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ENGLISH EXAMINATION PREPARATION COURSES

Задачей курсов подготовки к  сдаче международных экзаменов (TOEFL, IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC) является совершенствование навыков и умений   аудирования, чтения, говорения и письма, необходимых для сдачи международного экзамена определенного формата.  

Программы подготовительных курсов способствуют повышению общего уровня владения иностранным языком.

Эффективность курсов достигается за счет:

 уникальных методик, ориентированных на конкретного слушателя

постоянного мониторинга преподавателем степени усвоения материала  

системы дополнительных домашних заданий, позволяющих слушателям быстро справиться с возникающими проблемами

Курсы предлагают следующие программы подготовки к международным экзаменам по английскому языку:

extended step-by-step programs aimed at gradual skills development (duration – approximately 8 months)

accelerated programs designed to practice and improve the skills in the environment simulating the situation of real exams (duration - approximately 2 months)

skill-tailored programs which focus on mastering a particular skill (listening, reading, speaking, writing)

With a special emphasis made on individual progress, the courses insure that students’ progress is closely monitored and а comprehensive feedback is provided through extended comments and improved versions, if necessary

TOEFL

The Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) measures your ability to use the English language in university and college settings. The examination is designed for those who wish to prove their English language abilities to institutions, especially students who would like to study at university level in English-speaking countries.

Many government agencies, licensing bodies and universities in 130 countries abroad require a certain TOEFL score.

Many prestigious Russian universities also require a certain TOEFL score to complete Master’s programs.  

The test takes four hours in total and covers the four basic language skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking, while some exercises require integrating multiple skills.

Number of students per class

Small group

Number of lessons per week

6 lessons

Timetable

Flexi Hours

Duration of each lesson

45 minutes per lesson

Total duration of lessons per week

4 hours

Course Duration

Minimum:   5 weeks, Maximum: 32 weeks 

Testing

Individual testing and homework

IELTS

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is an international standardised test of English language proficiency recognized by most institutions in English-speaking countries and many employers.

Many prestigious Russian universities require a certain IELTS score to complete Master’s programs. 

High qualification of the staff makes it possible to design efficient learning strategies for each particular student and guarantee excellent progress not only to students whose initial level of English is intermediate and upper-intermediate but pre-intermediate as well.   

We offer two types of IELTS preparation courses depending on your level:

IELTS Intermediate

This is an introduction to the IELTS exam. You will have a lot of exam practice, and a chance to improve your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. 

IELTS Advanced

This is an extension to the IELTS Intermediate course and is designed for those who have advanced level English or above (C1 level of CEFR in English). It is a more in-depth look at the necessary skills for the exam than the Introductory IELTS course.

Number of students per class

6 - 8

Number of lessons per week

6 lessons

Timetable

Flexi Hours

Duration of each lesson

45 minutes per lesson

Total duration of lessons per week

4 hours

Course Duration

Minimum:  5 weeks, Maximum: 32 weeks 

Testing

Individual testing and homework

Cambridge English: First (FCE) exam is an upper-intermediate level qualification. It proves you can use every day written and spoken English for work or study purposes.

The exam uses real-life situations that are especially designed to help you communicate  more effectively and learn the language skills you need.

The exam is accepted as a qualification in upper-intermediate English by many leading businesses and educational institutions around the world.  The FCE exam is set at Level 2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Reaching this level means you can understand the main ideas of complex pieces of writing, keep up a conversation on a  fairly wide range of topics, express opinions and present arguments and produce clear, detailed writing, expressing opinions and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view.

Number of students per class

6  -  8

Number of lessons per week

6 lessons

Timetable

17.00 – 19.00

19.00 – 21.00

Duration of each lesson

45 minutes per lesson

Course Duration

Minimum:  5 weeks, Maximum: 32 weeks 

Testing

Individual testing and homework

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

The demand for high-level English language skills is increasing all around the world. Passing the Cambridge English: Advanced exam (CAE) shows that you are  a high achiever. This exam is set at a Level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The exam consists of 5 equally-weighted parts:

Paper 1 – Reading

Paper 2 – Writing

Paper 3 – Use of English (Grammar & Vocabulary)

Paper 4 – Listening

Paper 5 – Speaking

Advantages of studying for the CAE include the fact that it:

is accepted globally as proof of high achievement

More than 3,000 educational institutions, businesses and government departments around the world accept the Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) as proof of high-level achievement.

provides your real-life English language skills

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) offers proof of the English skills that educational institutions seek for high-achieving study.

Number of students per class

6 - 8

Number of lessons per week

6 lessons

Timetable

17.00 – 19.00

19.00 – 21.00

Duration of each lesson

45 minutes per lesson

Course Duration

32 weeks 

Testing

Individual testing and homework

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

The Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) is the most advanced General English

exam provided by Cambridge University.  It proves that the level of those who passed the CPE is similar to educated native speakers of English, graded at  C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

The exam is designed for those who want to study abroad in an English-speaking country or in an environment that requires high proficiency in the English language.

The exam includes four parts:

Reading & Use of English

Writing

Listening

Speaking

Advantages of taking the Cambridge English Proficiency:

Gain exceptional English language skills during your preparation for the exam.

Prove your proficiency in the English language

The test is recognized by many international organizations, especially businesses.

Number of students per class

 6 - 8

Number of lessons per week

6 lessons

Timetable

17.00 – 19.00

19.00 – 21.00

Duration of each lesson

45 minutes per lesson

Course Duration

32 weeks 

Testing

Individual testing and homework

 Cambridge English: Business (BEC)

There are three exams in the Cambridge English: Business Certificates (BEC) suit of exams. Each one is targeted at a different level. The content for each exam is based on everyday work and business tasks and is designed to develop your business English skills.

With Business Preliminary (BEC Preliminary) qualification you show employers that you have a good knowledge of English for practical everyday use in business.

With Business Vantage (BEC Vantage) qualification you show employers that you are ready to work successfully in international business.

With Business Higher (BEC Higher) qualification you show employers that you have achieved an advanced level of Business English.

Reasons to choose Cambridge English: Business

succeed in business-related studies with English language skills you can prove

accepted globally by top international companies as well as educational institutions and business schools.

Number of students per class

 6 - 8

Number of lessons per week

6 lessons

Timetable

Flexi Hours

Duration of each lesson

45 minutes per lesson

Course Duration

Minimum:   5 weeks, Maximum: 32 weeks 

Testing

Individual testing and homework

 

 

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