Free: Paper-based sample test
Download a complete set of papers for the C1 Business Higher exam. The folders include:
- Listening paper, with tapescript, audio files and answer key.
- Reading paper, with answer key.
- Writing paper.
There is no writing answer key but we have added sample answers and examiner comments from the Business Handbook for teachers for Test 1.
- Speaking test tasks.
There is no speaking answer key, but we have included the assessment scales and please refer to the relevant section in the Business Handbook for teachers for more information on the speaking test.
Free: Computer-based sample tests
You will need to use the Firefox browser to access these sample tests. You can download Firefox for free here. Once downloaded, open Firefox and use the links below to view the tests.
Watch this tutorial before you start to help you understand what you need to do.
Check your answers as you do the test. Once the test has finished you will not be able to check them.
Use the answer keys below:
There is no answer key for the Writing paper, but there are sample answers and examiner comments in the relevant pages of the Business Handbook for teachers.
Free: English practice
Practise your English with our free online activities. We have activities for reading, writing, listening, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.
Speaking test worksheet for students
A sample Speaking test worksheet for students from the C1 Business Higher Speaking test preparation pack.
Writing checklist – Level C1
Use this checklist to improve your written English and practice for your exam.
Information for candidates
A guide to the exam, with advice on preparing for the exam, tips for exam day and useful links.
To access vocabulary at C1 level that could be used in C1 Business Higher, please refer to the English Vocabulary Profile.
Summary regulations for candidates
All the important information you need to know when taking the exam.
Exam day tips
Official Cambridge English preparation materials
You can find a wide range of official Cambridge English support materials from Cambridge Assessment English and Cambridge University Press. Support materials include coursebooks and practice tests and include materials in both print and digital formats.