Cambridge Assessment English

Cambridge English Desk at IH Palermo

Cambridge Assessment English desk at IH Palermo

The exams

Cambridge Assessment English exams want to test the language competences of the candidates in four communication skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking.
The exams are available in the following versions
Paper Based (PB), paper version
Computer Based (CB), digital version
For Schools (fs), a version of the test where the contents are for school students. This kind of certification is identical to the standard version certification. Only available for Key, Preliminary and First exams
Cambridge Assessment English offers
General English exams certificate levels of QCER from A2 to C2;
Exams for children from 7 to 12 years old;
Teacher Training Exams certificate the acquisition of new teaching methodologies;
Business English exams certificate the knowledge of a specific sectorial language in English (legal or economic).

Business English exams:

YesBEC (Business English Certificate)

YesTKT (Teaching Knowledge Test)

Cambridge English Scale

Click here for more information about the comparison scale of QCER levels and official Cambridge English Exams.

School Bonus

Cambridge Assessment English (already known as Cambridge ESOL), are recognised by MIUR and can be used for course credits. For more informations here is the offical note published by Cambridge English Italia.


IH Palermo is currently the only authorised Cambridge English exams centre for Palermo and its province.
For more information about registrations at IH Palermo click here.
Select the exam you are interested in to see the sessions time-table.


Today Cambridge English exams are the world's leading range of certificates for learners of English, and each year they are taken by over 1.5 million people, in 135 countries.
They can help you gain entrance to a university or college, improve your job prospects and measure your progress in English.

Free materials for the exam preparation- Cambridge Weekly

Save time and effort and let Cambridge Assessment English create your free, personalised exam preparation plans, with additional teacher support. Weekly is the exam preparation planner for teachers. Click here.

Teaching Methodology Awards

The Cambridge English world renowned Teaching Awards provide a route into the English Language Teaching profession for new teachers, and first class career development opportunities for experienced teachers.
According to Ministerial Directive n. 90/2003, Cambridge English is an institution recognised by the Ministry of Public Education for teacher training and is included in the list of accredited authorities in the group named: University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate (UCLES).
Cambridge Assessment English is also an institution accredited by MIUR to use the Teacher Card which can be used for the "registration for refreshing and professional competences qualification activities, [...]"

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