This is a simple review of the tasks in the Cambridge Assessment English Preliminary English Test, also known as the B1 PRELIMINARY, This exam is for level B1 in the EUROPEAN FRAMEWORK FOR LANGUAGES
CEFR level: B1
Scale score: 140-159
Test format: Computer or paper based
Number of parts: 3
Exam length: 2-2:30 hours
The B1 Preliminary demonstrates that you can:
- Communicate basically and effectively
- Handle everyday situations
- Express yourself at an elementary level to native speakers
The exam contains 3 parts:
SEE THE POSTS ABOUT EACH INDIVIDUAL SECTION
The reading and writing (1:30 minutes). There are 5 readings and 3 writings to do.
Long text (choose one of the options)
The Listening (25-30 minutes). There are 4 tasks to complete. You can read the questions as you listen and you have a short time before to prepare.
The speaking (10-12 minutes). There are 4 tasks to do and they are always the same. Only the topics and vocabulary change.