Achieve your ambitions in international business
Cambridge English: Business Preliminary is an intermediate-level qualification that shows employers that you have a knowledge of business English sufficient for practical, everyday use in a business environment.
Language skills for real-life business situations
Cambridge English: Business Preliminary is set at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). At this level, you would be able to carry out basic office tasks such as:
- reading short messages
- interpreting charts
- writing a short email
- following short telephone conversations and discussions
- talking about business-related matters.
The content in Cambridge English: Business Preliminary reflects everyday work and business tasks. Preparing for your exam will give you skills that will make you an asset to your employer.
Improving your employability and career prospects
Proving your business English language abilities can open the door to career opportunities with a new employer, or can make your ambitions for promotion or career development within your current organisation a reality.
Clear, reliable evidence of your language ability
Employers value and rely on Cambridge English: Business Preliminary because it is a thorough test of all four language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) in a business context.
The importance of this level is that it can permit you to reach goals that those who have only studied general language skills cannot reach in the world of work. It is also an incentive to going up the next two steps of the career ladder, Cambridge Vantage and Higher.