you decide which exam is right for your level and which qualification will be the most useful. Our experienced Examination Officer will meet with you on a one to one basis and help you make the right decisions. She will also guide you through the whole application process.

F.C.E (Cambridge First Certificate English) is a Pre Advanced level exam. You will follow the First Certificate in English preparation course which is designed to improve your General English ability as well as prepare you for the following Cambridge First Certificate focused tasks:

Reading: You will learn how to recognise and understand a variety of different texts such as reports, articles and extracts from novels. You will practise various exam focused skills such as reading for gist, specific information, examining text structure and using context to deal with unknown vocabulary.

Writing: You will learn the practical skills needed to write letters, articles, reports and compositions. You will practise how to structure a cohesive and coherent piece of writing, use linking devices and appropriate language in a piece of writing.

Use of English: You will develop and improve your knowledge and use of grammar and vocabulary. You will practise these skills by learning how to complete specific exam tasks.

Listening: You will learn how to listen and understand in a variety of different situations, such as formal lectures and presentations and informal discussions and conversations. You will practise listening for gist, listening for specific information and deducing meaning from context.

Speaking: You will learn how to give personal information and express and discuss your opinions. You will practise using grammar and vocabulary in oral communication, improve pronunciation and develop strategies for successful task achievement.

  • Workshops are no longer available from January 2015.  Extra curricular activities are still available and students should check the monthly schedules. 

 

The following First Certificate preparation courses are available:

FCE 30: 3 lesson bands per day

FCE 20: 2 lesson bands per day

SAMPLE TIMETABLE (ACTUAL LESSON TIMES MAY VARY)
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0900-1030

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1100-1220

 

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1330-1500

 

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