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Cambridge-ESOL Exams

alpha beta piccadilly is the Authorised Centre in South Tyrol for the renowned University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.

The University of Cambridge ESOL is a founder member of The Association of Language Testers in Europe ALTE, along with Universidad de Salamanca, the Instituto Cervantes, the Università per Stranieri di Perugia, the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Goethe-Institut und the Universidade de Lisboa. ALTE currently has 31 members, representing the testing of 26 languages.

Cambridge ESOL offers the world's leading range of certificates for learners and teachers of English - taken by over 3 million people in 130 countries. They help people gain entrance to university or college, improve job prospects or measure progress in English. More than 8,500 employers, universities and government bodies around the world recognise Cambridge ESOL qualifications.

School groups can also enrol for the KET, PET und Young Learners Exams with the Ufficio Bilinguismo e lingue straniere.

All Cambridge ESOL exams are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (A1 bis C2).

For further information or to enrol for the exams, please contact our offices in Bolzano / Bozen or Merano / Meran.

The following exams can be taken in South Tyrol:

Cambridge ESOL

University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations is a department of the renowned University of Cambridge. The exams test the students langauge skills in the areas of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

Cambridge ESOL exams undergo constant revison as part of a research project. Exam materials are devloped by testing specialists in the United Kingdom. Once the written part of the exam has been completed, the scripts are all sent to Cambridge for correcting and grading. Oral examers undergo annual retraining for standardisation and are also regularly observed for quality control purposes. Exam centres are inspected regularly at exam times to ensure they meet the criteria that are applied worldwide.