Vocabulary practice for the Cambridge PET exam
Time allowed: 1 hour 30 minutes
|Part||Task type||Test ability to|
|read and understand short notices signs messages etc.|
|read and understand longer texts for detailed information|
|read and identify factual information|
|read for detailed and general understanding. Understand writer's attitude, opinion or reason for writing|
Multiple Choice Cloze
|identify missing vocabulary or part of grammatical structures in a short text|
|rephrase sentences using different grammatical constructions|
|Part 2||Short Message||write a short communicative text of about 35-45 words|
Story or Letter
|write a longer communicative text of about 100 words|
Visit the links below for further information about Paper 2 and Paper 3 of the PET examination.
An introduction to the Cambridge ESOL Preliminary English Test (PET).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Reading and Writing (Paper 1).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Listening (Paper 2).
A summary of Preliminary English Test Speaking (Paper 3).
You can download a copy of the Preliminary English Test information for candidates pack from the Cambridge ESOL website. This will give you lots of information about each Part of the exam and contains some sample test material.