Cambridge CPE Exam Course


Prepare for your success in the CPE examination


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Cambridge English: Proficiency is made up of four papers developed to test your English skills. You can see exactly what is in each paper below.


Paper Content Purpose
Reading and Use of English

(1 hour 30 minutes)

7 parts/53 questions Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction and non-fiction books, journals, newspapers and manuals.

(1 hour 30 minutes)

2 parts Requires you to be able to write a variety of text types, such as essays, reports and reviews.

(about 40 minutes)

4 parts/30 questions Requires you to be able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as lectures, speeches and interviews.

(16 minutes per pair of candidates)

3 parts Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations.



Top class training by our experienced, highly-qualified exam teachers. This course provides a motivating way to improve every area of your English and to learn and develop all the skills and techniques needed to do well in the CPE exam.  We will ensure you are fully prepared for the test day with our invaluable top tips and exam strategies.




Why choose a Cambridge Exam Course?



    • Standard (20 lessons General English + 10 lessons CPE Exam per week) or Intensive (30 lessons CPE Exam per week)

    • Improve your range and accuracy of grammar and vocabulary.

    • Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills for the exam.

    • Become familiar with the different accents you may hear in the exam.

    • Develop more natural pronunciation.

    • Be well-prepared with regular testing and mock exams.

    • Receive help booking your exam.

    • Improve your general language skills and level of English.

Cambridge courses run throughout the year so make sure you don’t miss the next start date.








Do I need to take an entry test before I book?


Yes. We will send you a pre-course test to do in advance.



About the course


Course structure


30 lessons per week.


Entry level


C2 (Proficiency)




Morning and/or afternoon classes according to the school timetable, Monday-Friday


Standard: 20 hours General English plus 10 hours CPE Exam Course per week,


Intensive: 30 hours CPE Exam Course per week


Lesson Length


45 minutes


Course duration


10-12 weeks.




In addition to your official exam result you will receive an Oxford English Centre certificate and progress report, profiling your language level.


Assessment and progress


Your progress will be tested regularly throughout the exam course with exam task practice and you will do at least one full mock exam before the real thing.  This will help prepare you for the timing and atmosphere of exam day.






Does the certificate have an expiry date?

    • It is valid forever.

Do I have to buy materials for the course?

    • Materials with cost £40.00

Will we have a mock exam?

    • We will do at least one full mock exam a couple of weeks before the actual exam.  This will help identify the areas which still need working on.

Do I have to book the exam?

    • We will do this for you.

When do I get my results?

    • The results are usually available online about 8 weeks after the exam date.


CPE Course Dates

CPE Exam Course Dates

Cambridge CourseTimesStartFinishExam DateLessons Per WeekHours Per Week
CPE – 10 Weeks09.30–15.3004 January 202105 March 202106 March 20213022.5 + 5
CPE – 12 Weeks09.30–15.3015 March 202104 June 202111 June 20213022.5 + 5
CPE – 12 Weeks09.30–15.3006 September 202126 November 202102 December 20213022.5 + 5




Class duration: 4 – 12 weeks

Class size: maximum 14

Lesson duration: 45 minutes

Lessons per week: 30

Learning materials: £40.00

Start: See Course Dates below

Minimum age: 16





Registration Fee: £90.00

Tuition & Accommodation Deposit: £490.00

Tuition Only Deposit: £290.00

Payment by cash, debit or credit card

Payment by bank transfer: See Bank Details


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