The Language Center administers adaptive placement tests (levels A1 – C2) for schools who organize language courses which are not for complete beginners. The purpose of testing is diagnostic: it assesses students' current language abilities in order to match them to a course at the most suitable level. Accurate initial placement is a key factor in successfully learning a foreign language. At the same time, it allows the language teacher to adapt course content and method to the level of the students.
The HES-SO organizes language placement test for schools in the following languages:
The Placement test takes place online and lasts approximately 1 hour. It evaluates the following 5 skills: grammar, vocabulary, communicative situations, listening comprehension and reading comprehension. It has proven to be a valid and reliable evaluation of a candidate’s initial language level.
Prices (a minimum of 5 placement tests must be ordered)
12.- CHF per test
15.- CHF per test (include a detailed report of the results)