When choosing your level, there is a short description of language skills you should know in order to pass the level. You do not need to worry about the right level, you get an instant feedback how successful you are after each testing block. You can also always change the level during the test if you feel it is too easy or difficult.
You can also try our free English placement test (pre-test), a quick 10-min adaptive English grammar test which will provide a recommendation which level you should start with.
I need to choose from A1 to C2 levels. What do they mean?
They are language proficiency levels based on The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment. Abbreviated as CEFR, this guideline describes the level of language acquisition of learners of foreign languages. In short, A1 and A2 are for English beginners, B1 and B2 for independent English users and C1 and C2 for proficient English users. Here you can find the detailed description of each English level based on CEFR scale.
Where can I take this English proficiency test?
Anywhere. TrackTest English Proficiency Test is 100% online solution. You can take your English test at home, classroom or work. You only need laptop or PC with speakers and internet connection to complete the test and get your English certificate. Please note that there might be the institutions requiring to sit in locally and take a proctored test in class.
How much time do I need to finish the test?
TrackTest English test for individuals does not have a time limit. so you do not feel to be under time pressure. If you a part of company or school account, you might be required to complete the test before the specific time.
In general, you can expect to complete the English proficiency test in about 30-45 minutes (depending on the level and your pace). You can interrupt your level test and return later to your account within 30 days from the start date. After 30 days, your incomplete tests are deleted and you can start your test from the beginning.
When do I get the result of the English level test?
Immediately! With no delays and weeks of waiting. You get the preliminary results after the each of three English test sections and at the end, the final score and percentage split for each English test section-grammar/reading/listening. The system will provide you also the analysis of English grammar topics you failed most.
When you pass the level test successfully, you get the digital English certificate you can download and attach to your resume or share it on your social network.
If you decided to take also the Speaking exam, this result will be assessed by our raters team manually and added to the level certificate in 7 days. Only successful results are added to the level certificate, unsuccessful results are only for your information.
How is my test result calculated?
Your result is a percentage rate from all your successfully answered questions. For example, if you answer correctly 50 out of 70 questions, you get 71%. Section results (e.g. for listening) are calculated similarly. Please note that these are used only as a guidance about the particular skill proficiency you can you in your CV. They are not reflected in the total result calculation.
For successful pass of the test and getting the English certificate, you need to score more than 65% (total result).
How the Speaking test works?
The English speaking test is an optional module of TrackTest level test. It is enabled for all
completed TrackTest English proficiency level tests for the extra fee of 12EUR per level exam. Your answers are recorded and assessed by our team of qualified raters. As a result, you get the exam protocol with the verbal assessment of your speaking skills and a successful result is added to the level certificate. You need a computer with the internal or external microphone and the Flash-enabled web browser. You can test the recording before the Speaking test activation.
Where can I use the TrackTest English certificate? Is it recognised?
TrackTest Online English Assessment Centre is an independent English language certification authority. Our English certificates can be used in any communication as a supporting document about individual English level (CEFR), e.g. as the attachment to the school admission process, job applications, resumes, curriculum vitae or Europass CV. Given our global coverage, we cannot guarantee the recognition by the each educational institution around the world so please check the acceptance with your school before application. Applying for UK visa: Since April 2015, UK government limited the number of English language test providers and channels for the test delivery. If the UK visa you’re applying for asks you to prove your English language ability you should use the Trinity College exam (UK-only) or IELTS exam in the approved test centres only that meet the Home Office’s requirements. For use in a business environment, please find the growing list of corporations using this English exam certificate.
How much the TrackTest English test costs?
The English placement test and the English level tests for A1 level are free of charge. You can decide later if you want to activate also the other levels. Individual test licence for all other English levels costs 8EUR which grants you an access to all level tests for the next 12 months. You can take a test for all levels and even try to improve the same test level result again every 30 days with no extra charge. Read more in English proficiency test pricing. You will find the option to activate all levels immediately with your credits card when logged in your account. Alternatively, you can buy the activation voucher on the external payment pages (Paypal or via our partners).