Exam English

Ideal for students taking specific exams, First Certificate; PET; Baccalaureate or Cambridge

Intermediate plus

Prep course

With Host tutor

From 4 days upwards

Many locations

Guaranteed Improvement

This course is available throughout the UK, France, South Africa, Scotland and Corfu

Exam English Homestay courses offer private tuition to students who wish to prepare for an internationally recognised examination

Who is this course for?

For students who are working towards specific exams, First Certificate; PET; Baccalaureate or Cambridge

What is an Exam English course?

Exam English Homestay courses offer private tuition to students who wish to prepare for an internationally recognized examination and who wish to progress quickly within a fairly short space of time.

The individual tailoring and support provided by our tutors helps to maximize students’ potential for success. These individually prepared programmes take place in the tutors home.

During your stay you will experience a combination of formal one-to-one instruction together with informal leisure activities, matched to your interests. We feel that this blended approach to learning maximizes your time with us and builds confidence in real-life situations.

NB – Please note for small groups of 4 people or above, we can offer training at our school.

Exam Preparation Courses

We can offer the following Exam Preparation courses:


The International English Language Testing System, is designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is used as the language of communication. IELTS is required for entry to university in the UK and other countries.

IELTS is recognized by universities and employers in many countries, including Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, the UK and the USA. It is also recognized by professional bodies, immigration authorities and other government agencies. More than 1.4 million people a year take the test.


The Test of English for International Communication is produced by ETS (Educational Testing Service). TOEIC test questions are based on real-life work settings in an international environment (meetings, travel, telephone conversations, etc).

Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET)

A B1/Low Intermediate level, the Preliminary English Test, is one of the Cambridge ESOL exams. It is for those that want to know that they have an intermediate level of English.

  • Making you more confident when conducting meetings and interviews.
  • Focusing on vocabulary and topics used in the worlds of business, commerce, and international relations.
  • Brushing up on your communication skills used in the workplace and on the telephone. The correct way to send e-mails for example.
  • Simply focusing on the language and skills needed for typical business communication such as presentations, negotiations, meetings,
  • Small talk, socializing, correspondence, report writing, and so on.
  • Our business English homestay courses are built around you, so simply tell us what you need and we will ensure your tutor helps you achieve this.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

This C1/Advanced level is for those that can communicate with confidence in English for work or study purposes. CAE is taken by more than 60,000 people each year in more than 60 countries.

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

The Cambridge Proficiency exam is the hardest of the Cambridge exams. It is for those that really love English. If you pass this test your English is good enough for you to teach English to others. Your English will be good enough to study at any British university. Over 45,000 people in more than 80 countries take the CPE exam each year.


You will stay at your tutor’s home and will have your own room with quality home-cooked meals on a full board basis. Pre-requested private bathroom facilities and special dietary needs can also be arranged.


Exam English is available at locations across the UK including the south coast (with in easy reach for day trips to London), Cornwall and Edinburgh in Scotland.


We have many highly proficient tutors across the UK and aim to find the right tutor for you. We look at many aspects of your stay, including interests and hobbies, to ensure that you have the best all-round learning experience possible.


TheEnglish Exam  programme prices include full board accommodation and the activities. Transfers are available at an extra cost.

Our Affordable English Packages

Example prices for a typical programme are given below

Cambridge Exam Preparation

15 Hours/Two weeks


20 hours /3 weeks


Contact us now for further information and available locations….

Transfers are available at an extra cost.

Brighton Centre

English Seaside Town Brighton is our head office located,  we have excellent Learn English facilities and tutors around.

Rest Of UK

All across United Kingdom and Ireland, we have one to one tutors and excellent English Learning facility available for you.

Rest of the world

Apart UK, we have one to one learning available at South Africa, Corfu, Malta, France, New Zealand, Malaysia

Our Tutors

Teaching English is a delicate balance of skill, intuition, careful planning and empathy. It requires patient, smart and experienced people to do it well.

Get in touch today

Drop us an email or give us a ring for a friendly chat. We’ll talk you

through how we can arrange your next English learning experience.


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