OET Preparation Course

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OET Preparation Course

The Occupational English Test is the English language test for healthcare professionals. It assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals who wish to register and practise in an English-speaking environment.


Select English are accredited by OET as providers of preparation programmes for the OET exam.

We can offer a one week intensive course option that consists of 25 hours of preparation for the exam. There’s also a part-time option available which offer 4 hours of classes in the evenings over 4 weeks.

THE COURSE

The course will help you understand and become familiar with the format of the OET exam.
You’ll use a range of medical language to help improve your communication with patients and with your work colleagues.

SKILLS

Your OET classes will focus on the specific skills you need to practise in order to achieve your target score in the OET exam.
Morning classes focus on the reading and listening sections of the exam. In the afternoon you’ll prepare for the writing and speaking sections in classes using the medical language used in the exam.

SCHEDULE

We offer a one-week intensive course and a part time course spread over four weeks. You can take the exam in Cambridge the day after the end of the course.

EXAM PRACTICE

You’ll take regular practice tests and one full practice test under exam conditions during your course to help keep track of your progress and to identify areas for improvement. Your teachers will provide you with detailed feedback after each practice test.

Course and Exam Dates

Start Date (Intensive)Start Date (Part-Time)Exam Date
14/12/202023/11/202019/12/2020
01/02/202111/01/202106/02/2021
01/03/202108/02/202106/03/2021
05/04/202115/03/202110/04/2021
04/05/202112/04/202109/05/2021
07/06/202117/05/202112/06/2021
05/07/202114/06/202110/07/2021
02/08/202112/07/202107/08/2021
06/09/202116/08/202111/09/2021
04/10/202113/09/202109/10/2021
01/11/202111/10/202106/11/2021
29/11/202108/11/202104/12/2021

Course Fees

1-Week Intensive Course, 25 hours tuition = £400

4-week, part-time course, 4 hours per week = £64 per week

KEY INFO

Maximum Class Size12
Average Class Size8
LevelsMinimum B2 CEFR
Classes per week (intensive course) 25 Hours
Classes per week (part-time, 4 week course)4

Sample OET Intensive Course Schedule

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
Lesson 1: ReadingTopic SentencesIdentifying Key PointsMedical TextsSkimmingComparison, Cause and Effect
Lesson 2: ListeningIdentifying Specific InformationUnderstanding the Main ThemesUnderstanding Direct MeaningInferred MeaningThe Speaker’ s Attitude
Lesson 3: WritingNote TakingGrammatical and Lexical AccuracyLetter WritingCase NotesReferrals
Lesson 4: SpeakingPronunciation and IntonationRelationship BuildingExplaining processes and proceduresInformation Gathering and GivingRole Plays
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