PET

Preliminary for Schools

Practical English for everyday use

Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET) for Schools, is an intermediate level qualification for learners who need to use English in a practical, everyday way.

The test is set at Level B1. This exam follows the same format and level as Cambridge English: Preliminary; the only difference is that the content and treatment of topics has been targeted at the interests and experiences of school-aged learners.

Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools tests a learner’s ability to understand instructions in English, deal with situations when socialising or studying, ask simple questions, take part in factual conversations, and write a letter or make notes on familiar matters.

Preliminary

Practical English for everyday use

Cambridge English: Preliminary, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET), is an intermediate level qualification for learners who need to use English in a practical, everyday way to communicate.

 The test is set at Level B1. This is the level of English required for practical, everyday use in work, study and travel settings.

Cambridge English: Preliminary tests a learner’s ability to understand the main points of straightforward instructions or public announcements in English, deal with most of the situations they might meet when travelling, ask simple questions and take part in factual conversations in work settings, and write letters or make notes on familiar matters.