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Cambridge PET


Cambridge Preliminary English Test (PET) is an intermediate level qualification in English that creates opportunities for work, study and travel.

Cambridge PET is internationally accepted by employers, educational institutions and government departments around the world as proof of ability to use English at an intermediate level.

Cambridge English exams are recognised by more than 12,000 organisations around the world.

Suitable for Cambridge PET students Intermediate (IELTS equivalent 5.5+) students.

The PET examination consists of four parts.

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.

Listening (35 minutes)

You have to be able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials including announcements and discussions about everyday life.

Speaking (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.


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Price Include 2 FREE Mock Tests (including a face to face speaking test) and FREE postage of your results and certificate!

Examination Dates

  • Speaking - 15/03/17
    Listening/Speaking/Writing - 18/03/17
  • Speaking - 07/06/17
    Listening/Speaking/Writing - 08/06/17
  • Speaking - 06/09/17
    Listening/Speaking/Writing - 07/09/17
  • Speaking - 29/11/17
    Listening/Speaking/Writing - 01/12/17

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