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Introduction to the Cambridge English Scale

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The Cambridge English Scale is a range of scores used to report results for Cambridge English exams from 2015. This video provides an overview of the scale, what it is, how it works and the benefits it brings to candidates, teachers, institutions and other users of our exams.

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Exam results will be reported on the Cambridge English Scale for sessions held after the following dates:

  • From January 2015:
    Cambridge English: First, First for Schools, Advanced and Proficiency
  • From August 2015:
    Cambridge English: Key, Key for Schools, Preliminary and Preliminary for Schools
  • From September 2015:
    Cambridge English: Business Certificates

More information about the Cambridge English Scale can be found on our website.

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October 27, 2014 at 8:43 am

Senior Network Services Administrator – Germany

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Senior Network Services Administrator – Germany

Full-Time/ Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: Berlin, Germany

Cambridge English Language Assessment is a world leader in the field of language assessment. As part of the University of Cambridge we are dedicated to delivering educational excellence. For our regional office in Berlin, which is looking after the Cambridge English Examinations in Northern and Central Europe, we are looking for a Senior Network Services Administrator to provide customer support.

The duties include:

• Providing customer support to all Cambridge English examinations centres in the region.
• Providing support for Cambridge English’s quality assurance procedures in the delivery of exams, ensuring that all Cambridge English standards are met.
• Provide general administrative support (e.g. processing of invoices and claims, help with procedures).

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications, skills and experiences:

• Abitur level and at least 2 years of further education with a vocational degree.
• An excellent level of written and spoken German and English (at least C1 level of the CEFR).
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong organisational and administrative capabilities, including organising work effectively using initiative, often under pressure to meet deadlines.
• Good knowledge and ability in such Microsoft Office applications as PowerPoint, Excel and Word.
• Previous experience of providing a high level of customer service.
• Experience in account management / service delivery / Service Level Agreements.
• Knowledge of Cambridge English products and services is desirable.

Further information …

If you are interested in a challenging post in a dynamic, dedicated and inter-cultural team please apply by 26 October 2014 and interviews will take place on 10 November 2014.

 

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October 23, 2014 at 7:50 am

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Where will a Cambridge English exam take you?

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A banker, a photographer and a travel marketing professional share their stories about how Cambridge English exams gave them the language skills they needed for success.

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October 22, 2014 at 11:13 am

Classroom Activity: “Cambridge English: Preliminary Writing”

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resource for teachers
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Description: A guided activity to help students with Part 1 of the Cambridge English: Preliminary Writing paper.
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Time required: 60 minutes
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Additional materials required:
  • Student’s worksheet 1 (Exercise 1 cut up into separate sentences if possible, + 1 copy per student)
  •  student’s worksheet 2
  •  key for worksheet 1
  • sample task
Aims:
  • to introduce Writing part 1
  • to raise awareness of the type of language tested in Part 1
  • to present and practise a procedure for Part 1
Find more details here …

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October 7, 2014 at 8:03 am

Favourite quote of the month

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September 29, 2014 at 7:02 am

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Praktikum bei Cambridge English Language Assessment Berlin

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Die Cambridge English Prüfungen werden jährlich weltweit von über vier Millionen Kandidaten abgelegt. Die Prüfungen sind weltweit bekannt und werden von Bildungseinrichtungen und von Firmen als Nachweis qualifizierter Englischkenntnisse anerkannt.

Wir bieten ab 1. November 2014 ein unbezahltes Praktikum von mindestens zwei Monaten im deutschen Repräsentanzbüro in Berlin-Schöneberg an. Das deutsche Repräsentanzbüro ist für das Marketing und den Vertrieb sowie für die Koordination der Prüfungszentren in 15 europäischen Staaten zuständig.

Aufgabenbereiche

• Büroorganisation

• Marketingunterstützung

• Seminar- und Veranstaltungsorganisation

• Website und Newsletter • Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Blog)

• Beantwortung von Anfragen

• Marktforschung (Umfragen etc.)

Anforderungen

• gute Deutsch -und Englischkenntnisse

• EDV-Kenntnisse: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint

• Erfahrung im Umgang mit dem Internet

• Interesse an Marketing sowie Bildungswesen

Ihre Vorteile

• Erfahrungen in einer internationalen Institution

• internationales Team

• Einsatz Ihrer Englischkenntnisse

• spannende und interessante Arbeitsinhalte

• vielfältiges Tätigkeitsfeld

Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung (gern per E-Mail)!

Kontakt: Cambridge English Language Assessment, Manuela Richter, Potsdamer Str. 199, 10783 Berlin, Tel. 030 – 700 96 93 0, E-Mail: richter.m@cambridgeenglish.org, Internet: www.cambridgeenglish.org/de

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September 22, 2014 at 8:44 am

Upcoming webinars for English teachers

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Over the coming months there will be webinars on:

Date Time UK Webinar Topic
22 Sept 2014 14:00 – 15:00 Targeting tasks for teenagers: age-appropriate exam content
24 Sept 2014 10:00 – 11:00 Targeting tasks for teenagers: age-appropriate exam content
20 Oct 2014 14:00 – 15:00 Cambridge English: First Writing – what’s new and how can you help your learners?
22 Oct 2014 10:00 – 11:00 Cambridge English: First Writing – what’s new and how can you help your learners?

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September 16, 2014 at 10:13 am

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