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Level Test

Place new students at the right level, fast

The Pearson English Level Test removes the time, stress and risk of human error involved in first day testing.  

It gives you the accurate, at-a-glance data you need to understand your students’ needs, both individually and as a group – so you can start supporting them and target your teaching right away. 

With just a few basic set-up requirements, the Level Test can even be taken from home. 

  • Test and place students from home or on campus at their level (A1-C2)
  • Suitable test for every student and every level
  • 3-skill or 4-skill test for reading, writing, listening + speaking
  • Quick and efficient testing in 30 minutes or less with immediate results
  • From 3,90€* bulk orders available
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The test assesses all four language skills in just 30 minutes. Level Test (3 Skills) is delivered in 20 minutes, omitting the Speaking part of the assessment. 

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Save the time and resources spent creating, administering and marking tests - while minimising human error and receiving results you can rely on.

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Backed by market-leading artificial intelligence technology and developed by the team who created PTE Academic, trusted around the world.

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Easy to use

Quick and straightforward to use for both teachers and students, Level Test takes the stress out of first day testing, so learning can begin quickly and smoothly.

Effective skills assessment

Quick and easy to administer, the Level Test saves time and resources, and delivers reliable, auto-scored information in an instant.

It assesses all four language skills in authentic, integrated contexts – delivering powerful insights for each student and for your class as a whole.  

Clear results

Score reports provide a clear CEFR half-band and corresponding GSE range, showing each student's overall level at a glance - as well as a high-level breakdown of abilities in each skill. 

Group score reports also show the average abilities of your new class, and allow you to drill down into individual student data. 

Powerful, adaptive simplicity

Pearson English Level Test delivers accurate results for any number of students at any starting level.

There is just one test, delivered online, which continually adjusts in difficulty according to the answers the student gives. This means it’s never too easy or too hard, and every student sits a different test.


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Who we are

The Pearson English team is made up of experienced educators, researchers, test designers and analysts, who are all focused on delivering the highest quality testing in a way that works for you.