First Certificate

British Council

Prepare for Cambridge English B2 First

Our Cambridge English B2 First course will prepare you for the exam through expert English language tuition, plus tips, advice and information on examination technique.


A system based on credits. 1 credit = 1 class = 90 minutes to combine and create the course which best fits your needs. It also includes access to LearnEnglish Exams.


B2 (intermediate)

What you will learn

On this course you will: 

  • prepare thoroughly for the Cambridge English First exam and develop essential exam techniques
  • improve your ability and confidence when using spoken and written English in a wide variety of situations
  • reach the level needed for the Cambridge English First exam
  • send recorded responses to questions from the speaking part of the exam via LearnEnglish Exams
  • get personalised feedback on your answers from a British Council tutor via LearnEnglish Exams


Our B2 First course offers you the best possible preparation, our classes are given by experts who will give you advice and techniques which will help you through the exam. In this course you'll have the opportunity to revise all parts of the test: written comprehension, use of English, written expression, and oral expression and comprehension, so you'll get to exam day with confidence and maximise your chances of success.

What's more, this course includes 30 hours of extra materials and practise online at LearnEnglish Exams.


B2 First, also known as First Certificate or FCE, is one of the most important official English exams. The certificate recognises the B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The exam is designed to cover the four main linguistic skills: written comprehension, written expression, oral comprehension and oral expression, as well as knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

With this certificate you can demonstrate that you can study and work at intermediate level, and manage on a day to day level in and English speaking country.

The British Council is the United Kingdom's international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities.

Centres where Cambridge English B2 First course is available: