Cambridge | C1 Advanced

Cambridge | C1 Advanced

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Free Computer-based sample tests - current sample tests

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Free Exam Guides for Candidates for Cambridge C1 Advanced

Have a look at free exam guides and tips from Cambridge English Assessment

Free Digital sample tests - effective as of April 1, 2024

New sample tests will be implemented for exams beginning April 1, 2024. Cambridge will upgrade from computer-based exams to an improved digital platform - Cambridge English Qualifications Digital. Find out more about digital assessment and its many benefits. Logo Cambridge English Exams Digital Swiss Exams

Watch the tutorial to understand how to complete a C1 Advanced digital exam.

Listening Time: approximately 40 minutes

Reading and Use of English Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Writing Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Free Paper-based sample test

Download sample papers for C1 Advanced

Writing resources

Use this checklist to improve your writing

Listening resources

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Speaking resources

Cambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary (CEPD) contains over 230,000 pronunciations of words, names and phrases, including personal names, company names, and words related to science and technology.

Free English practice

Free online activities for reading, writing, listening, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.

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