Linguaskill

 This is a quick and convenient online test to help organisations check the English levels of individuals and groups of candidates, powered by Artificial Intelligence technology. It tests all four language skills - speaking, writing, reading and listening - in modules. It has two types: General and Business.
It provides accurate results within 48 hours and is easy to administer. Linguaskill can be administered by Cambridge Testing Centre (EG230) at AASTMT any time or place even to candidates at home. Results are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR), the international standard for describing language ability.

Who can use Linguaskill?


Educational Institutions
If you need to measure a candidate’s level of English
for admission in a higher education institution, progression
over time, course placement or graduation, Linguaskill can help you to do so accurately and efficiently.

Employers
The ability to communicate well in English is essential for
many businesses. Linguaskill can help to ensure your
workforce has the skills needed to perform effectively.

                   

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Why choose Linguaskill?


Fast and accurate results you can trust
Results are generated within 48 hours, with instant results for the Reading and Listening module.

Easy to administer
The online test can be easily administered and invigilated at your own venue, at a time that suits you.

A flexible and adaptable test for all
The test is modular, so you can choose which combination of language skills is right for your institution.

 

Two types of Linguaskill

Linguaskill General
Linguaskill General tests language used in daily life, making it ideal for university
admission or exit, and recruitment for roles in a non-business-specific environment.
Test topics include studying and working, making future plans, travel and technology.

Linguaskill Business
Linguaskill Business tests English used in a business and corporate setting, and is
most suitable for recruitment in organisations where employees are expected to be
familiar with the language of business.Test topics include the buying and selling of
products or services, the office, business travel and human resources.

 

Who recognise Linguaskill?


Many reputable organizations around the world are now using Linguaskill
to support the growth of English skills in their countries as part of their
recruitment process.

  • University of Barcelona in Spain
  • Nanyang Technological University Singapore
  • Cognos Online located in Latin America
  • The Anglo Mexican Foundation
  • Jesuit Worldwide Learning
  • The Ministry of Education in Japan
  • Air France

Test Format and Task Types

  

                     

                   

                  

 Key Facts about the Test

  • Linguaskill can be easily administered using only a computer, an internet connection, a microphone
    and a set of headphones.
  • It matches A1 to C1 or above on the CEFR Level.
  • It tests Reading and Listening (combined), Writing and Speaking.

The Reading and Listening module is adaptive, so there is not a fixed number of questions. Each question the candidate answers helps the computer to understand their level better. The test finishes when the candidate has answered enough questions for Linguaskill to identify their level accurately. Results for the Reading and Listening module are provided immediately. Reading tasks include multiple choice, gapped sentences, open gap fill, and extensive reading. The listening section contains multiple choice questions on short and long audio recordings.

The Writing module asks candidates to input answers using a computer keyboard. Answers are marked automatically by the computer. Results will be available within 12 hours. It consists of two parts: email writing (15 mins) and response to a scenario, review, article, web post, letter, report, ..etc.

The Speaking module is taken using a computer with a microphone and headphones. Questions are presented to the candidate through the computer screen and headphones, and their responses are recorded and assessed by examiners. Results will be available within 48 hours. It consists of five parts that comprise a variety of tasks such as reading aloud, responding to questions, talking about a given topic, graphics description, and expressing opinion.

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