OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International (CEFR B2)
A certification of the English language on a lower level. It addresses those who wish to enrich their CV with a certificate in English, but also to owners of a lower (or equivalent degree) who need a more recent and modern certification of their knowledge.
Recognised by Ofqual
OCNLR Level 1 Certificate in ESOL International is comprised by:
|1. Listening||3 Parts (played twice)||20 min||30||30|
|2. Writing||2 Parts||70 min||2 Compositions (150-200 Words)||30|
|3. Reading||3 Parts||45 min||30||30|
|4. Speaking||3 Parts||A minimum of 6 min||30|
Listening task 1 is comprised of 10 independent statements, based on which candidates are asked to answer 10 multiple choice questions.
Listening task 2 requires candidates to answer 10 multiple choice questions which are based on a dialogue. These questions may test their ability to listen for gist, specific information, attitudes or opinions.
Listening task 3 requires candidates to answer 10 multiple choice questions which are based on a monologue. These questions may test their ability to listen for gist, specific information, attitudes or opinions.
Listening (Oral Comprehension)
Speaking (Oral Production)
General Linguistic Range
Part of language
Critiquing and reviewing
Describing feelings and emotions
Describing hopes and plans
Developing an argument
Encouraging and inviting another speaker to continue, come in
Expressing abstract ideas
Expressing agreement and disagreement
Expressing reaction, e.g. indifference
Interacting informally, reacting, expressing interest, sympathy, surprise etc.
Taking the initiative in interaction
Synthesizing, evaluating, glossing info
Adjectives and adverbs
Future perfect continuous
Modals – can’t have, needn’t have
Modals of deduction and speculation
Passives Past perfect
Past perfect continuous
Phrasal verbs, extended
Will and going to, for prediction
Would expressing habits, in the past
Connecting words expressing cause and effect, contrast etc.
Discourse markers to structure formal speech
Linkers: although, in spite of, despite
Linkers: sequential – past time – subsequently
Collocation Colloquial language
Family and community life
Holidays and leisure
Education and training
Transport and travel
Food and drink
Work and jobs
Health and hygiene
Weather and environment