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Cambridge Exams

Cambridge Exams

Cambridge Exams

Cambridge ESOL Certificates

A wide choice of certificates for those beginning to learn English. These exams are recognised around the world by thousands of employers, universities and government ministries as proof of ability to use English. The certificates never expire and do not need to be renewed, they are an achievement for life!

Some examples of the organisations and governments around the world accepting Cambridge exams Certificates:

  • Governments of Australia, Canada, China, The Netherlands, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA.
  • Healthcare organisations including Australian Medical Council, General Medical Council (UK), International Commission on Healthcare Professions (ICHP) (USA), NHS (UK), Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia (Canada).
  • Corporations such as American Express, BMW, The Coca-Cola Company, DHL International, Ford Motor Company, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Kodak, Microsoft, Nike, Siemens, Sony.

Horner School of English provide preparation courses for the most popular Cambridge exams,  Cambridge First Certificate and Cambridge Advanced Examinations.

FCE – First Certificate in English

Why Take the FCE Exam? It tests your English Level with an emphasis on General Language Skills. This is one of the most well known English language examinations and is widely accepted by employers worldwide.
What English Level do I Need ? FCE Cambridge exam is aimed at people who can use everyday written and spoken English at an upper intermediate level.
What papers will I sit? There are 5 papers, taken on two separate days; papers 1-4 are taken one day and paper 5 on another day:
Paper 1: Reading 1 hour
Paper 2: Writing 1 hours and 20 min.
Paper 3: Use of English 45 min
Paper 4: Listening 40 min
Paper 5: Speaking 14 min
How to prepare By attending our Cambridge Preparation Course (26 lessons) at FCE level. Students attend a 12 week course to prepare for each of the MAIN Exam dates i.e. March, June & December Exams.  4 week preparation courses run in the Summer, to prepare students to sit July & August Exam dates. The starting dates for all the FCE courses are listed on the course page.
Where is the Exam taken? Registrations for the Cambridge exams are made through the school approximately 12 weeks prior to the examination. Cambridge exams held: March, June, July, August & December.

CAE – Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English

Why Take the CAE Exam? It tests your English Level with an emphasis on General Language Skills. This is one of the most well known Cambridge exams and is widely accepted by employers worldwide.
What English Level do I Need ? CAE is an exam for advanced users of English. This exam is aimed at people who can use written and spoken English for most professional and social purposes.
What papers will I sit? There are five papers, taken on two separate days. Papers 1-4 are taken one day and paper 5 on another.
Paper 1: Reading 1 hour 15 min
Paper 2: Writing 1 hour 30min
Paper 3: English in Use 1 hour
Paper 4: Listening 40 min
Paper 5: Speaking 15 min
How to prepare By attending our Cambridge Preparation Course (26 lessons) at CAE level. Students attend a 12 week course to prepare for each of the MAIN Exam dates i.e. March, June & December Exams.  4 week preparation courses run in the Summer, to prepare students to sit July & August Exam dates. The starting dates for all the CAE courses are listed on the course page.
Where is the Exam taken? Registrations for the Cambridge exams are made through the school approximately 12 weeks prior to the examination. Exams held: March, June, July, August & December.
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