Dates and Times:

In the first semester of 2022, there will be three CPE groups available :

  • Tuesday and Thursday evenings, from 20.00 to 21.15;
  • Friday mornings, from 9.00 to 11.45;
  • Friday afternoons, from 14.00 to 16.45.

The course:

This is an online preparation course for the Cambridge CPE (C2 Proficiency), 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 (Tue/Thu or Mon/Wed) or 1 weekly class of 150 minutes (Fridays);
  • 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:

  • Proficiency Masterclass, Student’s Book
  • Proficiency Masterclass, Workbook with answers.
  • [Optional]: Language Practice for Advanced, grammar & vocabulary book with key. Macmillan, 2013.)
  • [Optional]: About Language, by Scott Thornbury.

Extensive reading program – first semester 2022

Course schedule – first semester 2022:

Tuesday and Thursday group, from 20.00 to 21.15:

  • February 1, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24;
  • March 3, 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31 (no class on 1st March – Carnaval);
  • April 5, 7, 12, 14, 26, 28 (no class on 19th and 21st April – rest/catch-up week);
  • May 3, 5, 10, 12, 24, 26, 31 (no class on 17th and 19th May – IATEFL 2022);
  • June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16.

Friday groups, from 9.00 to 11.45, or from 14.00 to 16.45:

  • February 11, 18, 25;
  • March 4, 11, 18, 25;
  • April 1, 8, 22, 29 (no class on 15th April – Good Friday);
  • May 6, 13, 27 (no class on 20th May – IATEFL 2022);
  • June 3, 10, 17.

Suggested exam date for the first semester: July 9th, 2022 at Winner Idiomas (deadline for registration: June 17th, 2022).

Course fees (if you register in January 2022):

In Brazilian reais (BRL):

  • 6 monthly payments of R$ 484,00 (January to June 2022)

In American dollars (USD), for participants from abroad:

  • USD 650 for the whole course, payable upfront with a 5% discount (USD 617,50);
  • 6 monthly payments of USD 81,25

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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:

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

  • 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 do course-related work;
  • Participants must be at least at a C1 level to take part in the course;
  • The extensive reading program is not optional.

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