Test your English Level

Not sure which course to take? Not sure about your English level? Click on the green test links below to take the free Cambridge Assessment Level test.

When you have finished the test, let us know your score.

General English - Begin Test

Business English - Begin Test

 

We might also ask you if one of our teachers can speak to you on the phone, or for some written work, to make sure that we put you in the right class.

Course Levels and Descriptors

 

Below is a simple guide to the different levels of English used in the course descriptions on this website.

 

The left hand column show the different levels within the CEFR, or Common European Framework. 

 

The next column shows the Cambridge English equivalent level.

The next column to the right shows the equivalent IELTS level.

 

The column on right-hand side has a simple description of what these scores mean.

CEFR        Cambridge           IELTS          Simple Description

C2                  CPE Proficiency           8-9                   Perfect English

C1                  CAE Advanced             6.5 – 7.5           Excellent English

B2                  FCE First                        5.5 – 6.5           Communicate in most situations

B1                  PET Preliminary           4.5 – 5              Communicate in a basic way

A2                  KET Key                                                   Beginner, some knowledge

A1                      --                                                            Complete Beginner

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