CAE – Certificate in Advanced English

Inhalte: Vorbereitung auf den Erwerb des Sprachzertifikats CAE
Zielgruppe: SchülerInnen der Jgst. Q1/Q2
Leitung: Frau Wingen/FrauBuß
Termin: donnerstags, 9. Stunde
 Raum: bitte bei Frau Wingen erfragen (am LZ)

The CAE gives an in-depth assessment of your ability and fluency at level C1/C2. As a qualification, it proves that you can deal with complicated academic and professional tasks in English.

What will I be able to do with the CAE?
·    follow any academic course at university level
·    communicate effectively at managerial and professional level
·    participate with confidence in workplace meetings or academic tutorials and seminars
·    carry out complex and challenging research

Whether you are considering studying abroad, studying in English, or applying for jobs, the CAE will make your application stand out and give you a much better chance of being successful in your application. It is valid for an indefinite amount of time and does not run out, unlike other similar certificates.

Costs: approximately 120€ to take the exam, 30€ for the textbook (depends which edition you get), and 20€ for the workbook and CD.

Format of the exam

There are four papers. In order to pass, your mark needs to be over 60%. You can fail a section and still pass by making up for it in the other sections.

Reading + Use of English:
Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text. Tests your ability to use the right words, tenses and idioms in the right situation, at the right time.
Writing:
Requires you to be able to write a variety of different items; such as essays, proposals, reports and reviews.
Listening:
Requires being able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials; such as lectures, speeches and interviews.
Speaking:
Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations. You will take the test with one or two other candidates.