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Galway - Cambridge First Certificate

These English language courses are tailored to prepare you for the Cambridge First Certificate exam.
More preparation courses for other Cambridge exam language levels also available in Galway, Ireland: Cambridge Advanced Certificate (1), Cambridge Proficiency Certificate (1)

Overall rating of listed schools in Galway:
4.0/5.0 (26 reviews)
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 10
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 18.Sep.2017
Average examination results: 95% pass r Cambridge First Certificate
Exam fee: 175 €
Exam dates: 04.Mar.2017, 03.Jun.2017, 09.Dec.2017

Comments:
Fixed duration: 9 weeks (start date 03.01) or 12 weeks (start date 13.03 or 18.09). Course books and exam fee not included. Speaking exam dates set 2 weeks in advance of the written papers.
School Size:
Lessons per week: 20
Max. students per class: 10
Required language level: Upper intermediate (B2)
Starting dates: 08.May.2017, 26.Jun.2017, 31.Jul.2017, 13.Nov.2017
Average examination results: 95% pass r Cambridge First Certificate
Exam fee: 175 €
Exam dates: 04.Mar.2017, 03.Jun.2017, 27.Jul.2017, 24.Aug.2017, 09.Dec.2017

Comments:
Exam fee and books not included. Speaking exam dates set 2 weeks in advance of the written papers.

General facts about English for Speakers of Other Languages / ESOL by Pitman

The test English for Speakers of another Language / ESOL by Pitman is less recognized, but it can be taken at random dates at your school. We would like to advise you to have a look at the other english language exams which are accredited much more. The ESOL by Pitmann test is offered in the following variations:

Examination fees

Fees vary depending on the examination centre.

Level

Preliminary (A1 Breakthrough)
Access (A2 Waystage)
Achiever (B1 Threshold)
Expert (C1 Effective Operational Proficiency)
Mastery C2 Mastery
Based on Common European Framework: A1 - C2

Examination dates

Dates vary depending on the examination centre

See further information about Cambridge First Certificate »

Events in GalwayBest time to take a language course in Galway

March
St Patrick's Day
St Patrick's Day

14 Mar. 2017 - 17 Mar. 2017Here, as in the rest of the country, St Patrick's Day is celebrated in style. Galway is not a very large city, so the grand parade - with marching bands, dancers, bagpipes, and street artists from around the world - maintains an accessible size so visitors feel included in the festivities.

July
Galway Film Festival
Galway Film Festival

11 Jul. 2017 - 16 Jul. 2017The Galway Film Fleadh, is a six-day festival of international film and the self-purported leading Irish film festival. The event goes beyond screenings of new projects to include the Galway Film Fair with its many conferences, masterclasses and network events.

Galway Arts Festival
Galway Arts Festival

17 Jul. 2017 - 30 Jul. 2017Galway International Arts Festival both produces and exports some of the most interesting theatre being made in Ireland at present. The festival also welcomes great names and productions in theatre, music, puppetry and performance art from around the globe.

Galway Races
Galway Races

31 Jul. 2017 - 06 Aug. 2017The Galway Races Summer Festival is a seven day horse racing event and the biggest mid-summer festival in Ireland. Aside from the daily races, events include a competition for the best-dressed lady, a mad-hatters competition and a family day.

September
Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival
Galway International Oyster & Seafood Festival

Sep. 2017The oldest oyster festival in the world, the Galway Oyster & Seafood Festival is a three-day extravaganza where people come from all over to eat the famed Galway oysters. Events include a masked fancy dress dinner party, world oyster opening championship and a family day.

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