With the Cambridge English - Swiss Exams Newsletter we offer teachers an easy way to access information about the Cambridge English Exams. Our main objective is to provide teachers with excellent support enabling them to give their students the best possible preparation for their Cambridge English Exam.
Please find below an overview of our latest Cambridge English Examinations news.
For the first time at an Annual Cambridge English Seminar, we will be running a Young Learners’ Workshop. For the workshops we have engaged Karen Saxby who has produced a wealth of material for younger learners of English and has acted as a consultant for the production of EFL material and the development of language test formats.
It is the time of year when schools start to order their books for the coming school year. Therefore, we want to make you aware of our Book campaign offering a 20% discount on Cambridge University Press Coursebooks and 10% for our new online computer-based testing preparation tool called “Testbank”.
Cambridge University Press Website: www.cambridge.org
This offer expires at the end of June.
Discover our new exam preparation packages containing the following items:
A book called "Trainer" which includes:
Six complete practice tests
Detailed information on the First Certificate exam
Step-by-step advice on how to approach each paper
Additional grammar, vocabulary and writing practice to help students avoid typical exam mistakes
The 'with answers' version features a key with clear explanations, including model answers for the Writing paper.
Learning Oriented Assessment: Bringing Teaching and Testing Together
At this years’ annual seminar we will be looking at both formative (informal) and summative (formal) assessment and how all levels of assessment can and should contribute to both the effectiveness of learning and the reliable evaluation of outcomes.
This year there is a special offer for schools:
Send 4 teachers and only pay for 3: link
Our Annual Spring Seminar 2 – 3 April 2016 focussing on Learning Oriented Assessment: Bringing Teaching and Testing Together. Get an impression and register now!
The Cambridge English Spring Seminar is a very special event where English teachers come together, exchange their knowledge and experiences and have a good time with like-minded people. It is a great opportunity to get new ideas and input from international experts.
This year's presenters are:
We are happy to announce that this year's Preparation Centre Awards competition is now open.
The awards recognise the valuable contributions and outstanding achievements made by the Cambridge English preparation centres. The awards are an opportunity for Cambridge English Language Assessment to reward their network of global preparation centres, with a focus on exceptional customer service.
Research Notes is a quarterly publication reporting on matters relating to research, test development and validation within Cambridge English Language Assessment.
Determining standards in assessing language ability
GAD S LIM RESEARCH AND VALIDATION GROUP, CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
Tests are often taken to inform decision making, for example, whether a person knows enough about a subject to proceed to the next level or whether a person has the skill to perform a job.