PET for Schools is a certificate that shows a pupil can deal with everyday written and spoken English at an intermediate level.
There are two versions of PET available: PET and PET for Schools. Both follow exactly the same format and the level of the question papers is identical. The only difference is that the content and treatment of topics in PET for Schools have been particularly targeted at the interests and experience of school pupils.
Why PET for Schools?
PET for Schools is specially tailored to suit the interests of pupils, so it increases their motivation to learn English.
Because it is based on familiar topics and situations, PET for Schools gives pupils the confidence to use their English.
What will PET for Schools help pupils do?
PET for Schools is at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) – an internationally recognised framework.
At B1 level, typical users can:
understand the main points of straightforward instructions or public announcements
understand instructions on classes and homework given by a teacher or lecturer
ask simple questions and take part in factual conversations in school and study environments
write a description of an event, for example a school trip.
Preparation for PET for Schools will give a pupil these kinds of practical language skills.