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Business English Certificate

Cambridge English: Business Certificate commonly known as Business English Certificate is known to be the part of the University of Cambridge and has been delivering English language qualifications and assignments from last 100 years. The exam is taken by 5 million people every year.

These tests are highly helpful in achieving the following motives:

  • The certificate has global recognition.
  • It helps with Visa and immigration.
  • Increases the chances of employment abroad.
  • All the multinational organisations consider the certificate during recruitment.
  • Helps you excel in business related studies with the help of proven English skills.

Aksent’s Exam Preparation Training Approach

  • Aksent’s Business English Certificate training is highly elaborated, practical, skill-based and helps you prepare of the exam completely.
  • The Business English Certificate training which Aksent offers is inclusive of several training activities, which are related to a situation that may arise at workplace and authenticated case study samples with abundant practice help you comprehend business language at international level and face the exam with ease.
  • After the successful completion of the Business English Certificate training course, you will find yourself confident for the exam and to face the atmosphere at workplace and will also be well versed with E-mail writing, presentations, chair meetings, socialization, negotiation, personality and telephone conversations.
  • Diligent training on report, agenda, essay and digital writing. We work consciously on your business vocabulary, key expressions and professional use of language, so that you may find yourself comfortable writing the exam.
  • With the help of case studies and brainstorming sessions, we try to inculcate not only an active team member but a team leader as well in you.
  • The course covers all the aspects of Business English Communication in terms of writing, reading, speaking and listening in English, which are required to face the test for Business English certificate.

 

BEC Exam is highly recommended for

  • Higher Secondary/ College Students
  • Job Seekers
  • Working Professionals seeking for Promotions
Cambridge English:
Business certificate is a combination of following 3 English Language Qualifications for international business:

Cambridge English: Business Preliminary (BEC Preliminary) – CEFR Level B1

 -Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC Vantage) – CEFR Level B2

-Cambridge English: Business Higher (BEC Higher) – CEFR Level C1

 

Duration Batches / Timings Eligibility Training and Exam Fee
30 – 50 Hours

(Each Level)

Customized /

Based on Exam Dates

Pre-Intermediate  to Advanced Learners Contact our Counsellor

 

BEC PRELIMINARY

Format for the Exam

Paper Content Marks
Reading and Writing Reading: 7 parts

Writing: 2 parts

50 Percent

 

Listening 4 Parts 25 Percent
Speaking 3 Parts 25 Percent

 

Reading and Writing: Time Allowed-1 hour 30 minutes

Part 1: Multiple Choice: Five short text, which you have to read and choose the correct one of the three options.

Part 2: Matching: Five descriptions of people’s requirements and one text. You have to match each person to their correct part.

Part 3: Matching: 8 Graphs and 5 questions. You need to match the questions with correct graphs.

Part 4: Right/Wrong/Doesn’t say: A text followed by seven questions. For all the questions you have to answer if statement is right or wrong.

Part 5: Multiple Choices: A text from newspaper or leaflet followed by six multiple choice questions. Each question has 3 options.

Part 6: Multiple choices Cloze: A text followed by twelve numbered spaces. Each space has got a missing word, which you need to select from the options.

Part 7: Note completion: Two short texts with a form to complete. With the help of text, you need to fill the information in the empty space provided in the form.

Part 8: Writing Part 1: An internal communication in a company.

Part 9: Writing Part 2: A piece of business correspondence.

Listening: Time allowed-40 minutes

Part 1: Multiple Choices: Eight short monologues or conversations followed by multiple choice questions based on the recording.

Part 2: Note completion: A short conversation or a monologue containing factual information followed by form, chart, table or set of notes. You need to fill the gaps in the notes with the help of recording.

Part 3: Note Completion: A longer monologue followed by form with gaps, you have to fill the gaps with the help of recording.

Part 4: Multiple Choices: A long recording consisting of discussion or interview on the business related topic. With the help of recording, you have to choose the right answer.

Speaking: Time Allowed- 12 minutes

Part 1: Interview: A conversation with the examiner

Part 2: Long Turn: A short presentation on the business topic.

Part 3: Collaborative Task: A group discussion on the business related topic.

BEC - VANTAGE

Exam Format

PAPER Content Marks
Reading 5 parts 25 Percent
Writing 2 parts 25 Percent
Listening 3 parts 25 Percent
Speaking 3 parts 25 Percent

 

Reading: Time allowed-1 Hour

Part1: Matching: Matching the text or section to the statements.

Part 2: Matching: Text with a gap and some sentences. You have to fill the gap by matching it with the sentences.

Part 3: Multiple Choice: Single text followed by six questions. You have to select the right answers.

Part 4: Multiple choices Cloze: A text with a gap. The gap indicates a word or phrase. You have to fill the gap with the right phrase or word in the options.

Part 5: Proofreading: A text with correct and incorrect lines. For the incorrect lines, you have to write the correct line.

Writing- Time Allowed- 45 Minutes

Part1: A description of a business situation.

Part 2: With the material provided you have to design business correspondence, report or proposal.

Listening: Time Allowed- 40 Minutes

Part 1: Note Completion: With the help of monologues or dialogues you have to fill the gaps in the text.

Part 2: Matching: Two set of five monologues. Each set is followed by eight options. You have to match the speakers with the option.

Part 3: Multiple Choice: One monologue followed by questions. You have to listen and choose the right answer.

Speaking: Time allowed-14 Minutes

Part 1: Interview: A conversation with examiner

Part 2: Long turn: A short presentation on a topic related to business.

Part 3: Collaborative task:  Group discussion with other students on the business related topic.

BEC HIGHER
PAPER Content Marks
Reading 6 parts 25 Percent
Writing 2 parts 25 Percent
Listening 3 parts 25 Percent
Speaking 3 parts 25 Percent

 

Reading: Time Allowed- 1Hour

Part 1: Matching: Matching the text or section to the statements.

Part 2: Matching: Text with a gap and some sentences. You have to fill the gap by matching it with the sentences.

Part 3: Multiple Choices: Text followed by questions. Each question with four options and you have to choose the correct one.

Part 4: Multiple choices Cloze: A text with a gap. The gap indicates a word or phrase. You have to fill the gap with the right phrase or word in the options.

Part 5: Open Cloze: A text having numbered gaps which represent words. You need to identify the right word.

Part 6: Proofreading: A text with correct and incorrect lines. For the incorrect lines, you have to write the correct line.

Writing: Time allowed- 1hr 10 minutes

Part 1: Guided Writing task

Part 2: Answering 1out of three given questions.

Listening: Time Allowed- 40 minutes

Part 1: Note Completion: With the help of monologues or dialogues you have to fill the gaps in the text.

Part 2: Matching: Five monologues followed by 2 tasks which are in connection with the recording. You need to connect the speakers in the recording to the items.

Part 3: Multiple Choice: Conversation between people followed by multiple choice questions. You need to listen and choose the correct answers.

Speaking: Time Allowed- 16 minutes

Part 1: Interview: A conversation with examiner

Part 2: Long turn: A short presentation on a topic related to business.

Part 3: Collaborative task:  Group discussion with other students on business related topic.

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