Dates and Times:

In 2022, there will be one CAE group available :

  • Monday and Wednesday evenings, from 20.00 to 21.15.

The course:

This is an online preparation course for the Cambridge CAE (C1 Advanced), aimed at preparing teachers of English who wish to sit the exam in 2022. 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:

  • 42,5 hours of classes per term, online via Zoom;
  • 2 weekly classes of 75 minutes;
  • 8 mocks of exam papers per term — two of each paper (Reading and Use of English, Writing, Listening and Speaking);
  • Reading and discussion of 4 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.

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Course materials*:

Extensive reading program – second semester 2021:

Coming soon.

Course schedule – second semester 2021:

  • January 31;
  • February 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23 (no class on 28th February – Carnaval);
  • March 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 (no class on 2nd March – Carnaval);
  • April 4, 6, 11, 13, 25, 27 (no class on 18th and 20th April – rest/catch-up week);
  • May 2, 4, 9, 11, 23, 25, 30 (no class on 16th and 18th May – IATEFL 2022);
  • June 1, 6, 8, 10, 15.

Suggested exam date for the first semester: June 25, 2022 at Winner Idiomas (deadline for registration: 3rd June, 2022).

Course fees (if you register in October or November 2021*):

  • 8 monthly payments of 363,00 (October 2021)
  • 7 monthly payments of 415,00 (November 2021)

*If you register in October or November 2021, you can join the lessons immediately, paying only the fee for next year. (In 2021, the course is on Mondays from 7.15 to 10.30 p.m.)

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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). Do not rely on 3G/4G connections.

General information:

  • Every group must have at least 6 participants, and a maximum of 20;
  • 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 2-4 hours a week (apart from classes) to course-related work;
  • Participants must be at least at a B2 level to take part in the course;
  • The extensive reading program is not optional.

In order to schedule a placement test or for further information, write an email to higor@higorcavalcanteelt.com

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