The main aim of the course is to develop language skills that students need to communicate effectively in a variety of practical contexts. The course focuses on the development of students´ ability to use a foreign language as a means of communication in spoken as well as in written form. It provides C1-level students with thorough preparation and practice of the grammar, vocabulary, language skills, topics and exam skills needed for success in Cambridge English. Unlike the compulsory combined examination, taking the Cambridge exams CAE at the end of the summer semester is voluntary.