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Cambridge B2 First Certificate Preparation Level 2

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Multiple available

Duration 17 - 20 weeks

Start date Jan 2022

Cost £246 - £504
(see funding options)

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Campus Sighthill Campus Study mode Full time Start date 24/01/22 Duration 20 Weeks Cost £504
Campus Sighthill Campus Study mode Evening Start date 25/01/22 Duration 17 Weeks Cost £246
Campus Sighthill Campus Study mode Part time Start date 27/01/22 Duration 20 Weeks Cost £308

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Course overview

This course is designed to prepare you for the Cambridge B2  First exam in English. The course covers the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills you will need for the test as well as relevant vocabulary and grammar. 
You will receive a college certificate and will be ready to enter for the Cambridge B2 First exam upon completion of the course. The Cambridge B2 First  Exam is held in December and June in the College. 

Please note that there will be no classes on the two days of the examination. The cost of the exam (approximately £100) is not included in the course fee. You will be expected to buy the course materials as specified by your tutor (approximately £45).


Preparation for Cambridge B2 First Evening Course Information
Preparation for Cambridge  B2 First Part-Time Course Information
Preparation for Cambridge  B2 First Full-Time Course Information

What you will learn

  • Developing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for the Cambridge B2 First exam.
  • Upper-intermediate grammar and vocabulary appropriate for B2 First Exam

How the course is assessed

  • The course is internally assessed. It is possible to take the external Cambridge B2 First exam at the end of the course

Number of days per week

  • 3 days for Full time, 17 hours
  • 2 days for Part-time, 10 hours
  • 2 evenings for Evening, 4 hours

Entry requirements

 

  • Aged 16 years or over
  • Meet the minimum language requirements of IELTS 4.5 or SQA ESOL Intermediate 1/National 4
  • Your level of English will also be assessed in an interview at the College

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • You will be invited for a test and interview where your language level and suitability for the course will be checked

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 4.5 or SQA ESOL Intermediate 1/National 4.

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Gain your Cambridge B2 First certificate then progress to the Cambridge C1 Advanced qualification
  • Further study or employment
  • Move to mainstream college courses

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration Cost
Sighthill Campus Full time 24/01/22 20 Weeks £504
Sighthill Campus Evening 25/01/22 17 Weeks £246
Sighthill Campus Part time 27/01/22 20 Weeks £308

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