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CPE: Certificate of Proficiency in English

What does the exam consist of?
Reading and Use of English Writing Listening Speaking
1 hour 30 minutes 1 hour 30 minutes 40 minutes 16 minutes
When can I take the exam?

Normally, CPE can be taken in March, May, June or December in Lisbon or Estoril.

What is the typical course content?

You use a specific CPE Course Book. Your teacher helps you to understand all parts of the exam and sets homework to consolidate and further your learning. You will improve both your language skills and vocabulary / grammar and exam technique. Don’t forget to book your free practice interviews and free written mock examinations to give yourself the best chance of a high grade!