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Reading and Use of English sample test
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Writing sample test
Reading and Use of English answer key
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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.
Free online activities for reading, writing, listening, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.
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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.
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Reading part 5 (Multiple choice)
Reading part 6 (Cross text multiple-matching)
Writing part 1 (The discursive essay)
Listening part 1 (Self-access lesson)
Speaking part 2 (Long turn)
Use this checklist to improve your written English and practise for your exam.
Download the Level C1 writing checklist
A guide to the exam, with advice on preparing for the exam, tips for exam day and useful links.
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All the important information you need to know when taking the exam.
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C1 Advanced FAQs
Exam day tips – paper-based exams
Exam day tips – computer-based exams
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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.
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