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Cambridge English Teacher course: How to teach Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

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Course summary:

Gain a thorough understanding of Cambridge English: Advanced and help your learners to approach the exam with confidence.

Suitable for:

· Inexperienced teachers

· Experienced teachers who want to revise and extend their skills in this area

As many of the tasks within this course are classroom-based, you will find it more useful if you are currently teaching.

You should already have:

· English at B2 level or higher What’s this?

· basic lesson planning skills

· a basic understanding of the Cambridge English: Advanced exam

Before beginning this course, we recommend that you read the free, downloadable
Cambridge English: Advanced Handbook for Teachers


You will be awarded a Certificate of Completion at the end of the course.


By the end of the course you should be able to:

· prepare your learners fully for the Cambridge English: Advanced exam

· understand thoroughly the skills being assessed

· use practical strategies and activities to help your learners to approach the exam tasks with confidence

· identify potential problems your learners may encounter while preparing for the exam

· reflect on your existing teaching methods and consider areas for development


Online self-study

The tasks within this course encourage you to try new approaches in the classroom and reflect upon the outcomes.
To successfully complete the course, you will be required to:

  • check your progress and understanding, through a range of interactive activities
  • participate in discussion forums with other teachers
  • keep a learner journal

An end-of-course quiz will provide feedback on your progress and suggest areas for revision, where appropriate.

Course duration:

10 hours; 10 units

You have 6 months to complete the course.


· Unit 1: Reading (1)

· Unit 2: Reading (2)

· Unit 3: Writing (1)

· Unit 4: Writing (2)

· Unit 5: Use of English (1)

· Unit 6: Use of English (2)

· Unit 7: Listening (1)

· Unit 8: Listening (2)

· Unit 9: Speaking (1)

· Unit 10: Speaking (2)

Cambridge English Teacher connects you to a network of teachers across the globe and provides you with access to valuable professional development tools, resources and webinars to help you enhance your English teaching skills and build your confidence, as well as your career.

Written by Cambridge English Southern Europe

July 10, 2013 at 10:00 am

3 Responses

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  1. Very informative post, thanks a lot for sharing such a useful information.

  2. How do we enroll for this course?

    sorana chiru

    July 10, 2013 at 1:24 pm

    • You can log on to Cambridge English Teacher (click on the relevant link in the post) and seek more information about how one can register for this course. All courses in Cambridge English Teacher are accessible to Members of Cambridge English teacher. Membership details can be found within the CET website.

      Cambridge ESOL Greece

      July 10, 2013 at 3:34 pm

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