B2 FIRST (FCE)

A Cambridge English B2 First (FCE) certificate proves that you can communicate effectively in English,
give your opinion and arguments about news facts, explain the pros and cons of different viewpoints
and write letters, reports, stories and many other types of text.

Level
The level of this course is: upper-intermediate. B2 (FCE) according to European guidelines (CEFR). In order to participate in this course, you need to at least be at the B1 level. Because of that, you will receive an invitation for an official Cambridge Placement Test after you sign up. This is a comprehensive online test and gives a good indication of your language level (with regards to reading and listening). Based on the result, we will offer specific advice.

What do the lessons look like?
All lessons are specially tailored to the exam. Partly due to the small group size (min. 4, max. 8), there is plenty of room for personal attention, so that participants can also receive personal tips for specific points of interest.

Teaching material
We use the book Compact First Student’s Book with Answers (with CD-ROM). You will receive the book during the first lesson.

Lesson duration
In total, there are 10 lessons, 2,5 hours each.

Costs*
Tuition fee: € 525,00
Course material: € 50,00

Exam costs*
Computer-based: € 235,00
Paper-based: € 215,00
* (prices VAT free, NOT included in the course fee)

Study load
Aside from the lessons, a minimum of 3-4 hours of self-study per week is recommended/required.

Exam
In this course, we will work towards the Cambridge exam. The last lesson is scheduled to be as close to the exam date as possible (a few days to a week), so you can go to the exam in the right flow.

Term payment
It is possible to pay the course fee in two installments.
We charge a one-time € 10.00 administration fee.

Terms and Conditions
You are registered once we have received your registration and the course fee.

Key Facts
course nameCambridge B2 First
levelB2
length10 weeks
lesson duration2,5 hours
study load+ 3 hours per week
costs€ 525,00 + book € 50,00
group size4 – 8
whereZwolle