Cambridge Exam Preparation Lessons

Get the necessary tools, tips and examples you need to best prepare for the Cambridge exams. These preparations lessons will give you helpful information you need for each part of the exam. Enjoy browsing through these Oxford Online English archives.

C1 Advanced Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (C1)

C1 Advanced Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (C1)

In this free lesson from Oxford Online English, you will listen to examples of two candidates doing the four parts of the C1 Advanced speaking exam, and consider what to practise for the different areas of the marking scheme.

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B2 First Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (B2)

B2 First Speaking Exam – Listening Lesson (B2)

In this free lesson from Oxford Online English, you will listen to examples of two candidates doing the four parts of the B2 First speaking exam, and consider what to practise for the different areas of the marking scheme.

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Taking Turns in English Conversations – Video

In this lesson, you’ll learn about an important skill: taking turns in conversation. You’ll learn how to show others that you have something to say, how to interrupt others politely, and how to show that you’ve finished speaking – or not.
These skills will help you sound more natural in conversations; these skills are also important for English exams, such as IELTS.

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B1 Preliminary Speaking Exam Parts 3 & 4 – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to do parts three and four of the Cambridge B1 Preliminary speaking exam. You’ll see what to expect in parts three and four of the B1 Preliminary speaking test, and what you can do to get a good score.

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B1 Preliminary Speaking Exam Parts 1 & 2 – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to do parts one and two of the Cambridge B1 Preliminary speaking exam. You’ll see what happens during the B1 Preliminary speaking test, and how you can improve your score.
The B1 Preliminary exam is the new name for the Cambridge PET exam. The new B1 Preliminary speaking test, which was introduced in 2020, is similar to the old PET speaking exam, but with some small differences.

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