English as a Foreign Language - First Certificate in English - EFL
About the course
This is an intermediate English course for people with a working knowledge of English grammar and who can manage independently in an English-speaking environment.
You need a working knowledge of the basic grammatical structures of English, and be able to manage independently in an English-speaking environment.
You will study four core skills - Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, in addition to use of English. As well as preparing thoroughly for the FCE exam, you will also develop your ability to use English in everyday life.
You will take the Cambridge First Certificate in English exam. The exam has a registration fee of £110 and a coursebook costing £20.
Most successful learners progress to the Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE), which is the minimum standard of English accepted in many British Universities.
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I have always wanted to be a lawyer
Studied: ESOL progressing to study A Levels in English Language and Literature, French, History and Sociology
Now studying Law at the University of Birmingham
Hosanna Makanda came to the UK from war torn Congo in 2011. She spoke no English and had experienced very little education. Enrolling on an ESOL course at the College’s Centre for Lifelong Learning, her potential was spotted and she was encouraged to progress to A Levels. This summer she achieved an A*, two As and a B and is now studying Law at the University of Birmingham.
She said: “My teachers always made sure I had everything I needed and have inspired me to go to university. I have always wanted to be a lawyer as I have developed a need to defend other people.”
If you are aged 19+ and looking to study a Level 3 or above course, you may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan to cover your course fees.