Advanced Cambridge English test is run by Cambridge English Language Assessment. It is an internationally recognised English test. The test consists of 3 levels: First level – KET, second level – PET, third level – FCE. This is the most trusted basic English certification for teenagers, and is widely recognised in the local academia. Candidates awarded KET certificate have achieved basic level of English writing and speaking; candidates awarded PET certificate have achieved intermediate level of English writing and speaking; candidates awarded FCE certificate have achieved upper intermediate level of English writing and speaking, and can communicate confidently in English.
Q1. What is Cambridge English: Young Learners English (YLE)? What are the main syllabuses?
Cambridge English: YLE is an all-rounded English learning course that mainly enhances skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing. Divided into different levels, this course establishes a clear pathway for learning English, gradually enhancing learners’ English abilities and making their learning more systematic.
Q2. What are the enrollment requirements for the Cambridge English Course? Does my child need to start the course from the beginning if he or she has previously taken a Cambridge English Course elsewhere?
There are multiple levels to the Cambridge English Course, with each level having its own requirements. We will arrange a pre-enrollment English assessment and recommend an appropriate course and level. If your child has previously taken a Cambridge English Course, we will recommend that parents to make an appointment for the child to take the assessment first, so that our teachers can better understand your child’s abilities.
Q3. Are there any exams for the Cambridge English Courses? How long does my child need to study before sitting for the exam?
The Cambridge English Course comes with the official exams recognised internationally. Parents can refer to the test date recommended by our teachers, and apply to sit for the test through the institutions designated by Cambridge. In general, it takes 9 to 12 months to study, and prepare for a level.