Cambridge English Key - KET

What is KET?

Key English Test is an elementary level exam, set at level A2 of the Council of Europe's Common European Framework for languages.

At A2 level, typical users can be expected to:
  • understand and use everyday expressions and basic phrases
  • introduce themselves and answer basic questions about your personal details
  • interact with English speakers who talk slowly and clearly



Format of the exam

  • Reading and Writing (1 hour 10 minutes)
  • Listening (30 minutes)
  • Speaking (8-10 minutes)
Please click here for further details about the exam format.

Flexible Test Options

The Key English Test can be taken as standard test (pencil and paper) or computer-based:

Available Dates and Prices

Please check all available Key English Test exam dates and prices by clicking on the following link:
overview exam dates and prices

Support for Candidates

Support for Teachers

Online Practice Test
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Handbook for teachers
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Past Paper Pack for candidates
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Past Paper Pack for the classroom
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KET Self-Study Pack
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Speaking Test Preparation Pack incl. DVD
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