B1 Preliminary (PET) confirms B1 level (Intermediate) English proficiency, according to the common European system of language levels gradation (CEFR).
Іспит B1 PRELIMINARY (PET)
Cambridge Assessment English takes into account the age peculiarities of the candidates, so there is an exam B1 Preliminary for schools (PET), which is designed for pupils. The subject of this exam corresponds to the age and psychological characteristics of school-age candidates. The complexity and duration do not differ from the usual exam. B1 is widely used for work, studying and travelling. It is recognized by embassies and consulates of more than 135 countries, governments and educational establishments both abroad and in Ukraine. According to the act of Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, school graduates (9th and 11th form), who have got B1 Preliminary for schools (PET) certificate or B2 First (FCE) certificate, are free from DPA (state final examination). 12 points are given as an annual and attestation mark in English in addition to the certificate of complete general secondary education. Obtaining the B1 Preliminary certificate is a great motivation for the further English learning.
B1 Preliminary will be useful for:
It is recognized by employers like an evidence of ability to use English for work in administrative and secretary positions, in tourism, trade, building and manufacturing. It officially confirms the qualification of intermediate English proficiency.
B1 Preliminary advantages:
Obtaining an international certificate that has not an expiration date; Confirmation of ability to communicate in English at the intermediate level; Recognition of the certificate by more than 20 000 international organizations in more than 135 countries (international companies, higher educational establishments, embassies, ministries, government agencies); Excellent motivation for further learning.
B1 Preliminary (PET) exam format
International B1 Preliminary exam consists of four parts. Exam includes testing such skills as reading and writing, listening and speaking.
Cambridge assessment scale
Key exam (A2 level) is created to confirm the speaking skills in ordinary situations. This test is suitable for those who have just started learning English.
Preliminary exam (B1 level) is created for those who have mastered the basics of English and already have practical language skills for everyday use.
First exam (B2 level) is created to confirm English proficiency at the level required for confident communication in an English-speaking environment.
Advanced exam (C1 level) confirms English proficiency at the high level and is perfect for preparation for higher educational establishments entering or the beginning of a professional career
Proficiency exam (C2) is the last one on the list and confirms that you speak English at the exceptionally high level.
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International exams preparation course includes:
Improving the level of academic English
Getting familiar with the exam format
Training exercises of all exam parts: reading, writing, listening, speaking (depends on the chosen exam)
learning the strategies how to pass an exam successfully
real-time mock exam
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