LanguageCert SELT

LanguageCERT SELT

Home Office approved SELT exams, mapped to the CEFR, for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) worldwide, covering all visa type requirements. We offer 2-skills (Speaking & Listening) and 4-skills (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) SELT exams, depending on visa type. Candidates taking a 4-skills SELT exam can sit the Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) components separately as long as they are taken within 14 days of each other. All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at approved SELT Centres.

A1 Speaking & Listening

A 2-skills (Speaking & Listening) exam in English, aligned to the A1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres.

  • Consists of a short conversation online with a live interlocutor 
  • Duration 8-9 minutes
  • Each candidate is examined individually
  • Topics and tasks are based on practical experience

CEFR level A1 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:

  • Further Leave to Remain
  • Representative of an Overseas Business
  • Tier 2 (Sportsperson)

Applicants with a higher language level can take an A2 or B1 Speaking & Listening exam, which also satisfies the application requirement.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       A1

FORMAT                              Online interview with a live interlocutor

PASS MARK                        Speaking & Listening 60/100

 

PROVISIONAL RESULTS  A few minutes after the exam

 

TEST REPORT                     Issued 3 business days after the exam

Exam Format

Exam format

Online interview with a live interlocutor 8 – 9 minutes

 

Part 1

Personal information: respond to questions on familiar matters

Part 2

 

Situational role play: initiate and respond appropriately to social situations

Part 3

Exchanging information: exchange information on a given image/set of images

Part 4a

Listen and respond: answer questions on a short monologue delivered by the interlocutor


Part 4b

Long turn: deliver a short, uninterrupted talk on a relevant topic provided by the interlocutor

 

Added Value

Added value

Candidates who achieve an average score of 60% or more in the Speaking & Listening exam will be

corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL certificate.

A2 Speaking and Listening

A 2-skills (Speaking & Listening) exam in English, aligned to the A2 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres.

  • Consists of a short conversation online with a live interlocutor 
  • Duration 8-9 minutes
  • Each candidate is examined individually
  • Topics and tasks are based on practical experience

CEFR level A2 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:

  • Further Leave to Remain: for family route Leave to Remain applications after 2.5 years in the UK

Applicants with a higher language level can take a B1 Speaking & Listening exam, which also satisfies the application requirement.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Key Features

Key Features

 

EXAM LEVEL                        A2

 

FORMAT                               Online interview with a live interlocutor

 

PASS MARK                         Speaking & Listening 60/100

 

PROVISIONAL RESULTS  A few minutes after the exam

 

TEST REPORT                      Issued 3 business days after the exam

Exam Format

Exam format

Online interview with a live interlocutor 9 – 11 minutes

 

Part 1

Personal information: respond to questions on familiar matters

Part 2

Situational role play: initiate and respond appropriately to social situations

Part 3

Exchanging information: exchange information on a given image/set of images

Part 4a

Listen and respond: answer questions on a short monologue delivered by the interlocutor

Part 4b

Long turn: deliver a short, uninterrupted talk on a relevant topic provided by the interlocutor

Added Value

Added value

Candidates who achieve an average score of 60% or more in the Speaking & Listening exam will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL certificate.

B1 Speaking & Listening

A 2-skills (Speaking & Listening) exam in English, aligned to the B1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres.

    • Consists of a short conversation online with a live interlocutor 
    • Duration 11-13 minutes
    • Each candidate is examined individually
    • Topics and tasks are based on practical experience

CEFR level B1 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:

  • Indefinite Leave to Remain: ILR (Settlement/Permanent Residency)
  • British Citizenship (Naturalisation)

After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       B1

 

FORMAT                              Online interview with a live interlocutor

 

PASS MARK                        Speaking & Listening 60/100

 

PROVISIONAL RESULTS  A few minutes after the exam

 

TEST REPORT                     Issued 3 business days after the exam

Exam Format

Exam format

 

Online interview with a live interlocutor 11 – 13 minutes

 

Part 1

Personal information: respond to questions on familiar matters

Part 2

Situational role play: initiate and respond appropriately to social situations

Part 3

Exchanging information: exchange information on a given image/set of images

Part 4a

Listen and respond: answer questions on a short monologue delivered by the interlocutor

Part 4b

Long turn: deliver a short, uninterrupted talk on a relevant topic provided by the interlocutor

Added Value

Candidates who achieve an average score of 60% or more in the Speaking & Listening exam will be

awarded the corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL certificate.

B1 Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking

A 4-skills (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam in English, aligned to the B1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT centres.

  • Consists of a Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) component
  • Both components can be taken on the same day or within 14 days of each other

CEFR level B1 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:

  • Tier 2 (General)
  • Tier 4 (General) – student visa (below degree level)

Applicants with a higher language level can take a B2, C1 or C2 Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking exam, which also satisfies the application requirement.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report with their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
Candidates are advised to contact their sponsors to confirm which CEFR level is required before registering for an exam.

Candidates who achieve an average score of 50% or more in the Written component and/or 50%or more in the Spoken component will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert InternationalESOL Certificate in Listening, Reading and Writing and/or in Speaking.
LanguageCert International ESOL certificates are recognised internationally.


Written Component

Key Features

Written component

 

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       B1

 

FORMAT                              Computer-based

 

PASS MARK                        Listening: 33/50

                                                Reading: 33/50

                                                Writing: 33/50

 

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

 

Exam Format

Exam format

Computer-based 2 hours & 40 mins

Listening: 30 mins

Reading & Writing: 2 hours & 10 mins uninterrupted

Listening
Part 1
7 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task:

  • Listen twice to 7 short sentences between 2 speakers, 1 being a formal conversation
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question

Part 26 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to 3 short conversations between 2 speakers to identify: topic, purpose, context, speakers, gist, relationship between speakers, roles, functions, attitudes, feeling and opinions
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question

Part 37 questions (write notes on the message pad based on the information in the recording)

Task

  • Listen twice to the recording to identify specific information
  • Jot down answers consisting of 1 to 3 words

Part 4: 6 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to a discussion to identify gist, examples, fact, opinion, contrast, purpose, key ideas, attitude, cause and effect
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question

Reading

Part 15 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • 5 short texts each with one gap testing layout, lexis, cohesive devices, coherence
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question

Part 26 questions multiple choice options to fill in an incomplete text (1 option is a distractor)

Task

  • Choose the appropriate sentence for each gap in the text

Part 37 questions (4 texts provide the answers)

Task:

  • Read the 4 texts, e.g. email, article, advert, etc. and choose which text answers which question

Part 48 questions (requiring short answers of 1 to 3 words)

Task:

  • A continuous text: narrative, descriptive, expository, biographical, instructive

Writing

Part 1: 70 – 100 words (respond appropriately to a given text in order to produce a formal response for an intended public audience)

Task:

  • Write a response to a letter, poster, diary, timetable, leaflet, etc. for a specified reader addressing a clearly defined number of content points.

Part 2: 100 – 120 words (produce an informal letter to a friend)

Task:

  • Write a letter on a given topic of personal interest
  • Include 2 functions e.g. invite a friend to stay, describe what you will do


Spoken Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       B1

 

FORMAT                              Online interview with a real person

 

PASS MARK                        Speaking: 33/50

 

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

Online interview with a live interlocutor 12 minutes


Part 1

  • Give and spell name
  • State country of origin
  • Answer 5 questions

Part 2

  • 2 or 3 situations are presented by the interlocutor
  • Candidates are expected to respond to questions and initiate interactions

Part 3

  • Hold a short discussion to make a plan, arrange or decide something using visual prompts

Part 4

  • Candidates are given 30 seconds preparation time
  • Talk about a topic provided by the interlocutor for 1 and a half minutes
Answer follow-up questions

B2 Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking

A 4-skills (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam in English, aligned to the B2 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT centres.

  • Consists of a Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) component
  • Both components can be taken on the same day or within 14 days of each other

CEFR level B2 is the minimum requirement for the following visa types:

  • Tier 2 (Minister of Religion)
  • Innovator
  • Start-up
  • Tier 4 (General) student visa (below degree level)

Applicants with a higher language level can take a C1 or C2 Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking exam, which also satisfies the application requirement.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
Candidates are advised to contact their sponsors to confirm which CEFR level is required before registering for an exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Candidates who achieve an average score of 50% or more in the Written component and/or 50%or more in the Spoken component will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert InternationalESOL Certificate in Listening, Reading and Writing and/or in Speaking.
LanguageCert International ESOL certificates are recognised internationally.


Written Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       B2

 

FORMAT                              Computer-based

 

PASS MARK                        Listening: 33/50

                                                Reading: 33/50

                                                Writing: 33/50

                                               

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

Computer-based 2 hours & 40 mins

Listening: 30 mins

Reading & Writing: 2 hours & 10 mins uninterrupted

 

Listening

Part 17 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to 7 unfinished conversations between 2 speakers
  • 1 conversation is formal
  • Choose the appropriate response to complete or continue each conversation

Part 26 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to 3 conversations, each consisting of 2 speakers and identify: topic, purpose, context, speakers, gist, relationship between speakers, roles, functions, attitudes, feeling and opinions
  • Choose the appropriate response to complete or continue each question

Part 37 questions (write notes on the message pad based on the information on the recording)

Task

  • Listen twice to a radio broadcast, narrative, presentation, etc. to identify specific information
  • Jot down answers of 1 to 5 words

Part 4: 6 questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to a discussion and identify gist, examples, fact, opinion, contrast, purpose, key ideas, attitude, cause and effect
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question
Reading

Part 16 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task:

  • A long text: news story, article, review or proposal
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question

Part 26 multiple choice questions (fill in an incomplete text. 1 option is a distractor)

Task

  • A text with 6 sentences removed, e.g. topic sentence, summarising sentence, developing idea, emphasising a point, opinion, contrast, sequence, forward and back reference, transition to new idea
  • Choose the appropriate sentence for each gap in the text

Part 37 questions (4 texts provide the answers)

Task

  • Read 4 short texts, e.g. email, article, advert, etc. and choose which text answers which question

Part 47 questions (requiring short answers of up to 5 words)

Task:

  • A continuous text: narrative, descriptive, explanatory, expository, biographical, instructive
Writing

Part 1: 100 – 150 words (produce a formal response for an intended public audience)

Task

  • Respond appropriately to the intended reader using a clearly defined number of content points

Part 2: 150 – 200 words (produce a personal letter, a narrative composition/ story or a descriptive composition)

Task

  • Produce an informal piece of writing for a specified reader on a general subject that does not require specialist knowledge but addresses a clearly defined number of content points


Spoken Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       B2

 

FORMAT                              Online interview with a real person

 

PASS MARK                        Speaking: 33/50

 

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

 

Online interview with a live interlocutor 13 minutes

 

Part 1

  • Give and spell name
  • State country of origin
  • Answer 5 questions

Part 2

  • 2 or 3 situations are presented by the interlocutor
  • Candidates are expected to respond to questions and initiate interactions

Part 3

  • Hold a short discussion to make a plan, arrange or decide something using written text as the prompt

Part 4

  • Candidates are given 30 seconds preparation time
  • Talk about a topic provided by the interlocutor for 2 minutes
Answer follow-up questions

C1 Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking

A 4-skills (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam in English, aligned to the C1 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres.

  • Consists of a Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) component
  • Both components can be taken on the same day or within 14 days of each other

CEFR level C1 accepted for the following visa type:

  • Tier 4 (General) – student visa (degree level and above)

CEFR level C1 is not an immediate requirement for any UK visa type, however, some sponsoring educational institutions may require this high level of English language competence.
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
Candidates are advised to contact their sponsors to confirm which CEFR level is required before registering for an exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Candidates who achieve an average score of 50% or more in the Written component and/or 50% or more in the Spoken component will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL Certificate in Listening, Reading and Writing and/or in Speaking.
LanguageCert International ESOL certificates are recognised internationally.


Written Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       C1

 

FORMAT                              Computer-based

 

PASS MARK                        Listening: 33/50

                                                Reading: 33/50

                                                Writing: 33/50

                                               

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

 

Listening

Part 16 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to 6 unfinished conversations between 2 speakers
  • Conversations will include idiomatic expressions, colloquialisms, register shifts and use of stress and intonation to indicate attitude
  • Choose the appropriate option to complete each conversation

Part 2: 6 multiple choice questions (each with 3-options)

Task

  • Listen twice to 3 conversations, each consisting of 2 speakers, and identify: topic, purpose, context, speakers, gist, relationship between speakers, roles, functions, attitudes, feeling and opinions
  • Choose the appropriate option for each question

Part 37 questions (write notes on the message pad based on the information in the recording)

Task

  • Listen twice to a dense, factual lecture, radio broadcast, narrative, presentation, etc. to identify specific information
  • Jot down answers consisting of 1 to 5 words

Part 4: 7 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to a discussion to identify gist, examples, fact, opinion, contrast, purpose, key ideas, attitude, cause and effect
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question
Reading

Part 15 questions (sentences identifying true and false statements about a text)

Task:

  • Text includes idiomatic language, narrative or academic ideas, arguments and opinions
  • Determine whether the statements are true or false

Part 26 questions (8 sentences to choose from to complete 6 gaps in the text. 2 sentences are distractors)

Task

  • A text with 6 sentences removed, e.g. topic sentence, summarising sentence, developing idea, emphasising a point, opinion, contrast, sequence, forward and back reference, transition to new idea
  • Choose the appropriate sentence for each gap in the text

Part 37 questions (4 texts provide the answers)

Task

  • Read the 4 short texts, e.g. email, article, advert, etc. and choose which text answers which question

Part 48 questions (requiring short answers of up to 5 words)

Task:

  • A continuous text: narrative, descriptive, explanatory, expository, biographical, instructive
  • Provide short answers of up to 5 words for each question
Writing

Part 1: 150 – 200 words (respond appropriately to a given input in order to produce a formal response for an intended public audience)

Task:

  • Write a letter, report, argument or article using a written, graphic or visual input for the intended reader expressing stance, opinion, justification, argumentation as appropriate

Part 2: 250 – 300 words (produce a personal letter, a narrative composition/ story or a descriptive composition)

Task:

  • Write an informal piece for a specified reader in order to persuade, argue or hypothesise, expressing mood, opinion, justification, evaluation etc. 


Spoken Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       C1

 

FORMAT                              Online interview with a real person

 

PASS MARK                        Speaking: 33/50

 

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

 

Online interview with a live interlocutor 15 minutes


Part 1

  • Give and spell name
  • State country of origin
  • Answer 5 questions

Part 2

  • 2 or 3 situations are presented by the interlocutor
  • Candidates are expected to respond to questions and initiate interactions

Part 3

  • Hold a short discussion to make a plan, arrange or decide something using written text as the prompt

Part 4

  • Candidates are given 30 seconds preparation time
  • Talk about a topic provided by the interlocutor for 2 minutes
  • Answer follow-up questions

C2 Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking

A 4-skills (Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking) exam in English, aligned to the C2 level of the CEFR*. It is a Secure English Language Test (SELT) for UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) delivered through LanguageCert’s global network of SELT Centres.

  • Consists of a Written (Listening, Reading, Writing) and Spoken (Speaking) component
  • Both components can be taken on the same day or within 14 days of each other

CEFR C2 is not a set requirement for any UK visa type. Candidates with this level of English language competency who choose to sit the C2 exam satisfy all visa requirements that entail the four skills: Listening, Reading, Writing & Speaking.  
After the exam, candidates receive a Test Report displaying their score and unique reference number (URN). The URN must be included in the visa application.
Visa requirement information is subject to change. Applicants should refer to UK Government guidance on English language exams for visas and are responsible for ensuring they take the correct exam.
*Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), developed by the Council of Europe, is widely used to describe levels of language proficiency.
LanguageCert SELT exams are only available at SELT Test Centres. LanguageCert SELT exams cannot be taken online with remote, live invigilation.
All LanguageCert SELT exams must be taken at one of our global SELT Centres.

Candidates who achieve an average score of 50% or more in the Written component and/or 50% or more in the Spoken component will be awarded the corresponding LanguageCert International ESOL Certificate in Listening, Reading, and Writing and/or in Speaking.
LanguageCert International ESOL certificates are recognised internationally.


Written Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       C2

 

FORMAT                              Computer-based

 

PASS MARK                        Listening: 25/50

                                                Reading: 33/50

                                                Writing: 33/50

                                               

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

 

Listening

Part 18 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen once to 6 unfinished sentences
  • Idiomatic expressions, colloquialisms, register shifts and use of stress and intonation to indicate attitude included
  • Choose the appropriate option to complete or continue the conversation

Part 28 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen once to 4 conversations and identify: topic, purpose, context, speakers, gist, relationship between speakers, roles, functions, attitudes, feeling and opinions
  • Choose the appropriate response to each sentence/utterance

Part 37 questions (write notes on the message pad based on the information in the recording)

Task

  • Listen twice to a dense factual lecture, radio broadcast, narrative, presentation, etc. to identify specific information
  • Jot down answers of 1 to 5 words

Part 4: 7 multiple choice questions (each with 3 options)

Task

  • Listen twice to a discussion to identify gist, examples, fact, opinion, contrast, purpose, key ideas, attitude, cause and effect
  • Choose the appropriate response for each question
Reading

Part 15 questions (sentences identifying true and false statements about the text)

Task:

  • Text includes idiomatic language, narrative or academic ideas, arguments and opinions
  • Determine whether the statements are true or false

Part 26 questions (8 sentences to choose from to complete 6 gaps in the text. 2 sentences are distractors)

Task

  • A text with 6 sentences removed, e.g. topic sentence, summarising sentence, developing idea, emphasising a point, opinion, contrast, sequence, forward and back reference, transition to new idea
  • Choose the appropriate sentence for each gap in the text

Part 37 questions (4 texts provide the answers)

Task

Read the 4 short texts, e.g. email, article, advert, etc. and choose which text answers which question

Part 4: 8 questions (requiring short answers of up to 5 words)

Task:

A continuous text: narrative, descriptive, explanatory, expository, biographical, instructive

Writing

Part 1: 200 – 250 words (respond appropriately to a given input in order to produce a formal response for an intended public audience)

Task:

  • Write a letter, report, argument or article using a written, graphic or visual input for the intended reader expressing stance, opinion, justification, argumentation as appropriate

Part 2: 250 – 300 words (produce a personal letter, a narrative composition/ story or a descriptive composition)

Task:

  • Write an informal piece for a specified reader in order to persuade, argue or hypothesise expressing mood, opinion, justification, evaluation etc.

Official Practice Material

Official practice material

 

Please note that the Listening section of the live exam, consists of four more items than those appearing in the practice materials below. Also, during a live exam, Listening Parts 1 and 2 are played once only.

 

Qualification Handbook Listening, Reading & Writing



Spoken Component

Key Features

Key features

 

EXAM LEVEL                       C2

 

FORMAT                              Online interview with a real person

 

PASS MARK                        Speaking: 33/50

 

TEST REPORT     Issued 5 business days after the exam 

Exam Format

Exam format

 

Online interview with a live interlocutor 17 minutes

Part 1

  • Give and spell name
  • State country of origin
  • Answer 5 questions

Part 2

  • 2 or 3 situations are presented by the interlocutor
  • Candidates are expected to respond to questions and initiate interactions

Part 3

  • Hold a short discussion to make a plan, arrange or decide something using written text as the prompt

Part 4

  • Candidates are given 30 seconds preparation time
  • Talk about a topic provided by the interlocutor for 3 minutes
  • Answer follow-up questions

Official Practice Material

Official practice material

 

Please note that the Listening section of the live exam, consists of four more items than those appearing in the practice materials below. Also, during a live exam, Listening Parts 1 and 2 are played once only.

 

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