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Cambridge English Qualifications

Cambridge English For Life is an Authorised Cambridge Assessment English (CAE) exam centre where you can receive Cambridge English Qualifications.

Learning English becomes enjoyable, effective and rewarding through these qualifications. We prepare our students for the exams by developing their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills. Our goals are to motivate students of all ages and to equip them with skills to succeed in the real world.

The Cambridge English Qualifications are aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Trusted by thousands of organisations all over the world, these qualifications are valuable proof of your excellence and English ability.

Open endless doors to a better life through quality education and great career prospects.

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Cambridge English Qualifications: Young Learners English (YLE)

Pre A1 Starters, A1 Movers and A2 Flyers are Young Learners English exams which measure a child’s English proficiency over a consistent period of time. It is meant to make English fun for childr...

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Cambridge English Qualifications: A2 Key

The A2 Key examination is an elementary-level exam that tests your ability to deal with basic written and spoken communications in simple situations.

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Cambridge English Qualifications: B1 Preliminary

The B1 Preliminary examination is for candidates who can use every day written and spoken English at an intermediate level.

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Cambridge English Qualifications: B2 First

The B2 First examination is for candidates who has practical language skills for everyday written and spoken situations.

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Cambridge English Qualifications: C1 Advanced

The C1 Advanced examination is for candidates who can communicate in English at an advanced level who wish to pursue a managerial or professional career, or to follow a course of academic study ...

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Cambridge English Qualifications: C2 Proficiency

The C2 Proficiency examination is for candidates who have an appropriate level of educational and personal maturity and can use English for study or professional purposes. Success at this very a...

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Cambridge English Qualifications for Business

The Cambridge English Qualifications for Business is a suite of three exams designed to test English language ability used in the context of international business, workplace or for career advan...

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Pretests

Availability
  • Pretests are available for all the levels/papers of the Cambridge Assessment English exams except for Cambridge Young Learners English (YLE) and Speaking tests
  • CEFL makes upfront arrangement for pretests to be administered for its registered candidates once a year, usually six to eight weeks before the exams. The pretest papers will be sent to the UK for marking by Cambridge Assessment English.

Benefits

  • Pretesting allows candidates to experience a simulated exam prior to sitting for the real examination.
  • Candidates not only experience the type of questions asked but also will be able to discover their performance from their pretest scores. This will also help them to improve in particular language areas before the real examination.

​Examiners

  • All examiners are accredited with the aid of Cambridge Assessment English.
  • Speaking tests are conducted by locally-based and highly experienced examiners who examine candidates face-to-face to ensure the standards remain consistent.
  • All written exam papers are sent to the UK for marking by Cambridge Assessment International Education.

Exam Centres

  • Schools or institutions have to meet certain criteria to become an approved Cambridge Assessment English centre.
  • Authorised Cambridge Assessment English centres operate according to clearly defined regulations and Cambridge Assessment English carries out regular centre inspections to ensure that standards are maintained.

General details


  • As a founding member of the Association of Language Testers in Europe (ALTE), Cambridge Assessment English has collaborated together with other member organisations to create the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). This globally accepted structure defines language skills in a scale of six skills levels, ranging from beginner A1 to C2.
  • The Cambridge Assessment English exams are the only accredited tests listed in the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Please refer to the video below to know more about CEFR.

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The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR)

What is CEFR?

Experts and people all over the world use the CEFR as an official measure to explain what their current level of English language proficiency is, and to know what level of English they need for a path to better academic, professional, and social opportunities. Cambridge English For Life follows the CEFR standard because we are an Authorised Cambridge Assessment English exam centre.

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