How to Prepare for CAEL

How to Prepare for CAEL

If you’re wondering how to prepare for CAEL, then you’re probably getting close to your exam date. There are many ways of tightening up your English as your exam date approaches. Immersing yourself in English is one way, another is to take a couple of classes at Ottawa-English.

All of our online CAEL Preparation classes are one-on-one and use Skype or Zoom with a shared screen.

Classes include writing correction for one task, or speaking correction for 1 task. Your task must be received 24 hours before class.

Your classes will focus on your areas of weakness or specific skills that you would like to work on.

You can practice all four skills in these classes, or you can focus on specific sections of the CAEL test.

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CAEL Preparation Speaking

When you focus on Speaking as part of your CAEL Preparation, you will work through the five tasks of the speaking test. Your tutor will listen to your response and suggest improvements you could make to get a higher score.

Your tutor will also help you with any grammatical weaknesses that could prevent you from achieving your desired score. Homework exercises and speaking task correction are included in the cost of a class.

If you’re wondering how to prepare for CAEL speaking by yourself, you may find our videos very useful. We have a video on how to respond to a bar chart visual. We also have a video on how to respond to a graph visual. Working through these videos will help you develop techniques so that when test day comes getting everything included will be automatic and you won’t forget important score-critical elements.

CAEL Preparation Writing

When you focus on Writing, you work through the grammar, depth, and punctuation requirements for the level you are trying to achieve. You’ll get some help with your weaknesses whether they are related to identifying critical information, understanding questions, or recognizing confusing details.

Homework exercises and writing task correction are included in the cost of a class. Your tutor will go through your writing corrections with you to make sure you understand the feedback

CAEL Listening

When you focus on Listening, you work through listening tests with your tutor who will suggest techniques to help you find answers.

Your tutor will also provide you with listening exercises for homework. Correction of your listening exercises is included in the cost of your class.

If you’re wondering about how to prepare for CAEL listening by yourself, then probably the most important thing you can develop is your note-taking skill. Being able to take fast accurate notes is critical to getting a high score in CAEL. Practice your note-taking with documentaries, podcasts, news bulletins, radio and TV shows.

CAEL Reading

When you focus on Reading, you will work through reading tests with your tutor who will suggest techniques to help you find answers.

Your tutor will also provide you with reading exercises for homework. Correction of your reading exercises is included in the cost of your class.

Book an Online Class

To book an online class please call 613-614-6460 or contact us.

To schedule a free 10 minute video chat to talk about your test concerns and how we may be able to help, please call or text 613-614-6460