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Exam Preparation Courses in Edinburgh

Our English exam preparation courses are for students who want to prepare for IELTS or any of the Cambridge English or Trinity exams.

Exams you can prepare for include; Cambridge English: First (formally FCE) and Cambridge English: Advanced (formally CAE), Proficiency, PET, KET, BEC. Other exams may be available on request.

These courses take place at our training centre in Edinburgh, Scotland

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Course Profile: Exam Preparation Combination

Exam preparation courses combine working in a small group to develop speaking and listening communication fluency. Reflecting real world and workplace multi-level communication scenarios, learn how to communicate effectively across different cultures and differing levels of English. Maximum 5 students per group.

Please note the Effective Communication group is a multi-level class for B1 to C1 participants. We believe this reflects real world multi-level communication scenarios our clients face on a regular basis.

Exam techniques, vocabulary, grammar and skills for the specific exam you are preparing for are covered in the 1-to-1 classes.

What to expect:

  • Expand vocabulary areas suitable for general topics & for the specific exam
  • Give presentations and work on pronunciation
  • Improve speaking and listening communication skills in English
  • Work on grammatical accuracy
  • Practise past exam papers: reading, writing & listening
  • Do mock speaking exams under test conditions

You are responsible for booking the exam on a suitable date and location. Cambridge exams cost between 95 GBP - 195 GBP depending on which exam you sit.

The IELTS exam costs £180 at the local examination centre in Edinburgh in 2020.

The cost of the exam is not included in the course price.

To find a Cambridge Exam Centre in the UK or in your home country, see here:

www.cambridgeenglish.org/find-...

Course Level

Suitable for:

Intermediate B1Advanced C1

Course Summary

  • 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours per week
  • Start any Monday
  • Minimum age 18
  • Average age 28 - 55+

Effective Communication group - 10 hours

  • Maximum 5 students per group
  • Multi-level B1 to C1

Exam Preparation Individual Tuition - 5, 10, 15 or 20 hours

  • Level specific 1-to-1 classes
  • Focus on exam techniques for your chosen exam

Course Profile: Exam Preparation Individual or private group

During the Individual Tuition or Private Group course you can focus only on exam preparation. If you need some last minute exam revision, a 1-to-1 course can help you to cover a lot of exam techniques and strategies in a short amount of time.

Private mini groups are available for 2 to 5 students with a similar level of English. You can study with your colleagues, friends or family.

What to expect:

  • Expand vocabulary areas suitable for general topics & for the specific exam
  • Give presentations and work on pronunciation
  • Improve speaking and listening communication skills in English
  • Work on grammatical accuracy
  • Practise past exam papers: reading, writing & listening
  • Do mock speaking exams under test conditions

You are responsible for booking the exam on a suitable date and location. Cambridge exams cost between 95 GBP - 195 GBP depending on which exam you sit.

The IELTS exam costs £180 at the local examination centre in Edinburgh.

The cost of the exam is not included in the course price.

To find a Cambridge Exam Centre in the UK or in your home country, see here:
www.cambridgeenglish.org/find-a-centre/find-an-exam-centre/

Course Level

Suitable for:

Elementary A2Advanced C2

Course Summary

  • 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours per week
  • Start any Monday
  • Minimum age 18
  • all participants in a private mini group should have a similar level of English
  • private mini groups must book the course together at the same time

Prices: Exam Preparation Combination

Total hours
per week
Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students
Specific English 1-to-1 Price GBP
per week
+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*
15 10 hours group 5 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £525
4 - 6 weeks = £510
+ £600
20 10 hours group 10 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £680
4 - 6 weeks = £665
+ £600
25 10 hours group 15 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £900
4 - 6 weeks = £885
+ £600
30 10 hours group 20 hours 1-to-1 1 - 3 weeks = £995
4 - 6 weeks = £980
+ £600

15

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 5 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £525 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £510

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

20

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 10 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £680 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £665

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

25

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 15 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £900 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £885

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

30

Effective Communication group
maximum 5 students: 10 hours group

Specific English 1-to-1: 20 hours 1‑to‑1

Price GBP
per week: 1 ‑ 3 weeks = £995 / 4 ‑ 6 weeks = £980

:

+ 20 hours Live Online 1-to-1*: + £600

Please note Effective Communication groups are multi-level groups with B1 - C1 level students participating.

*Live Online 1-to-1 classes available before and/or after face-to-face classes in Edinburgh

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Tea/Coffee at break
  • WiFi
  • Use of self-study material
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Personal language report

Prices: Exam Preparation Individual or private group

Hours per week 1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP) 2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP) Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP)
10 £695 £400 £275
15 £955 £550 £400
20 £1300 £725 £530
25 £1550 £850 £660
30 £1750 £950 £800

10

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £695

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £400

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £275

15

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £955

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £550

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £400

20

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1300

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £725

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £530

25

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1550

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £850

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £660

30

1-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £1750

2-to-1 price per person per week (GBP): £950

Private mini group 3 to 5 students
price per person per week (GBP): £800

For 2-to-1 and private mini groups, clients should have a similar level of English and must book at the same time. Price includes; all teaching, materials, tea/coffee at break time, personal language report and attendance certificate

Price Includes

  • All teaching
  • Materials
  • Tea/Coffee at break
  • WiFi
  • Use of self-study material
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Personal language report

Course Timetables: Exam Preparation Combination

Effective Communication group + Specific English 1-to-1. 15 or 20 hours per week course

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 12:30 Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course) -
11:30 13:30 Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course) -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 12:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (15 hour course)

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1 (20 hour course)

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 12:30 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Please note timetable may need to change. Your specific timetable will be issued in your Letter of Confirmation once you book your course.

Effective Communication group + Specific English 1-to-1. 25 hours per week course

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 13:00 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -
13:00 14:00 Break Break Break Break Break -
14:00 15:30 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:00 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:00 - 14:00 : 

Break

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:00 : 

13:00 - 14:00 : 

14:00 - 15:30 : 

Please note timetable may need to change. Your specific timetable will be issued in your Letter of Confirmation once you book your course.

Effective Communication group + Specific English 1-to-1. 30 hours per week course

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:00 11:00 Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class -
11:00 11:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
11:30 13:30 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -
13:30 14:30 Break Break Break Break Break -
14:30 16:30 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 Specific English 1-to-1 -

Monday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Tuesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Wednesday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Thursday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & Listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Friday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

Effective Communication speaking & listening - group class

11:00 - 11:30 : 

Break

11:30 - 13:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

13:30 - 14:30 : 

Break

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Specific English 1-to-1

Saturday

09:00 - 11:00 : 

11:00 - 11:30 : 

11:30 - 13:30 : 

13:30 - 14:30 : 

14:30 - 16:30 : 

Please note timetable may need to change. Your specific timetable will be issued in your Letter of Confirmation once you book your course.

Course Timetables: Exam Preparation Individual or private group

10 to 30 hours Individual Tuition & private mini group

Time From Time To Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
09:30 11:30 10 hour course 10 hour course 10 hour course 10 hour course 10 hour course -
09:00 12:30 15 hour course 15 hour course 15 hour course 15 hour course 15 hour course -
09:00 13:30 20 hour course 20 hour course 20 hour course 20 hour course 20 hour course -
09:00 15:30 25 hour course 25 hour course 25 hour course 25 hour course 25 hour course -
09:00 16:30 30 hour course 30 hour course 30 hour course 30 hour course 30 hour course -

Monday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Tuesday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Wednesday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Thursday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Friday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

10 hour course

09:00 - 12:30 : 

15 hour course

09:00 - 13:30 : 

20 hour course

09:00 - 15:30 : 

25 hour course

09:00 - 16:30 : 

30 hour course

Saturday

09:30 - 11:30 : 

09:00 - 12:30 : 

09:00 - 13:30 : 

09:00 - 15:30 : 

09:00 - 16:30 : 

These times are for information only, course times may need to be changed. Please check your Letter of Confirmation for your specific course times.

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