Cambridge Exam Preparation in San Diego

Cambridge exams are recognised by employers, universities and colleges around the world, and the results are valid for life. We will ensure you enter your exam feeling thoroughly prepared with the confidence to succeed.

FCE (First Certificate in English) is suitable if you are confident using a wide range of spoken and written English.

CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) is what you need if you can use your English skills for most professional and academic purposes.

CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) is the one for you if you are able to function effectively in almost every English-speaking context. This is the hardest Cambridge exam.

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    400 USD
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    400 USD
    per Term

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Reasons to take this course

  • You want to attend an English-speaking university
  • You want a career in an international environment
  • You want to gain a competitive advantage in your career path
  • You want an international certificate which proves your level of English
  • You want better opportunities for future employment
Lesson length 1 lesson = 45 minutes
Lessons per week 20 / 30
Minimum age 16
Class size Maximum 15

 

  Weeks Course Dates Exam Date Minimum Level Exam Fee
FCE

   11

   12

    8

    4

   12

02 Jan - 16 Mar

19 Mar - 08 June*

02 July - 24 Aug

30 July - 24 Aug

10 Sep - 30 Nov*

Fri 10 Mar

Tue 12 June*

Thu 23 Aug

Thu 23 Aug

Tue 04 Dec

Intermediate

Intermediate

Upper Intermediate

Pre Advanced

Intermediate

$400 ($450 if late)

CAE

   

   11

   12

    8

    4

   12

02 Jan - 16 Mar

19 Mar - 08 June*

02 July - 24 Aug

30 July - 24 Aug

10 Sep - 30 Nov*

Sat 17 Mar

Wed 13 Jun*

Fri 24 Aug

Fri 24 Aug

Wed 05 Dec*

Pre Advanced

Pre Advanced

Pre Advanced

Advanced

Pre Advanced

 

$400 ($450 if late)

 CPE    10

   12

   12

02 Jan - 09 Mar

19 Mar - 08 Jun*

10 Sep - 30 Nov

Sat 10 Mar

Thu 14 Jun*

Thur 06 Dec

Advanced

Advanced

Advanced

 

$400 ($450 if late)

Exam fees not included
*Additional accommodation (without course) may be booked from the last date of the exam course.

Expectations

Cambridge specific

Our teachers are fully trained in what is required to get a great score in the Cambridge exams. Your final result will reflect a thorough understanding of the Cambridge requirements, as well as a significant improvement in your reading, writing, speaking and listening.

Reach your potential

We will ensure your exam result reflects your true potential. This means understanding grammar, vocabulary, idioms, and the secrets of perfect pronunciation. You will also see your English improving from spending time in an English-speaking country.

Perfect your technique

Learn the exam skills you need to meet and surpass your required score. Using sample exam papers you will learn how to effectively answer questions so by the time you take the test, you will know the style of questions to expect and how to answer them.

The best support

Your teachers will guide and monitor you to make sure that you progress at the correct rate to succeed in your exam. They will motivate and encourage you, identify your strengths and weaknesses, and develop personalised study plans for you.

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  • Anna Brun

    Anna Brun

    studied at EC San Diego

    A friend of mine studied at EC one year ago, and she told me it was great. All people are so open and friendly in San Diego. It’s a great place to enjoy life and also learn English. My favourite memory is the activity when we went to a Baseball ...

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  • Dario Wellinger

    Dario Wellinger

    studied at EC San Diego

    What I liked was the conversations.I learned a lot about the culture and lifestyle here. I also learned about the education system in the US. I think the daily "business" - like talking with teachers and friends was my favorite part. I also had a nice experience with my host ...

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  • Davide Bussolari

    Davide Bussolari

    studied at EC San Diego

    I believe EC San Diego is a very helpful school. The teachers are all very good. I had to return because I missed it here so much. When I first arrived, I could not speak English at all. I am now in the advanced level class.​The thing that I like ...

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  • Hsueh-Chen

    Hsueh-Chen

    studied at EC San Diego

    I really enjoyed playing games in the classes to help learn English. I will always remember going to the beach and making new friends. I would advise new students to always do their homework, come to class on time and make sure to prepare before the class. I would recommend ...

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  • Aline Herr

    Aline Herr

    studied at EC San Diego

    I really liked meeting new people and making new friends. Spending time with my host mom was great too. I had to speak English with her all the time and that really helped me to learn the language better! ...

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