Cambridge ESOL exams are the world's leading range of certificates for learners of English. Each year they are taken by over 3.5 million people, in 130 countries.
Cambridge ESOL's world renowned Teaching Awards provide a route into the English Language Teaching profession for new teachers and first class career development opportunities for experienced teachers.
The Cambridge ESOL exams are characterised by a total commitment to assessment of the highest quality; recognition by universities, employers and official bodies throughout the world and excellent support for teachers and test takers.
Cambridge ESOL is also famous for its high quality Teaching Awards, which are recognised internationally. These include the Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), which is the best known and most widely taken initial English language teaching qualification in the world.
A member of ALTE
Cambridge ESOL is a member of ALTE - the Association of Language Testers in Europe, which provides a forum for the development of assessment standards for European languages. ALTE has member organisations in 28 countries.
Cambridge ESOL exams are backed up by the 'Can Do' statements, developed by members of ALTE. The Can Do system provides a description of what typical candidates at each level can be expected to do in each of the language skills and in a range of contexts. The Can Do statements make it easier for users to understand the significance of each of the levels.