Contact Us
Apply Now

Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary (PET)

Master the basics of English & gain a globally recognised certification

Have you completed Cambridge English: A2 Key (KET)? Now you can progress to Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary (PET) to build on the core English skills you learnt in Cambridge English: A2 Key (KET) including listening, reading, speaking and writing, to improve your communication skills in everyday situations.
Intake Dates 2024

Book your Exam Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary (PET)

Who is this course for?

Choose Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary (PET) if you:

  • Have lower-intermediate to intermediate English skills; or
  • Have completed Cambridge English: A2 Key (KET) and are ready to progress to the next level; and
  • Want a more intensive alternative to General English; and
  • Want a globally-recognised measure of English proficiency for employment, immigration or tertiary study purposes.

You will learn

  • A broader English vocabulary
  • To improve your pronunciation
  • How and when to use different grammar tenses
  • To communicate effectively in a range of situations
  • To write well-structured, accurate and easy to understand letters
  • To understand ‘longer listenings’ – such as TV shows, lectures and videos.

Upon completion of the Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary (PET), you’ll have the confidence to progress to even higher-level Cambridge exams such as Cambridge English: B2 First (FCE) and Cambridge English: C1 Advanced (CAE)


You will learn this through

  • Audio


  • videogec




  • presentation-01






Why Study Cambridge English: B1 Preliminary (PET) at Greenwich College?


Optional classes & learning support

Read More

  • Gain a higher result in your final examination with FREE classes and test practice including:

    - 5 hours of test practice per week to reinforce learning and check progress
    - 6 hours of ‘Cambridge Club’ classes per course, to refine examination skills
    - Fortnightly one-on-one academic counselling, so you know where to focus your efforts.


Flexible Timetable Options

Read More

  • Choose from morning or evening classes - so you can work and experience the best of Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Melbourne while you study.

An Authorised Cambridge Exam Centre

Read More

  • Greenwich English College is an authorised Cambridge Examination Centre, so you can take the final test in a familiar location.


Experience a Trial Lesson to Help You Decide

Read More


I took this course because I wanted to improve my ability to speak English before travelling around the world. I have completed General English, and also recommend Cambridge PET if you wish to further improve your grammar and speaking skills. 

Emi Haravama

Sample Timetable

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
09:00 - 10:30 Test Review
Intro of new topic
Cambridge Speaking
Speaking test tips,
tricks and traps
Cambridge Speaking
Speaking test tips,
tricks and traps
Cambridge Speaking
Saying more!
Practice Test
10:40 - 12:30 Use of English
Using the right grammar
Use of English
How to arrange words
in a sentence
Use of English
Playing with words
Use of English
Re-phrasing and
Practice Test
Reading Use of English
13:15 - 13:55 Cambridge Reading
Reading test structure
and reading technqiues
Vocabulary Builder
Phrases, verbs,
expressions, collocations
Cambridge Writing
How to write a review /
report / letter etc
Cambridge Listening
Understanding native
Practice Test
14:05 - 15:00 Cambridge Listening
Not panicking when
Cambridge Speaking
How to support your
speaking partner
Cambridge Writing
In class writing
Cambridge Reading
Learning new
words in context
Practice Test
15:05 - 16:00 Cambridge Club
time monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday

Here's what you need to know


Entry Requirements
IELTS 5.0 or equivalent; or
Greenwich English College Entry Test; or
Offshore Entry Test available through a registered representatives.


Course Commencement
Classes commence every 12 weeks.


Course Duration
Courses are 12 weeks.

Ask us a question