External B2 First for Schools | Exam

External B2 First for Schools | Exam

The Extenal B2 First for schools is an examination that is held here at Galway Cultural Institute for students who are studying elsewhere and wish to take the Cambridge Exam with us.

The Cambridge First for Schools exam is structured for students who are studying at school level, who wish to get an internationally-recognised certificate. This is an incredibly useful asset to show employers, universities or elsewhere what level of English you are able to speak at.

The B2 First for schools is an incredible way for students to show that they are capable of using their English in an English-language environment. Students often use their qualification to move onto more advanced Cambridge Exams, such as the C1, Cambridge Advanced. It is certified at the same CEFR level as B2 first but aimed at school-aged learners rather than adults.

We are a certified Cambridge Examination Center and meet all of the Cambridge English qualifications.



Reasons for choosing the External B2 First for Schools

Upon completion of the Cambridge First for Schools, students that receive the qualification show that they are able to

  • Commuinicate effectively face to face in English.
  • It also shows that the holder is able to write clear and detailed English, expressing opinions and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view.
  • The qualification also shows that its holders are able to follow the news and what is going on in the world in English.
  • All Cambridge First Examination holders are able to write letters, reports, stories and many other forms of text.