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
To confirm Paper to confirm 225€

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Barcelona

 Date Exam type Registration pediod Price
23/11/2019 Paper Closed 225€
05/12/2019 Computer 14/11/2019 or places run out* 225€
14/12/2019 Paper 31/10/2019 225€

* Limited places
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Bizkaia

BILBAO

Date Exam type Registration period Price
26/10/2019 Computer Closed 225€
09/11/2019 Computer 27/10/2019 or places run out* 225€
05/12/2019 Computer 10/11/2019 or places run out* 225€
14/12/2019 Paper 10/11/2019 225€

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

Date Exam type Registration period Price
To confirm Paper To confirm 225€

Portugalete-Sta Maria Ikastetxea

Date Exam type Registration period Price
To confirm Paper To confirm 225€

Galicia

Santiago de Compostela - Eurolingua

Date Exam type Registration period Price
26/10/2019 Computer* Closed 225€
09/11/2019 Computer* 25/10/2019 or places run out* 225€
05/12/2019 Computer* 21/11/2019 or places run out* 225€

* Limited places
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Madrid

Date Exam type Registration period Price
26/10/2019 Computer Closed 225€
02/11/2019 Paper Closed 225€
09/11/2019 Computer 28/10/2019 or places run out* 225€
23/11/2019 Paper Closed 225€
05/12/2019 Computer 23/11/2019 or places run out* 225€
14/12/2019 Paper 07/11/2019 225€
11/01/2020 Paper 02/12/2020 225€
18/01/2020 Computer 06/01/2020 or places run out* 225€
08/02/2020 Paper 02/01/2020 225€
15/02/2020 Computer 03/02/2020 or places run out* 225€
14/03/2020 Paper 06/02/2020 225€
20/03/2020 Computer 08/03/2020 or places run out* 225€

*Limited places
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Menorca

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
To confirm Paper based To confirm 225€

Navarra

Pamplona - Georgetown Academy

Date Exam type Registration period Price
To confirm Computer To confirm 225€

* limited places
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Palma de Mallorca

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
14/12/2019 Paper based Closed 225€
15/02/2020 Computer 30/01/2020 or places run out 225€
21/03/2020 Paper based 11/02/2020 225€

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Tarragona

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
To confirm Paper based To confirm 225€

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Valencia

 Date Exam type Registration period Price
26/10/2019 Computer* Closed 225€
14/12/2019 Paper 29/10/2019 225€

*limited places

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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%