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Cambridge English exams

Cambridge English exams in Tarragona

Cambridge English qualifications are recognised by many universities, educational institutions and companies and attest to a person's level of spoken and written English

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Here on this site you also have further information about Cambridge Engish exams.

Authorised Platinum Centre for Cambridge exams

As well as having long experience of providing courses (see below) for people wishing to take exams, we've been an authorised centre for Cambridge exams in Tarragona since 2010.

Our sittings are also open to external candidates: you don't need to have taken an English course with us in order to take an exam, in other words.

Spring and Summer exam sessions

We offer the following exams, with sittings between May, June and July.

  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) | C1
  • Cambridge English: First (FCE) | B2
  • Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) | B1
  • Cambridge English: Key (KET) | A2

The enrolment deadlines normally fall betweeen the end of March and mid-June, depending on the sitting (see Dates and online enrolment).


Dates, online enrolment

NOTE The dates of the oral exams can be up to two weeks before the written exams and until the following day, including Saturdays.

Enrolment in person
If you prefer to enrol in person, come by the school Monday to Friday, 09.00 to 20.45.

Courses to prepare you for Cambridge English exams

Teenagers and adults can prepare for the following exams: KET, PET, FCE (First Certificate), CAE and CPE (Proficiency). To boost the possibilities of obtaining a good grade in these exams, it is important to be familiar with exam technique and the type of questions that can appear. For that reason, these exams require specific preparation.

At IH Tarragona we have preparatory courses over nine months (October to June) for teenagers (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday in the evening) and for adults, (Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday at midday or in the evening).

Exams for schools

We also offer the "for schools" editions of the exams:

  • First (FCE) for schools (B2)
  • PET for Schools (B1)
  • KET for schools (A2)

The examinations are normally in the month of June; the enrolment deadline is normally the end of April.

For young learners under 12, we also have the YLE tests:

  • Starters, Movers i Flyers) (A1)

The exams are usually in the month of May; the enrolment deadline is at the end of March.

Contact us for further information.

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