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Cambridge FCE Exam Preparation Course Special Offer


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This programme will prepare students for the University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations. With expert teachers who are well qualified with many years of experience in teaching English and preparing students for a variety of English exams, this course is sure to help you achieve the results you are looking for.

Cambridge English: First, also known as the First Certificate in English (FCE), is an exam for people who need to prove they can use everyday written and spoken English at an Upper – Intermediate level for work or study purposes.

Why take the Exam?

International Standard
The Cambridge English: First Exam uses real - life situations that are ecspecially designed to help people communicate more effectively and learn the language skills they need to take the next step to success. Once someone has earned a Cambridge English certificate, they hold one of the most valuable English Qualifications in the world.

Cambridge English:First is available internationally at over 1000 centres. With both paper and computer based exam options, you can choose when, where and how to take your exam.

Fast Results
Get your results in just two weeks with our computer based exams

Globally Accepted
The certificate is accepted by thousands of employers, universities and government departments around the world.It is accepted by thousands of industrial, administrative and service – based empoloyers as a qualification in upper - intermediate English. It is also accepted by a wide range of educational insitutions for study purposes.Companies such as American Express, Agfa-Gevaert GmbH, Siemens AG and Procter & Gamble all recognise the value of Cambridge English: First in their overseas offices.

Our intensive course will fully prepare students for the exam by concentrating on developing the following skills in preperation for the Cambridge English: First Exam

Reading: Students are taught to understand information in fiction and non – fiction books, journals, newspapers and magazines among other texts.

Writing: Students are taught to create different types of writing such as a short story, a letter, an article, a report, a review or an essay.

Grammar and Vocabulary: Students are trained to effectively use and control their English grammar and vocabulary.

Listening: Students area guided to understand the meaning of a range of spoken material, including news programmes, speeches, stories, anecdotes and public announcements to name a few.

Speaking: Here students will learn how to engage in many different types of verbal English
interactions and situations.

Course Dates 2018

  • 15 Jan 2018 - 23 March 2018 (10 weeks)

  • 3 April  2018 - 8 June 2018 (10 weeks)

  • 3 Sept 2018 - 9 Nov 2018 (10 weeks)

Examination Dates 2018 in WIE
Entry Closing Date Exam Date Exam Format
 Fri 16 Feb 18  Sat 24 Feb 18  Computer-based
Thu 15 Feb 18 Fri 16 Mar 18 Paper-based
Fri 16 Mar 18 Sat 24 Mar 18 Computer-based
Thu 29 Mar 18 Tue 10 Apr 18 Computer-based
Fri 18 May 18  Sat 26 May 18 Computer-based
Fri 1 Jun 18 *Sat 9 Jun 18 Computer-based/ Paper-based
Wed 27 Jul 18  Thu 26 Jul 18 Paper-based
Thu 2 Aug 18 Fri 10 Aug 18 Computer-based
Wed 25 Aug 18 Thu 23 Aug 18 Paper-based
Thu 20 Sep 18 Fri 28 Sep 18 Computer-based
Fri 14 Sep 18 Sat 13 Oct 18 Paper-based
Fri 12 Oct 18 Sat 20 Oct 18 Computer-based
Fri 12 Oct 18 Sat 10 Nov 18 Paper-based
Thu 15 Nov 18 Fri 23 Nov 18 Computer-based
Fri 23 Nov 18     Sat 1 Dec 18 Computer-based

We can also make the necessary arrangements for you to take the FCE Exam in Auckland, New Zealand. See http://www.cambridgeesol.org/exams/fce/index.html for information about exam dates.

Each of the written papers is returned to Cambridge for marking and assessment. The Speaking Test is conducted by two locally based examiners who examine candidates face to face. All examiners are accredited by Cambridge.

We pride ourselves on providing flexible courses that cater for the exact needs of our students. For more information on this course, please contact one of our friendly course advisors who will be happy to design a package specific to your requirements.

Preparation Course  Information (pdf)

Course Fee Information 

Special Offer for Cambridge Exam Preparation Course

Course Price:    Tuition fee $3200 for 10 weeks (normally at $4200 for 10 weeks)


Waikato Institute of Education
Address: Level 1, Tower Building, 48
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PO Box 773, Hamilton, New Zealand
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