English Language Tests in Canada
The IELTS test can be taken at 19 locations across Canada including : Conestoga College,
Simon Fraser University, University of Ottawa, University of Winnipeg and IDP test Centers. IELTS
(International English Language Testing System) is jointly managed by University of Cambridge ESOL
Examinations (Cambridge ESOL), British Council and IDP:IELTS Australia.
Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP)
The Canadian English Language Proficiency Index Program (CELPIP) is a recognized computer-delivered English language assessment test.
Test format and contents
The CanTEST measures English language knowledge and English language skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking. The CanTEST is divided into the following sections:Listening
The English listening test involves answering 40 multiple choice or short answer questions based on authentic taped material delivered at normal speed. The listening samples include dialogues, announcements, interviews, and short lectures. The test lasts one hour, and listening passages vary in length from 45 seconds to five minutes.Reading
The reading test has a 15-item Skimming and Scanning component, which is strictly timed (10 minutes) and administered before the Reading Comprehension. The Skimming and Scanning component features authentic texts from public information brochures, newspapers, university calendars, and annotated bibliographies. The reading comprehension part of the test is composed of passages of various lengths (up to 650 words) with 20 questions (both multiple-choice and short answer). This test also includes a 25-item multiple-choice cloze. A total time of 50 minutes is allowed for the reading comprehension and cloze sections.Writing
All candidates produce a writing sample which is graded according to content, organization, and language use. The writing task varies but candidates are generally required to compare, contrast, or react to information given on a current issue of interest. Candidates have 45 minutes for this task.Speaking
Candidates participate in a 15-minute interview with two judges where they are evaluated on the basis of listening comprehension, pronunciation, fluency, and range and accuracy of language used.
For Dates, prices and locations go to:http://www.cantest.uottawa.ca/
Visit the TOEFL pages and the ETS web site. Information on TOEFL test dates and registration. There is information on preparation, practice materials, and advice for the day of the test. http://www.toefl.org/index.html , http://www.ets.org/
Computer Based Test Locations across Canada, with local Phone Numbers. Calgary - (403)777-1365 Edmonton - (780)444-6110Coquitlam - (604)464-6401 Richmond - (604)231-1966 Victoria - (250)472-4501 Winnipeg - (204)288-5056 St. John's - (709)724-8901 Halifax - (902)422-7323 Cambridge - (519)622-4479 Etobicoke - (416)236-2629 London - (519)657-4124 Ottawa -(613)745-8391 Whitby - (905)404-1818 Windsor - (519) 974-8747 Montreal - 5259 (514)876-8818 Saskatoon -(306)978-7323
TOEIC Services Canada Inc. the official website for the TOEIC test in Canada. http://www.toeic.ca/
Cambridge EFL On-line is the website of the University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Division. In this site ( http://www.cambridge-efl.org/ ) you will find full information on all of the Cambridge EFL examinations and tests, as well as the latest news from Cambridge.
Information Articles for Students
Other English TEST's
International House's (IH) Web site has a useful page on British English Language Examinations. the Oxford University Delegacy and the ARELS Examinations Trust, Pitman examinations, Trinity College London, the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Examinations Board (LCCI), the Associated Examinations Board (AEB), the University of London Examinations and Assessment Council (ULEAC), City and Guilds, Northern Examinations and Assessment Board (NEAB), University of Reading (TEEP), The English Speaking Board (ESB), the Institute of Linguists and CENTRA. The I H site provides the addresses and telephone numbers of all these UK examinations boards for anyone who wishes to get in touch with them.
Please confirm all English test information with the Organizations directly
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