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CAMBRIDGE FOUNDATION stream of General English
CRICOS Code: 073679 D
 
  • Build confidence
  • Emphasis on grammatical structures and exam based writing tasks
  • Real life listening and reading excercises
  • Ongoing assessment
  • Experienced and charismatic teachers

Confidence, fun, friends – build Cambridge Foundations

Cambridge Foundation stream of General English is an intensive course aimed to prepare students for the challenges of our Cambridge FCE Preparation course. Cambridge Foundation uses an integrated communicative classroom approach alongside a comprehensive syllabus to develop not only language skills but also exam-taking strategies.

Cambridge Foundation students will study grammatical frameworks using real-world material in order to gain a thorough understanding of the intricacies of native English. The course is formative-assessment driven so students consistently receive feedback for and can improve on their reading and writing skills - all the while interacting in a dynamic and engaging atmosphere.

Accuracy and fluency are focused on equally in Cambridge Foundations so students can feel prepared and self-assured in all their abilities when they move on to higher English learning. This fast-paced course is also taught by highly-qualified and experienced teachers who foster an inclusive and fun classroom atmosphere. Cambridge Foundation is ideal for students who are ready to work-hard, be challenged and improve quickly.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Upper Intermediate

COURSE DURATION

5 or 10 weeks

INDUSTRY RECOGNITION

Our General English course is recognised by German Bildungsurlaub.

INTAKE DATES

2017: 03 Jan, 06 Feb, 13 Mar, 17 Apr, 22 May, 26 Jun, 31 Jul, 4 Sep, 9 Oct, 13 Nov

Activities

The monthly activities calendar offers an exciting array of activities 7 days a week including: Salsa dancing, winery tours, weekend camping trips and sporting or cultural events.

Assessment

Progress assessment is ongoing and includes weekly progress tests, regular review tests and a range of assignments, presentations and homework exercises.

Extras

Five hours a week of free extra classes are available to all students. Extra classes include: Pronunciation, TOEIC, Academic English, Vocabulary and Conversation.

Levelling up

As students have weekly assessments they have the opportunity to level up in any given week at Discover English.

Supervised Self-access

A teacher is in the library in supervised self-access periods to assist students with homework, resumes and questions from class.

Weekly Feedback

Teachers provide students with weekly feedback on their progress in one-to-one meetings and advise on how to improve in areas of weakness and build on current strengths.

Discover English Cambridge Foundation Timetable
MORNING: General English - Cambridge Foundation stream
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  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • 8.30am - 10.30am
  • Session 1
  • Session 1
  • Session 1
  • Session 1
  • Session 1
  • 10.30am - 11.00am
  • Break time
  • 11.00am - 1.00pm
  • Session 2
  • Session 2
  • Session 2
  • Session 2
  • Session 2
 
DISCOVER ENGLISH’S EXTRA PROGRAM 
  • 1.00pm - 2.00pm
  • Daily Supervised Self Access
  • 2.00pm - 3.00pm
  • Daily Free Extra Class