january, 2019

2019wed16jan(jan 16)6:30 pmwed27mar(mar 27)8:30 pmCourse startedPET / Preliminary English - Term 2Coleridge Community CollegeDay:Wednesday length of course: 10 weeks


January 16 (Wednesday) 6:30 pm - March 27 (Wednesday) 8:30 pm


Coleridge Community College

Radegund Rd, Cambridge CB1 3RJ

length of course

10 weeks

Book a place on the course

£110 (£66) - Assessment BEFORE placement is essential - please contact the office on either 01223 712340 or learnandtrain@cap.education to arrange this. Bookings are reserved for re-enrollers until 10th December - for further information call the office on 01223 712340

Price £110.00 (£66.00)

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Course details

Brief Description

This intermediate level course is run as preparation for those wishing to take the Preliminary English Test (PET) examination, although taking the exam is not a requirement of the course. The PET level demonstrates that you can deal with everyday English and it is widely accepted as a qualification representing general competence in English (CEFR Level B1). At this level you should be able to cope with a variety of everyday situations, communicating with a good level of confidence and accuracy.
The course will cover all four skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening.
To access information on exam centres offering this qualification/ booking deadlines and dates for the exam please go onto the website: www.cambridgeenglish.org You will also be able to access exam practice papers.

Previous Experience and Knowledge Needed?

An assessment test is needed for placement purposes. A £5 charge is payable at the time of assessment. This cost is redeemable against your course fee. To book an appointment call the office on 01223 712340.
You will need to have an intermediate level of English.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
• Have a good understanding of the main grammatical structures and use different tense with confidence.
• Significantly increase your vocabulary and knowledge of day-to-day English phrases, idioms etc.
• Improve your ability to use functional and social language for day-to-day life
• Understand natural spoken English in context.
• Familiarise yourself with the exam format and develop exam techniques

Examination Fees:

Your tutor will advise you on venues, dates and prices of exams. This course only covers tuition in preparation for exam – no certification fee is included in the cost of the course.

Extra costs on the course for example text book, materials or equipment

You will need to buy a textbook. Gold Preliminary Coursebook with CD-ROM
Series: Gold Author: Walsh, Clare & Warwick, Lindsay Publisher: Pearson ELT
ISBN: 9781292124933 Format: Paperback Publication Date: 2015 Level: B1+ Intermediate
Price: £30.50
You might also like to purchase a bilingual dictionary. Your tutor will be able to advise on which dictionary to suit you, so consult your tutor before you decide!

For the first session you will need to bring:

A4 file, notebook and pen/pencil

Examination Fees:

To access information on exam centers offering this qualification/ booking deadlines and dates for the exam please go onto the website: www.cambridgeopencentre.org

On completion of this course, what might your next steps be?

Enrol on the English First Certificate course.
The Learn and Train office is able to give course information or search for alternative courses for you.


Embarek OulfkihI was educated in Morocco and Belgium, I gained my BA and PGCE before completing an MA in ESOL at the Institute of Education, University of London in 1994. I have taught EFL in Morocco for a number of years and since coming to UK, I have taught ESL at CCSS for 18 years followed by a year at the Leys. I am currently working at Parkside Community College. Besides teaching, I have worked as course director for Select English in Cambridge for three consecutive summers and have been a consultant and examiner for CIE for many years.

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