Cambridge B1 Preliminary, 8 week part-time Course, June-July 2021 


What is Cambridge B1 Preliminary? 

  • This is an Intermediate level qualification at B1 Level per CEFR (Common European Framework of reference for Languages). What's this?


  • The Cambridge B1 Preliminary (PET) is suitable for learners with a lower intermediate level of English, and it demonstrates that you have now mastered the basics of English language communication.


  • You can do things such as take part in simple conversations across a range of subject areas, read simple articles or reports, and write letters and emails on everyday subjects.

  • At Richmond English School, most of our students tend to use Cambridge PET as a step towards moving up to a Cambridge B2 First class.

Course Information for Part-time B1 Preliminary, Part-time Summer 2021.

Course type:

This is a 20 hour, part-time, Cambridge B1 Preliminary Exam course, delivered in our classroom at 20 Mortlake over 1 x 2.5 hour session per week. 

Start Date: Friday 11th June.

Course duration: 8 weeks, Friday June 7th  - Friday July 30th.

Course Times: Fridays AM, 10:00 - 12:45 (2.5 hour class + 15 minute break)

Start date: any Friday.

Exam dates: click here to see 2021 exam dates

Minimum Age: 18 

Max class size: 10

Hours per week: 2.5

Course duration: 8 weeks

Start date: any Friday 

Exam dates: click here to see 2021 exam dates

Price: £25 per class

Registration Fee: £50. Click here for more price info.

Minimum booking: 4 weeks/4 classes.

Study Materials: The registration fee includes your copy of the core text.

Is this course at my level ?

  • To study on the Cambridge B1 Preliminary course, you should have at least an A2 Level of English at the beginning of your course. 


  • To take the Cambridge Level Test to get an indication of your current English language level, please click here.


  • We are happy to assess your current English level via video link or in person at the school. We will make the assessment free of charge, and it normally takes around half an hour.  

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