Cambridge CAE

Advanced learners can prepare for the renowned Cambridge CAE exam in morning or evening classes. which are taught year round. Available on a flexible full time or part time basis, our CAE courses are delivered by teachers specialised in delivering the curriculum and offering expert preparation. 

 

Cambridge Advanced

At ISE we offer a fully flexible timetable for CAE, from between 6 hours per week, 9 hours per week, 15 hours per week or 21 hours per week.

Our teachers are specialised in delivering the CAE curriculum, as well as trained to recognise when students are sufficiently prepared to pass the exam. 

ISE CAE for you? Can you…

  • use English in an effective way for business or study purposes?
  • use English confidently and flexibly?
  • produce well-structured, clear pieces of writing on complex issues?

If this describes your skills now or describes the level of skills you are working towards, then the Cambridge CAE is the right exam for you.

The examination is available in Brighton being held in March, June, July, August & December.

Please see our Current Timetable

Check timetable options

Cambridge Advanced

At ISE we offer a fully flexible timetable for CAE, from between 6 hours per week, 9 hours per week, 15 hours per week or 21 hours per week.

Our teachers are specialised in delivering the CAE curriculum, as well as trained to recognise when students are sufficiently prepared to pass the exam. 

ISE CAE for you? Can you…

  • use English in an effective way for business or study purposes?
  • use English confidently and flexibly?
  • produce well-structured, clear pieces of writing on complex issues?

If this describes your skills now or describes the level of skills you are working towards, then the Cambridge CAE is the right exam for you.

The examination is available in Brighton being held in March, June, July, August & December.

Please see our Current Timetable

Check timetable options

What does CAE involve?

The exam is made up of four papers developed to test your English language skills. You can see exactly what’s in each paper below.

1) Speaking: 15 minutes / 20% of total mark

Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations. You will take the Speaking test with another candidate. The Speaking test is taken face-to-face, with two candidates and two examiners. This creates a more realistic and reliable measure of your ability to use English to communicate.

2) Reading & Use of Englsh: 1 hour 30 minutes / 40% of total mark

Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction, newspapers and magazines. Tests your use of English with different types of exercise that show how well you can control your grammar and vocabulary.

3) Writing: 1 hour 30 minutes / 20% of total mark
You create two different pieces of writing, such as essays, letters/emails, proposals, reports and reviews.

4) Listening: 40 minutes / 20% of total mark
Tests your ability to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as interviews, radio broadcasts, presentations, talks and everyday conversations.

 

 

 

What does CAE involve?

The exam is made up of four papers developed to test your English language skills. You can see exactly what’s in each paper below.

1) Speaking: 15 minutes / 20% of total mark

Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations. You will take the Speaking test with another candidate. The Speaking test is taken face-to-face, with two candidates and two examiners. This creates a more realistic and reliable measure of your ability to use English to communicate.

2) Reading & Use of Englsh: 1 hour 30 minutes / 40% of total mark

Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as fiction, newspapers and magazines. Tests your use of English with different types of exercise that show how well you can control your grammar and vocabulary.

3) Writing: 1 hour 30 minutes / 20% of total mark
You create two different pieces of writing, such as essays, letters/emails, proposals, reports and reviews.

4) Listening: 40 minutes / 20% of total mark
Tests your ability to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as interviews, radio broadcasts, presentations, talks and everyday conversations.

 

 

 

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