Cambridge English: Key (KET)

What is KET?

KET is a Cambridge exam which recognises the ability to deal with everyday written and spoken English at a basic level. Do this test if you want to know your studies have started well and you have a basic knowledge of reading, writing, speaking and listening.

KET certificate is valid for life. You will not need to take the exam again

Is KET for You?

  • Do you have basic English skills?
  • Can you understand simple written English?
  • Can you communicate in familiar situations?
  • Can you understand short notices and simple spoken directions?

If this describes your skills now, or describes the level of skills you are working toward, KET is the right exam for you

KET is accepted by many government departments as a basic qualification in English

What will KET do for you?

Cambridge English is a department of the world famous University of Cambridge. Attaining one of its certificates is an achievement and a reward in itself.

Although KET is a basic exam, it offers a chance to find out your strengths and weaknesses in using English, and gives you a pathway to higher qualifications such as the Preliminary English Test (PET).