Prospective LanguageCert Interlocutors should complete the following steps:
All the relevant details regarding these steps are included below.
Prospective Interlocutors are required to study at least one practice paper from each level to become familiar with the format and content of the LanguageCert International ESOL Speaking exams.
The LanguageCert International ESOL Speaking practice papers can be accessed here.
Sample interviews of specimen materials are also provided below.
Prospective LanguageCert Interlocutors are required to study the Guide for Interlocutors.
Prospective Interlocutors are required to watch the following training webinar, which also introduces a Communicator level B2 mock interview.
Prospective Interlocutors should complete the ‘Interlocutor Training Workbook’, a short online quiz. All answers to the quiz can be found in the Guide for Interlocutors or the CEFR document.
Please note: E-mail addresses are used to identify responses, so it is important that they enter the same e-mail in the quiz as the one they used in their application.
The quiz can be taken here.
All prospective Interlocutors should record and submit a mock interview. This recording will be used to assess their performance as an Interlocutor. It is important that prospective Interlocutors follow the procedure, as well as some useful tips included below, for recording and submitting a mock interview.
Prospective LanguageCert Interlocutors who submit their recording receive a feedback form with comments via email within five working days.
‘To standard’ recordings
Prospective Interlocutors whose recordings are ‘to standard’ will receive their Approved Interlocutor Certificate and an automated link to register their credentials on LanguageCert’s Exams platform.
‘Below standard’ recordings
Prospective Interlocutors whose recordings are ‘below standard’ will need to submit a different recording, taking into consideration the comments outlined in the feedback form.
Please note that exams can only be conducted by Interlocutors who have successfully completed their training.