Oxford Placement Test

Introduction

For any student interested in learning English, AIS Sprog offers Oxford Placement Test in order to evaluate their skills. The results of the test allow us to place students of similar ability together in group courses, and to better organize our teaching plan.

Registration

To take the test, we require the following information from each participant:

  1. First name
  2. Last name
  3. Email address

Before taking the test

Once we register your information, you will receive an email from the customer service department at Oxford University Press that provides individual log-in details.

You will have up to 80 minutes to complete the test. Most participants spend between 30 and 60 minutes.

At the beginning of the test, you will be asked to choose which level best reflects your current abilities. The test’s level of difficulty is then selected, and the results are weighted accordingly.

However, the level you select is only a starting point. If your answers demonstrate more or less competency, the test will automatically adjust the level of difficulty. Therefore, it is possible for the results to show a higher or lower level than you first selected.

The test consists of two parts:

  1. Use of English
  2. Listening

When you complete part 1 (Use of English), you should immediately continue to part 2 (Listening).

The test generally includes 30 questions in part 1 and 15 questions in part 2.

Throughout the test, you will be able to see how much time is remaining. If you cannot answer a question, we recommend that you not spend too much time on it – try to answer as best you can and continue to the next question.

You should not use outside resources of any kind or get assistance from others while taking the test.

To begin the test

Click on the link in the email you received from Oxford University Press, then enter your log-in details on the left-hand side of the page under “Organisation login.”

Test results

AIS Sprog will receive a notification as soon as you have finished taking the test. Oxford University Press will send us your score for each of the test’s two parts as well as your overall score, an overview of your correct and incorrect answers, and your specific response to each question.

CEFR

Oxford University Press uses the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), which is an EU benchmark for language ability

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