Cambridge English: First (FCE) Exam Preparation Evening Classes

This course is designed for foreign nationals who live, work or study in the Wexford area and are looking for a renowned English qualification to formalise their level of English.

Typically students are studying in Wexford secondary schools, work as au pairs or have full time employment.
Registered full time Slaney Language Centre students may  also choose this course as an add on to their existing course.

Classes are comprehensive, focusing on all sections of the exam with exam paper practice and exam strategy advice. The programme is highly intensive and requires private study assignments in addition to class work.

These are small classes with 4 to 8 students on average (maximum 12). Closing day for exam application is approx. 6 weeks before the exam dates below. We would be happy to book the exam for you.

What is the Cambridge English: First (FCE)?

The Cambridge English: First (FCE) is the most popular of the Cambridge qualifications, accepted by thousands of businesses and educatonal institutions worldwide.

The Cambridge English: First (FCE) qualification proves that you have the language skills to live and work independently in an English-speaking country or do courses taught in English.
This exam is the logical step in your language learning journey between Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) and Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)
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Classes take place Mondays and Wednesdays from 18.30 to 20.30*
*When Monday is a national holiday classes take part on Friday.


First Class Date Monday 26 February 2018
Minimum stay 4 weeks
Minimum entry level  B1
Class sizes 4 to 8 on average, maximum 15

Exam dates 2018:
First (FCE): 17 March, 21 April, 5 May, 12 May, 17 May, 20 May, 26 May, 30 May, 9 June, 30 June, 17 November, 27 November, 1 December
First for Schools (FCE for Schools): 10 March, 16 March, 14 April, 19 May, 9 June, 12 June, 23 June, 26 June, 23 August, 13 October, 10 November, 4 December, 15 December

Course fees:

 4 to 7 weeks €65 per week
8 to 10 weeks €60 per week
11 to 16 weeks €57.50 per week
17 to 22 weeks €55 per week
23 weeks or more €52 per week
Text book €34
Exam Fee €180
Bus from town to the SLC €8 per week*


Transport from Wexford town to the SLC: EUR 8 per week.
*Slaney Language Centre full time students receive the textbook for free.

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