PET Reading Part 1: Test C

Part 1 tests your understanding of various kinds of short texts: authentic notices and signs, packaging information (for example, instructions on a food package), and communicative messages (notes, emails, cards and postcards). Accompanying the text is one multiple-choice question with three options. When you attempt a question in this part: you should first read the text carefully and think about the situation in which it would appear. A text is…

PET Reading Part 1: Test B

Part 1 tests your understanding of various kinds of short texts: authentic notices and signs, packaging information (for example, instructions on a food package), and communicative messages (notes, emails, cards and postcards). Accompanying the text is one multiple-choice question with three options. When you attempt a question in this part: you should first read the text carefully and think about the situation in which it would appear. A text is…

PET Reading Part 1: Test A

Part 1 tests your understanding of various kinds of short texts: authentic notices and signs, packaging information (for example, instructions on a food package), and communicative messages (notes, emails, cards and postcards). Accompanying the text is one multiple-choice question with three options. When you attempt a question in this part: you should first read the text carefully and think about the situation in which it would appear. A text is…

PET: Writing Part 2 (Set 2)

You are asked to produce a short communicative message of between 35 and 45 words in length. You are told who you are writing to and why, and must include three content points, which are laid out with bullets in the question. To gain top marks, all three points must be present in your answer, so it is important that you read the question carefully and plan what you…

PET: Writing Part 2 (Set 1)

You are asked to produce a short communicative message of between 35 and 45 words in length. You are told who you are writing to and why, and must include three content points, which are laid out with bullets in the question. To gain top marks, all three points must be present in your answer, so it is important that you read the question carefully and plan what you…

PET: Reading Part 5 (Set 2)

Before attempting to answer the 10 questions, you should read through the whole text to establish its topic and general meaning. After this, you should go back to the beginning of the text and consider the example. Then you should work through the 10 questions, trying to select the correct word to fit in each space. It may often be necessary to read a complete sentence before settling on their…

PET Part 4 (Procedure)

Format of this Part of the PET Test Part 4 presents you with a text which goes beyond the provision of factual information, and expresses an opinion or attitude. There are five multiple-choice questions with fouroptions, A, B, C and D. In answering these questions, candidates will demonstrate whether they have understood the writer’s purpose, the writer’s attitude or opinion, or anopinion quoted by the writer,…