Designed to assess the language skills of children between the ages of 7 and 12, the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams are offered at three levels (Starters, Movers and Flyers) and encourage children to work and see how they are progressing.
The result of the exam is not defined as passed or failed. The certificate has a number of badges with the Cambridge logo, which your child will receive as a reward for their achievements. The maximum number of badges for each part of the exam is five.
This test is taken by children aged 8 who have already had about 100 hours of foreign language training in English.
Cambridge English: Movers is the second of Cambridge’s three levels of exams for children (YLE) aged 7 to 12 and had about 175 English lessons.
Cambridge English: Flyers is the highest of the three levels of Cambridge English (YLE) English exams for children aged 7 to 12. The exam shows that your child can understand simple everyday situations and communicate in them in basic English.
The children who take this exam are usually between 9 and 12 years old and have studied English for about 2-3 years (about 250 hours of foreign language training).
A2 Key English Test (KET)
The certificate from this test shows that you can communicate in basic English in everyday situations. You must attend KET if you have studied English for about 250 hours and can speak, write and understand basic English. The exam consists of three parts. The reading, writing and listening tests are on the same day. The oral exam may take place on another day.
BA1 Preliminary (PET)
This exam shows that you can communicate in English in everyday situations. It will serve as a good foundation if you want to study for a professional qualification in English.
Preparing for the PET exam will develop your English and you will be able to communicate while traveling or in a work situation.
The PET exam consists of three parts. Reading, writing and listening tests are in one day. The oral exam can be scheduled on a different day
B2 First Certificate in English (FCE)
Successfully passed FCE gives the opportunity to work in an English-speaking company, as well as to study in a preparatory course for a university where the training is in English.
The FCE exam consists of four parts. Tests on reading and using language, writing and listening are held on the same day. The oral exam may be another day.
C1 Advanced CAE
The certificate in this General English exam shows the level of language proficiency expected of a qualified professional or undergraduate student.
Shows a level of confident communication in English in professional or academic situations.
The CAE exam consists of four parts. Tests in reading, writing, English use and listening are held on the same day. The oral exam may be another day.
C2 Proficiency (CPE).
This certificate shows that you have mastered English to the extent that you can use it fluently in complex research, academic and professional situations. This is the highest qualification of the University of Cambridge in English.
Successfully passed the CPE certificate proves English at the highest management level, and is useful if you want to study in a master’s or doctoral program at an English-language university.
The CPE exam consists of four parts. Tests in reading and using English, writing, and listening are held on the same day. The oral exam may be another day.
The levels for certificate exams are determined after consultation with an English teacher from the PSS “Evlogi and Hristo Georgievi”.