B2 First level course aims to hone the four language skills of learners and prepare them for the exam which corresponds to this level. B2 First is a qualification which is widely recognised and accepted by many corporates as well as universities around the world as their partial fulfilment to entry requirements. Also, B2 First qualification encourages learners to apply their English language skills in real world and shows that they are equipped with necessary skills required to communicate in an English-speaking environment. Also, it further prepares learners for the national public examination, SPM.
According to the Cambridge Assessment Centre, learners with a B2 First qualification should be able to:
- Communicate effectively face to face, express opinions and present arguments
- Write clear, detailed English, express opinion, explain the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view
- Follow the news
- Write letters, reports, stories and lots of other types of text
The B2 First level course is further broken down into two levels, which are lower B2 First level and upper B2 First level respectively.The course runs for 80 weeks (8 terms) which is equivalent to 240 hours.