KET, PET, KET and PET for Schools Exams

KET (CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: KEY)

Council of Europe Framework level A2.
KET tests the most basic communication needs in everyday situations and is suitable for students aged thirteen and over and adults. It is an elementary level exam and can be achieved after approximately 200 hours of learning.

Check out the exam content or download the handbook.

KET FOR SCHOOLS (CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: KEY FOR SCHOOLS)

Cambridge English: Key for Schools, also known as Key English Test (KET) for Schools, is a qualification that shows a pupil can deal with everyday written and spoken English at a basic level.

KET or KET for Schools?

Cambridge English: Key for Schools follows exactly the same format as Cambridge English: Key, also known as Key English Test (KET), and the level of the question papers is identical. The only difference is that the content and treatment of topics in Cambridge English: Key for Schools have been particularly targeted at the interests and experience of school pupils.

Cambridge English: Key for Schools is set at Level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). If a student achieves Pass with Merit or Pass in their exam, they will be awarded the Key English Test certificate at Level A2.It is important to recognise students’ achievements, even if they do not reach Level A2. If a student’s performance falls within Level A1, they will receive a Cambridge English certificate stating that they demonstrated ability at A1 level.

The exam consists of three parts:

Reading and writing (1 hour 10 minutes)
Listening (about 30 minutes)
Speaking (10 minutes)
For further details please visitwww.CambridgeEsol.org/KETforSchools.

PET (CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: PRELIMINARY)

Council of Europe Framework level B1.
This is a pre-intermediate level exam that tests the language skills needed for social and work–related situations in an English-speaking environment. About 380 hours of study are required to reach this level.

Check out the exam content or download the handbook.

PET FOR SCHOOLS (CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH: PRELIMINARY FOR SCHOOLS)

Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET) for Schools, is a qualification that shows a pupil can deal with everyday written and spoken English at an intermediate level.

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PET or PET for Schools?

Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools follows exactly the same format as Cambridge English: Preliminary, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET), and the level of the question papers is identical. The only difference is that the content and treatment of topics in Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools have been particularly targeted at the interests and experience of school pupils.

The exam is set at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). Pupils who succeed the exam receive a certificate graded with Pass with Merit or Pass.

The exam consists of three parts:

Reading and writing (1 hour 30 minutes)
Listening (about 30 minutes)
Speaking (10-12 minutes)

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