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Exam Preparation

If you are thinking of studying abroad, this course specializes in preparing students for a good exam score. ELS Cape Town will assist students with their enrolment at a University or College in Cape Town. All foreign qualifications will need to be approved by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). A study permit for the new institution will need to be applied for at Home Affairs. Students may be required to show results from a recent TOEFL exam. A university may also request for the PTEEP (Placement Test in English for Educational Purposes) to be written at the university.

Score results required:

  • TOEFL = 570 paper based test / 230 computer based test
  • PTEEP = minimum 65%

TOEFL ('Test of English as a Foreign Language') evaluates the ability of an individual to use and understand English in an academic setting.

*Please note that if a student would like to write TOEFL exam at ELS, their level of English MUST be Advanced.

FCE (First Certificate in English)
CAE (Certificate in Advanced English)
CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English)

Course Summary:

Lessons per week: 20 lessons GEO (55 minutes each)
  10 lessons Exam Preparation 
Starting Date: Monday
Class size: Maximum 10
Class levels: Pre-Internediate to Advanced
Minimum Age 16 years
What is included: Registration
  Placement Test
  Progress Tests
  Student Card
  Course Report
Additional benefits: Weekly social program
  Resource material for iStudy (independent study)
  Wifi access

Sample Timetable:

  09:00 - 13:00 13:00 - 14:00 14:00 - 15:00 15:00 - 16:00 16:00 - 17:00
Monday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch Exam Prep Exam Prep Exam Prep
Tuesday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch iStudy Exam Prep  Exam Prep 
Wednesday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch ELS Activity ELS Activity ELS Activity
Thursday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch Exam Prep Exam Prep  Exam Prep 
Friday Lesson 1 - 4 Lunch Exam Prep  Exam Prep  iStudy

*Timetable may vary