Welcome to ELC's online test. The test is designed to give you an approximate idea of your level of English to help you choose a course. If you would like a more detailed and accurate assessment, please contact us.
Choose the correct answer to the following questions from the choices presented. Only one answer is correct for each question.
The following table shows the levels we use at ELC.
|ELC Level||Level Aims|
|C2 Upper-advanced||- use English very well in demanding situations
- performance level may be above average native speaker
|C1 Advanced||- use English well in all but the most demanding situations
- use and understand complex language
|B2 Upper-intermediate||- use English effectively in all familiar situations
- use more complex English and cope with more demanding situations
|B1 Intermediate||- use English to express simple ideas and achieve results
- use range of basic language well in most situations
|A2 Pre-intermediate||- use English in most familiar situations
- use English in a limited way in more difficult situations
|A1/A2 Elementary||- develop English skills to 'survival' level
- use English only in very familiar situations
|A1 Beginner||- learn basic vocabulary and structures for simple communication|
Here is an approximate guide of exams at each level.
|C2 Upper advanced||CPE||8 - 9||12||90 - 100|
|C1 Advanced||CAE||7 - 8||945||10 - 11||BEC Higher||75 - 89|
|B2 Upper-intermediate||FCE||5 - 6.5||785||7 - 9||BEC Vantage||60 - 74|
|B1 Intermediate||PET||4 - 5||550||5 - 6||BEC Preliminary||40 - 59|
|3 - 4||20 - 39|
|A1/A2 Elementary||120||1 - 2||0 - 19|