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Taking the Examination

What’s the minimum/maximum age limit for candidates?

There is no age limit. However, due to the fact that LanguageCert USAL esPro tests evaluate a person’s language skills level in Spanish for professional purposes, it is recommended that adults candidates take the tests.

When and where can the tests be taken?

To find your nearest Test Centre please click here or contact us. Each Test Centre is in control of scheduling the date and time of the tests and can hold examinations whenever it is suitable for them and their candidates.

What is the price of the tests and where does the test fee need to be paid?

Please contact your nearest Test Centre for information on the test fees.

What is the duration of each test?

 

 

Test

Duration

Listening & Reading

Listening: 50’

Reading: 60’

Writing

45’

Speaking

≃ 15’

 

 

Is the Speaking test taken by candidate pairs?

No, each candidate is examined individually, so they can perform at their best. The interview of the Speaking test is conducted by an Interlocutor who does not assess. The evaluation takes place at a later stage by a Marker.

Can the candidates take the three LanguageCert USAL esPro tests separately?

Candidates may take the tests in any combination to meet their specific needs. (e.g. the Speaking test can be taken as a standalone exam if only proof of the speaking ability has to be provided, for example for a job that requires certain skills).

Can the learners use a dictionary during the exam?

Candidates are not allowed to use dictionaries or any other aids during the LanguageCert USAL esPro tests.