Cambridge English Advanced CAE
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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

Álava

Vitoria-Gasteiz (Carmelitas del Sagrado Corazón)

Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
To confirm Paper To confirm 227€

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Andorra

 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
To confirm Paper To confirm 227€

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Barcelona

 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
16/10/2021 Paper CLOSED 227€
13/11/2021 Paper 06/10/2021 227€
04/12/2021 Paper 28/10/2021 227€

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Bizkaia

BILBAO

Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
23/10/2021 Computer 11/10/2021 or places run out* 227€
06/11/2021 Computer 25/10/2021 or places run out* 227€
02/12/2021 Computer 22/11/2021 or places run out* 227€
11/12/2021 Paper 05/11/2021 227€
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Madrid

Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
16/10/2021 Paper CLOSED 227€
23/10/2021 Computer 11/10/2021 or places run out* 227€
06/11/2021 Computer 25/10/2021 or places run out* 227€
13/11/2021 Paper 07/10/2021 227€
02/12/2021 Computer 20/11/2021 or places run out* 227€
04/12/2021 Paper 28/10/2021 227€

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Menorca

 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
To confirm Paper based To confirm 227€

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Palma de Mallorca

 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
23/10/2021 Computer* 10/10/2021 Last free places available. Register Now! 227€
01/12/2021 Paper 26/10/2021 227€
04/12/2021 Paper 27/10/2021 227€

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Tarragona

 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
To confirm Paper based To confirm 227€

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Valencia

 Date Exam type Registration deadline Price
23/10/2021 Computer* 08/10/2021 or places run out* 227€
13/11/2021 Paper CLOSED 227€
11/12/2021 Paper 19/10/2021 227€

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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%