A Cambridge English: Key (KET) qualification is proof of your ability to use English to communicate in simple situations. The exam tests all four English language skills – reading, writing, listening and speaking. It should give you the confidence to go on and study for higher-level exams such as Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) and Cambridge English: First (FCE)
The Key English Test is the easiest of the Cambridge exams.
Do this test if you want to know your studies have started well and you have a basic knowledge of reading, writing, speaking and listening.
The test has three sections:
The Reading, Writing, Listening & Speaking sections each count for 25% of the marks.
You will receive a Statement of Results. If your performance ranges between CEFR Levels B1 and A1, you will also receive a certificate.
Pass with distinction (B1), Pass with Merit (A2), Pass (A2)
If you do not pass, but still do reasonably well you are issued an A1 certificate
A2 / B1 / elementary / low intermediate.
Speak to any of our English coordinators to find out when the next examination will be held. You can do the test in two formats. Paper-based or Computer-based.