Cambridge KET Course

What is the KEY? Key (KET) is the first stage of the Cambridge Assessment exams Inglese. Inserted at level A2 by the Common European Framework of the Council of Europe , the KEY is an elementary exam that evaluates the daily communication skills in written and spoken language at a basic level.

Considered the ideal first step to obtain further and greater qualifications in the English language, it represents a level of proficiency in the language that is useful and sufficient for traveling to English-speaking countries. Candidates who pass the exam are awarded a certificate recognized by the University of Cambridge and given a report on the results of all three tests, very useful for the preparation of subsequent exams, such as the Preliminary English Test (PET) .

The KEY is part of the leading Cambridge English exams, closely linked to the Council of Europe’s Common European Framework for modern languages ​​(CEF) and accredited by QCA – the UK government exam supervisory body.

Who is the KET for? The KET is aimed at those students who have acquired basic knowledge of the English language necessary and sufficient to travel to foreign countries. Passing this exam indicates that the candidate is able to understand the main points of elementary texts, to communicate in most known situations and to understand short standard information and simple verbal indications.

Why choose KET? Like other Cambridge Assessment English exams, the KET is based on the language used in real situations; therefore it offers an assessment of practical knowledge and encourages the development of those skills to be used during travel, study and work. The KET is therefore the ideal first step for those who wish to progress towards the Preliminary English Test (PET) and other exams.  Cambridge Assessment English.

How is the exam structured? The KET includes three tests:

  • Reading and Writing
  • Listening
  • Spoken language

Each written test is sent to Cambridge for proofreading and grading. The spoken language test is conducted directly at the authorized centers by two local examiners accredited by Cambridge Assessment English.

Reading and writing (test 1) 1 hour and 10 minutes
The reading and writing test certifies the candidates’ ability to read and understand texts extracted from indications, brochures, newspapers and magazines. Candidates must be able to grasp the main messages and use strategies for dealing with unfamiliar words and structures. Language proficiency is assessed based on candidates’ ability to complete simple texts with missing words, transcribe information on forms, complete daily writing tasks, and finally write a short note or short message (approx. 20-25 words) which highlight checking structure, vocabulary, spelling and punctuation.

Listening (Test 2) 30 minutes
The Listening Test evaluates candidates’ ability to understand recorded material at a moderate speed, such as announcements and monologues, and to gather simple factual information.

Spoken language (test 3) 8-10 minutes
The oral test evaluates the ability of candidates to interact in conversations in English in which two examiners and one other candidate participate. Candidates must be able to answer the questions addressed to them and ask them themselves, give information on the facts using suggestion cards, demonstrate that they know how to use strategies to overcome any difficulties in communication, such as asking for clarification.

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