Pass Cambridge English B1 Speaking
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Pass Cambridge English B1 Speaking

A complete step-by-step guide through the Cambridge PET Speaking Exam.
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Created by Jesse Sweed
Last updated 4/2015
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 8 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • know exactly what will be expected of them in the PET exam
  • communicate confidently in their B1 speaking exam
  • speak about themselves and their opinions
  • describe pictures thoroughly
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  • Students should have at least a lower intermediate level of English grammar and listening before starting this course.

Do you need your B1 English Certificate? Are you nervous about the speaking part of the exam? You need to know exactly what to expect in your speaking exam. I have prepared a proven step-by-step guide of what to expect and how to pass the Cambridge Preliminary English Test (PET Exam). Steps to Success in B1 Speaking is dedicated to help you pass the Speaking part of the exam. You will have exercises and tips that I have used in my classrooms.

You will receive:

- Detailed explanation of the parts of the PET Speaking Exam

- Essential skills necessary to communicate more effectively

- Strategies of how to prepare for and take the exam

- Tips on how to excel in each part of the exam

- Language analysis of which language to focus on in each part of the exam

- Guidance on how to express yourself effectively

- Guided and Free practices for the parts of the exam

- Quizzes to test yourself through each part

- Exercises and examples to practice the language that is taught in the course

Included in this course:

Over 85 minutes of interactive lessons

27 lectures

19 videos

19 pages of worksheets and exercises

5 quizzes

2 full practice tests

An 8-week intensive study program

A grid chart to track your progress

Expert advice and support

Study and test-taking tips

Strategies for success

Step-by-step breakdown of the exam

Much more!

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is for students who are preparing specifically for the B1 Cambridge exam. Students should have a basic understanding of English. If you are an absolute beginner, this course is probably not for you.
  • "Steps to Success in B1 Speaking" is for the serious intermediate exam student.
Curriculum For This Course
27 Lectures
Getting Started!
5 Lectures 12:17

Let's get to know each other and what to expect in this course!

Preview 02:00

Print this ebook out to follow along with the course. It includes activities and vocabulary to help you learn.

Getting ready!
1 page

Remember this when you're getting ready to go in to take your speaking exam. First thing to remember is to have fun.

Preview 02:48

Download and look at this to see how the speaking exam is evaluated.

What should I prepare for?
1 page

Let's look at the requirements for the PET speaking exam, and the areas you will be evaluated on.

What should I prepare for?
Parts of the Exam
16 Lectures 41:31

Of course the first part of the speaking exam is to introduce yourself. First impressions are important. Make sure you know how to start strong.

Part 1: Introduce yourself
3 pages

Of course you know your name! But, do you know how to spell it in English?

Part 1: Your Name

What are your interests and hobbies? What do you do for a job? Tell me about your family. These things are some of the things you may be asked in this section.

Preview 01:54

What do you do? Tell me about your teacher. Do you like your job? Prepare to answer questions like this.

PET Speaking Part 1: Work and School

What do you like to do? What don't you like to do? What are your hobbies? Answer questions like this.

PET Speaking Part 1: Likes and Dislikes

Small corrections that can make a BIG difference!

Common Mistakes (Part 1)
5 questions

Download this PDF to know everything about part 2 of the PET Speaking Exam.

Part 2: Talk Together
3 pages

What is part 2 of the PET Speaking Exam all about?

PET Speaking Part 2: The Exam

PET Speaking Part 2: The Language

Follow me as I give you specific practice for Part 2

PET Speaking Part 2: Guided Practice

How do I prepare for part 2? How can I practice alone?

PET Speaking Part 2: Study Tips and Strategy

Master the art of conversation.

Talk Together
5 questions

Part 3: Describe a Photograph
4 pages

Learn about what to expect in Part 3. What is it and how do I prepare for it?

Preview 02:20

Here's some advice to pass the B1 Speaking exam part 3.

Part 3: Study Tips

Follow me as I show you part 3 of the PET Speaking Exam slowly. You'll be able to follow and practice.

Preview 02:44

Speaking Part 3
5 questions

You will be asked to have a conversation with your partner based on a topic the examiner gives you.

Part 4: Conversation
3 pages

What's part 4 of the PET Speaking exam all about?  How can I pass it?

Part 4: The Conversation
General Tips
3 Lectures 09:38

Here are some answers to common questions students have about the PET Speaking exam.

Common Questions

2 pages

Some vocabulary of everyday items and activities. Vocabulary is a key to success!

BONUS LESSON: Vocabulary

Use the phrasal verbs you've learned in the last lesson in context. Remember to use the correct form of the verb.

Vocabulary: Fixed Phrases
8 questions
3 Lectures 22:42

Practice the entire PET Speaking Exam in REAL time with REAL questions. 

Practice Speaking Exam 1

Another complete practice for the PET Speaking Exam in REAL time with REAL questions. 

Practice Speaking Exam 2

After you have finished the course, follow the 4-week intensive study program, or the 8-week study program to refine and perfect all of the skills you have learned throughout the course. Print out and check off the chart to track your progress.

Preview 2 pages
About the Instructor
Jesse Sweed
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Certified English Teacher, Entrepreneur

Practice. Learn. Improve. Jesse Sweed started teaching English in South Korea in 2006. He then traveled to Spain, and now he teaches English online to students all over the world. As the founder of Language Galaxy, he uses that experience to create the most practical and useful courses possible. 

Hey there, English speakers. I invite you to join me on my journey of creating the best courses teaching you the English that you need in your life. I've helped students with:

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