International exams are used to test English language skills, suitability for university admissions, and graduating from many Secondary School programs. Passing these international exams, in many cases, grants access to multiple pathways for your future. That said, you need to be careful that the examinations you take are recognized by the institutions you wish to attend.
Why do I need to take standardized tests?
• study abroad
• work abroad
• attend international programs at local universities.
What is the best exam for me?
Choosing an exam depends on your needs, ie. reasons for going abroad as well as the level of English you need to go abroad. Below, briefly inform yourself about the most important criteria to keep in mind when making a decision.
The FCE exam is equivalent to B2 level of knowledge. It is taken mainly for the purpose of general knowledge testing as well as for studying abroad (primarily in Europe ). This exam has no expiration date .
CAE guarantees that you have a C1 level of knowledge. The exam is taken for the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate studies as well as for work abroad (primarily in Europe ). This exam has no expiration date .
CPE is proof that you are at the C2 level of knowledge. It is taken mainly for the needs of postgraduate studies abroad (primarily in Europe ). Like the previous two exams, there is no validity period .
You can take IELTS both for study abroad and for work or immigration . The exam is accepted by various institutions around the world , and the required result varies depending on the reason for taking the exam . The certificate obtained after passing the exam is valid for 2 years .
The TOEFL is taken for study abroad and is primarily recognized in the United States . The most commonly requested result varies from 80 to 100 points . The certificate obtained after passing the exam lasts for 2 years .
Before choosing an exam, make sure that the institution requesting your certificate requires a certain type of exam.
What exams can I prepare for with you ?
At Chalk Talk , we prepare you for the following exams:
• Cambridge exams: FCE, CAE, or CPE
These are also the most accepted certificates in the world.
Preparation classes are always individual in order to improve those language skills that are necessary exclusively for you.
For all exams , it is desirable that you already have the required level of knowledge in order to prepare in time for the exam you need and ensure a passing grade. Take our online test to test your level of knowledge. If it turns out that you still do not have the appropriate level of knowledge, we recommend Chalk Talk General Conversation Course to improve your English.
If you are still not sure which test is appropriate for you, we will be happy to resolve any doubts and help you decide on the right exam as part of the free consultation .