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LanguageCert C2 Mastery Writing (C2)

LanguageCert C2 Mastery Writing exam features (level C2)

If you have a C2 level of English and you need to certify your written part or you just want to do it, today we are going to talk about the LanguageCert C2 Mastery Writing qualification, level C2, which allows you to do it like this. In addition, these tests can be done from home if you wish, with full comfort. Today we have prepared a basic guide with everything you need to know to take this exam and obtain the best results. Read on if you want to know what the LanguageCert C2 Mastery Writing test, level C2, is like, how you can enroll quickly and safely, as well as read tips that will help you prepare for the exam on your own.

What is the LangaugeCert exam

The LanguageCert International ESOL  (English for Speakers of Other Languages) certification, from the PeopleCert Group, consists of a validation of knowledge of the English language adapted to the new times.

The certification focuses on offering the tools most adapted to the language learning environment that prevails today, introducing real communicative scenarios  that make it possible for the candidate to develop their expression skills while expanding their command of grammar. It offers you the possibility of taking the exam anywhere in the world, whenever you want, through the most advanced and appropriate technology for it. The organization has more than 10,000 exam locations and offers you the possibility of taking them remotely with total rigor, thanks to the implementation of  Online Proctoring and Instant Scan & Mark technologies . The exams are characterized by: 

  • Offer a learning methodology  focused on the development of expression skills.
  • Establish an assessment system  in which written and oral exams are articulated separately.
  • Quickly analyze the results and issue digital and paper certificates in the  same way, 10 days after the exam date.

They do all of this by measuring levels of understanding and expression based on the four basic criteria:

  • Reading.
  • Wrinting.
  • Listening.
  • Speaking.

The written and oral exams are carried out separately, and passing the different tests offers you the possibility of obtaining two different certificates, one for each field. In addition, it is a certification that has frequent exams, although they take place on demand from the official centers enrolled in the program that carry out face-to-face tests at their facilities.

In the link you have available the information that LanguageCert considers essential for its candidates, check it well. 

How is the LanguageCert C2 Mastery Writing test, level C2

The LanguageCert International ESOL C2 exams assess the four language skills of candidates who have mastered English and are able to communicate with ease in virtually any situation, no matter how sophisticated or complex. The C2 level actually provides the assurance that your skills are suitable for very demanding situations, such as working in high-level professional settings or studying in high-level postgraduate programs, such as a master's or doctorate. 

The candidate can easily understand practically everything he hears or reads, summarizes information, reconstructs arguments and stories in a coherent way and expresses himself spontaneously, with fluency and precision, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations. This is the highest level qualification - proof that you are a highly competent English speaker.

The International ESOL C2 Mastery qualification shows the world that you have mastered English to an exceptional level. Show that you can communicate with the fluency and sophistication of a highly competent English speaker. Success in passing these exams means that you have mastered the level of English necessary to study or work in a high-ranking professional or academic environment.  

There are two exams for this level:     

  • Written exam: listen, read, write. 
  • Spoken test: speak. 

In the following tables you have specified the characteristics of the tests: 

Listening

Answer Type

Task

Part 1

6 questions

One three-option multiple choice for each conversation to choose the appropriate completion or continuation of the conversation

Listen twice to six unfinished conversations between two speakers. Idiomatic expressions, colloquialisms, register shifts and use of stress and intonation to indicate attitude included

Part 2

6 questions

Two three-option multiple choice questions for each of the three conversations

Listen twice to three conversations each with two speakers to identify: topic, purpose, context, speakers, gist, relationship between speakers, roles, functions, attitudes, feeling and opinions

Part 3

7 questions

A message pad with a heading and seven prompts and space to write the correct information for each prompt. Answers are one to five words

Listen twice to a lecture, radio broadcast, narrative, presentation, etc to identify specific information. Listening text contains dense, factual information

Part 4

7 questions

Seven three-option multiple choice questions

Listen twice to a discussion to identify gist, examples, fact, opinion, contrast, purpose, key ideas, attitude, cause and effect

Total: 26 questions

 

Reading

Answer Type

Task

Part 1

5 questions

Five sentences to identify true and false statements about the text

One text including idiomatic language, narrative or academic ideas, arguments and opinions

Part 2

6 questions

Choice of eight sentences to choose from to complete the six gaps, two of them being distractors

One text with six sentences removed, eg topic sentence, summarizing sentence, developing idea, emphasizing a point, opinion, contrast, sequence, forward and back reference, transition to new idea

Part 3

7 questions

Seven questions to indicate which text provides the answer to each question

Four texts, eg email, article, advert, brochure, etc with a linked theme, but with a different purpose

Part 4

8 questions

Eight open-ended 'wh-' questions requiring short answers of up to five words

A continuous text: narrative, descriptive, explanatory, expository, biographical, instructive

Total: 26 questions

 

Writing

Answer Type

Task

Part 1

150 - 200 words

Respond appropriately to a given input to produce a formal response for an intended public audience

Instruction to write a letter, report, argument or article using a written, graphic or visual input and the intended reader specified expressing stance, opinion, justification, argumentation

Part 2

250-300 words

Produce a personal letter, a narrative composition / story or a descriptive composition

Instruction to write an informal piece of writing for a specified reader. Instructions elicit functions: persuasion, argument, hypothesis; expressing mood, opinion, justifying, evaluating etc.

 Results and evaluation

The general evaluation criteria on which this test is evaluated are the following:

  • It will be taken into account if you have answered the statement made by the examiner.
  • The grammar expressions you have used, if they are appropriate.
  • The amount and variety of vocabulary you have used.

Each of these criteria is awarded 3 points, so that a maximum of 9 points can be accumulated in total.

In principle, once you have obtained the certification at one of the different levels, in this case the oral or written test, or both, of C2, you have to know that it does not expire . However, it is possible that certain affiliated educational centers require the revalidation of certain sections to continue holding the degree. 

As you can see, the LanguageCert International certification is a fundamental training for your curriculum. With it, you can ensure not only that you achieve a high level of knowledge of the English language, but also that you have a world-renowned degree , which will open doors to infinite opportunities that you cannot even imagine right now. 

Tips for preparing the test on your own

Taking into account everything explained above, it will be much easier for you to prepare for the test and get the best score. You have to prepare by following the characteristics of the tests and following the following tips, which can help you a lot:

  • It is necessary to have a command of English at the native level, the same as a C2 level. It is the highest level, the most advanced. In case you consider it necessary, LanguageCert offers you the possibility of taking this test and checking your level of English.
  • To prepare for this exam on your own, you must dedicate considerable time each week to this specific test within your study plan and to each of its parts. It is essential that every week you dedicate the highest quality time to this project, every day as much time as you can. You have to keep in mind that when it comes to the level at hand, you have to do a great job;
  • reading a lot is essential to acquire vocabulary and structures . With the level you have, you can read and listen to anything, no adaptations will be necessary;
  • Being in direct contact with the language is essential , you have to maintain contact with native speakers, in written form in this case, to be in continuous practice and to get the maximum benefit from that time and be prepared for the exam. It would be essential to be corrected if you had a fault;
  • Practice a lot the types of tests that you are going to take on the day of the exam, especially control the length of time very much, it is essential that you have worked on that and not leave anything to the improvisation at the last minute, because it can play tricks on you.

LanguageCert C2 Mastery Writing Test Preparation Core Materials, Level C2

  • In the link you have all the material that LanguageCert itself advises you to have to prepare for the test. Get what you can, review it well beforehand, and work thoroughly with this material that is aimed at preparing and passing the exam.
  • This list of reading books can greatly help you prepare for the test and improve vocabulary and structures. We have already told you that you can read anything without adaptation, but if you need it, here it is.
  • If you want to review and expand knowledge with music, this list of songs will be great for it.
  • But if you prefer, you can do it with this list of series and movies that are very good for you for level C2:
  • This recommendation of dictionaries is also very important, since with them you can solve all your doubts while you study. Choose the one that best suits you and your C2 level: 

How to register

We advise you to look at the link and look at exactly the dates and exam centers closest to you, where you can take the exam, even if you plan to take the exam from home.

Once you know when and with whom you will do the test, or if you decide to do it from home, it is essential that you contact your exam center, since they will be able to answer all your doubts, they will be able to tell you if there are any news and all the specific details you need to know. to successfully pass this level test.

If you decide to take the oral test, LanguageCert will tell you how everything is going to be carried out, all the conditions of this very particular test and they will help you with everything you need, but remember to have a quality computer at hand and a good Internet connection , so that nothing fails you at the time of examining you. Don't miss out on this option of taking your exam comfortably and whenever you want, it is one of the benefits of certifying your English skills with LanguageCert.