B1 Preliminary (PET)


General information

A B1 Preliminary qualification shows that you have mastered the basics of English and now have practical language skills for everyday use.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) level : B1

Cambridge English: Preliminary leaflet

Exam format

Reading and Writing
(1 hour 30 minutes)
Shows you can read and understand the main points from signs, newspapers and magazines, and can use vocabulary and structure correctly.
(36 minutes, including 6 minutes' transfer time)
You have to be able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials including announcements and discussions about everyday life.
(10–12 minutes per pair of candidates)
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.


Exam preparation

Test your level through the Flying Teachers Online Placement Test (about 60 minutes)



Check your results online
Understanding your Statement of Results


Conditions and Declaration

By registering or booking this exam, you automatically confirm that you have read and accepted the following declaration:

Cambridge Exam Conditions and Declaration:

  1. Registrations are only valid if the proof of payment reaches the Centre within the registration deadline. The registration deadline is generally between 35 and 40 days before the exam date. After that a late entry fee will apply. If you have questions, please contact cambridgeenglish@flyingteachers.com.
  2. After the submission of the online registration, all withdrawals and cancellations are NON-REFUNDABLE apart from for absenteeism resulting from illness. In this case, a medical certificate must be submitted to our office within 10 days of the written exam. The candidate will receive a partial refund (KET, PET, and BEC P - CHF 50.- | all others CHF 100.-).
  3. You must bring a photo ID (original) on the day of the test. You must make sure that you arrive at the right time and that you bring the pencils, pens, etc. that you need for the exam. You must not keep any electronic items in the exam room. A photo will be taken of you on the test day as an extra way of checking your identity.
  4. Entries can not be transferred from one examination to a later one, to a different level of examination or to another person. All parts of the examination must be taken in the same session.

Please remember that Cambridge English requires a minimum number of four participants for an exam to take place.
I understand that all individuals who want to take a Cambridge English exam are required to agree to all of the Terms and Conditions (a copy of which has been provided by the centre).
I wish to be admitted for the selected Cambridge English exam at the centre listed on this form and for the date listed here. I will bring a valid photo ID with me on the test day, and I consent to have my photo taken by the centre on the day of the Speaking test and/or the written papers. I agree for this photo to be held on the secure Cambridge English Language Assessment Results Verification site and viewed as set out below if I give my agreement.
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169.00 CHF
169,00 CHF