Advanced General English with CAE Preparation

Improve your English language and skills and prepare for an internationally-recognised qualification

Credits 15 
Availability Semester 1
Classes 3 hours per week
Module Leader Ella Cooper

Module names and codes

  • EL1020 Advanced General English with CAE Preparation

Module aims

  • Develop your range of vocabulary, including collocations, phrasal verbs and fixed expressions
  • Improve the range and accuracy of your grammar
  • Write a range of text types, such as letters, articles, essays and reviews
  • Improve reading and listening skills to understand main ideas, detail, purpose and attitude
  • Develop accuracy and fluency in speaking, and improve pronunciation
  • Prepare for the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) exam by practising exam tasks

Important: Students are required to buy a course book for this module

Who are these modules for?

  • These modules are open to all Erasmus and Study Abroad students for university credits
  • Students are expected to have a level of English of: CEFR B2/C1

About the CAE exam

The Cambridge Advanced English exam is a globally-recognised qualification offered by Cambridge English Language Assessment, part of the University of Cambridge. Students who pass the exam will receive a certificate which can be used as proof of their English level, for example when applying for a job

Students who pass the exam with grade B or grade C will receive a certificate to prove that their level is C1 in the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

Students who pass with grade A will receive a certificate to prove that their level is C2 in the CEFR, the highest level