Cambridge CAE Preparation Course

Take the intensive Cambridge CAE Preparation Course at inlingua Vancouver if you want to pass the Cambridge CAE exam and learn a lot of English.

The Cambridge Examinations are the most popular certificates of British English and are widely accepted in both the business and academic world to demonstrate language proficiency. CAE is the second highest level Cambridge ESOL exam, at level C1 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

Choose Cambridge CAE - Certificate in Advanced English if you are reaching a standard of English that is adequate for most purposes, including social and professional situations, and in higher education. Cambridge CAE recognises the ability to communicate with confidence in English and deal with most aspects of everyday life. Students at inlingua Vancouver should note that this course is a more advanced course than Cambridge FCE.

Cambridge CAE is the second highest level Cambridge ESOL exam, at level C1 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

In the Cambridge CAE Preparation Course, you will:

  •  Develop the language skills required to pass the Cambridge CAE exams
  •  Do a lot of interesting and engaging language activities at the advanced level
  •  Build self-confidence to write the Cambridge CAE test successfully
  •  Have lots of practice exercises to perfect your language skills
  •  Take practice tests on a regular basis to get ready for the CAE exam
  •  Benefit from our experienced, professional and friendly instructors
  •  Increase your chances to get the major or job that you deserve

Course Schedule

  • The CAE complete course lasts 10 or 11/12 weeks and the Examination is taken at the end.
  • It is a full time course for very serious students.
  • The CAE Test is taken at is taken at one of the nearby Cambridge Testing Centres.
  • Lessons are from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM from Monday through Thursday, and from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday.
  • The course includes 24 lessons per week (20 hours).
  • Students can join the Cambridge CAE Preparation Course until the 3rd week and must register for the remainder of the session and the test at the end.
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Cambridge CAE Preparation course

Levels 4A and higher

Intensive, 24 lessons (20 hours) per week

9:00 am - 2:30 pm / Monday - Thursday
9:00 am - 12:00 pm / Friday

This course is intensive. It includes Cambridge CAE preparation English lessons in the morning and in the afternoon, with multiple sample tests per week.


CAE Courses – Dates in 2017
Main Start Date Finish Date Duration, weeks Test Date
January 3, 2018 March 16, 2018 12 March 17, 2018 for parts 1 to 4.
March 20, 2018 June 11, 2018 12 June 13, 2018 for parts 1 to 4.
June 19, 2018 August 22, 2018 10 August 24, 2018 for parts 1 to 4
September 5, 2018 December 3, 2018 13 December 5, 2018 for parts 1 to 4.

The Speaking section for the CAE examination might take place up to 9 days after the written test.

Click here to download a complete Cambridge CAE description and schedule.

Course Requirements

To enter the Cambridge CAE Preparation course, students must place at level 4A-Advanced or above on the inlingua general Placement test. Students who register and are placed at lower levels will first be placed in appropriate lessons according to their level or in Cambridge FCE. After reaching the minimum level of 4A students will be accepted in the Cambridge CAE Preparation Course.

Testing and Examination

There are 5 papers included in the Cambridge CAE Examinations, testing the following skills: Writing, Reading, Listening, Use of English, Oral Production. At inlingua Vancouver’s Cambridge CAE Preparation course, students will improve all their English skills to achieve high marks in all the 5 papers.

Course Durations and Prices

Take advantage of our highly competitive prices for courses in 2018, paying 2017 prices. Promotion valid for registrations received by December 31, 2017.

Course Name Duration, weeks Price What is included?
For the 9-week or 10-week sessions starting in January and June
CAE 10 3,250 All study fees for 10 weeks
9 2,925 All study fees for 9 weeks
8 2,600 All study fees for 8 weeks
For the 11-week or 12-week sessions starting in March and September
CAE 12 3,840 All study fees for 12 weeks
11 3,575 All study fees for 11 weeks
10 3,250 All study fees for 10 weeks

Registration Fee (once) — 125 CAD.

Cambridge CAE Materials — 75 CAD.

CAE Examination at the end of the course — 250 CAD plus mailing fees.

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