Oxford Test of English

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In your area, we continue to build a network of local Test Centres so you will be able to choose the right centre for your needs.

The Oxford Test of English is available to book throughout the year at a time that suits you. Contact your local approved Test Centre to find out more and book your session.

Check the list of Approved Test Centres for further details about where the Oxford Test of English is currently available. (To see our full list of Approved Test Centres across the globe, make sure your page view at the top of the page is set to worldwide).

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Bauru - SP

Brasília - DF

Campo Grande - MS

Capanema - PR

Florianópolis - SC

Fortaleza - CE

Londrina - PR

Maceió - AL

Niteroi - RJ

Paraguaçu Paulista

Recife - PE

Ribeirão Pires - SP

Santos - SP

Iquique

Las Condes

Punta Arenas

Santiago

All Mexico

Aguascalientes

  • CENDICS Mexico Plantel Aguascalientes

Chilpancingo

Estado de México

  • Meeting Point
  • Nueva Escuela Tecnológica Coalcalco
  • Nueva Escuela Tecnologica – campus Ecatepec
  • Nueva Escuela Tecnológica Tecámac
  • Nueva Escuela Tecnológica Texcoco
  • Nueva Escuela Tecnológica Nicolás Romero
  • Nueva Escuela Tecnológica Ixtapaluca
  • AENFIS

Guerrero

Guanajuato

  • Tecnológico Purisima del Rincón

Hidalgo

  • Penta Learning

Jalisco

Mexico City

Michoacán

Nayarit

  • CIMA - Centro de Investigación Magisterial del Nayar A.C.

Nuevo León

  • International House México
  • Awesome English
  • Centro de Idiomas de la Facultad de Filosofía y Letras de la Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León

Oaxaca

  • Universidad la Salle Oaxaca

Puebla

Querétaro

San Luis Potosí

  • Univer Global
  • Universidad Marista

Sinaloa

Sonora

  • Languages and Education Consulting
  • Universidad Tecnológica de Guaymas
  • Universidad Tecnológica de Hermosillo
  • Instituto Tecnológico de Sonora
  • Instituto Tecnológico Superior de Cananea

Tamaulipas

  • Instituto Internacional de Estudios Superiores IIES
  • Universidad Tamaulipeca

Tlaxcala

Veracruz

  • Prepa Anáhuac Xalapa
  • Fácil Inglés

Yucatán

  • English Campus

A Coruña

Álava

Albacete

Alicante

Almería

Andorra

Asturias

Avila

Badajoz

Barcelona

Burgos

Cáceres

Cádiz

Cantabria

Castellón

Ciudad Real

Córdoba

Cuenca

Gerona

Granada

Guadalajara

Guipúzcoa

Huelva

Huesca

Islas Baleares

Jaén

La Rioja

Las Palmas

León

Lleida

Lugo

Madrid

Málaga

Murcia

Navarra

Orense

Palencia

Pontevedra

Salamanca

Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Seville

Soria

Tarragona

Tenerife

Teruel

Toledo

Valencia

Valladolid

Vizcaya

Zamora

Zaragoza

Get ready

The advantage of the Oxford Test of English is that you can take it without completing a specific preparation course, as long as you are studying at the right level.

You can use the materials provided in our Get ready for the test hub to help you prepare for the test, alongside your course materials. These resources will also give you an understanding of the format of the Oxford Test of English and types of questions asked, so you know what to expect.

To find out more about the appropriate level for you, speak to your teacher or a local Approved Test Centre.

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Experience the Oxford Test of English with the online demo.

  • By accessing the demo you are not registering for the test.
  • You will not get results or a certificate.
  • The demo is free to use as many times as you want.
  • You can close the demo at any point. You do not have to answer all of the questions.

Do you have any reasonable adjustments? You can view options here.

 

Download the sample test

You can also download the sample test with answer key, audioscripts (PDF, 1 MB) and audio files (ZIP, 40 MB).

Results and certification

With the Oxford Test of English, your overall level of English is certified by the University of Oxford. The results are ready within 14 days. Sign in to your account to see your results and print out your certificate.

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Organizations and institutions

Organizations and institutions are also able to independently verify the results.

How your certificate works

  • You are given a score for each module.
  • If you have taken all four modules you will get an overall score.
  • The overall score is the average of each module.
Module Score
Speaking
Taken 03 September 2016
100
Listening
Taken 25 June 2016
112
Reading
Taken 25 June 2016
128
Writing
Taken 03 September 2016
140
OVERALL LEVEL
B2
OVERALL SCORE
120

  • The Oxford Test of English scale is from 51–140.
  • The scale is aligned to CEFR levels B2, B1 and A2.
  • This scale is used for individual modules and overall score.
A2
A2.1
A2.2
B1
B1.1
B1.2
B2
B2.1
B2.2

Breakdown of the Oxford Test of English certificate

  • The Oxford Test of English scale is from 51–140
  • The scale is aligned to CEFR levels A2, B1 and B2
  • This scale is used for individual modules and overall score
certificate

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We are committed to making the Oxford Test of English accessible to as many test takers as possible. The test can be taken with a range of reasonable adjustments, depending on your needs. Please speak to your local Test Centre to understand the options available to you.

Please note that depending on the adjustment required you need to give up to three months' notice, so please get in touch with your Test Centre as soon as possible to discuss your options.

If your local Test Centre is not able to accommodate your request, they will pass it onto Oxford University Press who will help you find a suitable Test Centre.