Exams with the British Council

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We offer a wide range of internationally recognised Cambridge English exams from beginner to advanced levels, as well as exams for children designed to assess their level of English.

Exams in English as a foreign language offered by the British Council

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Aptis is a new online English test developed by the British Council for businesses and institutions. Its innovative design includes an evaluation of the student’s capacity to solve ‘linguistic tasks’, for example writing an email. In addition, it’s possible to evaluate one, two, three or four of the core skills separately.

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Professional, vocational and university English exams

You can sit a wide variety of exams at British Council offices around Spain. We offer recognised, official exam facilities for:

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Why people take their exams with us?

Every year over one million people sit an English exam with the British Council. We’ve been running exams in Spain for over 70 years. We offer you the widest range of English examinations and tests in Spain – from the IELTS test and Cambridge ESOL to university exams and professional qualifications.

We understand how important your exam day is to you, so we’ll support you with a professional, reliable and straightforward service.

Exam support

When you book your exam, we keep in touch with you and are always happy to answer your questions and concerns. We welcome candidates who require special assistance: just let our staff know when you book your exam and they’ll make sure that the test goes smoothly for you.

Free online resources for IELTS and ESOL

You’ll find official British Council learning resources on our LearnEnglish website including:

  • IELTS exam practice materials,
  • grammar and vocabulary reference materials and online tests,
  • audio and video-based learning. – everything from short stories to articles on UK culture and politics,
  • Business English: get the language skills to progress in your career.