The Cambridge B2 First Exam has been designed to test all areas of your English language abilities. The exam tests four facets of language proficiency: writing, reading, speaking and listening. If it is your goal to study or work internationally, preparing for and passing this examination is a massive investment for your future. Today we’ll be discussing all the benefits of Cambridge Exam Preparation for international students.
1. Wide recognition
A Cambridge Exam certificate is internationally recognised. This means that if you pass the exam, your English language skills will have been validated by one of the most reputable and highly-recognised institutions in the world. If your goal is to work or study in an English-speaking country or with English-speaking clients, you will stand out as a candidate who has successfully worked hard in learning to read, write, speak and listen in English.
2.You will learn English for real life situations
As you may already know, LAL School is all about being able to use English in real daily life. We want you to be able to actively use your language skills, rather than just passing a language proficiency test. The Cambridge B2 First Exam has the same goals as LAL in this way. In preparing for this exam with us, you’ll be improving your proficiency when it comes to being able to read, write, speak and listen in the context of your daily life, no matter where you plan on working, studying or travelling.
3. Get the higher education of your dreams
Have you always wanted to study in a different country? Maybe you’ve even just had a specific university and college in your mind as being perfect for you. With a Cambridge B2 First certificate, When it comes to international students, many universities, colleges and programmes require a certain level of English proficiency before a candidate can be considered. Once you have gained the academic achievements necessary, all you need is a 6-10 weeks Cambridge Exam Prep Course to pass the exam and include your certificate in your applications for higher education. You can even do this while you’re still at school during holidays or breaks if you don’t want to take time off after graduating.
4. Advance your career
Much like wanting to study in the location of your dreams, if you have more permanent plans in mind, you might be looking to start working in a different country. Or you might want to stay at home and work with international clients remotely. Either way, you’ll probably need to learn English. Having a Cambridge B2 First certificate will set you apart from other candidates, showing potential employers just how valuable an asset you are.
5. Gain confidence in your skills
Are you feeling nervous about your future in a different country? It’s completely normal to feel anxious about being able to communicate effectively in a new environment, and even more so when you have to do it in a language that isn’t your mother tongue. Passing a Cambridge B2 First Exam is a great way to boost your confidence about your English skills. Once you have that certificate, you can rest assured that your communication and English skills are where they need to be for you to succeed away from home.
If you’re an international student or career person looking to improve your English skills and gain recognition for your proficiency for new education and career opportunities, LAL School has a unique experience to offer. Not only will you successfully learn to speak, read, write and listen in English, you’ll also get to practise your skills in an English-speaking international environment. Our school is located in beautiful Cape Town with 6-, 8-, and 10-week course options available. Find more information or sign up today!
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