LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TESTING

Colorado Language Connection offers Language Proficiency Testing for individuals who need to assess their language skills for employment or training purpose. The proficiency testing is provided through a third party company and administered at Colorado Language Connection’s office. Over 85 languages available for testing.

ORAL PROFICIENCY TESTING

The Oral Proficiency Testing is administered by ALTA Language Services.  A representative from Colorado Language Connection Office will serve as live proctor for this testing conducted over the zoom. 

Information about our language oral proficiency testing:

  • Testing fee is per language and non-refundable.

  • The oral proficiency testing will involve in listening and speaking conducted over the phone. 

  • There are 23 questions with two practice questions included. The test duration is approximately 20-25 minutes long. 

  • Please use a desktop/laptop equipped with a webcam, microphone, and speakers to join the zoom as the live proctor need to be able to see the test taker and hear their voice. 

  • During the zoom meeting, a phone number to dial in along with the pass code will be sent through the chat box.

  • Please have your phone speaker turned on as you are taking the test when the live proctor is being present. This is to verify that you are the person who is taking the test. Proctor will stay throughout the practice and until the first question is answered. Proctor will hang up the zoom while test taker continues to complete the test. 

  • Please email a copy of your driver’s license to Agi Agriloka erhaagioseth@apdc.org prior to test appointment

Rating to be considered as proficient in candidate's target language: Level 9 out of 12

 

RATING SCALE: A person at a level 9 can successfully handle in-depth conversations in the target language, on a broad range of subjects and at a normal rate of speech. He/She has difficulty understanding some slang or idioms or some advanced grammatical structures, but can figure out what is said by the context of the discussion. When speaking, a person at a level 9 can express himself/herself over a broad range of topics at a normal speed. He/She may have a noticeable accent and will make grammatical errors, for example with advanced tenses, but the errors will not cause misunderstanding to a native speaker.

To schedule for your proficiency test please email Agi Agriloka erhaagioseth@apdc.org with the following information

 

**we require payment in advance prior to scheduling for your test appointment. Please make the payment by clicking the "Buy Now" button. Enter in the description box: the type of the test (Oral proficiency or Written), the language, and participant's name.  Please also enter the correct amount in the Price per Item.**

 

  • Payment receipt via PayPal 

  • First Name

  • Last Name

  • Language to be tested

  • Email

  • Phone number

WRITTEN ASSESMENT

Writing Assessment for ALL LANGUAGES is $140 per test per language, non-refundable. Duration of writing assessment is 60 minutes. The written assessment is conducted remotely appointment-based schedule with online proctoring included. 

Proctored tests must be performed on desktop computers, laptops ( Chrome books not accepted). Proctored tests cannot be performed on smart phones, Chrome books and tablets of any type (ipads included). Additional requirements can be found at the website below: 
http://proctoru.com/tech.php 
  
At the time of the assessment, the candidate will follow the instructions to first connect with their proctor who will check the performance of the webcam, microphone, and internet connection. The ProctorU representative will then verify the identity of the candidate and check that the room is empty. The proctor will also remotely connect to the candidate’s computer in order to watch their movements physically through the webcam and digitally through their computer. 


 

PAYMENT

Please make the payment by clicking the "Buy Now" button. Please enter in the description box: the type of the test (Oral proficiency or Written), the language, and participant's name.  Please also enter the correct amount in the Price per Item.

SCHEDULING

To schedule a language assessment please email to erhaagioseth@apdc.org the following information:

 

  • First Name

  • Last Name

  • Language to be tested

  • Email

  • Phone number

 

For additional information about the language testing please contact Agi Agriloka erhaagioseth@apdc.org