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Cambridge Assessment English: B2 First

B2 First

B1/B2 (Intermediate/Upper Intermediate)

Course Duration
6-13 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: B2 First course is available to take separately or as a module as part of one of our International Semester Course (ISC) programmes
  • It is for Intermediate to Upper Intermediate English speakers.
  • The B2 First is one of several Cambridge examination preparation courses at St Giles.

Cambridge Assessment English: B2 First Course Objectives

The Cambridge Assessment English: B2 First course aims to help students understand intermediate and upper intermediate levels of English, demonstrate independent study skills and take internationally recognised exams.

Cambridge Assessment English: B2 First Course Description

The B2 First course begins with a placement test and orientation, during which students are introduced to the B2 First exam and to their student peers.

The Cambridge Assessment English: B2 First course includes the following lessons:

  • Vocabulary lessons such as ‘Entertainment Vocabulary’ and ‘Adjectives of Feeling
  • Listening lessons such as ‘Sentence Completion’ and ‘Interview Strategies’
  • Speaking lessons such as ‘Comparing’ and ‘Language for Agreeing and Disagreeing’
  • Grammar lessons such as ‘Time Expressions’
  • Writing lessons such as ‘Informal Emails’ and ‘Editing for Register’
  • Skill integration lessons such as a ‘Speaking Skills’ that combines vocabulary from the reading, grammar and vocabulary lessons

Progress is measured throughout the B2 First course and there is a review of unit material at the end of each week. You can find a B2 First complete sample timetable here.

Further Information

Course Objectives

After you take a B2 Firstat St Giles, you should:

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