B1 Preliminary PET


General information

The B1 Preliminary (PET) is an official intermediate level Cambridge English exam, set at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)

It is the English language exam that shows you have mastered the basics!

As B1 Preliminary (PET) is used in the corporate world, particularly for technical, service- oriented and vocational professions, many adults decide to take the exam to prove their language ability.

Cambridge English: Preliminary leaflet


Exam format

Reading and Writing
(1 hour 30 minutes)
Shows you can read and understand the main points from signs, newspapers and magazines, and can use vocabulary and structure correctly.
(About 40 minutes)
You have to be able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials including announcements and discussions about everyday life.
(10–12 minutes per pair of candidates)
Shows how good your spoken English is as you take part in conversation by asking/answering questions and talking, for example, about your likes and dislikes. Your Speaking test will be conducted face to face with one or two other candidates and two examiners. This makes your test more realistic and more reliable.


Exam preparation

Test your level through the Flying Teachers Online Placement Test (about 60 minutes)



Check your results online
Understanding your Statement of Results


Conditions and Declaration

By registering or booking this exam, you automatically confirm that you have read and accepted the following declaration:

Cambridge Exam Conditions and Declaration


11.03.2023 - 11.03.2023
199.00 CHF
199,00 CHF