Cambridge English: B1 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).
|Paper||Content||Marks(% of total)||Purpose|
|25%||Shows you can deal confidently with different types of text, such as business publications and correspondence.|
|2 parts||25%||Requires you to be able to produce two different pieces of writing, such as letters, reports, proposals and emails.|
(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.|
(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.|
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: