There are many resources available for Cambridge English exams preparation, including the British Council’s teaching resources and the Cambridge English exams website. Ensure your students are fully prepared with our list of useful websites and courses below. It is important to be aware of the format of the exam and of the types of questions you will be expected to answer.

Teachers, schools and institutions

If you have a group of candidates, you can register them together as a group, and it may be possible to hold the exam on your premises. Please contact us for more information.

Resources for teachers and institutions

British Council teacher training courses

We offer courses for teachers of English.

We may also be able to arrange workshops for your teachers who are preparing students for a Cambridge English exam - contact the Exams Services to find out more.

British Council LearnEnglish website

If you have an understanding of the format of test and you are looking for ways to practice and improve your students' English before they sit the exam, there are free games, stories, listening activities and grammar exercises on the British Council’s Learn English website.

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 store to help your students to learn English.

Cambridge English exam preparation

The official Cambrige English candidate website provides detailed essential 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.

Candidates and teachers may find free resources on the Cambridge English exam preparation website useful.

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.


With LearnEnglish Exams your students can get last-minute practice and revision exercises for B2 First, B2 First for Schools and C1 Advanced exams. Teachers can access the website to support their students too in the new Schools Area!

British Council exam preparation courses

We offer a whole range of courses to help your students improve their English or prepare for exams.