C1 Advanced (CAE)


General information

More than 6,000 educational institutions, businesses and government departments around the world accept C1 Advanced as proof of high-level achievement in learning English.
Preparing for Cambridge English: Advanced helps learners develop the skills to make the most of studying, working and living in English-speaking countries.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level : C1

Cambridge English: Advanced leaflet

Exam format

Reading and Use of English
(1 hour 30 minutes)
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.
(1 hour 30 minutes)
You create two different pieces of writing, such as essays, letters/emails, proposals, reports and reviews.
(about 40 minutes)
Tests your ability to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as interviews, radio broadcasts, presentations, talks and everyday conversations.
(15 minutes per pair of candidates)
Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face–to–face situations. You will take the Speaking test with another candidate.

Exam preparation

Test your level through the Flying Teachers Online Placement Test (about 60 minutes)


Check your results online
Understanding your Statement of Results

Conditions and Declaration

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  2. After the submission of the online registration, all withdrawals and cancellations are NON-REFUNDABLE apart from for absenteeism resulting from illness. In this case, a medical certificate must be submitted to our office within 10 days of the written exam. The candidate will receive a partial refund (KET, PET, and BEC P - CHF 50.- | all others CHF 100.-).
  3. You must bring a photo ID (original) on the day of the test. You must make sure that you arrive at the right time and that you bring the pencils, pens, etc. that you need for the exam. You must not keep any electronic items in the exam room. A photo will be taken of you on the test day as an extra way of checking your identity.
  4. Entries can not be transferred from one examination to a later one, to a different level of examination or to another person. All parts of the examination must be taken in the same session.

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