The Cambridge English: Proficiency exam uses real-life situations that are especially designed to help you communicate more effectively and learn the language skills you need to function at the very highest levels of professional and academic life.
Cambridge English: Proficiency is set at Level C2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). C2 is the level of
English needed to:
It shows that you have mastered English to an exceptional level.
For example, at C2 level you can expect to:
Preparing for Cambridge English: Proficiency will give you these kinds of practical language skills.
Introduced in 1913, Cambridge English: Proficiency was the world’s first public English examination designed for speakers of other languages at this level. Employers, universities and government departments around the world have trusted and accepted Cambridge English: Proficiency for almost 100 years. Your certificate is proof of your ability to use English with fluency and sophistication at a level approaching that of a native speaker.
Backed by the largest research programme of its kind, Cambridge English exams provide the most reliable reflection of your language skills.
Cambridge English exams cover all major varieties of English and are designed to be fair to users of all nationalities and linguistic backgrounds.
Once you have earned a Cambridge English certificate, you hold one of the most valuable English qualifications in the world.