Preliminary English Test: Writing Part 2 Practice Test

Question 6

A friend in your English class called Elena has invited you to her wedding.

Write an email to Elena. In your email you should:

- congratulate her on her marriage

- say how pleased you are to be invited

- ask her if there is anything she would like as a present

Write 35-45 words.


More PET Writing Practice Tests

Try Part 1 or Part 3 of the Writing Paper.

Writing Practice Test Part 1
In Writing Part 1 you are given 5 sentences on a similar subject. You have to complete a second sentence so that it means the same as the first using a maximum of three words.

Writing Practice Test Part 2
In Writing Part 2 you have to write a short message (between 35-45 words) such as a postcard, a note or an email. The question will give you three points to include in the message.

Writing Practice Test Part 3
In Writing Part 3 of the Preliminary English Test you have to write a longer piece (around 100 words). You can choose to write either an informal letter or a short story.


Study Tip!

The best way to improve your informal letter writing skills is to practise! Find a pen pal or a study partner through services like Facebook. For Part 3 practice, write emails to each other of around 100 words on different topics. For example:
i) How you spend your weekends
ii) Why you're studying English
iii) Popular holiday locations in your country
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