LanguageCert LTE

LanguageCERT LTE

A set of internationally recognised English language qualifications mapped to the CEFR, assessing Listening, Reading and Writing skills. These exams are intended for non-native English speakers worldwide, who need to provide documented evidence of their English language level for general, academic or specific work related purposes. Ideal for those looking to advance their career prospects, measure their progress and to meet entry and graduation requirements.

A1-B1 Listening & Reading

An English Listening & Reading test aligned to the A1-B1 levels of the CEFR*, ideal for entry-level candidates. Exams are delivered through our global network of Test Centres.

*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.

  • All candidates take the same test regardless of language proficiency and receive a certificate placing them at levels A1 to B1 of the CEFR based on their performance
  • Assesses Listening and Reading skills, as well as command of English grammar and vocabulary
  • Establishes English language proficiency reliably and quickly
  • Multiple choice structure
  • Paper-based
  • Duration approx. 30 minutes
  • 4 parts/32 questions
  • Paper-based
  • Duration 40 minutes
  • 4 parts/40 questions

Written Component

Key Features

Key Features

EXAM LEVELA1 – B1
 FORMATListening: paper-based, multiple choice
Reading: 
paper-based, multiple choice
 CERTIFICATEAwarded for scores of 10 or above out of 59
GRADE BOUNDARIESCandidates are awarded 0, A1, A2 or B1
B1 40-59
A2 
20-39
A1 
10-19
0       
0-9

Exam Format

Exam Format

FORMAT                              Paper-based 1 hour 10 minutes

Listening: 30 minutes                       Reading: 40 minutes uninterupted

Breakdown of Levels

LTE A1 ‚Äď CEFR A1

  • Can recognise familiar words, everyday expressions and very basic phrases when people speak slowly and clearly.
  • Can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences on familiar topics and obtain information from notices, posters and catalogues.

LTE A2 ‚Äď CEFR A2

  • Can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance such as basic personal and family information, shopping, local area and employment.
  • Can catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
  • Can read and understand very short, simple texts such as personal letters.
  • Can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables.

LTE B1 ‚Äď CEFR B1

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can understand the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.
  • Can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency every day or job-related language.
  • Can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.

Results, Certificates & Digital Badges

Statement of Result (SoR) & e-certificate sent by email or through the Test Centre;

  • 3 business days for Online exams with remote, live invigilation
  • 5 business days for computer-based exams
  • 10 business days for paper-based exams

Digital badges are available in 10 business days and sent by email.

Hard-copy certificates are sent either to the candidate or to the Test Centre shortly after results are released.

A1-C2 Listening

An English Listening & Reading test aligned to the A1-C2 levels of the CEFR*, ideal for intermediate to high level candidates (B2-C2). Exams are delivered through our global network of Test Centres or online.

All exam delivery methods lead to the same results, the same certificate and the same international recognition.

*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.

  • All candidates take the same test regardless of language proficiency and receive a certificate placing them at levels A1 to C2 of the CEFR based on their performance
  • Assesses Listening and Reading skills, as well as command of English grammar and vocabulary
  • Establishes English language proficiency reliably and quickly
  • Multiple choice structure
  • Taken at a Test Centre
  • Duration 2hrs
  • Approx. 110 questions
  • Taken at a Test Centre
  • Difficulty of questions adjusts and adapts throughout according to the candidate‚Äôs performance
  • Duration 1hr ‚Äď 1hr & 30 minutes¬†
  • Approx. 56 questions
  • Taken anytime, anyplace* 24/7/365
  • Difficulty of questions adjusts and adapts throughout according to performance
  • Duration 1hr ‚Äď 1hr & 30 minutes¬†
  • Approx. 56 questions

** Requirements include a quiet room with no distractions, a computer, webcam and an internet connection.


Written Component

Key Features

Key Features

EXAM LEVELA1 -C2
 FORMATPaper-based/computer-based at approved Test Centres or Online with remote, live invigilation
 CERTIFICATEAwarded for scores of 10 or above out of 100
GRADE BOUNDARIESCandidates are awarded 0, A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 or C2
C2 90-100
C1 
75-89
B2 
60-74
B1 
40-59
A2 
20-39
A1 
10-19
0      
0-9

Exam Format

Exam Format

FORMAT                              Paper-based 2 hours

Listening: 30 minutes                       Reading: 40 minutes uninterupted

 

FORMAT                              Computer-based 1hr -1 hour 30 minutes

Listening: 25 minutes                       Reading: 35 minutes uninterupted

 

FORMAT                              Online-exam 1hr -1 hour 30 minutes

Listening: 25 minutes                       Reading: 35 minutes uninterupted

Breakdown of Levels

LTE A1 ‚Äď CEFR A1

  • Can recognise familiar words, everyday expressions and very basic phrases when people speak slowly and clearly.
  • Can understand familiar names, words and very simple sentences on familiar topics and obtain information from notices, posters and catalogues.

LTE A2 ‚Äď CEFR A2

  • Can understand phrases and the highest frequency vocabulary related to areas of most immediate personal relevance such as basic personal and family information, shopping, local area and employment.
  • Can catch the main point in short, clear, simple messages and announcements.
  • Can read and understand very short, simple texts such as personal letters.
  • Can find specific, predictable information in simple everyday material such as advertisements, prospectuses, menus and timetables.

LTE B1 ‚Äď CEFR B1

  • Can understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.
  • Can understand the main point of many radio or TV programmes on current affairs or topics of personal or professional interest when the delivery is relatively slow and clear.
  • Can understand texts that consist mainly of high frequency every day or job-related language.
  • Can understand the description of events, feelings and wishes in personal letters.

LTE B2 ‚Äď CEFR B2

  • Can understand extended speech and lectures and follow complex lines of argument, provided the topic is reasonably familiar.
  • Can understand most TV news, current affairs programmes and the majority of films in standard dialect.
  • Can read articles and reports concerned with temporary problems in which the writers adopt particular attitudes or viewpoints.
  • Can understand contemporary literary prose.

LTE C1 ‚Äď CEFR C1

  • Can understand an extended speech even when it is not clearly structured and when relationships are only implied and not signalled explicitly.
  • Can understand TV programmes and films without too much effort.
  • Can understand long and complex factual and literary texts, appreciating distinctions of style.
  • Can understand specialised articles and longer technical instructions that are relevant to various fields.

LTE C2 ‚Äď CEFR C2

  • Can understand with ease any kind of spoken language, whether live or broadcast, even when delivered at fast native speed, provided there is a familiarity with the accent.
  • Can read virtually all forms of the written language at ease, including abstract and structurally or linguistically complex texts such as manuals, specialised articles and literary works.

Results, Certificates & Digital Badges

  • Certificate of Achievement & e-certificate¬†are available in 2 business days.
  • Results¬†are sent by email directly to candidates or to their Test Centre. Instant preliminary results for computer-based tests.
  • Digital badges¬†are available on the same day as results and sent by email.
  • Hard-copy certificates¬†are sent either to the candidate or to the Test Centre shortly after results are released.

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