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C2 Proficiency, formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE), is indeed one of the most advanced English language qualifications offered by Cambridge Assessment English. It is designed to assess a candidate's English language proficiency at the highest level, C2 on the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
Achieving C2 Proficiency demonstrates a high level of competence in English and is recognized by universities, employers, and government institutions worldwide as evidence of exceptional language skills. The exam assesses a wide range of language skills, including listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and it covers complex and sophisticated language usage.
20 lessons per week
45 minutes per lesson
Exam fee €195
Multiple starting dates
22 Jan, 29 Oct
Mon - Fri 9.00 - 12.30
Get the competitive edge you need with the CPE Cambridge English proficiency certificate. A C2 Proficiency qualification demonstrates your high-level English skills for work and study.
C2 Proficiency is often taken by individuals who are looking to pursue higher education in English-speaking countries, as well as professionals seeking to work in English-speaking environments or those who simply want to showcase their mastery of the language. It's a challenging and prestigious qualification that reflects a significant level of fluency and accuracy in English.
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Preparing for the Cambridge CPE exam can be a daunting task, but with the right strategies and resources, you can achieve success.
The course objectives for C2 Proficiency are designed to help learners achieve a high level of competence in the English language, both in terms of their communication skills and their ability to use English in a variety of contexts.
The ultimate goal is to help learners achieve a level of English proficiency that allows them to engage confidently and competently in advanced academic, professional, and social contexts. Passing the C2 Proficiency exam is often a recognized measure of achieving these objectives.
Here are some of the course objectives for C2 Proficiency:
Our 6 week courses are perfect for those preparing for the Cambridge tests. These courses offer an opportunity to explore and enjoy our wonderful seaside location in the beautiful coastal city of Galway. Galway has something for everyone, and our GCI Galway Guides provide information to cater to all interests and tastes. For more information on student life at our school, be sure to check out our Student Guides.
Cambridge C2 (CPE) is designed for individuals who have an advanced level of English and wish to demonstrate their ability to use English in a wide range of professional and academic contexts. To prepare for the CPE exam, you will need a comprehensive course that covers the following content areas:
GCI is an accredited testing centre for Cambridge examinations so you'll be able to take your Cambridge exam right here in the school. And with more than 27 starting dates throughout the year, you can plan your learning journey at a time that suits you.
At GCI you can choose the following courses to prepare you for the different Cambridge English exam levels:
The Cambridge C2 Proficiency Certificate Exam is the highest-level exam in the Cambridge English exam suite. Getting the Cambridge C2 certificate of proficiency in English proves that a student has mastered English to a near-native level and can study or work in any type of English setting.
For more information on Cambridge exam preparation and to make sure you select the right course for your needs please visit this page.
If you'd like to understand more about our Cambridge exam preparation courses, please have a look at our article 'A Guide to Cambridge English Examinations’ written by our experienced GCI teachers.
A Guide To Cambridge English Examinations