This stimulating, topic-based series covers every part of the exam in detail, ensuring students are fully equipped to tackle each part of every paper. Language work is fully integrated with exam preparation in each unit. The Complete series combines the very best in contemporary classroom practice with first-hand knowledge of the challenges students face when taking Cambridge English Qualifications.

The latest addition to the series is the 3rd edition of Complete Advanced, published in 2023. 

Guy Brook-Hart, Debbie Owen, David McKeegan, Emma Heyderman, Peter May, Simon Haines, Vanessa Jakeman

Number of levels

A2-C1 (Elementary to Advanced)

English for Spanish Speakers
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Informed by the Cambridge English Corpus
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Key features:

  • Cambridge One Digital Packs available for students and teachers (from A2 Key for Schools to C1 Advanced).
  • The series offers an integrated approach with exam information, advice and practice alongside language development.
  • Exercises are based on exclusive insights into real exam candidates' areas of difficulty from the Cambridge Learner Corpus, to help students avoid common mistakes.
  • Vocabulary selection is informed by English Profile.
  • Offers content specifically designed to help Spanish speakers (A2 Key for Schools, B1 Preliminary for Schools, B1 Preliminary, B2 First for Schools and B2 First).
  • Fantastic teacher resources and support available in the Teacher's Book and on Cambridge One.

English for Spanish Speakers

For Complete Key for Schools, Preliminary for Schools, Preliminary, First for Schools and First,  the English for Spanish Speakers section* provides:

  • Advice on problematic spelling.
  • Listening activities designed to raise awareness of English pronunciation.
  • Examples of past grammatical mistakes and how to correct them.
  • Commonly used words and expressions and how they differ in use to their Spanish equivalents.


*Common to Compact, Complete and Open World
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