A2 Key, formerly known as Cambridge English. This basic-level qualification is a great exam to take if you're new to learning English. An A2 Key certificate shows that you can: Understand and use basic phrases and expressions Understand simple written English Introduce yourself and answer basic questions about yourself Interact with English speakers at a basic level.
B1 Preliminary, formerly known as Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) It is the English language exam that shows you have mastered the basics. A B1 Preliminary qualification shows that you can: Read simple textbooks and articles in English Write letters and emails on everyday subjects Take meeting notes Show awareness of opinions and mood in spoken and written English.
B2 First, formerly known as Cambridge English: First (FCE) It is Cambridge's most popular exam, accepted by thousands of businesses and educational institutions worldwide. A B2 First qualification shows that you can: Communicate effectively face-to-face, expressing opinions and presenting arguments Follow the news Write clear, detailed English, expressing opinions and explaining the advantages and disadvantages of different points of view Write letters, reports, stories and lots of other types of text.
C1 Advanced, formerly known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) It is the in-depth, high-level qualification that shows you have the language skills that employers and universities are looking for. A C1 Advanced qualification shows that you can: Follow an academic course at university level Communicate effectively at a managerial and professional level Participate with confidence in workplace meetings or academic tutorials and seminars Express yourself with a high level of fluency.
C2 Proficiency, formerly known as Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) It is Cambridge's highest-level qualification – proof that you are a highly competent speaker of English. A C2 Proficiency qualification shows that you can: Study demanding subjects at the highest level, including postgraduate and PhD programmes Negotiate and persuade effectively at senior management level in international business settings Understand the main ideas of complex pieces of writing Talk about complex or sensitive issues, and deal confidently with difficult questions.