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Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced

C1 Advanced

B2/C1 (Upper Intermediate/Advanced)

Course Duration
4-13 weeks

Start Dates
Set start dates

Lessons per week
20, 22 or 28

Lesson length
50 minutes

Maximum in class

Available at
Brighton, Eastbourne, London Central, London Highgate, Cambridge, Vancouver
  • The St Giles Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced course is for Upper Intermediate to Advanced English speakers.  
  • It is one of several Cambridge examination preparation courses offered at St Giles.
  • Also available as a module as part of one of our International Semester Course (ISC) programmes.

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced Course Objectives

The Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced course aims to help students understand upper intermediate and advanced levels of English, demonstrate independent study skills and take internationally recognised exams.

Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced Course Description

The C1 Advanced course begins with a placement test and orientation, during which students are introduced to the C1 Advanced exam and to their student peers.

The Cambridge Assessment English: C1 Advanced course includes the following lessons:

  • Vocabulary lessons such as ‘Character Adjectives’ and ‘Dictionary Skills’
  • Speaking lessons which include Oxford University Press (OUP) videos
  • Listening lessons such as ‘Authentic Listening’ and ‘Short Extracts’
  • Grammar lessons such as ‘Relative Clauses’ and ‘Gerunds/Infinitives’
  • Writing lessons such as ‘Formal Letters’ and ‘Writing a Response to a Film'
  • Reading lessons such as the ‘Book Intro’ and ‘Multiple Choice’

Progress is measured throughout the C1 Advanced course and there is a review of unit material at the end of each week. Please find a C1 Advanced complete sample timetable here.

Further Information

Course Objectives

After you take a C1 Advanced at St Giles, you should:

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