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English Examinations

English as an international language is essential for communication worldwide. Gaining recognized English language qualifications will open up more opportunities in life.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is one of the world’s popular English language tests. It assesses all of your English skills, including listening, reading, writing and speaking in countries using English for communication. It is used as academic and profession registration and also recognized for immigration purpose. In Hong Kong, it is widely recognized by private companies and HKSAR Government as a proof of English proficiency.

Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) is a test for child measuring the skills of listening, speaking and reading and writing. Cambridge English: Preliminary (PET) is an intermediate level qualification to measure your English language skills for work, study and travel.

The TOEFL test measures the ability of non-native English speakers to use and understand the English language at the university level for academic purposes. The TOEIC test is designed for assessing English-language skills used in workplaces such as meeting, telephone conversation, etc.

The SAT Reasoning Test is widely accepted in the United States as an admission test for college to measure students’ critical thinking skills. The tests also assess students’ knowledge and skills in reading and writing.

Interested users could go to the Language Learning Centre of the Hong Kong Central Library to find out more about English Examinations.


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