B1 Exam Format

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B1 Exam Format by Mind Map: B1 Exam Format

1. CO (LISTENINGx2) 25points. 40' max.

1.1. T1: Matching headings (5p)

1.1.1. Select the best heading that summarises the audio extract. 2 extra headings!!

1.2. T2: Gap-fill (7p)

1.2.1. Complete the sentences with 1-3 words (inc. numbers)

1.3. T3: True-False (6p)

1.3.1. Decide if the sentences are true or false according to what you hear

1.4. T4: Multiple choice (7p)

1.4.1. Choose the best option (a,b,c) for each sentence according to what you hear

2. PCME (WRITING) 37,5p 90'

2.1. T1: Mediation (message-12,5p-20'). Write a message based on the picture you see and: -give general info: -inform about 2 specific aspects

2.1.1. Word no. & Format!

2.2. T2:Interaction (e-mail-12,5p-30') Write an e-mail related to the message and mention 2 specific points (explain and offer something). 100-130 words

2.2.1. Word no. & Format!

2.3. T3:Production (composition-12,5p-40') Write a composition on a topic, including 2 related points. 120-150 words

2.3.1. Word no. & Format!

3. PCMO (SPEAKING) 37,5p. 15'

3.1. T1: Production (speaking about a topic). 2' preparation + 2' speaking time. You have 2 pictures related to a topic on your card. You need to: -choose 1, and say why and -describe a situation related to the topic.

3.1.1. Speak about both points!

3.2. T2+T3: (doing something together. Each of you have 2 different options) 3'preparation; 4'speaking

3.2.1. T2: Mediation: -Explain what you have in your option and -Inform about 2 specific items If you're Candidate A, remember that your partner also needs to do this after you!

3.2.2. T3: Interaction: -Decide which option is best and why and -Decide something else together Interact, don't monopolize!

4. CE (READING) 25points. 60'

4.1. T1: Matching headings (6p)

4.1.1. Choose the best title for each text. More texts than headings!

4.2. T2: Multiple matching (6p)

4.2.1. Choose the best titles for each text. More headings than texts!

4.3. T3: True-False (6p)

4.3.1. Decide if the sentences about a text are true or false

4.4. T4: Multiple choice (7p)

4.4.1. Choose the best option (a,b,c) for questions about a text