Business English Exams:
BEC: (Business English Cambridge)
We offer both BEC Vantage (Upper Intermediate) and BEC Advanced classes to individuals at our school premises in Donnybrook.These exams are at a similar level to both B2 First and C1 Advanced. They are recognised world wide and are suitable for students who have recently finished B2 First or C1 Advanced exams and would like to concentrate on Business English before applying for their first job in the industry as well as those who are already working in companies who need to improve their practical skills such as business writing skills or communication skills. You will do practice tests as well as learn appropriate strategies to use in the BEC exam. These exams take place in June and December. See the "Links" page for further information.
TOEIC: (The Test of English for International Communication).
We assist students who are studying for the TOEIC test which is a business English test used by companies when recruiting staff around the world to assess your level of English in a business context. This exam is held in various exam centres in Dublin. Classes are held at our school in Donnybrook.The test comprises of 200 multiple choice questions divided between Listening and Reading sections and lasts 2 hours. This exam takes place every month so there is ample opportunity to do this test whenever it suits. See the "Links" page for further information.
General English Exams:
B2 First/C1 Advanced:
We offer both B2 First (FCE ) and C1 Advanced( CAE) classes to individuals and small groups at our school premises in Donnybrook. The B2 First exam focuses on level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – an upper intermediate level of English. The B2 First qualification proves you have the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or study on courses taught in English.This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between B1 Preliminary and C1 Advanced. The C1 advanced exam focuses on level C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages – the level required for academic and professional success.The in-depth, high-level qualification that shows you have the language skills that employers and universities are looking for. More than 8,000 educational institutions, businesses and government departments around the world accept C1 Advanced as proof of high-level achievement in learning English. This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between B2 First and C2 Proficiency. You will do practice tests as well as learn appropriate strategies to use in these exams.