Updates and support: Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary exams

Updates and support: Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary exams

The revised A2 Key, A2 Key for Schools, B1 Preliminary and B1 Preliminary for Schools qualifications are now live. These exams have undergone a thorough review to reflect the latest research in language learning and teaching.

29.01.2020
Updates and support: Revised A2 Key and B1 Preliminary exams

Here’s what has changed:

  • Clearer progression between the exams
  • Change to the grade system
  • New and updated tasks across all of the papers
  • Separation of the Reading and Writing papers in B1 Preliminary and B1 Preliminary for Schools

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Support for the revised exams

To support teachers and students preparing for these qualifications, there are new lesson plans available for free download. Each 20–40-minute lesson plan gives teachers and students an overview of the entire paper as well as a breakdown of each task.

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Additionally, there is a wealth of useful resources available. These include handbooks, sample papers, videos, vocabulary lists and activity posters as well as official preparation material.

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