C1 Advanced Books

On this page I have put links where you can see and buy the books that I recommend when you are preparing for the C1 Advanced: CAE exam. These books form part of my C1 Advanced strategy preparation. If you would like to find out more about this strategy and the books I recommend, watch this video (you can find links to all the books and courses I recommend below the video):


I designed my website to help you prepare yourself for the C1 Advanced exam. I believe students spend too much time and money going to language schools. If provided with the right strategy and materials to use, you can prepare yourself effectively for this exam. There are 2 main things you need to do to achieve this:

  1. Learn an exam strategy. There is a strategy you can follow for every part of the exam. If you want to learn the best strategies to pass every section of the exam, you can check out my CAE course youtube playlist for FREE or check out my full and comprehensive video courses below.
  2. Use this strategy to complete coursebooks and past exam papers. If you use this strategy to complete practice exercises, you will be very well prepared for the exam. I have put my CAE video courses below (you can watch lots of free preview videos by clicking the links). I have also put a list of C1 Advanced books that I recommend training with. In the free training videos around this site, I show you how to find and effectively complete past exam papers, using my strategies.

CAE Video Courses

CAE Books

CAE Past Exam Papers

The past exam papers I use in my courses have come from this Cambridge exam website. If you want to see how to use the best strategies to complete these past papers, just check out some of the videos on the following pages: Reading, Use of English, Speaking, Listening, Writing.