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Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V)

Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V)

The Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V) exam is for individual learners who want to have a business-related English language qualification at Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). By taking an internationally recognised business qualification like Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V) candidates can show that they have learned English to an appropriate standard and can use it in a professional context.

Who takes Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V)?

Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V) is used as the final school-leaving exam in the field of Business or related fields. BEC V is also used in the corporate sector by candidates who want to enhance their English skills to CEFR B2 level, with a particular focus on business English.

How is Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V) recognized?

Many companies in India recognize Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V) as a full B2 qualification. Cambridge English: Business Vantage (BEC V) is also a solid basis to prepare for the next level Cambridge English exam (Level C1) such as Cambridge English: Business Higher (BEC H) or Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE).

Exam Format-

Paper Content Marks(% of total) Purpose
Reading

5 parts

25% Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as business publications and correspondence. 
Writing 
(45 minutes)
2 parts  25% Requires you to be able to produce two different pieces of writing, such as letters, reports, proposals and emails. 
Listening 
(about 40 minutes, including transfer time)
3 parts 25% Requires you to be able to follow and understand a range of spoken materials, such as interviews, discussions and presentations.
Speaking 
(14 minutes per pair of candidates)
3 parts 25% Tests your ability to communicate effectively in face-to-face situations. You will take the Speaking test with one or two other candidates. 

Result-
Depending on which university, college or organisation you are applying to, you may be asked to achieve a specific score or grade, either overall or for a particular skill. For Cambridge English: Business Vantage, the following scores will be used to report results:

Grade Score CEFR level
Grade A 180–190 C1
Grade B 173–179 B2
Grade C 160–172 B2
Level B1 140–159 B1