28th March 2019
25th April 2019
23rd May 2019
Accepted by Conferencia de Rectores de las Universidades Españolas (CRUE)
We are an Authorised Exam Centre for Learning Resource Network (LRN)'s ESOL International Qualifications.
ESOL International qualifications are designed for candidates who are not native speakers of English and who wish to achieve a high quality, internationally recognised qualification in English that is both available and recognised worldwide and covers the whole range up to the highest level (NQF level 3 / CEF C2).
ESOL International qualifications are designed to reference the descriptions of language proficiency in the Common European Framework Reference for Languages (CEF). The levels in the CEF have been mapped to the levels in the National Qualifications Framework for England, Wales and Northern Ireland
LRN Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (CEFR B2)
LRN Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (CEF B2) is designed for all "non-native English" speakers that are required to improve their English language skills at CEFR level B2. Candidates taking LRN Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (CEF B2) will need to demonstrate that they can produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options. Candidate responses will be at a level of language that would be expected on the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) at B2.
LRN Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (CEF B2) is a four language skills qualification which assesses four sub skills of the English language: reading, listening, speaking, and writing.
Speaking Test: 16 minutes
Section 1: Introduction based on familiar topics. The examiner asks candidates questions about themselves- 2 to 3 minutes
Section 2: Topic presentation (1 minute) based on a prepared topic followed by a comment and brief conversation- 6 to 7 minutes
Section 3: Longer turn in response to Examiner's follow-up questions- 6 minutes
Writing Test: 60 minutes
Section 1: Informal letter/e-mail (e.g. "invitation to a party") (100-120 words)
Section 2: Choose ONE topic from three: informal correspondence, creative story and essay <120-170 words)
Listening Test: 30 minutes
Number of Questions: 20
Section 1: 9 short conversations (multiple choice out of 3)
Section 2: 4 longer conversations (multiple choice out of 3)
Reading and Use of English Test: 60 minutes
Number of Questions: 40
Section 1 & 2: 3 texts (multiple choice out of 3), 20 questions.
Section 3 & 4: Use of English (cloze test/multiple choice out of 3), 20 questions.