New FCE exam center in VietnamTra Vinh University (TVU) has recently become an approved Cambridge ESOL examination center after passing a demanding approval process. Cambridge ESOL is responsible for a range of internationally recognized English language assessment exams and also provides language consulting services. ESOL is part of the prestigious 800-year-old University of Cambridge in the UK.
The head of TVU’s Department of Foreign Languages, Dr Nguyen Thi Phuong Nam, said, "We went through a rigorous approval process to achieve our University of Cambridge ESOL Examination Centre status,”
TVU now has full approval to organize ESOL exam preparation courses and host ESOL examinations for candidates. Cambridge ESOL will provide support including access to publications from Cambridge ESOL, instruction booklets and handbooks related to each exam as well as exam specific training materials.
Among the wide range of ESOL exams and examination preparation courses TVU plans to offer students, of all ages, are:
- Key English Test (KET)
Preliminary English Test (PET)
First Certificate in English (FCE)
Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)
TUV, which has over 20,000 students throughout its eleven different departments, also offers educational programs which include vocational qualifications (nationally recognized) and graduate level degrees. The university also has partnerships with Vancouver Island in Canada and the Southern Leyte University in the Philippines.