Oxford Test of English: Your dream, your journey, your test
When I hand my students a certificate endorsed by the University of Oxford, it really is something amazing.
Dr Ahmad Khalil Abdelqader Awad, English Language Instructor, Saudi Arabia
What is the Oxford Test of English?
An affordable, personalized test that fits you. 100% online, it’s flexible, fast, and available at an Approved Test Centre near you. Plus, it’s the only language proficiency test certified by the University of Oxford.
The test consists of 4 modules: Speaking, Listening, Reading, and Writing. They can be taken or re-taken together, on their own, or in any combination – whatever works for you.
The test is aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) across 3 levels: find out whether you are at A2, B1, or B2.
The test is available all year round, takes 2 hours, and can be booked with 7 days notice. Listening and Reading results are available on test day, while Speaking and Writing results are ready within 14 days.
The only language proficiency test certified by the University of Oxford. Your results are valid for life and recognised around the world.
Take the online demo
Experience the Oxford Test of English for yourself with the online demo. By taking the demo you are not registering for the test, and you will not get results or a certificate. Unlike the real test the demo is not adaptive – all the demo questions are at B1 level.
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