Alpha Omega College
    5 St Andrews Crescent, Cardiff, CF10 3DA
    Wales, UK
    Tel:+44(0)29 2034 1212

    Cambridge Exam Preparation


    English Language Department

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    Cambridge Exam Preparation

    Cambridge exams are internationally recognised English language qualifications, which demonstrate to higher education institutions and employers that you are a high-level speaker of English.  

    • FCE (First Certificate in English) examines your ability to use everyday written and spoken English for work or study purposes. It is an upper-intermediate English exam.
    • CAE (Cambridge English Advanced) tests your high-level English language competence. It is accepted by more than 5,000 educational institutions, businesses and government departments around the world. It is an advanced English exam.
    • CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) is the most advanced Cambridge English language qualification. It proves you have achieved an extremely high level in English. It is an advanced English exam.

    Our Exam Preparation courses will familiarise you with the exams, and provide you with the language and skills you need to succeed.

    Our courses cover:

    • Exam technique
    • Listening
    • Speaking
    • Pronunciation
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Grammar
    • Vocabulary



    At Alpha Omega College, we offer the three Cambridge Exam Preparation courses. These include:

    • FCE
    • CAE
    • CPE


    When you first come to Alpha Omega College, we will give you a free placement test to place you in the correct level. If you do not already have the level of English needed to begin a Cambridge Exam Preparation course, we can enrol you on our General English course.



    You will follow a course designed to develop speaking, writing, reading and listening skills specifically for the Cambridge exam. Exam technique is vital for success, so you will receive advice about how to answer the questions. There will also be opportunities to complete test exercises in exam conditions. When available, we also provide official Cambridge pre-tests, which are externally graded. Since variety keeps lessons stimulating, classes tend to have two teachers; each teacher brings their own experience to help you improve.



    Our teachers are all enthusiastic and dedicated to your success. They are qualified ESL professionals, trained in the latest teaching practices. Many of them have years of teaching experience.



    At Alpha Omega College, we use the latest materials from the most respected English Language publishers. Each Cambridge Exam Preparation course is taught using a book accompanied by CDs. The course book will be supplemented with other materials in order to focus on what you need to improve your exam performance. Teachers also make use of data projectors and Power Point to generate and maintain the interest of their learners.

    Course books are FREE for students who enrol on a full-length course.



    At Alpha Omega College, we are confident your English will improve. Throughout your course, you can expect homework to reinforce what you have learnt. You will also receive regular tests. This will enable you to monitor your progress, and alert your teachers to areas you need more practice with. What’s more, every month you will have a tutorial with your teacher to discuss your progress. At the end of the course, you will receive a free end-of-course certificate.



    Courses start throughout the year, and there are several study options:

    • 16 contact hours per week
    • 20 contact hours per week
    • 24 contact hours per week


    We recommend 16 hours per week for stronger students, and 24 hours per week for students who need more practice.

    At Alpha Omega, we aim to accommodate your needs, so our timetable is flexible. Courses can be tailored to suit you. Please contact us with your requirements.



    You can download a list of course prices here:



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