Cambridge English Advanced CAE
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British Council

Cambridge English: Advanced is also known as the Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English (CAE). This general English qualification shows that your English is of a standard expected of a professional business person or an undergraduate university student.

Level of qualification: Advanced = C1 on the Common European Framework.

Exam dates, fees and locations

Andorra

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
12/06/2019 Paper Closed 222€

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Barcelona

 Date Exam type Registration pediod Price
01/06/2019 Paper Based Closed 222€
12/06/2019 Paper Based Closed 222€
22/06/2019 Paper Based Closed 222€
24/07/2019 Paper Based Until 17/06/2019 222€

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Bizkaia

BILBAO

Date Exam type Registration period Price
25/05/2019 Computer Closed 222€
11/06/2019 Computer 24/05/2019* 222€
22/06/2019 Paper Closed 222€
29/06/2019 Computer 15/06/2019* 222€
20/07/2019 Computer 07/07/2019* 222€
24/07/2019 Paper 14/06/2019 222€

* Limited places
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Barakaldo-Col.San Vicente de Paul Ikastetxea

Date Exam type Registration period Price
22/06/2019 Paper 03/05/2019 222€

Portugalete-Sta Maria Ikastetxea

Date Exam type Registration period Price
22/06/2019 Paper 08/05/2019 222€

Galicia

NARON - ST JOHNS

Date Exam type Registration period Price
15/06/2019 Computer* 24/05/2019* 222€
20/07/2019 Computer* 28/06/2019* 222€

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Madrid

Date Exam type Registration period Price
25/05/2019 Computer Closed 222€
01/06/2019 Paper Closed 222€
12/06/2019 Paper Closed 222€
15/06/2019 Computer Until 03/06/2019 or places run out* 222€
29/06/2019 Computer Until 17/06/2019 or places run out* 222€
20/07/2019 Computer Until 08/07/2019 or places run out* 222€
24/07/2019 Paper Until 19/06/2019 222€
03/08/2019 Computer Until 22/07/2019 or places run out* 222€
10/08/2019 Computer Until 29/07/2019 or places run out* 222€
23/08/2019 Paper Until 18/07/2019 222€

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Menorca

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
18/05/2019 Paper based Closed 222€

Navarra

Pamplona - Georgetown Academy

Date Exam type Registration period Price
11/06/2019 Computer 25/05/2019* 222€

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Palma de Mallorca

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
22/06/2019 Paper based Closed 222€
03/08/2019 Computer Until 18/07/2019 or places run out* 222€

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Tarragona

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
To confirm Paper based To confirm 222€

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Valencia

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
25/05/2019 Computer Closed 222€
22/06/2019 Paper Closed 222€
06/07/2019 Paper Until 20/05/2019 222€
24/07/2019 Paper Until 03/06/2019 222€

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WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS EXAM?

You should take CAE if you want to prove to employers or universities that you can communicate confidently in English in professional and high-level academic situations. To take the exam you should be able to:

  • write complex reports and emails, and take notes in meetings or lectures
  • give presentations on complicated ideas in English
  • understand a variety of texts, from fiction to newspaper opinion pieces.

HOW DOES THE EXAM PROCESS WORK?

There are five parts to the CAE exam. You will complete papers Reading, Writing, Use of English and Listening on the same day. The Speaking may be on a different day. You do the speaking with two examiners and one other candidate.

  READING AND USE OF ENGLISH WRITING LISTENING SPEAKING
Time 1hr 30 mins 1 hr 30 mins 40 mins 15 mins per pair of candidates
Marks (% of total) 40% 20% 20% 20%

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