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PET Exam Practice Activities

PET Exam Practice Activities

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Preliminary (PET) Look at practice tests so you know all the task types. Do lots of general reading practice in class and at home, especially the kinds of texts used in the Cambridge English: Preliminary test. Keep a vocabulary notebook to write down new words and make notes about how to use each word. Read all the instructions carefully and look at any examples. Make sure that you can skim and scan (read a text quickly for the main ideas or to find specific information). Check your answers and make sure you have written them in the correct place on the answer sheet.

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