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About the score What is an EnglishScore?

An EnglishScore is an accurate and unbiased assessment of your English language skills.

You can score up to 600 points on our free English test. Each hundred point band on the EnglishScore scale correlates to the international standard Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). The EnglishScore point-based system helps you better understand your level within a CEFR band. . Our score gives you a better understanding of where you sit within each band.

Each question in our English test is designed to assess a specific skill and CEFR level. We measure the core competencies of English: grammar, vocabulary, reading and listening. Within these skills we assess language elements such as tenses, prepositions, modality and meaning.

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We do the maths How we calculate your score

The EnglishScore test uses adaptive technology to determine an individual’s English level. Our test is split into three sections, each designed to test a specific skill. The first section determines your approximate level and will influence the questions you see later. The more questions you get right, the more challenging the test becomes, and the higher your final score.

Our automated marking system ensures results are instantly available, allowing you to quickly and accurately understand your level and certify your score.

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Compare your English level
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Aligned to a global language standard

An EnglishScore aligns to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). In addition to proving your level to an employer, you can use our English test as an indicator of your performance on other international English tests such as IELTS.

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Compare your score to other test-takers

Over 1,000,000 people in over 150 countries now have an EnglishScore, so you can compare your score and individual skill breakdowns against other test-takers within your country. You also can share your results with friends and compete to see who has the highest score.