Time allowed: approximately 12-17 minutes per pair of candidates
|Part||Task type||Test ability to|
|answer questions about yourself|
|talk on your own about a photograph for 1 minute|
Discussion with partner
|use language to make and respond to suggestions, discuss alternatives, make recommendations and reach agreement|
|take part in a general conversation|
Visit the links below for further information about the PET examination.
An introduction to the Cambridge ESOL Preliminary English Test (PET).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Reading (Paper 1).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Writing (Paper 2).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Listening (Paper 3).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Speaking (Paper 4).
You can download a copy of the Preliminary English Test information for candidates pack from the Cambridge English website. This will give you lots of information about each Part of the exam and contains some sample test material.