ESOL - Frequently Asked Questions

This page will answer your frequently asked questions about our Cambridge English exams. If you can’t find the answer to a specific question here, send us an email?

When can I take a Cambridge English exam at Alpadia Berlin?

There are three exam sessions per year: spring, summer and winter. For the exact dates for each of the exams, Cambridge English has a full schedule on their website here: •Exam dates and fees.

Do I have to be a student at Alpadia Berlin in order to take a Cambridge English exam at Alpadia Berlin?

Alpadia Berlin is an internal centre for Cambridge English exams. This means that you have to either enrol for one of preparation courses or be enrolled on one of our other language courses.

How much does it cost to take a Cambridge English exam at Alpadia Berlin?

As the Cambridge English exams differ in length, for each exam the prices are different. If you book a place on one of our preparation courses, you pay a fixed price which includes all exam fees along with the cost of your course. Full details can be found at •Dates & prices

What are the deadlines for registering for a Cambridge English exam at Alpadia Berlin?

Strictly speaking, it is possible to register for Cambridge English exams up to four weeks before the exam date. As places are limited and our preparation courses run in the weeks leading up to the exam dates, we advise you to book as early as possible, at least eight weeks before your desired examination date.

Do I have to register in person at Alpadia Berlin?

You can, of course, register for a Cambridge English exam at Alpadia Berlin in person. It is also possible to contact us by telephone or email to let us know that you are interested in our preparation courses and exams.

How will one of Alpadia Berlin’s preparation courses get me ready for my Cambridge English exam?

In a small group (with a maximum of eight participants) your teacher will take you through a full programme designed to develop all of your examination skills (writing, reading, listening and speaking). Our experienced teachers are familiar with Cambridge English’s assessment criteria and can therefore enable you to get the best exam results possible.

Our groups use authentic Cambridge English examination materials as a basis for practise and discussion. You will get to know the types of questions you will face and become familiar with the format of the exams, as well as developing your skills through authentic practice sessions.

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