PET Speaking: free exercises and practice tests

The PET Speaking section doesn’t last all that long (10-12 minutes) so it’s not easy to demonstrate your true level of English to the proctor: that’s why it’s important to do lots of preparation in advance. There are 4 parts of the speaking portion: i) introductions, ii) describe and analyse a prompt, iii) discuss a…

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PET Listening: practice exercises

The listening section of the PET English exam lasts about a half hour and includes 25 questions. Some of the questions are true/false, some multiple-choice, and others you must answer with a word or short phrase in English. Obviously these are all based on listening to a few different audio passages. Here are a few…

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PET Reading: Practice reading exercises for the PET

The of the PET exam Reading section is formatted in 5 parts; in each one you’ll read a passage and answer related questions. Questions could be multiple-choice, true/false, or short-answer with space for one or two words in English. The Writing and Reading sections last 90 minutes altogether. Exam English Practice PET reading test Flo-Joe Exercises for…

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PET Writing: Write exercises for the PET exam

The PET Writing section has 7 questions. The Writing and Reading sections combined last an hour and a half. There are three parts: sentence transformations, brief messages, and one longer text.  Exam English2 examples of questions in the PET Reading Section: Part 1, Part 3 Flo-JoeQuestions from the 3 parts of the PET Writing Section PET…

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PET Vocabulary: important words and vocabulary for the PET exam

Need to prepare for the Cambridge PET exam? To pass the exam you’ll need to learn and memorise vocabulary for level B1. Here are some sites and resources that can help you develop the vocabulary you’ll need. Cambridge EnglishThe Vocabulary Trainer  has 30 vocabulary units. There are interactive exercises and games (the games are pretty tough).…

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Test preparation sites for the PET (Cambridge Preliminary English Test)

The Cambridge Preliminary English Test (PET) is equivalent to the B1 language level (intermediate). The PET is made up of 4 sections: Reading, Writing, Listening, and Speaking. Possible grades are: Pass, Pass with merit, and Fail. Most test-takers are typically students and children, although registration is open to people of all ages. Practice tests and…

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