+ What’s B1 Preliminary for Schools(PET)?

B1 Preliminary for Schools is an intermediate level qualification in practical everyday English language skills. It follows on as a progression from A2 Key and gives learners confidence to study for taking higher level Cambridge English Qualifications such as B2 First.

+ Who recognises the exam?

The B1 Preliminary for Schools certificate is recognised around the world as proof of intermediate level English skills for industrial, administrative and service-based employment. It is also accepted by a wide range of educational institutions for study purposes. Cambridge English Qualifications are accepted and trusted by thousands of organisations worldwide. For more information about recognition go to cambridgeenglish.org/recognition

+ What is the difference between Cambridge English: Preliminary and Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools?

Cambridge English: Preliminary and Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools exams follow exactly the same format. The level of the exams is the same – candidates are tested in all the same skills. However, the content of the exams is a bit different (the ‘for Schools’ version is specifically tailored to suit the interests and experiences of school-age candidates).

+ Who is the exam for?

B1 Preliminary for Schools is aimed at school students who want to show they can:
*read simple textbooks and articles in English
*emails on everyday subjects
*understand factual information
*show awareness of opinions and mood in spoken and written English.

+ What level is the exam?

B1 Preliminary for Schools is targeted at Level B1 on the CEFR. Achieving a certificate at this intermediate level proves that a candidate has mastered the basics in English and now has practical language skills for everyday use.

+ Where can I find more information about B1 Preliminary for Schools ?

For more information about Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools, visit:www.cambridgeenglish.org/exams/preliminary-for-schools/