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C1 Advanced Preparation (previously CAE Preparation)

Advanced real-life language skills for use in the professional world and may be used for immigration purposes.
Exam Preparation


English Unlimited’s 12 week C1 Advanced course prepares students for the speaking, reading, listening and writing components of the C1 Advanced Exam, in addition to broadening their English lexicon, increasing confidence and cultural ability in communication with native and non-native speakers and developing advanced grammatical structures. The course adapts general English competencies to the specific requirements of the CAE examination and helps students to develop the necessary linguistic skills to ensure success in the C1 Advanced Exam.

Students learn how to:

  • express themselves fluently, confidently and effectively
  • communicate effectively at high levels
  • participate confidently in professional settings
  • deal with a variety of cultural situations
  • research appropriately and competently

Sample Timetable






9.00am - 11.00am

Topic Lead-in:

Talking about jobs

Speaking Part 3: Discussion questions

Listening part 4:

Analysis: How spoken punctuation helps with listening

Vocabulary 2: Idioms and Phrases related to time 

Vocabulary 1: Body idioms (related to work)

11.15am - 12.45pm

Writing Part 1: Essay - Discourse markers analysis

Speaking part 2:

Building consensus

Practice; Peer Feedback; Teacher Feedback

Language focus 2: Gerunds and infinitives

Speaking Part 1:

Compare and Contrast work situations

Speaking Analysis: Structure of a 2 minute monologue

1.15pm - 2.45pm

Language focus 1: Punctuation

Analysis: Use of sentence stress

Reading and Use of English:

Analysis of sentence transformation

Module Review and Reinforcement

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Course Quick Facts

Course Length

2 to 12 weeks

20 hours face-to-face C1 Advanced exam preparation and up to 8 hours of optional classes per week

Start Dates

Every Monday (if Monday is a Public Holiday your course will start on Tuesday)

Entry Requirements

Completion of Upper Intermediate General English


Tuition fee - $280 per week 
Application fee - 
$150 for Student Visa holders or $100 for others
Material fees -
$15 per week ($300 maximum)

Non-Tuition fees

Schedule of Administrative (Non-Tuition) Fees


Overseas Health Care Cover (OSHC) fees applicable for Student Visa holders only - please enquire.

Subject to class & level availability

Course & course fee subject to change without notice