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British Council

It is important to be aware of the format of the exam and of the types of questions you will be expected to answer. Fully prepare yourself for your Cambridge English exam by using our online preparation courses, self-study materials and our General English courses.

Ensure you are fully prepared with our list of useful websites and courses below.

British Council exam preparation courses (Paris or online)

We offer a whole range of courses to help you improve your English or prepare for exams in Paris:

British Council LearnEnglish Exams website

With LearnEnglish Exams get last-minute practice and revision exercises for B2 First, B2 First for Schools and C1 Advanced exams. This is exclusively available to our candidates and Addvantage members.

British Council LearnEnglish website

Practice and improve your English before sitting the exam, with the British Council’s Learn English website. It has listening and grammar exercises, free games and stories.

British Council LearnEnglish apps

You can now get LearnEnglish apps on your mobile phone and tablet! Download our Android, iPhone or iPad apps from the LearnEnglish website to help you to learn English.

British Council free online preparation materials - if you have an understanding of the format of test, you may be looking for ways to practice and improve your English before sitting the exam. The British Council has free games, stories, listening activities and grammar exercises on the Learn English website.

Cambridge English exam preparation website

The official Cambrige English website provide detailed information regarding the format of the exams and a wealth of resources to help you to prepare, including a short booklet about the exam, information for candidates, sample exam papers and audio files.

Resources for candidates and teachers from Cambridge English

Candidates and teachers may find free resources on the Cambridge English website useful, such as information for candidates, handbooks, sample papers, and audio files.

Cambridge English exam preparation website

Resources for teachers and institutions

Teaching resources available on the Cambridge English Teacher Support website include example lesson plans, exams reports, and speaking test preparations packs. You may be required to sign-up in order to download these resources.

Cambridge English Teacher Support website