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Cambridge B2 First (FCE)

Cambridge Exam Courses – B2 First (FCE)

Why study Cambridge B2 First (FCE) at NZLC?
Cambridge English exams are the most recognised English exams in the world and are accepted by employers, Immigration New Zealand, educational institutions and government departments around the world. B2 First (FCE-First Certificate in English) covers the four main language skills – reading, (+ use of English) writing, listening and speaking. Materials are taken from real life sources, including published personal experiences, business meetings and informal/formal writings. Cambridge English B2 First (FCE), is a thorough test of all areas of language ability at an Upper Intermediate level.

The format of the exam is divided into Reading (+ Use of English), Writing, Listening, Speaking.
NZLC Cambridge B2 First (FCE) courses prepare students with the language and skills they need to sit the exam once their course is finished.

•    Taught by qualified, supportive and friendly teachers.
•    High success rate.
•    Additional after school study support twice a week.
•    Dedicated study areas with computers.
•    Extra B2 First (FCE) study materials available and homework is given regularly.
•    Regular mock tests, academic counselling and feedback
•    Graduation certificate and academic report.
•    An B2 First (FCE) “A” Pass is accepted by Immigration New Zealand in the Skilled Migrant Category.
•    Two or three speaking tests during the course.
•    Guaranteed start dates.

Choose your programme!

NZLC has a wide range of quality English programmes including General EnglishIELTSBusiness EnglishCambridgePathway Programme, TOEICYoung Learners CoursesEnglish Teacher Training, and Group Study Tours.

Below, you can see the full level and course chart. This will give you an idea of the courses available to suit your level of English.

Passing an FCE exams means that you can:

•    Understand the main ideas of complex pieces of writing.
•    Keep up a conversation on a fairly wide range of topics, expressing opinions and presenting arguments.
•    Produce clear, detailed writing, expressing opinions and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view.

You can use it to:

•    Study in English at a foundation or pathway level.
•    Work in an English-speaking environment.
•    Live independently in an English-speaking country.

Morning Class:

•    Reading skills and strategies with exam practice exercises.
•    Writing skills and strategies with exam practice exercises.
•    Vocabulary and grammar to complete the Use of English section (phrasal verbs, collocations etc.).

Afternoon Class:

•    Listening skills and strategies with exam practice exercises.
•    Speaking skills and strategies with exam practice exercises.
•    Topical vocabulary and grammar to complete the speaking exam.

LevelsUpper Intermediate
Entry TestYes, B2 First (FCE) Entry Test
Length10 or 12 weeks
TypeFull Time (23h p/w)
Course Starts*2020 – 6 Jan (10 weeks) / 16 Mar (12 weeks) / 7 Sep (12 weeks)
Class Size12 (maximum)

**Acceptance of 16 and 17 years old will be at the discretion of the Academic department (Young Learners Tuition fee, Adult Textbook/Material Fee Policy and course hours apply).

Masaki, Japan.

“The FCE teachers were amazing and my English improved dramatically after doing this course! “Now I have a certificate from Cambridge University that will last a lifetime.”