Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) exam consists of four papers: Writing, Reading and Use of English, Speaking and Listening. Reading and Use of English is worth 40% of the total marks and each of the other papers is worth 20%. It is targeted at Level C2 of the CEFR and is accepted by many educational institutions and businesses. Paper 1 has seven parts, takes 1 hour and 30 minutes and focuses on grammar and vocabulary. You ought to look at various types of text – magazine articles, short stories, novels, reviews – to become familiar with various styles and contexts of media writing. Use of English tests your skills to show your control of English by doing different tasks at sentence level and text. Why not try our free practice tests below!