International Exams


CAE preparation course

CAE is among the most popular certificates recognised by schools, universities and private and public sector employers throughout the English-speaking world. The certificate has no expiration date and is valid for life.

The lessons are led by experienced teachers with many years of experience in conducting and assessing the exam.
  • Our exam experts will focus on the components of the exam and will introduce you to common mistakes that candidates make and will give you a lot of useful tips and strategies to help you pass the exam.
  • During the certificate preparation, you will practice all components of the exam, you will develop language skills that will further increase your language skills.
  • Most of the tests are real exam materials that have been used over the years.
  • Preparation for CAE also includes full tests conducted in a real test environment, which will be evaluated by your teacher.
  • Based on their teaching and exam experience, as well as your test results, our teachers will give you useful advice on which areas of the exam to concentrate on, in order to successfully obtain an international certificate.
  • During your training with us you will receive a set with a wide range of additional materials for self-preparation, which will contribute to your successful participation in the exam.
Ways of learning
  • IN CLASS AT ENGLISH ACADEMY: We have redesigned our classrooms to allow for social distancing and smaller groups, with each student working on their own desk with their own space.  All classrooms and common areas are disinfected before and after each lesson and all students and staff are required to disinfect their hands upon entry to the building. 
  • ONLINE IN A VIRTUAL CLASSROOM >>> Classes are taught on the educational platform of ZOOM - a real virtual classroom with an interactive whiteboard, with visual, written and verbal communication with the teacher and other students in the group, the opportunity to raise your hand, work in groups, where students can watch videos , listen to pronunciation and music exercises, send files, take tests, share links, video and audio.

Currently, following the guidance from the Ministry of Health, all adult courses are taught only online.

Course key facts


Advanced (C1)

Next CAE preparation courses in Varna

SPRING TERM 2021: Start 13 April 2021; Registration 5 - 10 April 2021

SUMMER INTENSIVE COURSES 2021: Start 12 July 2021; Registration 5 - 10 July 2021

AUTUMN 2021: Start 21 September 2021; Registration 13 - 18 September 2021

Course duration

Autumn, Winter and Spring terms: 12 weeks

Summer term: 8 weeks


Autumn, Winter and Spring terms: 4 hours per week, 60 minutes each

Summer term: 6 hours per week, 60 minutes each
Exam registration:

You can register for the CAE exam at English Academy. Please bring with you your ID card/passport and a proof of a bank transfer. If you are unable to come you can send a person with your notarised written agreement and with a copy of your ID card/passport to register you.

The fee for the test for 2020 is 407 BGN. Fees must be paid by bank transfer to British Council bank account:
CITIBANK, 2 Maria Luiza Blvd, Sofia.
IBAN Leva account: BG77 CITI 9250 1051 0015 01

All CAE candidates registered at English Academy receive free access to the British Council online exam preparation plattform "Road to Success".