B2 First was originally offered in 1939 and is a qualification at upper-intermediate level that is officially recognised by universities, employers and governments around the world. It follows on as a progression from B1 Preliminary.
B2 First qualification shows that you can deal confidently with different types of texts; such as fiction, newspapers and magazines as well as shows how well you can control your grammar and vocabulary.
It also shows that you are able to produce different pieces of writing; such as letters, reports, reviews and essays.
Finally, it shows you are able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials; such as news programmes, presentations and everyday conversations in addition to the ability to communicate effectively in face to face situations.
B2 First is aimed at learners who need to show they can:
Upon completion, it should give you the confidence to go on and study for higher-level exams such as C1 Advanced.
No prerequisites required
All four English language skills:
Certificate of completion issued by Pusat Bimbingan Saw and endorsed by AirAsia Academy and Cambridge Assessment English
B2 First certificate is recognised around the world as proof of upper - intermediate level English skill for industrial, administrative, service-based employment and accepted by a wide range of educational institutions for study purposes. Achieving a certificate at this level proves that a candidate is becoming skilled in English and now has practical language skills for everyday written and spoken situations. This exam can be taken as either a paper-based or computer based exam.
B2 First is a qualification for learners who have an upper-intermediate level of English.
A successful and enjoyable journey begins with good preparation course. For B2 First, you should:
Well done! You prepared, you took the exam and now you’re just waiting for your results. So what happens now? All candidates receive a Statement of Results. If you are successful in the exam, you will also receive a certificate.
Your overall score uses the Cambridge English Scale to show how well you did in the exam.
After you’ve passed B2 First, you can begin a course of higher education because Cambridge English Qualifications are officially accepted by thousands of colleges and universities globally.
You may travel, study or work abroad because Cambridge English Qualifications are so well known all around the world, they can give you opportunities in other countries.
You may prepare for the next level: C1 Advanced, because C1 Advanced qualification will help you develop the skills for studying, working or living in English-speaking countries.
Denis has over 16 years of teaching experience in the English Language Teaching (ELT) industry and has taught in various countries including Ireland and Poland.
Denis is CELTA and DELTA qualified and offers training in CLIL and KAL. He is currently an ELT Trainer with an MA in English Studies focusing on materials development and learners autonomy.