A2 Key for Schools
Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is there a wordlist for Cambridge English: Key for Schools exams?
Yes. There is a Cambridge English: Key (KET) for Schools vocabulary list available.
What is the difference between Cambridge English: Key and Cambridge English: Key for Schools?
Cambridge English: Key and Cambridge English: Key for Schools exams follow exactly the same format. The level of the exams is the same – candidates are tested in all the same skills. However, the content of the exams is a bit different (the ‘for Schools’ version is specifically tailored to suit the interests and experiences of school-age candidates).
Do I have to be a particular age to be able to take a Cambridge English: Key for Schools exam?
No. Candidates of any age can take Cambridge English: Key for Schools. The content of these exams is aimed at school-age learners, so it might not be appropriate for older candidates. They might want to take Cambridge English: Key instead.
What will it say on my certificate, if I take a Cambridge English: Key for Schools exam?
Students who pass Cambridge English: Key for Schools receive the same internationally accepted certificate as those candidates who pass the standard version of this exam.
Do I have to pass each paper in order to pass the whole examination?
No. Your grade is based on your overall score in all the papers.
Use the answer keys below
There is no answer key for Reading & Writing Part 9, but there are sample answers and examiner comments in the relevant pages of the A2 Key for Schools handbook.
Speaking test video with examiners’ commentary
This video will help you to understand what happens during the A2 Key for Schools speaking test. You can also download examiners’ comments for this video.