The test of College Academic English (CAE) is a secure online test of general English, set in the US college environment.
The test can be used for student placement, or student progress in ESL study programs, or as a general proficiency test. It is especially suitable for programs that teach academic English, or programs that prepare students for US college study.
The CAE assesses listening and reading. Currently, two forms of the test are available, Form A and Form B.
It is designed to cover the full range of ESL ability, from beginner to advanced. The CAE Reporting Scale, Text Topic and Tasks, and Ways to Improve are avalible here.
It is available in both internet-based versions, and paper and pencil versions.
Scores are reported on a scale that runs from 5 to 70.
The scale is associated with proficiency descriptors that help interpret the scores.
The online CAE is easy to use. If you need paper and pencil tests, pleasecontact us.