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Cambridge English Language Assessment
Why Cambridge English?
Cambridge English: Business Preliminary is made up of three papers developed to test your English skills. You can see exactly what is in each paper below.
The Cambridge English: Business Preliminary Reading and Writing paper has seven parts for Reading and two parts for Writing. There are different types of texts and questions.
Part 1 (Multiple choice)
Part 2 (Matching)
Part 3 (Matching)
Part 4 (Right/Wrong/Doesn't say)
Part 5 (Multiple choice)
Part 6 (Multiple-choice cloze)
Part 7 (Note completion)
Part 8 (Writing Part 1)
Part 9 (Writing Part 2)
The Cambridge English: Business Preliminary Listening paper has four parts. For each part, you have to listen to a recorded text or texts on business-related topics and answer some questions. You hear each recording twice.
About 40 minutes, including 10 minutes to transfer your answers onto the answer sheet.
Part 2 (Note completion)
Part 3 (Note completion)
Part 4 (Multiple choice)
The Cambridge English: Business Preliminary Speaking test has three parts and you take it together with another candidate. There are two examiners. One of the examiners talks to you and the other examiner listens and takes notes.
Part 1 (Interview)
Part 2 (Long turn)
About 5 minutes, including a 1-minute ‘long turn’ for each candidate.
Part 3 (Collaborative task)