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Download a complete set of papers for the C1 Business Higher exam. The folders include:
Download sample papers for C1 Business Higher
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Watch this tutorial before you start to help you understand what you need to do.
Make a note of your answers as you do the test.
Reading sample test
Listening sample test
Writing sample test
Use the answer keys below:
Reading answer key
Listening answer key
There is no answer key for the Writing paper, but there are sample answers and examiner comments in the relevant pages of the Business Handbook for teachers.
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You can watch a full C1 Higher Speaking Test with Examiner Commentary here
A sample Speaking test worksheet for students from the C1 Business Higher Speaking test preparation pack.
Download C1 Business Higher speaking test worksheet
You can also watch a 360⁰ of a full C1 Business Higher speaking test.
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Use this checklist to improve your written English and practice for your exam.
Download the Level C1 writing checklist
A guide to the exam, with advice on preparing for the exam, tips for exam day and useful links.
Download C1 Business Higher information for candidates
To access vocabulary at C1 level that could be used in C1 Business Higher, please refer to the English Vocabulary Profile.
All the important information you need to know when taking the exam.
Download Summary regulations for candidates
Exam day tips – paper-based exams
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C1 Business Higher FAQs
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