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OVERVIEW OF THE MAIN INTERNATIONAL EXAMS IN ENGLISH

Key English Test (KET)

This exam is at basic level (A2) and it is a proof that you can use English for basic communication in simple situations.

The exam consists of three papers in the following format:

Papers

Time Limit

Content

Reading and Writing

1 hour 10 minutes

9 parts / 56 questions

Listening

30 minutes

5 parts / 25 questions

Speaking

8-10 minutes per pair of candidates

2 parts

 

Preliminary English Test (PET)

This exam is at intermediate level (B1) and it can be helpful for your work, studies or travel, providing more opportunities.

The exam consists of three papers in the following format:

Papers

Time Limit

Content

Reading and Writing

1 hour 30 minutes

Reading: 5 parts / 35 questions

Writing: 3 parts / 7 questions

Listening

30 minutes

4 parts / 25 questions

Speaking

10-12 minutes per pair of candidates

4 parts

 

First Certificate in English (FCE)

This exam is at upper-intermediate level (B2) and it is suitable as a proof of sufficient competence in English at this level for both work and studies.

The exam consists of five papers each of them testing one of the five linguistic competences – reading, writing, using grammar (use of English paper), listening, and speaking.

The format of the exam is the following:

Papers

Time Limit

Content

Reading

1 hour

3 parts / 30 questions

Writing

1 hour 20 minutes

2 parts

Use of English

45 minutes

4 parts / 42 questions

Listening

About 40 minutes

4 parts / 30 questions

Speaking

14 minutes per pair of candidates

4 parts

 

Certificate in Advanced English (CAE)

This exam is, obviously, at advanced level (C1) and it is a proof of extensive competence in English for academic and professional purposes.

The exam consists of five papers, each of them, as in FCE, testing one of the five linguistic competences – reading, writing, using grammar (use of English paper), listening, and speaking.

The format of the exam is the following:

Papers

Content

Reading

4 parts / 34 questions

Writing

2 parts

Use of English

5 parts / 50 questions

Listening

4 parts / 30 questions

Speaking

 

 

Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE)

This exam is a proof of a very profound level of language competence in English (C2).

Similarly, the format of the exam is as follows:

Papers

Time Limit

Content

Reading

1 hour 30 minutes

4 parts / 40 questions

Writing

2 hours

2 parts

Use of English

1 hour 30 minutes

5 parts / 44 questions

Listening

About 40 minutes

4 parts / 28 questions

Speaking

19 minutes per pair of candidates

3 parts

 

Business English Certificates (BEC)

You may also choose to take a Cambridge international exam in Business English which has three levels: BEC Preliminary, BEC Vantage and BEC Higher, respectively, from intermediate through upper-intermediate to advanced (B1, B2, C1).

These exams are for those who need to use English in a business environment and they are recognized by employers, ministries, government bodies and professional organizations throughout the world. 

 

International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

This is an exam for those who are interested in international education or working in international business environment as well as emigration purposes. 

IELTS consists of four papers: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. There are two modules in IELTS: Academic and General. The Speaking and Listening tests are the same in both modules, but the Reading and Writing tests are different.

The Academic Module is for those who wish to study in higher education establishments abroad or those who need professional registration (e.g. doctors).

The format of the exam is as follows:

Papers

Time Limit

Content

Listening

About 30 minutes

 40 questions

Reading

60 minutes

40 questions

Writing

60 minutes

2 tasks

Speaking

11-14 minutes

3 parts

Note: The results of all of these exams except IELTS have no validity period, they are valid life-long after you get the respective certificate.

For all these exams, except IELTS, you may choose to take them in either paper-based or computer-based version.

You can learn more about the correlation of Cambridge Exams and Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) levels at http://www.cambridgeesol.org/about/standards/cefr.html