B2 First Preparation

Upper Intermediate real-life language skills for use in the professional world.

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English Unlimited’s 12 week B2 First Preparation course prepares students for the speaking, reading, listening and writing components of the exam, in addition to broadening their English lexicon, increasing confidence and cultural ability in communication with native and non-native speakers and developing advanced grammatical structures.

The course adapts general English competencies to the specific requirements of the B2 First examination and helps students to develop the necessary linguistic skills to ensure success, including:

  • Express yourself fluently
  • Confidently and effectively communicate at high levels
  • Confidently and competently participate in professional settings
  • Deal with a variety of cultural situations
  • Research appropriately and confidently

Please Note: Our Intensive Cambridge Classes with Fixed Intakes start on 18 September 2023 in Sydney CBD, Melbourne and Brisbane for our Day (4 Day) session and in Manly on 08 January 2024 (see below intake dates).

Flexible intakes (every Monday) will be offered for Evening classes in Sydney CBD, Manly Beach and Brisbane.

Please also see our timetable options flyer for more information.

Course Structure

  • Speaking Preparation
  • Reading Preparation
  • Listening Preparation
  • Writing Preparation
  • Vocabulary
  • Advanced Grammar
Students working collaboratively in the B2 First Preparation Course at English Unlimited

Entry Requirements

Completion of Intermediate English

Student undertaking B2 First Preparation Course at English Unlimited

Sample Timetable

  • The above sample timetable is for the DAY (4 Days) timetable option. A similar timetable is also available for DAY (5 Days), Afternoon and Evening classes. – see all Timetable Options
8:30 - 10:30Speaking: Photo analysis; Listening: Podcast 3 – Iconic Australian tourist spotsAustralian Vocab + Discourse Markers; Describing your perfect jobTask-Based Learning: Photo comparisons and comparative languageModule Review – Key Vocab and Grammar: Present Perfect
10:40 - 12:40Topic Introduction: The best job in the worldInteractive Grammar 2: Present perfect simple vs Present perfect continuousVocabulary Building: DescriptorsStudent Project: Interactive task: The Perfect Job
13:00 -14:00Workshop 1 – Grammar: Present perfect simpleWorkshop 2 – Academic Skills (Writing): Write a blog on the best place you’ve been to in AustraliaWorkshop 3 – Communication Skills: Mock job interviews / Finding the perfect candidate for each jobWorkshop 4 – Accent Coaching: Pronunciation of Long Vowel Sounds

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Bundle and Save on Visa Costs

Course bundling is when you apply for a series of related courses, instead of just one course, saving you money on your visa costs. 

For example, if you are interested in a Certificate II or Certificate III course, you can combine it into a bundle with a related Certificate IV course. Or combine a Certificate IV course with a related Diploma and Advanced Diploma.