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English Proficiency Test Online

This test is designed to assess your understanding of English grammar, vocabulary and phrasing. Each question is in the format of multiple choice.

You will be required to read each question carefully and select the answer that you think is correct. At the end of the test, you will be given an estimation of your current level of English proficiency.

  • There will be 40 multiple choice questions – you can answer as many as you can.

  • The test will take about 20-45 minutes to complete. The time limit is 45 minutes.

  • After successful completion of the test, you will be able to download your Certificate.

  • This online test will give you an approximate indication of your English proficiency level. You can use the result to help you find online courses on our website that is appropriate for your English language ability.

  • An email will be sent to you within two business days (48 hours) with a possible ESL course offer. 

IMPORTANT: Your email address will NOT be sold to third parties or used for any other reasons than a single course-offer by our School

Language levels

                                              CEFR.             IELTS           

Elementary                           A1                   3.0            

Pre-intermediate.                A2                   3.5 - 4.0

Intermediate                        B1                   4.5 - 5.0

Upper mediate                    B2                   5.5 - 6.0

Advanced                            C1                   6.5 - 7.0 

Proficiency                           C2                   7.5+



A1 – Elementary

You can understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type. You can introduce yourself and others and you can ask and answer questions about personal details, such as where you live, people you know and things you have. You can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


A2 – Pre-intermediate

You can understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). You can communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. You can describe in simple terms aspects of your background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate basic need.


B1 – Intermediate

You can understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc. You can deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken. You can produce simple connected text on topics that are familiar or of personal interest. You can describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.


B2 – Upper Intermediate

You can understand the main ideas of complex texts on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in your field of specialisation. You can interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party. You can produce clear, detailed texts on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.


C1 – Advanced

You can understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning. You can express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions. You can use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes. You can produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.


C2 – Proficiency

You can understand with ease virtually everything heard or read. You can summarise information from different spoken and written sources, reconstructing arguments and accounts in a coherent presentation. You can express yourself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in the most complex situations.

If you are interested in your child joining us part way through any course, please get in touch with our Advisor directly to discuss the options available, timetable and fees. Acceptance will depend on the previous courses studied.

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