Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) Preparation - Advanced

Course contents

This course consists of printed materials, computer based learning classes (2 hours) library access, excursions and intensive exam practice

Course outcomes

At the end of the course students would have:

  • Studied and practised all parts of the exam (use of English, reading, writing, listening and speaking)
  • been able to demonstrate the ability to read at a pace quick enough to cope with an academic course
  • been able to read with understanding a variety of sources, registers, topics and lexical fields
  • been able to demonstrate the ability to take notes in context of meetings and lectures
  • been able to write most types of formal and informal letters
  • been able to demonstrate the ability to write a piece of work which shows an ability to communicate
  • been able to demonstrate the knowledge of a range of collocations, understanding of the shades of meaning differentiating sets of similar words and complementation
  • been aware of grammar accuracy; verb forms, auxiliary verbs, conjunctions, determiners, etc
  • been able to understand lengthy interviews and discussions
  • been able to demonstrate an ability to pick up nuances of meaning/opinion
  • been able to contribute effectively to meetings and seminars within own area of work
  • been able to keep up a casual conversation with a good degree of fluency, copying with abstract

Accreditation and recognition

Melbourne Institute of Technology is fully accredited by the National ELT Accreditation Scheme as a provider of English Language Intensive Courses for Overseas Students (ELICOS)

CRICOS code(s)VIC: 071157B, NSW: 070932J
Course categoryCertificate
Hosted byLanguage Centre
Duration10 weeks
Semester intakesEvery week
AvailabilityInternational students: Melbourne campus, Sydney campus
AttendanceHours per week: 20
Class times: 9.00 – 10.15 / 10.30 – 11.45 / 12.15 – 13.45
Course feesAUD$360.50 per week


Even though MIT endeavours to provide correct information, this information may change throughout the year. You are strongly advised to verify the accuracy of this information with the Language Centre before making a decision.