Please read the following information carefully and fill out the form.
The QA Higher Education English Test is structured in four parts as outlined below.
|Speaking||11-14 minutes (approximately)|
|Listening||30-35 minutes (4 sections, 40 questions to answer)|
|Reading||60 minutes (3 sections, 40 questions to answer)|
|Writing||40 minutes (one essay, minimum 250 words)|
Before taking the test, please watch the preparation videos and read the Skype Guide carefully as these contain important information to help you prepare.
All tests should be conducted under the following conditions:
If any of the above conditions are not met, the test will not be started (or will be terminated if mid-test).
You will need:
Are You Allowed To Take Notes During the Test?
You are only allowed to take notes in the second part of the Speaking test, (the assessor will inform you when you can take notes). You are NOT allowed to take notes during the Listening, Reading and Writing tests, if you are found to be doing so you will be disqualified.
Checklist for Your English Language Test
Please read the below requirements before your English Test:
|I CONFIRM THAT I…|
|will use either a desktop or a laptop computer (not any other mobile or tablet device)|
|have a stable and strong internet connection that allows video and voice calls for the full duration of the test (c. 2.5 hours)|
|will have access to an appropriate, uninterrupted private location for the duration of the test (c. 2.5 hours)|
|will ensure the web browser has no add-on software to aid spelling or understanding|
|will be sufficiently able to use Skype software to make video calls, check instant messages while having a video call and screen share during the call|
|will have pen, paper and my passport/national ID number available for the speaking part of the test only|
|will comply with and adhere to the regulations and rules regarding all parts of the test|
|understand that searching any words, whatsoever, on the browser or via search engines constitutes cheating|
|understand that any attempt to cheat, copy, take notes or use additional inbuilt software to aid any part of the listening, reading and writing test will result in malpractice and disqualification|
|will comply with and adhere to the rules and regulations relating to all parts of the test|
|am aware that searching for any words, whatsoever, on the browser or via search engines constitutes cheating|
|agree to the Skype calls being recorded by QA Higher Education|
|have completed this declaration form honestly, and myself|
I confirm that I have read and understood all of the information provided to me above and I have prepared myself to undertake the test.
I understand that failure to attend my test without sufficient notice will mean that I will not be allowed to rebook the test.
I understand that if the declaration form is not fully completed and returned, no later than 3 days working days prior to the test date, will result in my test being cancelled and that I may not be offered the opportunity to re-schedule.
In registering for the English test, I also accept the following Terms & Conditions:
As such, I will promptly notify QA Higher Education of any details supplied which are inaccurate or false.
The declaration form must be fully completed with correct information.
When you submit the form, you will be taken to the calendar where you can choose a date and time that is convenient for you to sit your test, from the dates and times that are available.
Before you begin, please ensure that you have the following:
You will also need this information for your test too.
Your test booking may be cancelled if any of the records are incorrect and/or we are unable to identify you against your student record or you are not eligible to take the test.
You will be able to change or cancel the test yourself, however if you fail to do this or do not notify us at least 3 days before the test date, you will not be given another opportunity to take the test.
The test will be conducted by and invigilated by QA Higher Education assessors.
If you are using a desktop/laptop, please ensure you are using Chrome, Firefox or Safari as your browser.