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Cambridge BEC Preliminary Course

Course description

Have your business English skills certified with an internationally recognized BEC Preliminary Exam. With your personal English coach you will acquire the skills to pass the exam successfully and with surety. This qualification increases your chances on the job market and is very much in demand with different employers.


In the homestudies BEC Preliminary course you will acquire the skills to pass the exam successfully and with certainty. You will gain structure and be prepared for the 5 areas of BEC Preliminary.

  • Oral communication
  • Listening comprehension
  • Vocabulary and grammar
  • Reading comprehension
  • Written expression


We do not require you to take an entrance test. Anyone can take the BEC Preliminary English B1 course. After the free trial lesson, your teacher will be able to tell you exactly which course is most suitable for you.

Learning objectives

  • Understand texts from everyday business life
  • Gain Vocabulary enhancement (Business English)
  • Express opinions and thoughts in everyday business life
  • Write business texts (e-mails, business letters and other texts from everyday business life)
  • Track the most important aspects of meetings


After completion of the homestudies BEC Preliminary you will receive homestudies course confirmation.

You can only take the BEC Preliminary exam at Cambridge examination centres.

Our prices and packages
1 Lesson CHF 50.00


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5 Lessons 10 Lessons 25 Lessons 50 Lessons 100 Lessons
à 45 Min à 45 Min à 45 Min à 45 Min à 45 Min
CHF 250.00 CHF 500.00 CHF 1000.00 CHF 2500.00 5000.00
Discount 10% Discount 20% Discount 26% Discount 30% Discount 36%
CHF 224.00 CHF 399.00 CHF 924.00 CHF 1’749.00 CHF 3’199.00


Our English teachers are all native English speakers and are very experienced in teaching business English. All our English teachers have at least a university degree and are specially trained English teachers for non-native English speakers.

BEC Examination Success Rate

homestudies has brought all his BEC students safely through the BEC exam.

You will receive as many homework assignments as you wish from your teacher. On days off, you can send your texts for proofreading. The homework is compiled individually for you so that you can really make progress.

Recommended between 2-6 hours of homework per week.


Course schedule

Number of students: Private lessons
Course day: Monday – Sunday
Time: 08:00 – 24:00
Mon – Sun: Freely selectable
Duration: 45 minutes
Teaching material:  Free of charge
Course location: Freely selectable

Prices and Packages

  • 5 Lessons: Discount 10%
    only CHF 224.00 
  • 10 Lessons: Discount 20%
    only CHF 399.00
  • 25 LessonsDiscount 26%
    only CHF 924.00
  • 50 Lessons: Discount 30%
    only CHF 1’749.00
  • 100 Lessons: Discount 36%
    only CHF 3’199.00
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