BEC Tests

Intelligent Business is benchmarked with the BEC suite of Business English exams.

Developed and administered by Cambridge ESOL, the Business English Certificates (B.E.C.) are available at three levels: 'Preliminary', 'Vantage' and 'Higher'. Complete practice tests are available for each of these three levels – simply choose a level you are looking for:

BEC Preliminary

Intelligent Business Elementary is benchmarked to the Preliminary level. The BEC Preliminary exam tests Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills and is organised as follows:

Reading and Writing Test - 1 hour and 30 minutes - Reading divided into 7 parts; Writing divided into 2 tasks
(Please note Reading and Writing)

Listening Test - approx. 40 minutes - divided into 4 parts

Speaking Test - 12 minutes - divided into 3 parts

To download material needed for a complete BEC Preliminary test – click on the links below: