Dates and Times:

In the second semester of 2023, there will be two C1 Advanced groups available :

  • Monday and Wednesday mornings, from 7.00 to 8.00 a.m. (BRT)
  • Monday and Wednesday evenings, from 20.15 to 21.15 (BRT)

The course:

This is a two-semester*, online preparation course for the Cambridge CAE (C1 Advanced), aimed at preparing teachers of English who wish to sit the exam at the end of 2023. The course focuses on general language development (speaking, writing, listening, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation), thorough analysis of exam tasks and tips on how to tackle them, and exam practice. The course comprises:

  • 40 hours of classes per term, online via Zoom;
  • 2 weekly classes of 60 minutes;
  • 8 mocks of exam papers per term — two of each paper (Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking), followed by thorough feedback;
  • Reading and discussion of 3 books per semester.

The lessons are live, but they are all recorded and will be available for 7 days for participants in case they miss any lessons.

*We cover the contents of the course book over two semesters. In the second semester of 2023, we’ll cover the second half of the book.


  • R$ 3.000,00, payable in
    • 8 instalments of R$ 337,50 (May early-bird fee -10% discount)
    • 7 instalments of R$ 407,00 (June early-bird feed – 5% discount)
    • 6 instalments of R$ 500,00 (registrations from July 1 onwards)

To register, click here.

Available discounts (discounts are not cumulative*):

  • Teachers in bilingual schools in Brazil: 5%
  • Public school teachers in Brazil: 10%
  • Current or former CELTA students: 10%

*The only cumulative discount is 5% for upfront payment.

Course materials:

Extensive reading program – second term 2023:

The three books we’ll be reading and discussing together in the second semester of 2023 are:

  • To be announced soon
  • To be announced soon
  • To be announced soon

Course schedule – second term 2023:

  • August 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30;
  • September 4, 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27;
  • October 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30;
  • November 1, 6, 8, 13, 20, 22, 27, 29;
  • December 4, 6, 11, 13.

*apart from the dates above, two lessons will be made available only as recordings (i.e. they will not be live/synchronous)

Technical requirements:

Every course participant must have:

  • A computer connected to the internet (avoid using tablets or mobile phones), equipped with a camera and a microphone;
  • A Gmail account to watch recordings;
  • Broadband connection to the internet (at least 10 Mbps). 

General information:

In order to schedule a placement test or for further information, please contact us (in Portuguese) at +5511 94505-1811. If you do not speak Portuguese, please write an email to

  • Every group must have at least five participants, and a maximum of ten;
  • Classes are recorded and are available for course participants for 7 days;
  • It is vital that participants do homework assignments diligently, and that they dedicate around 3-6 hours a week (apart from classes) to course-related work;
  • Participants must be at least at a B2/C1 level to take part in the course;
  • The extensive reading program is not optional;
  • When you register for the 2023 C1 course, you are entitled to the following discounts:

*You’ll receive a promo code for this course upon registering.

To register, click here.