Key English Test (KET)

Cambridge English: Key, also known as the Key English Test (KET), is the lowest level General English exam in the Cambridge English range. It shows that you can communicate in basic English in everyday situations.

Cambridge English: Key for Schools (KETfS) is at the same level as Cambridge English: Key and leads to exactly the same internationally accepted certificate. The only difference is that the exam content is targeted at the interests and experiences of schoolchildren.

Level of qualification: Elementary = A2 on the Common European Framework.

 

Andorra

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
17/06/2017 Paper Closed 102€

Barcelona

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€
17/06/2017 Paper Closed 102€

Bizkaia

BILBAO

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€
06/07/2017 Ordenador Until 21/06/2017* 102€

* Limited places

PORTUGALETE

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Until 22/04/2017 102€

GERNIKA-LUMO

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Until 22/04/2017 102€

ONDARROA

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Until 22/04/2017 102€

Madrid

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
26/05/2017 Paper Closed 102€
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€
22/06/2017 For Schools - Ordenador Until 04/06/2017 or places run out* 102€

* Limited places

Palma Mallorca

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
10/06/2017 For Schools - Paper closed 102€
17/06/2017 Paper closed 102€

Tarragona

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
27/05/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€
17/06/2017 Paper Closed 102€
25/07/201 Paper Until 23/06/2017 102€

Valencia

Valencia

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
20/05/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€
03/06/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€
17/06/2017 Paper Closed 102€
22/06/2017 For Schools - Computer 21/05/2017 or places run out* 102€
13/07/2017 For Schools - Computer 15/06/2017 or places run out* 102€
25/07/2017 Paper 15/06/2017 102€

*Limited places

GANDIA

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
06/05/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€

GUADASSUAR

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
20/05/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€

TORRENT

Date Type of exam Deadline for registration Price
27/05/2017 For Schools - Paper Closed 102€

 

 

 

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS EXAM?

You should take the KET if you have done about 250 hours of study or practice and can speak, write and understand basic English. This exam is the first step in building your English language skills for work or study in the future. To take the exam you should be able to:

  • ask and answer questions about yourself and others
  • understand announcements and instructions when people speak slowly and clearly
  • tell people what you think about something you read or hear.

WHAT IS THE EXAM FORMAT?

There are three parts to the exam. You do the Reading and Writing and the Listening papers on the same day. You may need to return to do the Speaking on a different day. You do the Speaking with two examiners and one other exam candidate.

KET / KETFS READING AND WRITING LISTENING SPEAKING
Time allowed 1 hr 10 mins 30 mins 8-10 mins per pair of candidates
Marks (% of total) 50% 25% 25%