PRELIMINARY ENGLISH TEST
THIS EXAMINATION CORRESPONDS TO LEVEL A2 OF CEFR
THE EXAM HAS GOT BOTH PAPER- AND COMPUTER-BASED VERSIONS
UNIVERSITIES OF THE WORLD, THAT RECOGNIZE CAMBRIDGE EXAMS
CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH PET ADVANTAGES:
- Obtainment of the international certificate;
- Confirmation of the ability to communicate at an intermediate level;
- Recognition of the certificate by British Embassy;
- Recognition of the certificate by international companies when hiring new employees.
Structure: reading and writing, listening and speaking
- Reading and writing – 1 hour 30 minutes. Reading consists of 5 parts/35 questions, writing consists of
3 parts/7 questions
Examination Objective: shows you can read and understand the main points from signs, newspapers and magazines, and can use vocabulary and structure correctly.
- Listening – 36 minutes, including 6 minutes’ transfer time, consists of 4 parts/25 questions
Examination Objective: 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. Consists of 4 parts.
Examination Objective: 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.
A CANDIDATE CAN GET FOUR GRADES:
- Pass with Distinction — 90%-100% that corresponds to Level B1 of the CEFR Global Scale;
- Pass with Merit – 85 to 89%,that corresponds to Level A2 of the CEFR Global Scale;
- Pass — 70%-84% that corresponds to Level A2 of the CEFR;
- Pass Level A1 — 45%-69% that corresponds to Level A1 of the CEFR;
- Fail — 0%-44%, the exam is not passed at all.
REGISTRATION TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
- You can register either by filling out the application form on the Oxford Klass website or by phone:
+ 38 (044) 229-29-99.
- Only Oxford Klass provides you with a unique opportunity to register the day before the exam without any penalty.