About these courses

DSE Exam Preparation Courses S5

These courses prepare students fully for the DSE exam, providing a variety of exam-related tasks with regular personal feedback on listening, speaking, reading and writing skills to help you improve your score and understand your performance.

On these courses, you will

  • study a variety of fiction and non-fiction SBA texts and videos
  • complete a variety of tasks in an exam-related context, such as writing emails and articles and participating in discussions
  • practise gist and focused reading, presentation skills, and writing succinctly that expresses your message to the reader well
  • learn how to write succinctly, using phrases to show your understanding of the reader’s needs
  • expand your vocabulary and language skills on a range of topics
  • learn how to organise ideas and pronounce what you say appropriately during presentations and discussions
  • develop your critical and imaginative response to texts
  • improve your exam skills
  • receive personalised feedback on your performance and development.


Where is this course taught?

Learning outcomes

DSE Exam Preparation Courses S5

  • Improve your English and exam skills 
    You will get useful language and skills to help with your SBA and exams, improve your knowledge of language patterns and vocabulary and become more familiar with the questions and text types that you have to deal with in the DSE exam.
  • Speak up
    You will increase confidence in writing and speaking through discussing topical, relevant issues regularly, having conversations and interacting with your teacher.
  • Enjoy English in the real world 
    You will become more confident as a reader, consumer and creator of English language media and text.


Timetable and course fee

Course starts in:September / February

Course fee and course length:

Please refer to the timetable (PDF) at the bottom of the page for details. 

Special offer:5% off with selected credit card and enjoy 6-month interest free instalment when registering with designated credit cards. 

Please download the course timetable and course date at the bottom of this page.