本系列書為針對劍橋少年中級國際英語認證準備教材，適合用於短期 (授課時數50-60小時) 之課程。
此作業本配合學生課本八個單元設計，提供更多練習。隨書附的 Audio CD 內含作業本中聽力練習的音檔。
Compact Preliminary for Schools is a focused, 50 - 60 hour course for Cambridge English: Preliminary for Schools, also known as Preliminary English Test (PET). The Workbook provides further practice of language and vocabulary introduced in the Student's Book with an eight-page section focusing specifically on vocabulary. The accompanying Audio CD contains extra listening material for practice at home including exam-style tasks.