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About LanguageCert International ESOL


LanguageCert International ESOL is a set of English Language Qualifications that have been designed and abide by the most rigorous quality and reliability standards and are mapped to the CEFR. Learners choose the qualification level (A1 – C2) they feel ready to sit for and the certifications are awarded to them upon successfully passing the exams.

The qualifications are Intellectual Property of LanguageCert, which aims to continue developing high quality ESOL examinations, as well as leveraging globally recognised state-of-the-art exam delivery technologies in order to make the examinations accessible and convenient.


LanguageCert International ESOL Qualifications

LanguageCert International ESOL Qualifications offer the following two exams at each level from A1 to C2, to cover all four language skills.

·         International ESOL Written Exams (Listening, Reading, Writing)

·         International ESOL Spoken Exams (Speaking)

Written and Spoken Exams can be taken independently of each other at the candidates' convenience. They are separate tests, so students can choose to focus their preparation on one exam before taking the other.

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Who are the LanguageCert International ESOL Qualifications intended for?

·         Non-native speakers of English worldwide wanting to provide documented evidence of their knowledge of English, for study or employment

·         Students aspiring to enter or exit institutions of higher education in the UK or overseas, where proof of knowledge of English is a requirement

·         People who need proof of their English language skills for their everyday or working life

·         People who are attending courses over a period and require a series of graded examinations which provide steps up the ladder of proficiency

·         Learners who require externally recognised certification of their proficiency levels in English for any other purpose


What makes the LanguageCert International ESOL Exams different? 

  • LanguageCert International ESOL exams are available frequently throughout the year
  • Skilled assessment professionals are carefully chosen for an unparalleled exam experience
  • Learners are allowed to sit for the examination at Approved Test Centres, e.g. oftentimes their own school or office premises, which results in decreased examination anxiety and increased success in performance
  • LanguageCert International ESOL Qualifications have been developed on the basis of genuine employer needs, as well as of real-life situations (including academic and employment contexts), with true emphasis on learners' communicative skills
  • Written and Spoken Εxams are two separate tests, as they can be taken independently at the candidates' and/or centres convenience, allowing learners to prepare and sit for one or the other examination (at any time) focusing on specific skills areas. Each exam leads to a different certificate
  • The examinations are student and teacher friendly, requiring little specific preparation, with an average exam duration of about 2.5 hours for the Written Exam and 15 minutes for the Spoken Exam

Whether you are a learner, teacher, employer, or Test Centre, LanguageCert International ESOL Exams offer you a range of tangible benefits. To find out more please click here.