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Sample paper 1 for C1 Advanced
Sample paper 2 for C1 Advanced
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Reading and Use of English sample test
Listening sample test
Writing sample test
Reading and Use of English answer key
Listening answer key
There is no answer key for the Writing Paper, but there are sample answers and examiner comments on the relevant pages of the C1 Advanced Handbook.
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Free online activities for reading, writing, listening, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.
Write & Improve is a free tool that helps you to improve your English writing online. The Write & Improve workbooks contain hundreds of writing tasks at Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced levels, and for Business and Just for Fun, too.
Test & Train is an easy-to-use practice tool to help you get ready for your C1 Advanced exam through short, sharp workouts. With over 500 practice questions, you can use it anytime, anywhere and as many times as your like!
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Practice your reading, writing, speaking and listening skills using these free online resources. These materials are designed to help you to develop reading for gist and detail, managing unfamiliar vocabulary, as well as planning, drafting, editing and writing for the exam.
Reading and Use of English Part 5
Reading and Use of English Part 6
Writing Part 1
Speaking Part 2
Listening Part 1
Use this checklist to improve your written English and practise for your exam.
C1 writing checklist
A guide to preparing for the exam, with study tips, frequently asked questions and exam day advice.
C1 Advanced information for candidates
All the important information you need to know when taking the exam.
Summary regulations for candidates
Fast, focused exam preparation for C1 Advanced.
Complete Advanced is the most thorough preparation for C1 Advanced
Objective Advanced combines thorough and systematic exam preparation with language work designed to improve students' overall English level.
These authentic examination papers provide candidates with an excellent opportunity to familiarise themselves with the content and format of the C1 Advanced exam.
Advanced Trainer includes six full practice tests plus easy-to-follow expert guidance and exam tips designed to guarantee exam success.
Cambridge English Official Practice Tests are now available online in Testbank. You can work in Test mode (timed) or Practice mode (multi-attempts) to help you get ready for your exam.
View the full range of support materials for the C1 Advanced exam.