Cambridge English FAQ
What is Cambridge English?
Cambridge Assessment English, or Cambridge English, is the biggest of three main exam boards forming Cambridge Assessment, a non-teaching department of the University of Cambridge.
What exams does Cambridge English provide?
Cambridge Assessment English develops and produces Cambridge English Qualifications and IELTS for schools, general and higher education and businesses.
What is levels on Cambridge English Qualification?
Level A1–A2 (basic level). Cambridge English Qualifications at this level include: Young Learners exams and A2 Key for Schools.Level B1–B2 (independent level). Cambridge English Qualifications at this level include: B1 Preliminary for Schools and B2 First for Schools. Level C1–C2 (proficient level). Cambridge English Qualifications at this level include: C1 Advanced and C2 Proficiency. This levels have been based on The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
How long does preparation take for children?
In a program consisting of 3 main levels, such as Starters, Movers, and Flyers, and each level lasts for 3 months, at the end of each level, a student can take an official Cambridge exam to obtain an international language proficiency certificate.
Does Cambridge YLE exam deduct marks for spelling mistakes?
No. You will not lose marks if you give an incorrect answer. If you give a wrong answer, it is the same as giving no answer – you get no marks for that question.
How scores are calculated on YLE?
Scores are calculated based on 5-point system. You get your scores on 3 parts: Listening, Speaking, Reading&Writing. Highest score you can get is 5.
What is Cambridge English-Flyers?
The highest of three Cambridge English: Young Learners examinations for children aged 7 to 12 is Cambridge English: Flyers. This exam demonstrates that your child can comprehend and speak in basic English in everyday circumstances. The children who take the exam are generally between the ages of 9 and 12, and have been studying English as a second language at school for two to three years, or around 250 hours of English courses.
What is Cambridge English-Movers?
The second of three Cambridge English: Young Learners examinations for children aged 7 to 12 is Cambridge English: Movers. This exam will motivate your child to speak in English in real-life circumstances and foster a good attitude toward language tests. The children that take the exam are typically between the ages of eight and eleven, and have had around 175 hours of English instruction.
What is Cambridge English-Starters?
The first of three Cambridge English: Young Learners examinations for children aged 7 to 12 is Cambridge English: Starters. This exam will motivate your child to begin learning English at a young age and instill in them a good attitude about language tests. The children who take the exam are typically between the ages of 7 and 8, and have received around 100 hours of English instruction.