Vocabulary Topics

All the words in this section are in the Cambridge PET word list. These are the important words you need to know to pass an exam at B1 level.

Appliances | Buildings | Clothes | Colours | Education | Entertainment and Media | Environment | Food and Drink | Health, Medicine and Exercise | Hobbies and Leisure | House and Home | Language | Personal Feelings, Opinions and Experiences | Places: Countryside | Places: Town and City | Services | Shopping | Sport | Technology and Communications | The Natural World | Travel and Transport | Weather | Work and Jobs

Vocabulary learning tips

Read as much as possible. If you come across a word you don't know, write it down or look it up.

Use a dictionary. Many browsers include dictionaries. If you are reading online, you may be able to right-click on a word to look it up.

Sign up for a 'word a day' email.

Think of ways of remembering words. Do they sound like a word in your own language?

Remember words are often used together with other words. Try to learn these 'collocations'.