What are the Oxford exams?
The Oxford English Exam is an exam of general English competence adapted to the current technology. Developed by Oxford University Press and certified by Oxford University, it is more flexible, profitable and faster than many other traditional tests. It is recognised by many educational authorities.
➕ What knowledge and skills does the English Oxford exam test?
The Oxford English exams evaluate the English linguistic skills which are required for understanding and communicating in an effective way in English. They consist of the three CEFR levels: A2, B1 and B2.
In general terms, the Oxford English exams will evaluate the candidate's capacity for using daily English in real life situations, not only in social contexts, but in the academic and workforce sectors.
The test covers the following four abilities: speaking, listening, reading and writing. The reading and listening sessions are flexible, which means that the difficulty level of the questions are based on the person's answer. This makes the exam more motivating, short and it offers a more accurate evaluation than older skill tests.
➕ What types of Oxford exams are there and what are they divided into?
It is a unique test for all candidates, in other words, a unique model of exam for all levels. It consists of four parts. Each part corresponds to the basic linguistic skills.
Reading comprehension (Reading),
Listening comprehension (Listening),
Oral expression (Speaking) and
Writing expression (Writing).
➕ What levels do the Oxford exams certify?
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➕ What is the duration of the English Oxford exams?
The exams last for 2 hours.
➕ What advantages does it have?
This test is done entirely on computer. The Test is 100% online.
They can be done in any order and combination.
The modules of writing and oral expression are individual tests, revised by professional evaluators with lots of experience.
The exam is very flexible and has an affordable price.
If one of the skills of the exam is failed, it can be done independently and the new qualification will be incorporated to the general certificate.
The exam is recognised by a great number of educational institutions, and it is also certified by Oxford University, one of the most important universities in the world.
This exam certifies your English level in the four main linguistic skills (reading, writing, oral expression and listening comprehension).
The student does not have to be examined in all the four skills in the same session.
The language used in daily life and social, workforce and academic contexts is examined. This leads to an evaluation of your real level.
With a single exam the A2, B1 and B2 levels are certified, following the requirements established by the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
The exam certifies and evaluates your English and learning level.
There are many examination centres in Spain.
The results, which are certified by Oxford University, are available approximately 14 days after the exam has been completed. The results are sent in a clear report, which shows the achieved level in each skill.
There are no exact exam dates, each date is specified by the examination centre.
All tests are different. Firstly, the student will answer all the questions, and later, an algorythm will evaluate the student's answers, adapting to his/her level.
➕ How valid are the results?
The exams don't expire, but if they are very old, the entity requesting for them can ask for an update. The results are handed in approximately 14 days after the user has completed the exam, accompanied by a report which shows the English level of the user.
How can you complete your enrolment?
The official exam date is on the third Friday of each month.
The enrolment deadline is 30 days before the exam date.
You can enrol in 1, 2, 3 or 4 modules. A complete exam is formed by 4 modules.
Once you have all the information about what modules you are going to choose and the examination date, you can complete the online enrolment.
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Status with exams Oxford
CRUE (Conferencia de Rectores de Universidades Españolas)
ACLES Asociación de Centros de lenguas de enseñanza Superior.
Fundación Jimenez Diaz.
ESIC Business School.
Ministry of Science and Education.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation.
Servicio Español para internalización de la Educación (SEPIE).
Amongst many more.
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