Confidence in CAE Online Course

Prepare to succeed at the Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English Exam

123 students enrolled

Last updated: 10/2020

Created by Andrew Ambrosius

  • Language: English
  • Course duration: 8 - 10 weeks (includes lifetime access to all updates)
  • Effort: 4 - 5  hours a week (self-paced online learning)

$199.00 + Tax

  • Advanced Certificate in English preparation course

This course includes:

  • 12 Months access
  • 150 + hours of learning and practicing material
  • Over 50 video based lessons that explain every aspect of the exam
  • Hundreds of practice exercises for grammar, listening, reading, writing, speaking & pronunciation
  • Official exam tests for every part of the exam 
  • Practice activities with instant feedback
  • Official exam simulation tests with course progression
  • Course completion certificate

What you will learn

  • Understand texts from a wide variety of sources, even on difficult topic areas
  • Fluently talk to people about a wide variety of formal topics without searching for vocabulary or expressions
  • Understand people speaking English on radio or television programmes
  • Keep up a conversation on a wide range of topics, expressing opinions and presenting arguments
  • Maintain conversations in social, professional and academic contexts
  • Produce clear, detailed writing, expressing opinions and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view via writing essays, reports, articles, reviews, letters and emails.
  • Help you get a globally recognized certificate that is valid for life.
  • Build confidence in using English in real life situations
  • Focus on technical issues, for example, using emphasis and hypothetical meaning, expressing and supporting arguments
  • Practice Cambridge exam questions and receive feedback on your progress

Course benefits

  • Help you get a globally recognized certificate that is valid for life
  • Build confidence in using English in real life situations
  • Focus on technical issues, for example, using emphasis and hypothetical meaning, expressing and supporting arguments
  • Practice Cambridge exam questions and receive feedback on your progress

Introduction

Perfect your English and get an internationally recognised English certification.

Cambridge advanced exams cover writing, reading, grammar, listening and speaking and the online course by The Art of Business English will prepare you for all these different parts of the exam. The course works across the skills base and concentrates on English in use. We look at past papers and work from a number of recommended books. In addition, you will do a lot of work on areas of general English. At the end of the course you will have the confidence and skills to pass the CAE exam and add one of the world's most widely recognised English language certificates to your curriculum.


The confidence in CAE course includes:


  • 100% online with experienced and qualified tutor
  • Over 50 video based lessons that explain every aspect of the exam
  • 12 months continuous and unlimited access 24/7, 365 days a year
  • Email and messenger support Monday to Fridays
  • Hundreds of practice exercises for grammar, listening, reading, writing, speaking & pronunciation
  • Official exam tests for every part of the exam
  • Practice activities with instant feedback
  • Official exam simulation tests with course progression
  • Course completion certificate

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I have contact with foreign companies and it is very common I have to attend meetings with foreign people. So I have tried to improve my English by online courses. AOBE has helped me improve in my job.

Course Content

Unit 1: Introduction to the course & CAE exam

  • Using the campus
    • Navigation
    • Course Progress
    • Quizzes
    • Dictionary
    • Using the pronunciation module
    • Grammar and resources sections
  • Participation in forums
  • Tutor support
  • Live classrooms
  • Study plans and time organization
  • What is expected of the student
  • Personal introduction
  • Help & technical support

Unit 2: Use of English

This section consists of 4 parts, namely Multiple choice cloze (8 questions, where you must choose which word from four answers completes each of the 8 gaps in the text), Open cloze (8 questions, where you must complete a text with 8 gaps), Word formation (8 questions, where you need to use the right form of a given word to fill the gaps in a text containing 8 gaps), and Key Word Transformations (6 questions, where you must complete a sentence with a given word, so that it means the same as the first sentence).

Unit 3: Reading

This section consists of 4 parts, namely Multiple choice (6 questions, where you must read a text and answer multiple- choice questions with four options A, B, C or D), Cross-textmultiple matching (4 questions, where you must answer the questions by finding the relevant information in the text or texts).) Gapped text (6 questions, where you must read a text with sentences removed. You need to use the missing sentences to complete the text), and Multiple Matching (10 questions, where you must answer the questions by finding the relevant information in the text or texts).

Unit 4: Writing part 1 - Essay

This part is compulsory. You need to write an essay presented through rubric and short notes. The number of words should be between 220 and 260 words.

Unit 5: Writing Part 2 – A report, a proposal, an article, a review, a letter or email.

In this second part, you need to select one task from a choice of three. You are given a choice of topics and you must respond to one of them in the way specified.

Unit 6: Listening (about 40 minutes)

This section consists of 4 parts:

  • Part 1: Multiple choice (6 questions, where you hear short, unrelated extracts, each about 30 seconds, with either one or two speakers. You must choose an answer from A, B or C.
  • Part 2: Sentence completion (8 questions, where you hear one speaker, and this part lasts about three minutes. You must write a word or short phrase to complete the sentences).
  • Part 3: Multiple choice (6 questions, where you hear a recording and have to answer multiple-choice questions with four options).
  • Part 4: Multiple matching (10 questions, where you hear five short extracts. There are two matching tasks focusing on the gist and the main points of what is said, the attitude of the speakers and the context in which they are speaking, etc.).

Unit 7: Speaking (15 minutes)

This section consists of four parts:

  • Part 1: The interview: This part lasts about 2 minutes. The examiner asks each candidate questions about themselves
  • Part 2: Long turn: This part last about 4 minutes. The candidates are each given some visual and written prompts and the examiner will ask you to talk about these for about a minute. You are asked to give a short response after your partner has finished their ‘long turn’.
  • Part 3: Collaborative task: This part consists of two questions and lasts about 4 minutes. The candidates must discuss a task together. The candidate is given some spoken instructions and written stimuli for a discussion or decision-making task and you discuss these prompts with your partner.
  • Part 4: Discussion: This part lasts about 5 minutes. The candidates offer opinions relating to the task they have just completed in Part 3. The examiner will join in with their discussion.

Unit 8: Exam day preparation & tips


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Paula Perez

I have contact with foreign companies and it is very common I have to attend meetings with foreign people. So I have tried to improve my English by online courses. AOBE has helped me improve in my job.

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