Cambridge Exams for Adults

A Cambridge certificate of English is your opportunity to study or work abroad, to obtain a confirmation of your language level that is recognized worldwide, and to prove to yourself that you really know English. The best way to get an international certificate in English is to complete the Cambridge English Language Test at ILC.

 

Cambridge English exams (KET, PET, FCE, CAE, CPE, BEC) are among the most widely taken language exams in the world. Cambridge Assessment English Certificates have an unlimited validity. You will never have to take the exam again - your certificate will always be recognized by companies and educational institutions worldwide as an undisputed confirmation of internationally recognized language proficiency standards.

 

ILC Examination Center takes examinations in paper and computer formats. Below we'll tell you more about each of the exams to help you choose the one that suits you best:

  • KET (Key English Test) - corresponds to level A2
  • PET (Preliminary English Test) - corresponds to level B1
  • FCE (First Certificate in English) - corresponds to level B2
  • CAE (Certificate in Advanced English) - corresponds to C1
  • CPE (Certificate of Proficiency in English) - corresponds to level C2
KET
Key English Test
А2
Price
UAH 2100

This is an Elementary level exam that tests the ability to use basic linguistic constructs in conversation and writing. If you understand simple texts, short phrases and can communicate in situations that are familiar to you- the KET exam is for you.

 

The KET certificate enables you to work abroad in some countries (for example, Denmark and the Netherlands) in areas that do not require advanced language skills. KET is also necessary for a "wife visa".

 

KET is annually taken by over 40,000 people in more than 60 countries.

 

Having successfully passed the KET exam, you will receive a Cambridge A2-level certificate, and in case of gettiong "A" grade - the B1-level certificate.

 

Exam format

The KET exam consists of three parts that test four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Each skill corresponds to 25% of the total score:

 

Reading and writing:
• Duration - 1 hour 10 minutes
• parts 1-5 mostly test reading skills,
• parts 6-9 test written skills
 
Audition:
• Duration - about 30 minutes
• five tasks
• In each section, you need to listen to a text or texts and answer some questions
• Each text is listened to twice
 
Interview:
• Duration - 8-10 minutes
• two parts in pair with another candidate
• two examiners: one is talking to you, the other is listening; both are giving grades
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PET
Preliminary English Test
B1
Price
UAH 2250

This is an Intermediate level exam. If you can read simple books and articles, write simple letters and communicate on common topics, then this exam is for you.

 

PET will suit you if you plan to work or study abroad. Also, this exam can become an important experience and preparation stage for higher level examinations.

 

PET is annually taken by more than 80,000 people in more than 80 countries.

 

After successfully completing the PET exam, you will receive a Cambridge B1 certificate, and after getting "A" grade - a B2-level certificate that corresponds to the FCE exam. Even if you fail to successfully complete PET, you can still get a A2 certificate, equivalent to the KET exam.

 

Exam format

The PET exam consists of three parts that test four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Each skill corresponds to 25% of the total score:

 

Reading and writing:
• Duration - 1 hour 30 minutes
• 8 different parts in the form of texts and questions
 
Audition:
• Duration - about 30 minutes
• five tasks
• In each section, you need to listen to text or texts and answer questions
• Each part is listened to twice
 
Interview:
• Duration - 10-12 minutes
• In a pair with another candidate
• two examiners: one is talking to you, the other is listening; both are giving grades.
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FCE
First Certificate in English
B2
Price
UAH 3250

This is an Upper-Intermediate level exam. If your English level is good enough for use in daily communication, business and education, then FCE is an exam for you.

 

FCE is an ideal choice if you want to study abroad or work and pursue a career in an industry that requires advanced language skills (for example - business, medicine or engineering).

 

The FCE is annually taken by over 270,000 people in more than 100 countries.

 

Having successfully passed the FCE exam, you will receive a Cambridge B2 Level Certificate, and if your grade is "A" - a C1 certificate that matches the CAE exam. Even if you fail the FCE exam, you can still get a B1-level certificate that corresponds to the PET exam.

 

Exam format

The FCE exam consists of four parts that test five linguistic skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Each skill corresponds to 20% of the total score:

 

Reading and grammar:
• Duration - 1 hour 15 minutes
• 7 different parts in the form of texts and grammar tasks
• 52 questions
 
Writing:
• Duration - 1 hour 15 minutes
• 2 parts, with an obligatory essay task, and the choice of second part
 
Interview:
• Duration - 14-16 minutes
• In a pair with another candidate
• 4 parts
• two examiners: one is talking to you, the other is listening; both are giving grades
 
Audition:
• Duration - about 40 minutes
• 4 parts
• In each section, you need to listen to text or texts and answer questions
• Each part is listened to twice
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CAE
Certificate in Advanced English
C1
Price
UAH 3600

This is an Advanced level exam. If you are able to use complex language structures, communicate easily and freely in a variety of situations - the CAE exam is for you.

 

This certificate is recognized by employers and institutions of higher education in many countries as an unconditional acknowledgment of a high level of English language proficiency.

 

Having successfully passed the CAE exam, you will receive a Cambridge C1 degree certificate, and after receiving "A" grade - a C2-level certificate which corresponds to the CPE exam. Even if you fail to successfully complete CAE, you can still get a B2 level certificate that corresponds to the FCE exam.

 

Exam format

The CAE exam consists of four parts that test five linguistic skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Each skill corresponds to 20% of the total score:

 

Reading and grammar:
• Duration - 1.5 hours
• 8 different parts in the form of texts and grammar tasks
• 56 questions
 
Writing:
• Duration - 1.5 hours
• 2 parts, where essay is an obligatory task, and the second task can be chosen
 
Interview:
• Duration 16-18 minutes
• In pair with another candidate
• 4 parts
• two examiners: one is talking to you, the other is listening; both are giving grades
 
Audition:
• Duration - about 40 minutes
• 4 parts
• In each section, you need to listen to text or texts and answer questions
• Each part is listened to twice
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CPE
Certificate of Proficiency in English
C2
Price
UAH 3800

"Certificate of Professional English Language" is an exam for those who speak English at a very high level. The candidate for this exam is able to use the language practically at the level of the native speaker. CPE is widely known in the educational, scientific and industrial institutions of the world as evidence of an exceptionally high level of English language proficiency.

 

Having successfully completed the CPE exam, you will receive a Cambridge C2 Certificate. Even if you fail to successfully complete CPE, you can still get a C1-level certificate that corresponds to the CAE exam.

 

Exam format

The CPE exam consists of four parts that test five linguistic skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). Each skill corresponds to 20% of the total score:

 

Reading and grammar:
• Duration -1.5 hours
• 7 different parts in the form of texts and questions
• 53 questions
 
Writing:
• Duration - 1.5 hours
• 2 parts, where the essay is a compulsory task and the second task can be chosen
 
Interview:
• Duration 14-16 minutes
• In pair with another candidate
• 3 parts
• two examiners: one is talking to you, the other is listening; both are giving grades
 
Audition:
• Duration - about 40 minutes
• 4 parts
• 30 questions
• Each part is listened to twice
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