BEC Vantage

Cambridge Business English Certificate Vantage (BEC Vantage) in Wimbledon | School of English

BEC Vantage is a test aimed at people preparing for a career in business whose level of English is intermediate to upper intermediate. BEC Vantage assesses language ability used in the context of business at the Council of Europe’s Vantage Level (B2) for general language proficiency.

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Amity English School offers tuition in BEC Vantage at our campus in South West London (Wimbledon). 


Reading 1 hour Candidates are tested on the five tasks: multiple choice, matching, sentence level gap-filling, multiple choice gap-filling and error identification.
Writing 45 minutes Candidates are tested on two tasks, both of which are compulsory. Candidates are to produce a piece of internal office communication (40 – 50 words), and a short report, proposal or business correspondence (120 words). This is based on the Reading input.
Speaking 14 minutes Candidates are examined in pairs by two external examiners. Students are to give a mini-presentation, take part in a collaborative task with the other candidate and take part in a discussion.
Listening 40 minutes There are three task types: gap-filling or note completion, matching and multiple choice. Students are exposed to a variety of texts including monologues, dialogues, interviews, discussions, telephone conversations and messages.




Maximum Class Size: 15


BEC Vantage Standard 

Standard Course: 15 lessons per week, Monday to Friday, 3 lessons per day. 
Time: (choose one of the sessions listed below)
Morning Session:    09:00 - 12:00
Afternoon Session:   12:00 - 15:00
Late Afternoon Session: 15:00 - 18:00
Evening Session:    18:00 - 21:00


BEC Vantage Intensive 

Intensive Course: 20 lessons per week, Monday to Friday, 4 lessons per day.
Time: (choose one of the sessions listed below)
Morning Session:    09:00 - 13:00
Afternoon Session:   12:00 - 17:00

A lesson duration is 50 minutes.


Assessment Methods

Progress Tests, Tutorials, Home-work


Course Content

Lessons combine all aspects of language skills; listening, reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Course material consists of a course book and supplementary material such as Cds, CDROMs, and online resources.


Course Fee

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