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Cambridge English: Preliminary

Writing practice for the Cambridge PET exam

Preliminary English Test: Writing Part 2 Practice Test

Part 2 of the Preliminary English Test Writing Paper contains two questions. You have to answer one of them. One question is an article, the other is a story. Try a Part 2 Story below.


Your English teacher has asked you to write a story.

Your story must begin with this sentence.

When I got on the train I found a seat and sat down.

Write your story



Study Tip!

The best way to improve your writing skills is to practise! Find a pen pal or a study partner through services like Facebook.
For Part 2 story-writing practice, send opening sentences like the one above to each other. Write an answer of around 100 words and send it back to your partner for feedback.
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