The First Certificate Exam. What is it?

The First Certificate Exam in English (FCE) is one of the examinations available from University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations in England. It proves you can use everyday written and spoken English for work or study purposes at a B2 (upper intermediate) level or higher according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

And guess what? The FCE diploma lasts a LIFETIME!


Preparation.

If you're thinking of taking the exam, surely you have been studying English for many years, either in formal academies, or with ​​subsequent courses. If so, you should know that in addition to the knowledge you have acquired up to now, you need practical training focused on the exams structure and methodology. For this you need …

  • Understand of the structure and how each part of the exam is evaluated.
  • Learning how to implement effective strategies when performing the test.
  • Identifying your frequent mistakes in the use of English and how to correct.
  • Practice, practice, practice...

How to take the exam.

There are over 2,700 authorized centers in 130 countries all over the world where you can take Cambridge ESOL exams including the FCE. To take the exam you just need to find a center, find a suitable date and register.


Why you need the FCE

Well, it is the next logical step after maybe years and lots of effort made towards learning English… It is, above all, a way to prove to yourself how much you have learned and to walk away with a final reward for your effort, The First Certificate Diploma.

NOWadays, having the FCE is very important because…

Self-satisfaction
Because, it is a way to prove to yourself how much English you have learned after years of English classes and lots of effort.
Employment
Because, more and more companies require their employees to have an intermediate level (and prove it) of English and having the FCE can really help you find better work opportunities.
Studying or working abroad
Because having the FCE proves that you can use everyday written and spoken English at an upper-intermediate level, a B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, for work and study purposes and it is accepted by thousands of universities, employers and governments around the world.

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