Compliance with the required level of their English language proficiency is a must for everyone who has plans to live or study abroad, to find a job in an English-speaking country, or to win a competition for a position in a high-profile international company.
To assess the knowledge there are several well-known tests for persons who speaks English as their second language:
The key goal of the Cambridge exams is the assessment of the English proficiency level of the persons who are interested in developing a professional carrier or study in the UK; however, in the practice, Cambridge English certificates are accepted at all foreign universities and by employers from all around the globe (Cambridge is a famous high-profile institution!).
Cambridge Assessment English exams are suitable not only for individuals with a good mastery of language; they are designed in compliance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and their purpose is to test multiple levels of knowledge and make the tests accessible for individuals of various age groups to accurately assess the level of each candidate.
The exam family includes the following 5 tests developed by the professors of the main department of the University of Cambridge:
While the results of TOEFL and IELTS are valid for a two-year period, Cambridge English certificates have no period of validity. They are convenient for the examinees because they can choose the appropriate exam based on their goals and the exams also allow educational institutions and employers to easily define their requirements to English proficiency levels. CPE certificate, for example, is highly regarded by reputable British companies.
More than 700 experts in specialized groups were involved in the global research which is at the heart of the Cambridge Assessment English. The famous university invests huge funds to prepare for the exams because it takes 2 to 3 years to prepare and verify the tests.
This type of testing serves great with the main purpose of accurately assessing the English proficiency level. In addition, the certificate holder gets the following benefits:
The papers to help you to prepare for the exam are educational and entertaining which ensures that the preparation for such exam will cover all language skills required to study/work/live in an English-speaking country.
Not everybody can pass the exam successfully but obtaining the certificate significantly improves both your opportunities in the education and labour market and your self-confidence.
It is notorious that most of us are appalled by the exams but taking this step is a great inspiration to pass the next levels.
To get the picture of what the Cambridge qualification gives to undergraduate applicants or to employment applicants, it is sufficient to say that the results of the Cambridge English exams are accepted by 15 thousand government organisations, leading universities, and high-profile employers all around the world. Mentioning the Cambridge certificate in your CV gives you a big advantage.
For persons who want to verify their English language proficiency level, there are 52 thousand registered preparation centres and 2,800 centres operating around the world that provide this examination under the licence of the University of Cambridge.
You can take this eye-to-eye exam at Cambridge International School (CIS) in Moscow and Saint Petersburg — please call the CIS for more details on obtaining the most highly regarded international qualification Cambridge English.
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