Cambridge English Examinations

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Cambridge Assessment

Cambridge Assessment is the University of Cambridge international exams group. A department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organization, the Cambridge Assessment Group incorporates three major exam boards: Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), Oxford Cambridge and RSA Examinations (OCR), and Cambridge English Language Assessment (Cambridge English). The exam boards incorporated within the Cambridge Assessment Group provide tests, qualifications and associated services in over 150 countries around the world.

Cambridge English

Cambridge English exams are the world's leading range of certificates for learners of English. Each year they are taken by over 3.5 million people in 130 countries. Cambridge English exams are characterized by a total commitment to assessment of the highest quality; recognition by universities, employers and official bodies throughout the world; and excellent support for teachers and test takers. Cambridge English is also renowned for its high quality Teaching Awards, which are recognized internationally. These include the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), which is the best-known and most widely taken initial English language teaching qualification in the world.


Cambridge English language examinations

Cambridge English: Young Learners

Also known as Young Learners English (YLE), these tests give a consistent measure of how well 7–12 year–olds are doing in the skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Tests are designed to make learning fun and children are encouraged to work towards certificates, earning ‘shields’ that record their progress.

  • Cambridge English: Starters
    Also known as Young Learners English (YLE): Starters, it is the first of three Cambridge English: Young Learners tests specifically designed for school children aged between 7 and 12. Cambridge English: Starters sets your child off on their language learning adventure, introducing them to everyday written and spoken English in a fun and motivating way.
  • Cambridge English: Movers
    Also known as Young Learners English (YLE): Movers, it is the second of three tests specifically designed for schoolchildren aged between 7 and 12. Cambridge English: Movers shows a child is beginning to deal with everyday written and spoken English at a very basic level.
  • Cambridge English: Flyers
    Also known as Young Learners English (YLE): Flyers, it is the highest of three tests specifically designed for schoolchildren aged between 7 and 12. Cambridge English: Flyers shows a child can deal with everyday written and spoken English at a basic level.
Cambridge English: Key for Schools

Also known as Key English Test (KET) for Schools, it is a qualification that shows that a student can deal with everyday written and spoken English at a basic level.

Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools

Also known as Preliminary English Test (PET) for Schools, it is a qualification that shows a student can deal with everyday written and spoken English at an intermediate level.

Cambridge English: First for Schools

Also known as First Certificate in English (FCE) for Schools, it shows that a student is becoming skilled in English and can use it at an upper-intermediate level for work or study purposes.

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE)

Also known as Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) it is the leading English exam for professional and academic success.

Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE)

Also known as Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE), it is the most advanced Cambridge ESOL exam, intended for learners who have achieved an extremely high level of skill in the English language.

Cambridge English professional certification examinations

International Legal English Certificate (ILEC)

Τhis high-level, internationally respected qualification has been created especially for law students and practising lawyers who need to be able to prove that they have the necessary language skills to study law in English and to succeed in international law respectively.

International Certificate in Financial English (ICFE)

Τhis high-level, internationally respected qualification has been created especially for students of accounting or finance and for accountancy and finance professionals who need to be able to prove that they have the necessary language skills to study accounting or finance in English and to work in the global financial workplace respectively.

TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test)

TKT is internationally respected qualification has been created for teaching English to speakers of other languages. It aims to increase teachers’ confidence and enhance job prospects by focusing on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world. 

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