CAE speaking test – how it’s assessed, and example videos with examiner feedback

Here’s how the CAE speaking test is assessed: http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/images/168620-assessing-speaking-performance-at-level-c1.pdf

Note the last few pages of that document – it’s the feedback for this speaking test video (Meritxell and Stefan): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPF0zUMXpl0

Here’s another example of a real speaking test (the students are better here than the previous one!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfzndMN7MZs

And, finally, here’s the feedback for that last video (Dario and Jackie): http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/images/138448-advanced-examiner-speaking-commentary.pdf

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Writing an article for the CAE exam

Check out this onestopenglish.com resource: http://www.onestopenglish.com/community/lesson-share/pdf-content/exams/exams-article-writing-cae-and-cpe-lesson-plan/147546.article

Here’s a nice example of an article, including the planning: https://timjulian.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/cae-article-new-technology1.pdf

And here’s some tips and examples for the CPE that are relevant to the CAE!:¬†http://cpesamplewritings.blogspot.co.uk/2013/07/an-article-fun-way-to-learn-english-by.html

Have fun with this entertaining and dynamic writing genre!