FCE Exam Preparation

Objectives:

  • Improve your speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills;
  • Review the language, skills and techniques you will need for the exam;
  • Build your confidence through guidance in handling the exam tasks;
  • Sustain your motivation through a variety of up to date reading and listening texts;
  • Learn to communicate in various situations with a degree of fluency and spontaneity typical for native speakers;
  • Read and write academic, formal and informal texts, write reports and essays, expand vocabulary;
  • Read and understand well authentic materials such as contemporary articles and reports;
  • Master your pronunciation;

 

Structure: we will help you reach the course objectives through the introduction and practice of the following language points:

  • present, past and future tenses;
  • narrative tenses;
  • question formation;
  • comparing things, talking about similarities and differences;
  • -ing/-ed adjectives;
  • uses of like;
  • reported/direct speech;
  • verb patterns;
  • modal verbs – obligation, lack of obligation, necessity, certainty, prohibition, permission, deduction, criticism, advice, suggestion, ability, warning (present and past)
  • countable and uncountable nouns;
  • defining and non defining relative clauses and pronouns;
  • articles;
  • modifiers/intensifiers;
  • conditionals;
  • passive voice in different tenses;
  • expressing hypothetical meaning (wish, suppose etc.);
  • causative verbs: have/get something done;
  • phrasal verbs;
  • word formation;
  • words used in academic writing;
  • formal and informal style;
  • giving opinions, agreeing and disagreeing, giving advice;
  • making a complaint;
  • paraphrasing, paragraphing, punctuation
  • correct pronunciation;
  • relevant vocabulary;