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Reading and Writing sample test
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Reading and Writing answer key
Listening answer key
There is no answer key for Reading and Writing Part 9, but there are sample answers and examiner comments in the relevant pages of the A2 Key handbook.
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These videos will help your students understand what happens during a speaking test. You can also download examiner comments for each video.
Read the examiner comments for Rashid and Gonca's speaking test
Read the examiner comments for Sthefhany and Fayza's speaking test
This list gives teachers a guide to the vocabulary needed when preparing students for A2 Key and A2 Key for Schools.
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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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