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These courses of 50–60 hours offer concise and targeted preparation for Cambridge English Qualifications. Designed to maximise students’ exam performance, the courses focus on intensive and thorough language revision and exam practice.

What makes Compact great?

  • Each unit covers one part of each exam paper, providing preparation for every part of the exam.
  • Based on insights into real candidates' exam answers in the unique Cambridge Learner Corpus, grammar, vocabulary and error correction exercises help students avoid mistakes that learners often make. 
  • The Vocabulary syllabus focuses on what students really need to learn for the exam, based on cutting-edge English Profile research.
  • Each course includes access to two complete practice tests.

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