English Language Level Test (ELLT)

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Course Description

The English Language Level Test (ELLT) is a four-step assessment that will help you to determine your current English language level. It is delivered through the Oxford International English Test Centre (OIETC). The test is completed 100% online and recognised by many UK universities as evidence of your English language abilities, for admissions onto a university degree course.

What does this test involve?

Assessing your English language skills fully online in just four simple steps

Session 1 - Reading assessments

An assessment of your reading and comprehension skills.

Session 2 – Listening assessment

A listening comprehension task completed within the ELLT online portal within a predetermined time limit.

Session 3 – Writing assessment

A writing task completed within the ELLT online portal within a predetermined time limit.

Session 4 – Oral assessment

A formal, oral test completed over video call with one of our English language teachers.

How much does the test cost?


A 3% transaction fee will be added to the total price of your purchase.

Oxford International English Test Centre

The Oxford International English Test Centre is a division operated by Oxford International Education Group. Through our test centre we offer the English Language Level Test (ELLT) and preparation courses which have been developed to help you progress to a higher education institution.

The English Language Level Test (ELLT)?

The ELLT is made up of four elements; testing all four language skills – reading, listening, writing and speaking. The test is recognised by the following UK *universities:

  • Bangor University
  • Coventry University
  • De Montfort University International College
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • The University of Central Lancashire
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Dundee
  • University of Greenwich
  • University of Hertfordshire
  • University of Hull
  • University of Leeds
  • University of Roehampton
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Sunderland

The four steps

Available entirely within our online ELLT portal all four steps of the examination will determine your current English language proficiency level.

The first step is an assessment of your reading skills. 

The second step assesses your listening and comprehension.

Following completion of the first two assessments, the writing examination test your English language writing skills.

The final step of the assessment is a formal, oral test that is completed over video call with an English language teacher. The assessment contains references to previous tasks to act as a check to verify your identity and completion of tasks.

When do you receive your results?

Upon completion of all four stages, you will receive a full report of your results and final Certificate from one of our English language teachers.

If your examiner has any doubts about your results then a follow-up assessment may be done by a Senior Teacher or Director of Studies. This four-step process, along with the cross-referencing of previous tests and spot checks, ensures that your results are reliable and accurate.

Our English Language Test is supported by qualified teaching staff from our language schools which are British Council accredited. 

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What Our Students Have to Say

The ELLT exam was a great experience and I feel very happy with my result. The team will not only give you quick results but also comment on your tasks which is very helpful for us to improve. Team members are very co-operative for solving all queries and doubts. I want to thank the team once again.
From India
My experience doing the ELLT was very pleasant. The application process is very simple and easy to understand, with full guidance via email. The assessment of writing, speaking and the online test were all well explained. Also the results were clear and received quickly. I'm very pleased.
From Greece

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